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Office/Bureau Description: 

The Office of State Assessment coordinates, develops, and implements many examinations which include Grade 3-8 standardized tests, Regents Examinations, Regents Competency Tests, Second Language Proficiency Examinations, Alternate Assessments and English Language Proficiency assessments that comprise the New York State Testing Program (NYSTP). These examinations are administered to students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 enrolled in public, nonpublic, and charter schools throughout New York.

Intern's Supervisor: 

Zachary Warner, State Psychometrician

The Assignment (Description of Job): 

Interns within the Office of Assessment, Standards and Curriculum will be engaged in both the day-to-day operations of test development and administration, as well as the research agenda necessary to promote quality in testing programs. This will include both qualitative and quantitative research and presenting the findings to the supervisor.

Intern Development Plan : 

The intern will have the opportunity to work directly with Department psychometricians and educational research staff as well as receive feedback on projects that have been assigned to them independently. The intern will also be able to attend meetings with Department contractors thus increasing their professional network and learning about additional career opportunities.

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 (P12-31) in the subject line of your email to reference this assignment.

Program Area: 
Office of P12 Education
Program Office: 
Office of Assessment, Standards, and Curriculum
Zachary Warner
Number of Interns Requested: 
1 Graduate Student
Fall 2017