Have you ever thought about public service as a career option? Have you ever wanted to contribute to lasting change that helps your communities and neighborhoods?
Apply for an internship in the New York State Senate today! Our undergraduate Session Assistants spend a semester in Albany learning about state-level policymaking and observing how senators represent constituents across New York State — people just like you!
Earn up to 15 credits for the spring semester, receive a $6,600 stipend, and network with the movers and shakers of the New York State political world. A once in a lifetime opportunity!
Our Session Assistants are assigned to work full-time in an elected Senator’s office based upon the student’s experience, abilities, and policy interests. Office supervisors will assign Session Assistants work and responsibilities related to the legislative process. Such duties may include: policy research, constituent relations, attending meetings with interest advocacy organizations and policy stakeholders, attending legislative sessions, and observing the New York State budget process.
For more information, check out this brochure: https://www.nysenate.gov/sites/default/files/article/attachment/2020-2021_undergrad_legislative_assistant_brochure_-_update.pdf