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Graduate Intern (ID: 109987) for Summer 2024


Off of Children and Family Svcs

52 Washington Street
Rensselaer , NY 12144
E-Mail: Rosalynn.Duvall@ocfs.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 474-9745

Division/Unit: SPPD/BREPA


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


Proposal Information


The intern will be part of a professional research team and will work under the guidance of senior research staff as they assist in evaluating child abuse prevention programs funded by OCFS, including but not limited to family resource and opportunity centers and other family strengthening and support initiatives. The graduate 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.

Anticipated tasks include design and implementation of comprehensive literature searches pertaining to the prevention of child maltreatment and best practices in service delivery, including summarizing and synthesizing peer reviewed articles and research reports; collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data to better inform implementation practices; presenting findings to program and administrative teams; and disseminating knowledge in accessible language via oral presentations and infographics. Senior staff will mentor intern to further develop intern's existing skillset and identify new opportunities for growth.



Research & Evaluation

Written & Oral Communication Skills

Data Organization

Quantitative & Qualitative Data Analysis

MS Office Suite


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, Psychology/Psychiatry, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Science, Social Work