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Risk Management (ID: 109308) for Summer 2023


Office of General Services

32nd Floor Corning Tower
Albany , NY 12242
E-Mail: inclusion@ogs.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Bureau of Risk and Insurance Mgmt


Proposal Information


About the Bureau of Risk and Insurance Management

New York State (NYS) as a whole is self-retained and does not purchase insurance for any State-owned risks. NYS Office of General Services (OGS) Bureau of Risk and Insurance Management (BRIM) assists NYS Executive Agency customers in the procurement of insurance policies when coverage is contractually required. BRIM also places insurance for State Authorities and Public Benefit Corporations when requested. In addition to assisting State entities with the procurement of insurance policies, BRIM is also responsible for providing recommendations on insurance requirements to be used in State contracts and for reviewing the contractor's proof of insurance to confirm it meets those requirements throughout the contract term.

Internship Details

Review insurance documentation to ensure compliance with contract terms and provide related technical assistance.

Act as a liaison between State contractors and the Office of General Services, State agencies, and Public Benefit Corporations (PBC).

Assist in preparing applications to submit to the Broker of Record (BOR), work with BOR and insured throughout policy procurement to ensure accurate and timely responses are received, as well as evaluate proposals submitted by the BOR for policy procurement to verify the policy meets all contract and/or state policy requirements.

Assist, as needed with the implementation of a new Risk Management System.



Writing skills and online research

Communication skills

Attention to detail

Work independently

Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Outlook


Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Contract Management/Procurement, Financial Administration, Planning/Analysis/Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Financial Studies, Public Administration