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Student Intern (ID: 109915) for Summer 2024


Dept of Corrections and Community Supervision

1220 Washington Ave - Bldg 4
Albany, NY , NY 12226
E-Mail: Corrinne.Leone@doccs.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 485-7109

Division/Unit: Library Services


Web Site: www.doccs.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


General Description: The volunteer will assist library staff in providing library and informational services for Library Services and programming for the general incarcerated population.

Duties and Tasks: The volunteer will assist Central Office library staff by providing clerical support, assisting with researching topics such as book and inter-library loans, recordkeeping, monitoring the circulation of books, offering book recommendations, and providing general support and assistance to Director of Correctional Library Services Librarian for any library projects or general duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications & Skills Required: The participant must be enrolled in or have completed a course of study at an accredited college or university in the field of Library and Information Services: Preferred standing: Graduate Student / Minimum standing: Undergraduate and have field experience with Library Services / Degree Concentration: Library Science and/or Information Science

Staff Support & Assistance: The participant (volunteer) will receive a DOCCS orientation prior to their admittance as a volunteer and will report to the Director of Correctional Library Services and other Central Office staff mentors.

Expected Results: The participant (volunteer) will be dependable, punctual, and will perform their work experience assignment in an effective manner; and will comply with all NYS-DOCCS and facility rules and regulations for volunteers.

Relationship with Staff: The participant (volunteer) will maintain confidentiality in all matters related to their work assignment and a professional working relationship with staff.

Term of Appointment: The participant (volunteer) will serve in their work assignment for the duration of the program unless circumstances concerning the volunteer's work assignment or performance alters their participation in the program.

HOURS: 10-20 hours per week for one semester
Shift: Varied





Ability to perform work assignments

Compliance with rules/regulations


Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Education Studies, Information Technology, Legal Studies