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Student Intern (ID: 105753) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Workers Compensation Board

328 State Street
Schenectady , NY 12305

Division/Unit: General Counsel

 

Web Site: http://www.wcb.ny.gov(New Window)

 

School Affiliation

Albany Law School


Proposal Information

Description:

As a legal intern you will be assigned to our Legal Affairs Division. Requires a 2-year commitment. Incumbent would work 12-15 hours per week during the school year and full time during breaks and the summer. Incumbent to be trained by a staff attorney on how to review claims in which an application for Full Board Review (FBR) has been filed from a Board Panel decision, and how to write a proposed recommendation to the Board. It is anticipated incumbent could produce 1 FBR per week during training period. Direct assignments will be given by an Associate Attorney. Once fully trained, it is anticipated the incumbent could be used to supplement the staff attorneys and substitute for attorneys on vacation, and produce 3-5 FBRs per week.

 

Skills:

Legal Research

Writing

 

Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Schenectady

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 2nd Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies