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Unpaid Student Intern (ID: 106110) for Spring 2018

Agency/Facility

Division Of State Police

Division Headquarters, Building #22
Albany , NY 12226

Division/Unit: NYS Intelligence Center

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

Interact professionally with sworn and non-sworn members at a variety of levels;
Abide by confidentiality agreements provided by Division of State Police
Under direction of a supervisor:
* Assist Analysts and Investigators in the Criminal Intelligence Section with monitoring social media platforms in a proactive and reactive manner for criminal activity;
* Review newspapers, blogs, current events, and posts for current events, issues or concerns for law enforcement;
* Become familiar with commercially-available tools available at NYSIC;
* Under direction of a supervisor, review social media for threats to law enforcement;
* Under direction of a supervisor, monitor social media during mass gathering events for potential indicators of officer safety or public safety issues;
* Assist NYSIC staff in providing social media data potentially relevant to ongoing criminal investigations, assist with preparation of presentation materials; and,
* Support Criminal Intelligence Section staff as needed - for example, open source research for ongoing projects.


In addition to uploading your resume onto the New York State Student Intern Program portal, a New York State Police Application for Internship, a New York State Police Release of Information form, a letter of recommendation from your school and most recent transcripts must also be submitted. The application and release are available at http://www.troopers.ny.gov/Employment/Internships/.


Please mail the application, release, letter of recommendation and transcripts to:


New York State Police
Internship Program Coordinator
1220 Washington Avenue, Building #22
Albany, NY 12226


*Prior to beginning an Internship, the student must pass a background investigation. This process could take up to two (2) months to complete. This background will require the student to be fingerprinted for a non-refundable fee of $87.00.

 

Skills:

Excellent communication skills

Self-motivated, directed and disciplined

Excellent work ethic

Excellent organizational skills

Experience using forms of social media

 

Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections, Homeland Security, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security