Career Services Internship Opportunities

New York City Managerial Employees Association Career Development Program Intern

Description: Under the direct supervision of the NYC MEA Executive Director, the Intern will be responsible for the following tasks: 1. Investigative reporting – Each month, the Intern will contact a City agency to write a story on the current issues within the agency based on management’s perspective. The article should explain what the managerial corps in that agency should be focused on in order to meet the Mayor’s Management Plan, the agency’s goals and the career advancement of the managers. 2. Member profiles – Each month, the Intern will prepare member profiles based on interviews. The profiles should identify members’ career objectives and educational needs. 3. News stories – On an as needed basis, the Intern shall attend MEA meetings that focus on career development, education and NYC MEA CDP issues. Based on these meetings, the Intern shall write news stories to enrich members’ knowledge of their benefits, promotional opportunities, education options and other important issues. 4. Feature stories – On an as needed basis, interview [previous winners of scholarship awards and tuition reimbursement to see how the awards helped advance their education and careers. 5. Education stories – On an as needed basis, investigate and report on educational programs provided by the City and state of New York for employees and all residents. The focus should be on how they are relevant to the managers’ career advancement. The stories written by the Intern will appear in the NYC MEA newsletter and on the NYC MEA website, as well as other publications, such as Labor Press and The Chief.

Salary $7.25/hr.
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Req.
Field of Study Journalism
Special Skills & Requirements Junior/Senior Journalism majors.
Company Name New York City Managerial Employees Association
Contact: 42 Broadway,Suite 1945, New York, NY 10004
Address: macenteno@optonline.net / lbarnes@nycmea.org
Email: http://www.nycmea.org/
Phone: 917-635-6158 / 212-964-0035
Website: Michelle Centeno, Recording Secretary / Linda Barnes, Executive Director
About the Company: The NYC Managerial Employees Association (MEA) was established in 1968. It is a not for profit voluntary professional membership association, consisting of managerial and confidential employees employed by the City of New York and other public employers located in the City of New York, who are not eligible for collective bargaining under state and/or local law. MEA's purpose, in part, is to protect the civil service and other rights including the pension rights of its members and including the right to redress of grievances, the adoption of measures of adequate compensation and other benefits, that will help in the recruitment and retention of the best qualified persons for municipal management positions, and the obtaining of improvements in working conditions. The MEA also stands for Merit, Excellence and Advocacy The Association has been instrumental over the years in procuring managerial and OJ salary raises, improving retirement benefits, obtaining additional health benefits, developing an adverse appeals process and increasing professional opportunities. City Hall (mayoral agencies), HHC, the NYCHA and other non-mayoral agencies recognize that MEA is the only organization that promotes your interests and advocates for your rights. There is a chapter for each municipal department or agency provided there are at least twenty five members in that department or agency. The purpose of chapters is to identify issues that are appropriate for resolution at the agency level and attempt to resolve them; to actively recruit members for the Association; to attempt to resolve agency related individual grievances; and to encourage cooperation among members.
How To Apply: Email resume to macenteno@optonline.net AND lbarnes@nycmea.org

 

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