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Language Access Program Intern ONA (ID: 109992) for Summer 2024


Department of State

123 William Street
New York City , NY 10038
E-Mail: HRM.Recruitment@dos.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 474-2752

Division/Unit: Office for New Americans


Web Site: DOS.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


Supporting in communication with the NYS Office of Language Access and compliance with the language access law requirements
Engaging with a diverse set of divisions hosted at the New York State Department of State to better serve all new Americans regardless of the language they speak, including creating content to train staff
Developing statistics on languages spoken by individuals with a limited English proficiency in New York State through use of most recent Census Data
Assisting with organizing and mailing of NYS Office of Language Access language identification tools
Researching best practices nation-wide in the delivery of culturally and linguistically responsive government services, including plain language and easy read
Supporting the identification and on-boarding of language access vendors through the Request for Quotes process



Excellent communication skills

Organization/Time management skills

Knowledge of Excel

Strong data analysis

Strong academic research skills


Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Senior

Degree Concentrations: Language Studies, Public Administration