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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/12/24

Applications Due03/31/24

Vacancy ID148292


AgencyDASNY - Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

TitleStudent Intern - Counsel's Office (Attorney/Law)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $20 to $20 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

Street Address 515 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications

Must be a matriculated student in a J.D. program at an accredited U.S. law school who has completed at least one year of credits towards their J.D. degree at such law school.

Essential Skills

Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
Proficiency with Westlaw and with PC applications such as Outlook, Excel, Access, and Word.

Duties Description Nature and Scope

DASNY provides financing and construction services to public and private universities, not-for-profit healthcare facilities and other institutions that serve the public good. DASNY is divided into five major divisions:  Construction Services, Counsel’s Office, Executive Direction, Finance & Information Services Public Finance and Portfolio Monitoring. Counsel’s Office provides legal services to all Units of DASNY and is responsible for supervising litigation to which DASNY is a party and for providing legal advice on procurement, contracts, construction, bond issuances, asset management, investments, human resources, grant programs, corporate governance, legislation and all other activities of DASNY.

Primary Purpose

Under the supervision of an attorney admitted to the New York State Bar, serve in a temporary capacity as a DASNY student intern performing a variety of legal related responsibilities. Student interns may also participate in educational opportunities designed to inform interns on DASNY business operations and other important business topics. 

 Essential Functions

Perform basic legal research and writing under the direction of the General Counsel, a Managing General Counsel, a Managing Assistant Counsel, or their designees on a wide variety of legal matters relating to DASNY’s activities.
Assist in the review of contracts under the direct supervision of an attorney admitted to the New Your State Bar to ensure that they are in proper legal form and have all necessary approvals and supporting documents.
Perform tasks associated with commercial transactions under the direction of the General Counsel, a Managing General Counsel, or Managing Assistant Counsel or their designees in connection with DASNY’s financing and construction programs.
Participate in the review of legal documents and official statements in connection with DASNY’s financing under the direct supervision of an attorney admitted to the New York State Bar and may participate in closings.
Undertake special assignments as directed.
Must adhere to the NYS Information Security Policy Standards established and issued by the Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination. (Standards can be found on the Intranet.)
Student interns are subject to and must comply with applicable laws, policies, procedures and expectations for DASNY employees.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Alison Hernandez



Email Address


Street 515 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


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DASNY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence and diversity.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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