We're working in partnership with SUNY Adirondack to offer internship opportunities to students enrolled for the Fall 2017 semester. Internships fit well with coursework focused on travel & tourism, business, marketing, journalism and photography. Read on for the full internship description.

To submit a resume or gather more information, contact Erin Coon, Assistant Tourism Coordinator at (518) 761-6366 or coone@warrencountyny.gov.

This internship position is open to Fall 2017 SUNY Adirondack students.  The position is unpaid, part-time and temporary as arranged with the intern and SUNY Adirondack.  Duties vary based on the needs of the department and the student’s interests.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:  (Illustrative only)

  • Answer telephone and give out routine information
  • Update and generate content for department social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Assist with article generation for website
  • Perform website and database updates as directed
  • Organize and generate a photographic database as needed
  • Perform fieldwork as directed
  • Serve as receptionist and greet clients and/or visitors
  • Prepare correspondence, documents, records and other written material
  • Proofread and correct work producing accurate, clean and complete copy
  • Represent the county, maintaining a positive and professional image at community events, in the field and at all times.

REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS: 

  • Working knowledge of modern office terminology, procedures, equipment and English
  • Ability to operate a computer and utilize common office software programs
  • Ability to perform close, detailed work involving visual effort and concentration
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

PREFERRED SKILLS, ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Knowledge of or interest in local tourism industry
  • Knowledge of or interest in photography
  • Knowledge of or interest in journalism

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Current student at SUNY Adirondack
  • Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma
  • College level work toward a degree in Travel & Tourism, Marketing, Business, Government or a related field
  • Two years of work experience in a supervised setting.

NOTE: Must possess a valid New York State Driver’s License at time of appointment