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Traffic Safety Intern (ID: 109115) for Fall 2022


Department of Motor Vehicles

6 Empire State Plaza
Albany , NY 12228
E-Mail: aubrey.feldman@dmv.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 474-2279

Division/Unit: Governor's Traffic Safety Committee


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


Proposal Information


Intern will become familiar with all NYS Traffic Safety Programs, including but not limited to pedestrian/bicycle safety, motorcycle safety, impaired driving, child passenger safety and occupant protection. Intern will assist with the research and development of educational materials, presentations, resources, and publications related to law-based e-bike and e-scooter safety, child passenger safety, and other related traffic safety topics. Intern may also:
* Accompany highway safety program representatives on grant monitorings and make revisions or recommendations to improve standardized processes
* Conduct on-site grant monitorings to ensure proper use of federal highway safety grant funds
* Research and develop legislative proposals that identify gaps in current traffic safety legislation
* Identify, research, and develop grant proposals for state and/or federal grant opportunities for traffic safety
* Assist with the development of public service announcements
* Conduct traffic safety education at outreach events



Written & Oral Communication

Research & Analytical


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

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Communication Studies, Public Administration, Public Health