NYC DVS Projects and Policy Intern Position

The NYC Department of Veterans' Services is seeking a Projects and Policy Intern.  This position offers an hourly wage range of $15.50-$19.90.

The Projects and Policy Intern helps provide coordination and project management support for DVS's DVS Special Projects and Intergovernmental Affairs (SPIA) team.

**Open to college students only.**

Reporting to the Executive Director of Special Projects, the responsibilities will include, but not limited to, the following:

Administrative Coordination:
Coordination and execution of administrative tasks including meeting and event coordination, minute-taking and follow-up correspondence, operational logistics management for all administrative tasks.
Create and/or manage tracking systems and contact lists via Microsoft Excel trackers and OneDrive.
Write memos and draft language for reports, digital correspondence, executive team meetings.
Conduct research and provide written updates and briefing documents as assigned.
Produce intergovernmental correspondence in relation to Executive Order 65 and other legislation relevant to NYC agencies.
Accompany leadership at high-level meetings to provide administrative support.

Outreach:
Help the team promote agency-wide programs to EEO officers, Veterans’ Liaisons, and Hiring Managers throughout NYC government both in-person and digitally, as assigned.
Represent the Special Projects & Intergovernmental Affairs team at meetings and community events.
Conduct telephone outreach to a wide range of different community stakeholders and constituents, including but not limited to: City agencies, corporate partners, and community leaders.

Minimum Qual Requirements:

For Assignment Level I:
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school.
For Assignment Level II (Information Technology):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study.
For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

SPECIAL NOTE
Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods.
Preferred Skills:

Understanding of government and social services.
Proficient with Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams.
Technology savvy, with access to computer/laptop and video conferencing applications.
Solutions-oriented with strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Eagerness to learn new systems and material at fast pace.
Veteran status a plus.
Click here for more information and to apply.
Job Opening Number 496020

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