Research Foundation for the State University of Ne Finance (Treasury) Summer Intern in Albany, New York

About The Research Foundation for SUNY:

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is the largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country. The RF manages SUNY's research portfolio providing essential sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students performing research in life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences, and computer and information sciences. The RF moves SUNY ideas and inventions to the marketplace collaborating with business and industry to create new opportunity and new jobs for New York State.

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The Research Foundation and its employees are committed to a culture of integrity and accountability, holding each other and the organization to the highest standards of ethical behavior.

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Job Description:


The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is seeking a mature individual to work in a fast-paced environment under the direction of the Cash Manager. The student employee will support Cash Receipts area as well as other areas of the Finance office, as needed. The student will perform diversified clerical and accounting duties such as scanning checks and documentation, filing documents, applying cash receipts in the Oracle system, and other general accounting and administrative functions.


  • Scanning checks, along with supporting documents and attaching to the receipts in the Oracle business system
  • Post cash and wires in the Oracle business system
  • Scan and attach information for Campus bank accounts
  • Providing support to the office administrative assistant
  • Other duties/projects as assigned by the Cash Manager



High school degree or equivalent, currently enrolled in an accredited degree program. Students from the State University of New York colleges and universities preferred.

Knowledge of office procedures, good organization skills, ability to work independently and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) software applications required.


Self-starter with the ability to work as an effective team player with all types of personalities. Good verbal communications. Position duties require some knowledge of general office procedures as well as good organization skills and ability to work independently on projects. Interest in reviewing existing processes and making suggestions for possible improvement.


  • Enrollment in a finance related degree program
  • Knowledge of Excel and Microsoft applications
  • The ideal candidate will have the availability to extend their internship and work 10-20 hours a week during the school months if needed.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. The Research Foundation for the State University of New York operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding.

Application Instructions:

Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents:

  1. Resume/Cv
  2. Cover Letter

After submitting your resume/CV, the subsequent pages enable you to upload additional documents including a cover letter.

Returning Applicants - Login to your RF SUNY Careers Account to review your application.

Category: Other

Locations: Albany, NY

Posted: Apr 02, '18

Type: Internship