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Child Care Internship (ID: 108932) for Summer 2022


Off of Children and Family Svcs

52 Washington St.
Rensselaer , NY 12144
Phone: (518) 473-7936

Division/Unit: Child Care


Web Site: http://ocfs.state.ny.us(New Window)


Proposal Information


The Division of Child Care Services(DCCS) is responsible for the regulatory oversight and licensing/registration activities of over 18,000 child care programs in New York State. DCCS is also responsible for the oversight of the local administered Child Care Subsidy Program that assists parents in meeting the cost of child care services. The student assistant will research and analyze current trends in the regulatory requirements for child care in other states, participate in various workgroups and assist in the completion of special projects. The student assistant will identify the best practices in other states that may have potential to be implemented in the child care environment in New York State. The assistant will develop documents of comparisons with other states for use in regulatory revision workgroups, and will also participate in and prepare materials for various workgroups as needed and provide overall support to the DCCS regional office support unit and the senior management team. The hours of operation for the division are from 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.



Communication/Public Relations


Public Policy

Human Services


Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Human Services, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Rensselaer

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 1st Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Counseling, Cultural Studies, Education Studies, Financial Studies, Human Services, Legal Studies, Public Administration, Social Science