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Office/Bureau Description: 

The Office of Communications is responsible for the preparation and/or distribution of materials regarding the programs, policies, and activities of the State Education Department to the general public, media, and other relevant audiences. 

Intern's Supervisor: 

Emily Goodenough

The Assignment (Description of Job): 
  • Developing and implementing social media strategies on various social media channels
  • Drafting news releases, talking points, letters to the editor and other NYSED communications
  • Assisting in preparation of Commissioner's briefings
  • Ability to develop graphics is a plus but not required
  • Assisting communications staff with other duties as assigned
Intern Development Plan : 

The intern will gain experience in a fast-paced government communications office and develop writing, social media and other skills. 

Application Instructions: 

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, transcript (student copy is acceptable), and completed internship application to   Please include the Assignment Number (CFO-27) in the subject line of your email to reference this assignment.

Program Area: 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Program Office: 
Office of Communications
Emily DeSantis
Number of Interns Requested: 
Summer 2020