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Farmers Directory Intern (ID: 109250) for Summer 2023


Dept of Agriculture and Markets

10B Airline Drive
Albany , NY 12235
E-Mail: recruitment@agriculture.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 457-3216

Division/Unit: Agricultural Development


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


Proposal Information


Under close supervision of higher-level professional staff, performs a variety of duties in
support of agency programs. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
* Gathers, reviews, and evaluates information provided by farmers for inclusion into the NYS Farm Directory.
* Drafts communications to current and potential directory participants of the Directory for review by professionals.
* Organizes and maintains paper documentation related to the Directory.
* Reviews documents for completeness of entries.
* Conducts research on industry desired enhancements to the Directory.
* Assists in the preparation, review, evaluation, and analysis of a variety of reports and other documents specific to the Directory.
* Conduct follow-up phone calls with participants to clarify information provided and/or answer questions.
* May perform clerical duties that are incidental and directly related to the professional-level program administrative responsibilities of the organization.



Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Interpersonal and communication skills

Analytical and evaluative skills

Organizational skills


Internship Areas: Agriculture, Economic Development, Planning/Analysis/Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Sophomore

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Agricultural Studies, Business Administration, Public Administration