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Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Intern (ID: 106351) for Summer 2018


Department of State

99 Washington Avenue
Albany , NY 12231

Division/Unit: OPD&CI


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


Proposal Information


Looking for intelligent, quick-thinking and poised individuals to assist us in Division of Planning, Development & Community Infrastructure (OPD&CI) tasks. The Division is in need of someone to support staff in the review and approval of Local Waterfront Revitalization Programs (LWRP).

Duties include: assist with the review of LWRPs to ensure compliance with State and federal laws; research existing LWRPs to identify model language and best practices that could be replicated/considered in developing future LWRPs; assist with the creation and data maintenance of an LWRP database; and assist staff with drafting policy, procedural, or supplemental guidance documents.

You will develop relationships with DOS staff, local government officials and other agency personnel, learn about local government/state relations, and come away with a better understanding of State operations.



Strong research & analytical skills

Excellent writing skills

Competency in MS Office

Interpersonal & communication skills

Ability to work independently


Internship Areas: Economic Development, Environmental Conservation, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Senior

Degree Concentrations: Architecture, Environmental Studies, Legal Studies, Natural Science, Public Administration, Social Science