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Fall Intern (ID: 105792) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Empire State Development

633 Third Avenue
New York , NY 10017

Division/Unit: Executive Office/Chief of Staff

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

BASIC FUNCTION:

An intern placed with the Chief of Staff will assist on a broad array of projects, both internal and external to the agency. Seeking someone interested in economic development, policymaking, and government/public sector. The candidate should have good communications and interpersonal skills. In addition, they should be receptive to feedback and open to working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, where tasks could change day-to-day.

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WORK PERFORMED:

An intern would have the opportunity to contribute to the team in a variety of ways; including:
* Assisting in efforts related to the agency's ten regional offices and the office of Trade and Tourism
- Tracking economic development projects
* Contributing to interagency events and initiatives
- Helping to coordinate statewide Access to Capital event series, along with regional events spearheaded by Empire State Development and the Governor's Office
* Researching regions, key industries, organizations, etc. on an ad-hoc basis
* Composing memos for the Chief of Staff and Commissioner
- Creating President's Report for monthly Board meetings

 

Skills:

Knowledge of MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint

 

Internship Areas: Economic Development, Planning/Analysis/Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: New York

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration