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Program Office/Description: 

OA is primarily responsible for: Implementing New York’s Accountability System under New York State’s approved Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan by identifying schools and districts in need of additional support and providing technical assistance, oversight, and support to those schools; and Managing State and Federal grant programs to LEAs that serve low-income, migrant, homeless, neglected and delinquent youth, and/or rural communities

The Assignment (Description of Job): 

The intern will assist with:
• Conducting research
• The Participation Rate Improvement Plan Process
• The Public School Registration process
• The creation and maintenance of files
• The preparation and proofreading of letters and documents
• Ad hoc assignments

Assignment Type: 
Professional Development Plan : 

Office of Accountability has established protocols regarding the management of intern
participation/performance, which includes the assignment of projects with expected outcomes.
Each project is outlined in detail at the beginning of the internship. Weekly meetings are held
with each intern to obtain feedback regarding the progress of assigned projects and the provision
of required supports. A tracking sheet is used to monitor the progress of each project through
completion. Interns also present specific research projects that they have been engaged in during
their internship. The intern will be provided the opportunity to attend the following monthly
meetings: All Staff meeting, Board of Regents meetings, and the Data and Accountability

Desired Skills, Abilities, & Educational Background: 

Interns should be adept with use of MS Word, Excel, SharePoint, Teams, WebEx and Outlook.
Interns must possess an advanced level of skill in English Grammar and Usage and well as keen
eye for detail. Interns should also possess strong organizational abilities and the ability to work


Intern part-time work hours will take place between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday
through Friday.

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-SU21-1) in the subject line of your email to reference this assignment.

Internship Program: 
NYSED Internship
Program Area: 
Office of P12 Education
Program Office: 
Office of Accountability

Temica Francis/Paulette Coppin

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