Intern, Education and Workforce Development

  • The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
  • Nov 09, 2018
Part time Business/Management Education Not for Profit Political Science Research

Internship Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing administrative support to the Director of Workforce Development for an education research report and outreach brochure funded by the Gates Foundation. Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting and distributing surveys
  • Managing contact lists
  • Research and comparative analysis of education models
  • Data aggregation, analysis and interpretation from surveys and public data sources
  • Maintain communication with project partners
  • Report and brochure drafting and editing support
  • Event planning support
  • Scheduling meetings as requested
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Research and data analysis experience preferred
  • Some college preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged sitting
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

Work Schedule (Please indicate the number of hours per week the student will work.)


Proposed Start Date

Nov 26, 2018


Spring, Fall

U.S. Work Authorization

US Citizen/Permanent Resident, Non-immigrant with work authorization

Contact Name

Amber Mooney

Contact Title

Director of Workforce Development