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Program Office/Description: 

The Office of Educational Management Services provides technical assistance and oversight regarding the management of NYS school districts and BOCES and their use of education resources.  Included in the office’s responsibilities is providing support for legislative and regulatory initiatives and contributing to policy development.

The Assignment (Description of Job): 

The individual in this intern position will work with the program lead to complete the required review and processing of Smart Schools Bond Act Investment plans and reimbursement claims. As time permits, other duties that the office is required to complete will also be part of the internship experience.  Such duties might include review of district-submitted data, creation of reports, and providing data to other offices within the Department or to other state agencies.

Assignment Type: 
Professional Development Plan : 

As part of this internship process, it is expected that the person in this position will have opportunities to talk and work with both SED staff and potentially experts outside of the Department.

Desired Skills, Abilities, & Educational Background: 

The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and with SED staff, be competent with various computer softwares and applications, and be able to write and communicate efficiently.


It is expected that this internship will be 10-15 hours per week.

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 (OHE-F21-3) in the subject line of your email to reference this assignment.

Internship Program: 
NYSED Internship
Program Area: 
Office of Higher Education
Program Office: 
Educational Management Services

Christina Coughlin, Assistant Commissioner

Number of Interns Requested: 
Degree Level: 
Fall 2021
Pay Rate: