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Office of Emergency Management (OEM/R)- Planning (ID: 106216) for Spring 2018


Div of Homeland Security and Emergency Services

1220 Washington Avenue, Bldg 22
Albany , NY 12226

Division/Unit: OEM


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


Proposal Information


Under the supervisor of a Regional Coordinator\Planner\Director, interns will liaison with county partners to develop and refine the state's planning efforts to respond to incidents. 8 hour work days are preferred at a minimum of 3 days per week. One intern will be assigned to planning to assist with the Suffolk County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and other pre-planning to include vetting contact numbers and personnel that need to be notified by the state during an emergency. The second intern will assist with filed response issues. Both interns will rotate in the positions to get a broader overview of regional operations. Interns will report to the State OEM Office in Hauppauge. Goals will be established on a weekly basis. Interns will also be asked to assist in reviewing documents to be purged from office files as well as assist in the inventory of response equipment. During an incident, interns will be utilized to assist with manning the Emergency Operations Center desk under close supervision. Interns will also be used to assist OEM staff with implementing the Governor's new Civilian Preparedness Initiative and have direct contact with the public. Training on specialized software as well as base line Emergency Management knowledge will be provided. Each intern will be required to provide a briefing paper\presentation on what they have accomplished during their time with the agency. We feel that NYS OEM officers student interns a well rounded intern opportunity that provides for a win, win opportunity for everyone.



Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Powerpoint



Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Homeland Security, Information Technology, Planning/Analysis/Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Suffolk

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Communication Studies, Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Health Services, Human Resources, Human Services, Public Health, Social Work