Department of Civil Service

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Legal Internship (ID: 106162) for Spring 2018

Agency/Facility

Office of Temp and Disability Asst

40 North Pearl Street - 16C
Albany , NY 12243

Division/Unit: CSL/Employment and IT Support

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

Interns working with the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) will work under the supervision of an attorney on tasks that may include reviewing and analyzing legislation and regulations; participating in the drafting of legislation and regulations; participating in the drafting of litigation documents; assisting in legal research on assigned matters for use in the preparation of correspondence and legal opinions; reviewing and maintaining litigation folders; assisting in compliance with Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests; and performing such other functions as required by the needs of the office.
This would be an excellent placement for students interested in governmental regulation and function, business law, information security/privacy/confidentiality/compliance issues, social services law, litigation, administrative law, public policy and open government law.

 

Skills:

Multi-Task

Attentive to detail

Solid writing skills

Good time management skills

 

Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies