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Office Administration Intern

Description: The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s New York City office is seeking a qualified and motivated Office Administration Intern to support the administrative activities of its expanding professional staff. Our office is located at 1359 Broadway, 19th Floor. This is a paid internship and scheduled work hours per week for internships are as follows: • Up to 18.5 hours per week during the academic year • Up to 37.5 hours per week in between semesters This individual will be involved in a variety of administrative activities including: • Assisting in overseeing office coordination and organization to ensure successful execution of day-to-day operations • Back-up duties for the receptionist • Arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings • Receiving guests and escorting them to conference rooms • Drafting and editing correspondence with a variety of internal and external stakeholders • Preparing and mailing USPS/UPS packages; receiving and distributing incoming mail • Copying, scanning, filing, and distributing documents • Performing other responsibilities as needed

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted Any
Field of Study Business, Office Administration & Technology, Management
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements Required minimum qualifications: • Superior organizational and time management skills • Proven ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in writing • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy in task execution • Excellent computer skills specifically experience with databases and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • A solid understanding of office procedures and the use of office equipment • A self-starter capable of working under limited supervision and taking on new and unfamiliar tasks as needed • A strong work ethic with the ability to perform under extreme pressure and tight deadlines • A positive, customer-service oriented “can do” approach to work • Proven ability to be adaptable and “think on feet” responding to issues/requests promptly and appropriately • Proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects simultaneously, anticipate needs in advance and plan ahead • Proven ability to handle sensitive information in a professional, confidential manner • Proven ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff as well as outside clients and vendors • Experience with researching and finding needed information
Company Name The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Contact: Laura Chaves
Address: 1359 Broadway, 19th Floor, NY, NY
Phone: 518.862.1090
About the Company: The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), a public benefit corporation, offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and funding to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect the environment and create clean energy jobs. NYSERDA has been developing partnerships to advance innovative energy solutions in New York State since 1975. NYSERDA has been cited by the U.S. Department of Energy as being among the best government research organizations in North America, including others such as NASA.
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