New York State Senator, Brian Kavanagh, seek ​Interns​ for Spring 2021. This internship is based in New York City but work may be performed remotely, and other accommodations may be made, to ensure safety until COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are lifted. The internship is unpaid, though we will support steps to obtain academic credit or any funding that maybe available from an external source. The internship will run from January-May, with flexible start and end dates. Interns report to our Special Projects Coordinator, with additional supervision from our Chief of Staff.

Interns will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of functions in our office, including:

· Researching legislative, policy, and local issues,

· Drafting correspondence, briefings, presentations, newsletters, and other materials, and

· Developing relationships with communities, and planning and executing events.

Interns will have the opportunity to attend hearings and meetings, join staff and community groups in planning and strategy conversations, and touch a range of projects.

Interns with experience in government and community building, in or out of government, as well as good communication skills and judgement, preferred. Hours are flexible and can be part-time.

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To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample — as a single PDF — to internresumes.26sd@gmail.com​, with the words “NYC Spring Intern” in the subject line. Do not submit an application through this website. The deadline to submit Spring 2021 applications is December 6th at midnight. Interns will be selected by December 31st.

All applications for the position will be kept confidential. The New York State Senate is an equal opportunity employer, and all are encouraged to apply. No calls please.