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Office of the Chief Disability Officer Intern (ID: 109292) for Summer 2023


Executive Chamber

State Capitol
Albany , NY 12226
E-Mail: Sophonie.PierreMichel@exec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Office of the Chief Disability Offi


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


Proposal Information


The Albany office of New York State Governor Kathy Hochul is seeking an energetic Intern during the summer of 2023. Interns will have the opportunity to hone research and writing skills, strengthen communication skills, participate in event coordination and preparation, improve networking skills, and apply skills to address real-world issues.

Interns are responsible for a variety of tasks, including and not limited to;
* Responding to inquiries from constituents.
* Providing support for meetings, including meeting minutes and any follow ups.
* Assisting with event planning and coordination.
* Conducting research and analysis to support projects throughout the portfolio of the office of the chief Disability officer in collaboration with other members of the executive chamber.
* Identify unmet needs within the disability community which could be addressed through legislation. Draft a policy proposal and work to get the legislation introduced within the New York State Senate and / or Assembly.



Research and Writing

Policy Memos

Relationship Building

Event Planning


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

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Health Services, Human Resources, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Science