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New York State Assembly Graduate Internship

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The Assembly Graduate Internship provides research and policy development experiences for up to ten qualified graduate students. Graduate Scholars have the opportunity to develop their understanding of the legislative process and New York State government and to apply their ideas and research skills in the legislative process. Graduate Scholars are required to attend Issue Policy Forums and are enrolled in a course taught by the Professor-in Residence. Approximately one-third of the participants in the Internship have moved into other positions in state government. The Assembly Intern Committee affords graduate students a unique professional learning experience.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Applicants for the Internship must be matriculated in or have recently completed (one year from date of graduation) a graduate degree program. Applicants should have excellent research skills and a strong interest in state government and the legislative process. All majors may apply. International students must have academic requirements in the United States to be eligible and are expected to have proper work authorization prior to the Internship start date.

Deadline: Early November each year for Regular deadline; Early August each year for Early Acceptance

Academic Level: Graduate, Post-Graduate

Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development, Public Service Program, Research

Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: All, Foreign Citizen / International Student, Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

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