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Senator Jose Peralta Internship Program

Description: The office of Senator Jose Peralta offers internship opportunities year-round for qualified high school and college students. The program is offered in the Senator’s district office in East Elmhurst, Queens. The 13th Senatorial District encompasses Corona, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and segments of Woodside and Astoria. Senator Peralta represents the most diverse district of all 62 senatorial districts. The internship program provides students with an opportunity to observe and participate in the workings of the New York State Senate. Interns become a working part of the office and are offered opportunities to assist professional staff in public events, press, administrative tasks, constituent services and community outreach. Duties will vary based on experience. Interns will be assigned to assist staff in one of four departments: • Policy Department - provides legislative analysis and policy research. • Community Relations - plans community-based events such as town hall meetings, public forums and cultural events. • Communications Department - prepares speeches, press conferences, talking points and press releases. • Constituent Department - provides constituents with assistance and referrals on issues such as housing, immigration, healthcare, sanitation and transportation.

Salary Unpaid
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location East Elmhurst, New York
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any
Special Skills & Requirements • Summer interns must commit to a minimum of three full days per week • Fall and Spring interns must commit to a minimum of three part-time days per week, hours are flexible • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher) • Strong preference for candidates to speak and write Spanish
Company Name The office of Senator Jose Peralta
Contact: Miriam Aldana
Address: New York State Senate 32-37 Junction Boulevard East Elmhurst, New York 11369
Email: aldana@nysenate.gov
Phone: 718.205.3881
Website: target="_blank">http://joseperalta.net
About the Company:
How To Apply: To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to Miriam Aldana, Deputy Director of Community Relations, at aldana@nysenate.gov, with “Senator Peralta Internship Program” in subject line.

 

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