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FOIL Intern (ID: 106078) for Spring 2018


Office of Information Technology Services

Swan Street Bldg, Core 4
Albany , NY 12232

Division/Unit: Executive Chamber


Web Site: http://www.its.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


The law student intern will conduct legal and policy research and writing related to New York State's Freedom of Information Laws and other areas as needed. The student will engage in legal research and analysis; prepare legal and policy briefings for members of staff; and perform vetting research for candidates for executive appointments using public databases and compiling results in concise reports to senior staff. This will be a very interactive internship. The student will be expected to perform high level tasks and will have a workload consistent with his or her availability. The student will interact with all members of the Executive Chamber, including Counsel's Office, Press, and State Operations staff.



Analytical Skills

Legal Research

Writing for Brevity and Clarity


Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 3rd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies, Liberal Arts