Editorial Intern, Office of External Affairs New York City DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE - Queens, NY4.0 1 hour agoFull-time$16 - $20 an hour Apply Now Skills * Driver's License * Microsoft Outlook Benefits * Loan Forgiveness College Aide (1st Year Graduate) With over 6,000 staff and a budget of $1.6 billion, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is the nation's premier city health agency. Its 100-plus programs protect and promote the health of the world's most culturally and linguistically diverse city. Each of those programs relies on the Communications Bureau's ability to shape critical public health messages. The Office of Publications and Language Access advance the agency's mission by producing an array of relevant, accessible, high-quality literature in English and other popular languages. The Publications Unit is seeking an Editorial Intern for the College Aide - 1st Year Graduate position to assist with the increasing projects within the Office of External Affairs, Bureau of Communications. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: * Edit materials on important public health issues for the general public, medical professionals and other public health stakeholders. Publications include brochures, fact sheets, reports and other written materials as needed. * Assist team members with project management tasks. * Work with Publications and Language Access team members to review materials for plain language. * Assist the Director of Publications and Language Access with project tracking and reporting tasks. Minimum Qual Requirements For Assignment Level I: Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school. For Assignment Level II (Information Technology): Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow): Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications. SPECIAL NOTE Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods. Preferred Skills Strong written communication skills Ability to communicate complex messages clearly and simply to highly diverse New York City audiences Ability to cross collaborate with multiple stakeholders and handle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment Strong written, verbal and editing skills Positive attitude and team oriented outlook Additional Information **IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES: Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: * A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Drivers license. * Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. * Current Resume * Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone) Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this postings Minimum Qualification Requirements section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses. If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card. **LOAN FORGIVENESS The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the programs other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service **Final appointments are subject to Office of Management & Budget approval.** To Apply Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 392897. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. Residency Requirement New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.