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Workforce Development Contracts Unit Intern (ID: 108947) 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: DEWS


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


Proposal Information


Division of Employment & Workforce Solutions - Contracts Unit:
The intern would be tasked with supporting the Contracts Unit by assisting with updating operational processes and work flow improvements. Tasks and assignments could include the following:

-Update policies and procedures where needed to aid in the development of a formal Contract Management manual for staff;
-Assist in the development of desk guides and checklists to improve contract processing and to reduce inaccuracies;
-Create a SharePoint of training manuals, videos, materials, and desk guides for staff;
-Support file disposal and inventory activities; and
-Participate in data clean-up activities to aid in more accurate historical data warehousing.

Additional duties may also be assigned.

Preferred qualifications:
-Use Microsoft Word and Excel;
-Learn new technologies and programs;
-Review data and documents with an eye for detail;
-Enjoy improving processes and workflows;
-Listen to content experts and gleam valuable information; and
-Create work products.

An eye for graphic design or end user experience is a plus.



Microsoft Word and Excel

Detail oriented

Listening and Communication skills


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

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Financial Studies, Information Technology, Public Administration, Social Science