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Student Assistant - Law and Public Safety (ID: 109008) for Summer 2022


Off of Prevnt of Domest Violnce

80 S. Swan Street, AESOB Suite 1157
Albany , NY 12210
E-Mail: inclusion@ogs.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Law and Public Safety


Web Site: https://opdv.ny.gov/(New Window)


Proposal Information


As the country's only executive-level agency dedicated to the issue of domestic and gender-based violence, OPDV is seeking a legal intern who is passionate about gender-based violence policy and advocacy to improve outcomes for survivors and ways we can collectively strengthen the State's response to the issue and the obstacles survivors face when seeking safety. A legal intern would assist in key projects such as our recent work relating to Abuser Accountability, the Blue Ribbon Commission on Forensic Custody Evaluations, and other ways to prevent the manipulation of systems such courts and law enforcement by abusers. Candidate should have a substantive knowledge of family, criminal, civil and other justice systems and their impact on people experiencing gender-based violence. This is a full-time, summer internship.



Writing, research, and analytical skills

Ability to communicate in plain language

Understands gender-based violence issues

Ability to work independently


Internship Areas: Legal Specialties, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 3rd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Human Services, Legal Studies, Liberal Arts