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NYS Office for New Americans Intern (Albany) (ID: 106424) for Summer 2018

Agency/Facility

Department of State

99 Washington Avenue
Albany , NY 12231

Division/Unit: NYS Office for New Americans

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo established the Office for New Americans (ONA) to assist newcomers to New York State who are eager to contribute to our economy and become part of the family of New York State. The New York State Office for New Americans helps New Americans fully participate in New York State civic and economic life. We are committed to strengthening New York State's welcoming environment for New Americans and facilitating their success.

The ONA intern will:
* Compose New York State immigration news clip compilations and provide brief synopsis
* Extract New York State immigration statistics and findings from new publications/reports from the following: Migration Policy Institute, Pew Research Center, Center for Migration Studies, American Immigration Council, AS/COA and more
* Conduct research on the new American population in the different regions in New York State using the most recent U.S. Census data and help draft regional fact sheets
* The intern will draft story content and maintain ONA's blog
* Other tasks assigned may include administrative assistance such as filing, answering phones, editing documents, and data entry

We are seeking one intern for 10-19 hours a week for a period of three months, with the possibility of renewal for another three months. Office hours are Monday - Friday, from 9am - 5pm. **For consideration, please include a cover letter stating interest in interning for the New York State Office for New Americans.

 

Skills:

Excellent communication skills

Organizational & time management skills

Familiar with diverse cultiure/language

Take initiative & work independently

Strong research skills

 

Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Contract Management, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Cultural Studies, Education Studies, Financial Studies, Human Resources, Legal Studies, Liberal Arts, Public Administration