Online Student Programs Orientation

September 11, 2020

Online Student Programs Orientation

 SENATE FELLOWSHIP ORIENTATION SCHEDULE 2020-2021

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September 17th Online Student Program Orientation Read More

9:30-10:00       Welcome and Introductions
                          Location: Room 115 Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
                          Speakers: Nick Parrella and Julia Caro

10:00-12:00    Personnel Processing and Benefits Information
                         Location: Room 115 Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
                         Speakers: Debra Meade, Personnel Officer
                                        Donna Schmidt, Assistant Personnel Officer
                                        Damita Karlquist, Senior Employment Processing Associate   
                                        Amanda Talham, Employee Benefits Assistant

12:00-1:30        Lunch Break

1:30-2:30          Introduction to Journal Clerk and Senate Chamber Procedures
                             Location: Hearing Room A – Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                          Speakers: Dan Ruggles, Supervisor of Senate Desk Operations
                                             Robert Tiberia, Deputy Journal Clerk

3:00-4:30         Introduction to the Senate Finance Committee
                              Location: Hearing Room A – Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                          Speakers: Todd Scheuermann, Secretary to the Finance Committee

 

September 18th Online Student Program Orientation Read More

9:30-10:00        Overview of Time and Attendance Procedures
                               Location: Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                            Speakers: Nick Parrella and Juila Caro   

10:00-12:00       Secretary of the Senate Welcome, Introduction, and Briefing
                               Location: Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                            Speaker: Alejandra N. Paulino, Esq., Secretary of the Senate

12:00-1:00         Lunch Break

1:15-4:30          ID card Photos and Meet with Senate Personnel
                         (See schedule for a specific time)
                         Location: Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, Suite 1340

September 21st Online Student Program Orientation Read More

9:30-10:30        Senate Media Services and Photography
                              Location: Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                           Speakers: Eric Hoppel, Director of Media Services
                                        Christina Primero, Deputy Director of Media Services

11:00-12:00     Tour of the State Capitol 
                         Location: 1st Floor of the State Capitol – Tour Desk by Escalators 

12:00-1:00       Lunch Break

1:30-2:30        Senate Majority Press Briefing
                           Location: Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                        Speaker: Gary Ginsburg, Deputy Majority Communications Director

2:30-3:30            Introduction to Majority Counsel & Program Office
                                Location:  Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                            Speaker: Lonnie Threatte, Assistant Deputy Director,
                            Majority Counsel/Program

4:00-5:00         Placement Office Visits (Tentative)

 

September 22nd Online Student Program Orientation Read More

9:30-11:00        Legislative Bill Drafting Seminar
                              Location: Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                           Speakers: Rhiannah Johnson and Kristin Kidd

11:00-11:30      The Senate and Social Media Responsibility
                             Location: Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                          Speakers: William Little, Counsel to the Secretary of the Senate
                                            Debra Meade, Personnel Officer  

12:00-1:00       Lunch Break

1:00-2:30         Computer Training with Senate Technology Services (STS)
                              Location: Hearing Room A, Room 220 Legislative Office Building
                          Speaker: Hayden Boone, Office Support Representative      

3:00-4:00        Overview of Legislative Library – Legislative Librarian
                          James Giliberto
                          Location: CAP 337

Student Programs

From the halls of higher-learning to the halls of the State Capitol, New York State Senate Student Programs offers undergraduate and graduate students exciting opportunities to learn about state government and to experience firsthand the legislative process. If you have ever thought about a career in public service or state government, now is the time to get started! Our on-site, experiential learning programs provide students with a work experience that is both professionally rewarding and academically enriching.

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New York State Senate Office of Student Programs

208 Legislative Office Building
Albany, NY 12247

Tel: (518) 455-2611
Fax: (518) 426-6827
E-mail: students@nysenate.gov