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UI Modernization Project Intern (ID: 108940) for Summer 2022


Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12
Albany , NY 12240
E-Mail: labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Chief Strategic Office


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


Proposal Information


This position will be a part of the project team working on the Unemployment Insurance System Modernization project. The intern will learn how the current unemployment insurance system works - from employer contributions to paying out claimants and how technology can be used to deliver those services to the public . Intern will be exposed to and assist with various activities related to managing a project in the execution phase. Tasks will include working with various stakeholders and vendors that are an integral part of the project. Day-to-day activites may include SharePoint site management; on-boarding of new project team members; facilitating meetings regarding key areas of current project-focus, e.g., risks, action items, and/or interfaces with external entities, including state and federal partners.



Detail oriented

Proficient with word processing

Proficient with spreadsheets

Effective communication skills


Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Information Technology

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Information Technology, Public Administration