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Graduate Intern - Research (J. R.) (ID: 109273) for Summer 2023


Off of Children and Family Svcs

52 Washington Street
Rensselaer , NY 12144
Phone: (518) 473-7936

Division/Unit: SPPD/Bureau of Research, Evaluation


Web Site: http://ocfs.state.ny.us(New Window)


Proposal Information


The intern will be a part of a professional research team evaluating community child abuse prevention programs funded by OCFS, the child welfare system's response to allegation of abuse or neglect, or interventions to prevent further maltreatment. The student will have the opportunity to participate in various inter-agency and inter-disciplinary planning meetings and help integrate research and evaluation findings into practice and policy.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.



Research & evaluation

Written & oral communication skills

Data organization

Quantatative data analysis

MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint & SPSS


Internship Areas: Human Services, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Rensselaer

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Communication Studies, Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Human Services, Information Technology, Psychology/Psychiatry, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Science, Social Work