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Student Assistant (Legal Intern) (ID: 106141) for Spring 2018


Workers Compensation Board

328 State Street
Schenectady , NY 12305

Division/Unit: Finance/Special Funds Group


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


School Affiliation

Albany Law School

Proposal Information


This position will be in the Special Funds Group (SFG) and will handle, as assigned, tasks related to the claims handling oversight, contracts, reimbursement process and settlements that the SFG oversees and participates in. A minimum of a one year commitment is highly desired. Tasks include but are not limited to: research and writing; drafting of legal documents [i.e., appeals, settlements, forms, policies]; assisting in settlement process; review of legal documents prior to signature by agency; assisting in preparation of files for hearing; and special assignments and projects as they arise.
Hours: 8:30-4:30, M-F during summer; varied schedules and fewer hours allowed during school year.

Please note: This vacancy is being posted in anticipation of an approved waiver to fill items.



Legal Research and Writing

Good Communication Skills

Computer Skills:Excel, Power Point, Word


Internship Areas: Accounting/Auditing, Budgeting, Financial Administration, Investigations, Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Schenectady

Number of Interns Needed: 4

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Financial Studies, Health Services, Human Services, Information Technology, Legal Studies, Liberal Arts, Public Administration