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Childhood Trauma and Learning Research Assistant (ID: 109285) for Summer 2023


Off of Children and Family Svcs

52 Washington Street
Rensselaer , NY 12144
E-Mail: ocfs.sm.hr.Recruitment@ocfs.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 473-7936

Division/Unit: SPPD/Bureau of Research, Evaluation


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


Proposal Information


Under guidance of senior research staff, intern will assist in the development and production of a formal report to the Executive and Legislative branches on the effects of trauma on child development and learning. Anticipated tasks include: design and implementation of a comprehensive literature search across multiple disciplines (e.g., psychology, education, health) summarizing and synthesizing professional articles and research studies, identification of promising assessment tools and practice interventions, and report writing. Student will have an opportunity to work with senior staff to identify and craft policy recommendations.



Oral and Written Communication

Research/Literature Review

Microsoft word


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

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Rensselaer

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Human Services, Public Health, Social Science, Social Work