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Intern - Ombudsman (ID: 105993) for Spring 2018


Off of Children and Family Svcs

52 Washington St.
Rensselaer , NY 12144

Division/Unit: Ombudsman Office


Web Site: http://ocfs.state.ny.us(New Window)


Proposal Information


As an intern at this placement, a student may observe and/or participate in the legal work performed by the office. This may include some, but not necessarily all, of the following activities:
- conduct research and write memoranda, briefs, letters, pamphlets, etc.
- accompany attorneys on visits to juvenile facilities and/or agency proceedings
- speak with youth in state facilities regarding their legal rights and any complaints or concerns they may have regarding
their placements
- notify responsible parties in an attempt to resolve youth concerns



Research and Evaluation

Written and Oral Communication

Data Organization

Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Interested in Working with Youth


Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Tbd

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Rensselaer

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 3rd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies