Internship Possibilities

Department
Internship Description
Paid or Unpaid
Experience / Skills desired
 
SUMMER 2015 and FALL 2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dave Hickling
2534 Airport Road
Johnson City, NY 13790
763-4455
Administrative Office Intern
Assists airport administration 
with various  tasks including contract execution and management, capital project planning and management, marketing, public relations and general administrative functions.
 
Unpaid
No prior experience necessary. Candidates should have an interest in aviation mgt, business management, accounting, public administration or related field.
Ideal for undergrad or graduate students - Experience with Microsoft Office applications as well as excellent organization and communication skills are important.
 
 
 
 
email application to:
bcstopdwi@co.broome.ny.us or mail to: Chris Marion, Coordinator
45 Hawley Street, 3rd Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901
Assist STOP-DWI Coordinator with all aspects of running multiple national level events including the Chris Thater Memorial, Returning Warrior 10-Miler, and STOP DWI Holiday Classic.  Responsibilities include recruiting athletes and teams, soliciting sponsorship funding, coordinating event logistics, marketing events through traditional and social media, working with various public and private event partners.
Unpaid
Part Time
Spring, Summer and Fall internships available.  Prefer one person for the year.
Interest and knowledge of high school basketball, running, professional cycling; event marketing; sponsorship solicitation; event logistics, ability to communicate with athletes, coaches and team managers; social media. 
 
 
 
 
Sharon Exley, Exec. Deputy 
County Clerk
PO Box 2062
Binghamton, New York 13902
The intern will receive an overview of the processing of real estate transactions, civil and criminal litigation and other records filed at the Office. There will be an opportunity to participate in special projects and events as they may occur (naturalization ceremonies). The intern will keep up-to-date on new legal requirements, other records mgt information and will perform general clerical duties under the direction of senior staff.
Unpaid
No prior experience necessary. Candidates should have an interest in law, real estate or records management. 
 
Organization and communication skills are important.
 
This internship is ideal for a pre-law student.
 
 
 
 
Aaron M. Martin, Clerk 
Broome County Legislature
P.O. Box 1766
Binghamton, New York 13902
The intern will get a first hand account of local government from the Legislative viewpoint. The intern will assist the staff with administrative tasks as well as attend committee meetings and sessions. Additionally, the intern will be assigned projects directly related to legislative functions and/or priorities.
Unpaid
Undergraduate or graduate college student;
 
Candidates should have an interest in local government.
 
 
 
 
or mail to: Teri Geisenhof, Svg Labor Services Representative
Broome-Tioga Workforce New York
171 Front Street
Binghamton, New York 13905
607-778-2011
Fax 607-778-3011
Assists customers with internet job searches, resumes and cover letter writing; assist staff in various support tasks relating to workshops and other services.
The department is available to assist students develop special projects that would address their academic and job experience needs. 
Unpaid
Flexible  schedule
Human Services, Human Resources or Business students
 
 
 
 
Barbara West
225 Front Street
Binghamton, New York 13905
607-778-2850
Fax: 607-778-3912 
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Intern
Assists Lead Risk Assessors with visual assessments, dust sampling, XRF inspection of housing units. This will include drawing floor plans, taking notes and photographs. Assists staff with other program educational activities and events as needed. Assists in writing reports and maintenance of records of lead hazard remediation progress. Interacts with owners and tenants of housing units. Special projects based on the goals of the program and internship are considered.
Unpaid
Full-time
College level background in science and/or environmental science. Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Interest in Public Health, Environmental Health, issues that affect children, and Law. Willingness to learn. Opportunity to learn about the inner workings of a government agency.
 
 
 
 
Office for Aging
Email application/resume to: lschuhle@co.broome.ny.us or mail to:
Lisa Schuhle, Program Supervisor
Office for the Aging
PO Box 1766
Binghamton, New York 13902
Assist activities staff with group activities: all clients have physical or mental impairments or are socially isolated. The intern would assist in leading recreational activities such as chair exercises, art and project planning and implementation, music therapy, discussion and reminiscence and inter-generational sessions, table games etc.
Unpaid
   3     positions
College student
 
 
 
 
 
Office for Aging
Email application/resume to: lschuhle@co.broome.ny.us or mail to:
Lisa Schuhle, Program Coordinator
PO Box 1766
Binghamton, New York 13902
This internship is supervised jointly by Caregiver Services and Information and Assistance (I&A), units within the Broome County Office for Aging.
Unlike many health and human service-related internships, which may emphasize clerical duties, this program offers students extensive opportunities for direct client interaction.Besides writing articles and updating or creating brochures, the intern may be able to participate in assessing clients’ needs in the community setting, and in helping clients to navigate available resources by collaborating with various health and social service professionals within this highly multidisciplinary department.
The position is flexible in terms of overall length and weekly time commitment. Applicants should be comfortable with self-directed work, enjoy working with seniors, and be enthusiastic about addressing the challenges of eldercare in our aging society.
 Unpaid
Undergraduate college student
Must enjoy interacting with older people; some computer skills helpful; outgoing personality
 
 
 
 
Email application/resume to:
John Flynn, Director of Purchasing
 
Purchasing Intern
Successful candidate assist in the following areas; preparation of formal County bids and proposals; posting and managing documents on government bid websites; updating procedures; other office functions as needed. 
 1 
 unpaid 
 position
 
Applicant should be undergraduate or graduate student and should have good communication and organizational skills, writing and proofreading skills, and computer skills.  Applicant should have experience with MS-Office programs. 
 
 
 
 
Lisa Schule, Program Coordinator
PO Box 1766
Binghamton, New York 13902
607-778-2095
OFA Report Writer Intern
The intern will have access to the Harmony Technical Support Staff for help in creating reports. Training materials will be available.
 
The Intern will work with managers to determine both the data needed and the format; analyzes data collected during the provision of services to seniors in Broome County. The software is new to the agency and no one in the agency is proficient in SQL. May also assist in training staff.
Unpaid
1 position
College student
Able to work independently but willing to request support as needed;  able to work with others on a team project.
Working knowledge of SQL desired.
 
 
 
 
Email application/resume to:
Art Garrison, Director
PO Box 1766
Governmental Plaza
Binghamton, NY 13902
 
Intern (college)
 
Office duties and assisting the Director with both Parks and Youth Bureau events.
 
 
unpaid
College Student
 
 
 
 
or mail to:
Sgt  Benjamin Harting
Public Safety Facility
155 Lt. VanWinkle Drive
Binghamton, NY 13905
Apply between August 5th and September 6th.
Law Enforcement Intern
 
Unpaid
2 positions
College student with interest in law enforcement
 
 
 
 
or mail to:
Jodi Bouyea, Coord of Volunteer Svcs
Dept of Social Services
36-42 Main Street
Binghamton, New York
607-778-2681
Assistance Programs Intern
Learn how the welfare system operates while gaining hands-on experience in interviewing applicants, filling out required forms, writing reports, collecting data, work in collaboration with other agencies. 
Unpaid
3 positions
Undergraduate or graduate student with good communication skills, interviewing skills and writing skills
 
 
 
 
or mail to:
Jodi Bouyea, Coord of Volunteer Svcs
Dept of Social Services
36-42 Main Street<
Binghamton, New York
607-778-2681
Human Services Intern
Assist staff in various ways. May accompany staff on home-visits, to family court, and other varied locations. The work entails different functions including basic interviews with people, obtaining information, giving input to staff on observations of settings, interactions, and processing paperwork. May supervise visits between parents and their natural children. May be assigned to work with child protective services, family services or adult protective services. 
Unpaid
2 positions
Undergraduate or graduate student with good communication skills, interviewing skills and writing skills
 
 
 
 
or mail to:
Jodi Bouyea, Coord of Volunteer Svcs
Dept of Social Services
Binghamton, New York
607-778-2681
Legal Intern
Assist with the legal aspects of Department's guardianship cases. Assist paralegal staff with research. Assist attorneys with miscellaneous court related issues.
Unpaid
1 positions
Undergraduate or graduate student