New York State Civil Service Summer Internship- Public Health - Health Unit in Albany, New York

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as outstanding written and oral communication and be well versed in using Excel.

Duties Description

The New York State Division of the Budget is the primary fiscal advisor to the Governor, developing, negotiating and implementing one of the largest government budgets in the country. The Division’s professional staff review and develop recommendations for the Governor on State agencies’ and municipalities’ fiscal needs and prepare the State’s Executive Budget.

The proposed internship is within the Health and Aging Section of the Health Unit which is responsible for fiscal and policy oversight of a $5 billion portfolio, comprised of the non-Medicaid components of the Department of Health (DOH), the State Office of the Aging (SOFA) and the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) budgets. The dynamic health care environment will afford an intern the opportunity to collaborate both internally and externally to bring constructive solutions to existing or emerging public health challenges.

Responsibilities of the Public Health Intern would include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing and identifying fiscal and policy impacts associated with numerous health related programs and initiatives, including General Public Health Work, Early Intervention, Ending the AIDS Epidemic, and responding to the Opioid Crisis;

  • Creating and analyzing forecasting models using data loads from various sources to project spending and utilization within various key public health areas; and

  • Developing briefing materials and recommendations to inform policymakers on key aspects of programs, proposed legislation and how various initiatives may impact the State, localities, and constituents.

The position will offer the intern a unique opportunity to evaluate and conduct research and develop recommendations related to the State’s public health programs and financing.

Additional Comments

To be considered for a Summer Internship with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select "Summer Internship." You can apply to multiple internships simultaneously by selecting the specific Internship's Unit name on the Professional Interests/Skills page. ## Notes on Applying To be considered for a Summer Internship with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select "Summer Internship." You can apply to multiple internships simultaneously by selecting the specific Internship's Unit name on the Professional Interests/Skills page.

Date Posted: 05/15/18

Applications Due: 06/15/18

Vacancy ID: 53348

Agency: Budget, Division of

Title: Summer Internship- Public Health - Health Unit

Occupational Category: No Preference

Salary Grade: Hourly

Bargaining Unit: M/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary Range: From $15.08 to $18.72 Hourly

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 37.5

From: 9 AM

To: 5 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Albany

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12224

Name: The DOB Personnel Office

Fax: 518 474-0132

Email Address: personnel@budget.ny.gov

Street Address: NYS Division of the Budget State Capitol

Street: NYS Division of the Budget State Capitol