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Summer Internship Program 2022

Ready to Work for New Mexico?

The New Mexico State Personnel Office Summer Internship Program offers high school, college and graduate students valuable work experience and the opportunity to be mentored by industry professionals and to develop work-related skills.

Becoming an intern with the State of New Mexico is a great way to engage in career exploration, career planning, and networking, and is a great way to build professional connections and references. Internships can be a stepping-stone on the path to future professional achievement and success.

How to Apply

  • Go to the State Careers Application Website.
  • Search for the intern position you are interested in by the Job ID number.
  • Create your profile and submit your application.
  • For more details and step-by-step instructions for applying, visit our Application Guide.
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Available Positions

Summer internship positions will be offered through a variety of state agencies, professions and locations. Review the following for location, intern level and dates before applying. Multiple internships may be available within any one agency so be sure to read carefully. 

Graduate Internships

African American Affairs Department

Job ID#124321

Location: Albuquerque

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: The position is an opportunity for current graduate students or recent graduates to gain hands-on experience in the areas of policy analysis, managing the NM legislative process, literature review to support program development, and event management for community engagement of policy initiatives.  Work of the internship will feed into a proposal for program funding to be submitted at the end of 2022.

The Graduate School Intern will conduct literature review of model programs and policies throughout the US, gather community input on the most prevalent needs of African Americans in New Mexico and complete an asset map of African American participation in policy and rules making.

Aging and Long-Term Services Department

Department: General Council | Job ID: 124034

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: May 23-Aug. 19, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate, Law Student

Description: The law student intern will have unique insight into what it means to be an assistant general counsel for a governmental agency. Duties will include providing legal services to the Adult Protective Services (APS) Division, effectively drafting, reviewing, and evaluating legal documents, pleadings, regulations, policies, legislation, and legal precedents to determine their impact on APS.

Intern will provide legal support to the APS Division and executive staff to help them conceptualize, and then implement, their innovative vision of the delivery of protective services to the state’s most vulnerable adults.

Mentor Contact: Michal Hayes | michal.hayes@state.nm.us

 

Attorney General’s Office

Department: Civil Affairs | Job ID: 123961

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: May 14-July 22, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: The OAG hires students in both their 1L and 2L years, and each student is assigned to a division within the agency.

Law Clerks have the opportunity to work on projects across one of the broadest array of practice areas of any law firm in the State. The Program operates as a pipeline, introducing public service-minded law students with the important work the agency performs on behalf of the citizens of New Mexico.

The Program is directly responsible for introducing dozens of laws students to the work of the OAG, many of whom are eventually hired following graduation. Alumni of the Program include six current Assistant Attorneys General as well as a former Division Director, all of whom have been integral to the OAG’s mission.

Mentor Contact: Brian McMath | bmcmath@nmag.gov

Children, Youth & Families Department

Department: Office of the Secretary- Children’s Rights | Job ID: 123983

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: April 15-Sept. 15, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: The Office of Children’s Rights (“OCR”) at the New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department (“CYFD”) is offering an internship opportunity to help CYFD-involved children and youth know their legal rights and opportunities.

OCR is a new entity within CYFD that supports children and youth receiving CYFD services by providing legal supports (focus areas: immigration, disability rights, education rights), empowering young people to self-advocate and be heard, and educating senior leaders on the agency’s strengths and gaps from a lived-experience perspective.

Duties will include drafting memos, emails, and letters, conducting legal research, developing pro bono and other community networks, working closely with management and leadership at CYFD.

Mentor Contact: Eli Fresquez | eli.fresquez@state.nm.us

Finance & Administration Department

Department:  Legal Bureau | Job ID: 123968

Location: Abuquerque | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: June 11-Aug. 26, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: Department of Finance and Administration is tasked in administering Federal Grants programs. This position would be participating in a revolutionary housing assistance program that provides opportunity to learn of a wide array of resources and services that can enhance an applicants housing stability. 

The DFA Legal Division seeks a law student intern who has just completed their first or second year of law school. Primary work duties will include: (i) daily legal research to answer questions from DFA’s divisions; (ii) writing memoranda and formal emails to advise DFA leadership on potential actions; (iii) assisting General Counsel in determining whether administrative regulations promulgated by DFA need to be updated; (iv) assisting the Legal Division in matters that regularly require the Secretary’s approval; and (v) other matters as the General Counsel may determine.

Mentor Contact: Patrick Schaefer | Patrick.Schaefer1@state.nm.us

Public Education Department

Department: Charter School Division | Job ID: 124026

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Full

Dates: June 1-Aug. 12, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: This opportunity will allow the intern to look at real data as it relates to charter school academic, organizational and financial results relative to performance expectations. The ideal candidate will have data analysis, report writing, and document publishing regarding charter school performance.

Mentor Contact: Corina Chavez | Corina.Chavez2@state.nm.us

 

Department: Data Analysis | Job ID: 124026

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Full

Dates: May 15-July 15, 2022

Intern Level: High School

Description: Ideal candidate is a student who is interested in IT, Data Science, Social or Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering. Internship project will be to design and layout templates for effective data dictionary which supports data governance. This intern will work with REA ITD and spend time interacting with other agencies to learn how they manage their data dictionary.

Mentor Contact: Matthew Goodlaw | matthew.goodlaw@stare.nm.us

Department: General Counsel | Job ID: 124032

Location: Santa Fe, Remote | Telework Option: Yes

Dates: March 31-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: This internship is a unique and exciting experience, providing an opportunity to learn about the law in the public service area and education area, providing experience in a specialized expertise that can be very valuable when beginning a legal career. Intern will receive assignments pertaining to legal questions involving administrative and education law, and tasks on organizing and maintaining a legal office including organization of files and tracking projects.

Mentor Contact: Aaron Rodriguez | aaron.rodriguez2@state.nm.us

Worker's Compensation Agency

Department: Adjudication | Job ID: 124017

Location: Albuquerque | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: Students enrolled in law school are invited to apply for this opportunity with the Workers’ Compensation Agency. Intern will perform highly specialized work requiring knowledge of legal terminology and procedures, researching case law, statutes, legislative history, and/or regulations, including preparing case briefs or summaries. Intern will assist five workers’ compensation judges with diverse and complex legal tasks necessary to resolve litigated workers’ compensation claims pending before the Court of the Workers’ Compensation Administration. Intern will assist with preparing and finalizing compensation orders as directed by the assigned Workers’ Compensation Judge.

Mentor Contact: Judge Shanon Riley | Shanon.Riley@state.nm.us

 

Department: General Counsel | Job ID: 124015

Location: Albuquerque | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Graduate

Description: Intern will perform highly specialized work requiring knowledge of legal terminology and procedures; Assist General and Assistant General Counsel with diverse and complex legal tasks; Support the functions of the General Counsel Office, which reports to the Director of the WCA.

Mentor Contact: Michael Holt | Michael.Holt@state.nm.us

 

Undergraduate Internships

Aging and Long-Term Services Department

Department: Information Technology | Job ID: 124049

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Yes

Dates: May 16-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The intern will work with various teams within the Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD) to refine and enhance paper driven processes, with the overall goal of improving the customer experience. ALTSD serves the disabled and older adult populations, which requires a unique perspective on how we offer digital solutions. This will allow the intern to think creatively and utilize their knowledge, skills and abilities to help drive and improve existing business processes.

Intern will:

  • Review all ALTSD paper/manual forms in the various divisions and identify what program utilized for their creation.
  • Work with ALTSD divisions to ensure forms meet existing needs; gather requirements/changes to update forms prior to converting them to a digital, fillable format.
  • Lead the ALTSD divisions to test and ensure digital forms meet their needs and publish forms in their respective environments.

Mentor Contact: Tim Struck |tim.struck2@state.nm.us

 

 

Adult Parole Board

Department: Adult Parole Board | Job ID: 124008

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 12, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: This internship will provide valuable insight into the workings of the Corrections Department including the Probation and Parole Division.  It will include learning the basics of how the criminal courts in New Mexico function and see actual examples of Court Orders.

This job requires that documents are filed to the proper inmates or parolee’s case file, and then filed in the appropriate place so it can be retrieved at a later time. The ideal candidate is someone who is highly motivated, who can work on their own, and who can react in a timely manner to requests from agency staff.

Mentor Contact: Cisco McSorley | Cisco.McSorley@state.nm.us

Cultural Affairs Department

Department: NM Museum of Space History | Job ID: 124051

Location: Alamogordo

Dates: May 16-Aug. 19, 2022

Description: The NM Museum of Space History has an exciting opportunity including working with the public as well as data entry and analysis. Ideal candidates will have an interest in Museum or Library Studies, develop an expertise with an emphasis in NM history, be able to interact successfully with museum visitors and ability to communicate knowledge.  

Mentor Contact: Jim Mayberry | jim.mayberry@state.nm.us 

Deparment: NM Museum of Art | Job ID: 124042

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: May 31-Aug. 10, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The New Mexico Museum of Art maintains a number of small archive collections that are relevant to the history of art in our state. This internship will largely focus on cataloguing one of the smaller collections and creating a related research guide. A smaller component of the internship will focus on an accessibility review of specific areas of our online resources and working to improve those resources. The ideal candidate will have an interest in libraries and archives, art history, visual arts, and accessibility.

Mentor Contact: Abby Smith | abby.smith@state.nm.us

 

Department: NM Museum of Art | Job ID: 124050

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: An internship at the New Mexico Museum of Art provides an opportunity to see and understand what goes on behinds the scenes in an AAM Accredited institution upholding the highest standards in museum practice. The New Mexico Museum of Art has and outstanding collection of over 20,000 objects that tell the story of art in New Mexico.

The curatorial internship provides administrative support for the curatorial team at the New Mexico Museum of Art and provides an opportunity to see and understand what goes on behinds the scenes in an AAM Accredited institution upholding the highest standards in museum practice.

In addition to learning about the Museum of Art¿s collection and the duties of a curatorial department the intern will have an opportunity to work with other departments in the institution and see the variety of career opportunities available in the museum field.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in Art History, History, Studio Art, Communications, or Graphic Design.

Mentor Contact: Merry Scully | Merry.scully@state.nm.us

 

Department: NM Museum of Art | Job ID: 124044

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: May 31-Aug. 10, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: This internship will focus on two areas:

  • Developing and preparing for the launch of the new Humanities Project which is currently in development.
  • Aid the Museum in developing tools to help us better understand our in-person and
    virtual visitors after more than two years of pandemic disruption.

This internship will work with Education Staff to develop content that involves art work from our collection that connects with various disciplines in the Humanities. The intern will also work with staff to evaluate existing and develop new methods of audience evaluation and information gathering. This may include analysis of past and existing data, creating new information gathering methods, and working with staff to ask the right questions to understand who our visitors are, both in person and virtually, after several years of pandemic disruption.

Mentor Contact: Chris Nail | chris.nail@state.nm.us

 

Department: NM Museum of Art | Job ID: 124046

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: May 31-Aug. 5, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The Graphic Design Intern will develop content for Curatorial, Education and Marketing for the New Mexico Museum of Art. The graphic design intern will be assigned special projects and work as part of a creative team, reporting to the Deputy Director.

The intern will assist in the creation of materials for educational activities and lessons, exhibitions print materials that reflect the Museum in a positive way. Ideal candidate will have an interest in graphic design, art, architecture, or related field.

Mentor Contact: Shannon Bay | shannon.bay@state.nm.us

 

 

Economic Development Department

Department: Economic Development | Job ID: 123922

Location: Santa Fe, Albuquerque | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: June 1-Aug. 12, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Working with the economic development department is a unique and exciting experience because you will get to see several offices that do important work in the state. EDD houses the Film Office, Spaceport, Economic Division, MainStreet program, Outdoor Recreation, Office of Science and Technology, the JEDI Office (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) and more.

The ideal candidate has excellent communication, written and organizational skills; the ability to be flexible and work on multiple projects simultaneously; and is interested in learning more about economic development.

Mentor Contact: Alex Greenberg | alexanderm.greenberg@state.nm.us 

 

Department: Economic Development | Job ID: 123924

Location: Albuquerque, Santa Fe | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: June 1-Aug. 5, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The candidate will be exposed to all facets of economic development.  There will be opportunities to help market programs, meet with the business community, and be a part of new initiatives within the department.  Intern will gain experience in marketing efforts, promoting the Rural Efficient Business Program (REBP), information gathering, research, coordination and logistics, and a basic understanding of the Salesforce platform.

The ideal candidate has excellent communication, written and organizational skills; the ability to be flexible and work on multiple projects simultaneously; and is interested in learning more about economic development.

Mentor Contact: Jennifer Myers | jennifer.myers@state.nm.us

Environment Department

Department: 

Location: Santa Fe or Albuquerque | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: May 31-Aug. 5, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: This position will focus on communicating environmental regulation enforcement information to the public including process development, data analysis, project assessment. Final project will include an enforcement communications project report.

Mentor Contact: Matthew Maez | matthew.maez@state.nm.us

General Services Department

Department: Lost Control Bureau | Job ID: 124337

Location: Santa Fe

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: This position will assist the General Services Department, Loss Control Bureau. The position will be mentored by the Loss Control Bureau Chief and gain experience in working with the General Services Department.

Interns will gain knowledge in the following:

  • Assisting with the 2022 State Risk and Insurance Management Association (STRIMA) conference preparations and details.
  • Learning interpersonal skills by providing customer service over the phone and in person and providing information.
  • Assist in business and community outreach for Loss Control Bureau.
  • Attend staff and companies meetings to help socialize and assist with taking minutes.
  • Research and data analysis.
  • Office skills including documentation, filing, and data entry and record keeping. 

Ability to be flexible and work on multiple projects simultaneously and is interested in learning more about the state’s loss prevention/control and safety initiatives; and Majoring in Psychology or Business Administration.

Office of Natural Resources Trustee

Department: Office of Natural Resources Trustee | Job ID: 124038

Location: Albuquerque | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: June 6-Aug. 12, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description:  ONRT’s mission is to return injured natural resources and the services they provide to the condition that would have existed absent the release of contamination. The intern will assist the agency by researching sites, collecting data, and coordinating with ONRT staff and tribal, state, local, and federal agencies to compile all relevant information about each site.

Mentor Contact: Maggie Hart Stebbins | maggie.hartstebbins@state.nm.us

Public Education Department

Department: Administrative Services Division | Job ID: 124035

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: May 30-Aug. 12, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: PED needs skilled workers beyond the classroom to support and improve the work serving the children of our state. In this position, the Intern will develop process for identifying use of funds for the Emergency Assistance to non-public schools (EANS) and all Elementary and secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds and Develop tools for both internal and external to support allowability, use and requirements of EANS and ESSER funds. Students interested in data analysis, communications, and organizational systems thinking would be ideal.

Mentor Contact: Louie Torrez | louie.torrez@state.nm.us

 

Department: Communications | Job ID: 124039

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: June 1-Aug. 1, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: This internship offers a college communications student a chance to practice professional communications from planning through execution across multiple platforms while also working within (and learning about) state government operations. The intern will be mentored by three veteran communications professionals with experience in news, magazine, public relations and more.

Intern will research and write agency news releases, practicing basic news formats and AP style. Intern will apply agency style and branding and correct grammar and punctuation while editing various bureau newsletters prior to publication. Intern will practice punctuality and time management while meeting deadlines, attending remote and physical meetings, and working in collaboration with others to achieve shared goals.

Mentor Contact: Judy Robinson | judy.robinson@state.nm.us

 

Secretary of State

Department: Admin | Job ID: 123990

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: May 1-Sept. 1, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Intern will be exposed to government operations, will have the opportunity to participate in a primary election, and will learn the importance of transparency through financial disclosures. Intern will gain an understanding of the application of the election code and the business service functions of the Secretary of State’s Office, as well as It and election security. The ideal candidate will have an interest in political science, business, cybersecurity, or an interest in elections.

Mentor Contact: Theresa Romero | theresa.romero@state.nm.us

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Department: Elections |Job ID: 123991

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: A candidate will be exposed to government operations, will have the opportunity to participate in a primary election, will learn the importance of transparency through financial disclosures.

Intern will gain an understanding of the application of the election code by assisting with the primary election; the importance of transparency by assisting with filing and reviewing financial disclosures, and the business services function of the office by assisting with business filings, customer service. Intern will gain an understanding of the IT and Election Security. 

Ideal candidate will have an interest in political science, business, cybersecurity, or an interest in elections. 

Mentor Contact: Charlotte Chinana| charlotte.chinana@state.nm.us

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Department: Secretary of State |Job ID: 123992

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The NM Secretary of State is unique as it is an elected office. It is exciting to work directly in State government and see the inter workings. The candidate will be exposed to the Business Services Division of the Secretary of State, registering businesses, notaries, commercial filings, and helping customers in person and over the phone.

Ideal candidate will have an interest in public administration or public service. 

Mentor Contact: Cristina Chavez | cristina.chavez@state.nm.us

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Department: Business |Job ID: 123993

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The NM Secretary of State is unique as it is an elected office. It is exciting to work directly in State government and see the inter workings. The candidate will be exposed to the Business Services Division of the Secretary of State, registering businesses, notaries, commercial filings, and helping customers in person and over the phone.

The candidate will develop office skills including filing, and data entry, learning interpersonal skills by providing customer service over the phone and providing information, and conflict resolution by shadowing business services staff in handling conflict. The ideal candidate will have an interest in Public Administration or public service.

Mentor Contact: Cristina Chavez/Martinik Gonzales | cristina.chavez@state.nm.us / martinik.gonzales3@state.nm.us

Taxation and Revenue Department

Department: Audit and Compliance Division | Job ID: 123994

Location: Albuquerque |Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: April 30-Aug. 19, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Intern will gain experience working with Taxation and Revenue – Audit and Compliance and learning about the different departments that the agency has. Students with an interest in accounting and business management will be ideal, though not required.

Mentor Contact: Desiree Triste-Aragon | desiree.triste-arag@state.nm.us

 

Department: HR Team A | Job ID: 124006

Location: Albuquerque |Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: April 30-Aug. 19, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Intern will gain knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Mentor Contact: Max Rodriguez | max.rodriguez2@state.nm.us

Workers' Compensation Agency

Department: Economic Research | Job ID: 124025

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 1-Aug. 31, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: An Economic Research & Policy Analysis Intern would perform or assist in performing targeted research requiring knowledge of applied economics and statistics. The position would assist the Bureau Chief/Manager, and other Economic and Statistical staff, with a range of quantitative economic and statistical analyses of New Mexico’s workplace injury claims data and other information to support the research functions of the bureau to achieve the mission and vision of the Director and his/her Senior Management Team.

The ideal candidate has the following preferred education and experience:
-Experience using SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences);
– Advanced knowledge of MS Access, Excel, and PowerPoint;
– Experience accessing Electronic Data Interchange source data; and
– Experience using Tableau software for developing and maintaining Tableau dashboards.

Mentor Contact: Dr. Richard Adu-Asamoah | Richard.Adu-Asamoah@state.nm.us

Workforce Solutions Department

Location: Albuquerque | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 124002 and 124004

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the workforce while providing hands on support to members of their community. Intern will assist our clients on the computer, attending outreach visits and events, and will be working with a variety of team members from other state agencies to meet common goals.

 

Location: Alamogordo | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 123995

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the workforce while providing hands on support to members of their community. Intern will assist our clients on the computer, attending outreach visits and events, and will be working with a variety of team members from other state agencies to meet common goals.

Mentor Contact: Melanie Anaya | melanie.anaya@state.nm.us

Location: Bernalillo | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 124001

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the workforce while providing hands on support to members of their community.

The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives, assisting in outreach activities, welcoming and greeting customers, answering phones and distributing incoming mail. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager.

Location: Clovis | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 124022

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the workforce while providing hands on support to members of their community.

The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives, assisting in outreach activities, welcoming and greeting customers, answering phones and distributing incoming mail. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager.

Location: Farmington | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 123996

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager.

Intern will assist in business and community outreach, documentation and record keeping, attend staff meetings and assist with taking minutes, attend meetings with companies and help socialize available tools, programs, and resources, and research and analysis on programs and resources that would benefit businesses and communities.

Mentor Contact: Amy Carlson | amy.carlson@state.nm.us

Location: Gallup | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 123997

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Internship Level: Undergraduate

Description: The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager.

Intern will assist in business and community outreach, documentation and record keeping, attend staff meetings and assist with taking minutes, attend meetings with companies and help socialize available tools, programs, and resources, and research and analysis on programs and resources that would benefit businesses and communities.

Mentor Contact: Maxine Palomino | maxine.palomino2@state.nm.us

 

Location: Las Vegas | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 123998

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Internship Level: Undergraduate

Description: The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager.

Intern will assist in business and community outreach, documentation and record keeping, attend staff meetings and assist with taking minutes, attend meetings with companies and help socialize available tools, programs, and resources, and research and analysis on programs and resources that would benefit businesses and communities.

Mentor Contact: Debbie Montano | debbie.montano@state.nm.us

 

Location: Taos | Telework Option: No

Job ID: 124000

Dates: June 13-Sept 2, 2022

Intern Level: Undergraduate

Description: The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager.

Intern will assist in business and community outreach, documentation and record keeping, attend staff meetings and assist with taking minutes, attend meetings with companies and help socialize available tools, programs, and resources, and research and analysis on programs and resources that would benefit businesses and communities.

Mentor Contact: Wallace Williams | wallace.williams@state.nm.us

High School Internships

Public Education Department

Department: College & Career Readiness | Job ID: 123986

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: Full

Dates: May 31-July 29, 2022

Intern Level: High School

Description: The College and Career Readiness Bureau (CCRB) of the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) is dedicated to providing the students of our state with an educational foundation that takes them from primary school through secondary and postsecondary studies. Our programs prepare students to enter the workforce with the academic and technical skills needed to compete successfully in the job market.

College and career readiness is the unifying force in P-20 education that propels students from a solid foundation of early and secondary learning into rigorous career and technical education programs and college completion goals. As summer intern would support the CCRB in program development, marketing, and communications.

The Ideal Internship will have an interest in communications, marketing, business, education.

Mentor Contact: Melissa DeLaurentis | Melissa.DeLaurentis@state.nm.us

Regulation and Licensing Department

Department: Boards and Commissios Division | Job ID: 124057

Location: Santa Fe | Telework Option: No

Dates: May 30-Aug. 5, 2022

Intern Level: High School

Description: This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a student or recent graduate to gain first-hand experience in a role providing operational and administrative support to the Boards and Commissions Division and the 28 professions licensed by the Division.

This position will be able to independently assist constituents (members of the public) who visit and call the office by either answering their question or resolving an issue, or properly directing them to the correct resource within the Agency; Complete a website audit of pages for each of the Division’s 28 boards and commissions and participate in a website development plan to address inconsistencies and required material that is currently missing; and Complete a review of assigned files from a variety of different licensing boards and commissions, organize historical and archive records, identify records that may be flagged for destruction, and participate in record digitization project.

Mentor Contact: Nicolas Alderete | nick.alderete@state.nm.us

Taxation and Revenue Department

Department: Audit and Compliance Division | Job ID: 124005

Location: Albuquerque |Telework Option: Hybrid

Dates: April 30-Aug. 19, 2022

Intern Level: High School

Description: Intern will gain experience working with Taxation and Revenue – Audit and Compliance and learning about the different departments that the agency has, including processing documents and mail, scanning, assisting with inventory management, and performing standardized work procedures focusing on agency policies and procedures, state and federal laws, rules and regulations and administrative techniques.

The Ideal Candidate will have an interest in accounting, tax compliance, and collections.

Mentor Contact: Desiree Triste-Aragon | desiree.triste-arag@state.nm.us

 

 

 

Workforce Solutions

Department: DWS | Job ID: 124001

Location: Bernalillo | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: High School

Description: The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager. The ideal candidate will follow directions, have initiative, and willing to assist staff when needed.

Mentor Contact: Wallace Williams |wallace.williams@state.nm.us 

 

Department: DWS | Job ID: 124002

Location: Albuquerque | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: High School

Description: The intern will assist local Workforce Connection Area Offices in workforce development and training initiatives. The position will be co-mentored by the respective Area Manager. The ideal candidate will follow directions, have initiative, and willing to assist staff when needed.

Mentor Contact: Wallace Williams |wallace.williams@state.nm.us 

Department: Legal/Public Information Office | Job ID: 124004

Location: Albuquerque | Telework Option: No

Dates: June 13-Sept. 2, 2022

Intern Level: High School

Description: Intern will be required to start June 13, 2022, and work through September 2, 2022.  Minimum Age is 16 years old at the time of hire. There are two (2) internship positions available.  One intern will be assigned to Office of the Secretary (OTS) Legal and one to OTS Public Information Office. The ideal candidate will follow directions, have initiative, and willing to assist staff when needed.

Mentor Contact: Westly Logan  | westley.logan@state.nm.us ; Stacey Johnston | stacy.johnston@state.nm.us 

For Hiring Managers

Summer Internship Training

Access the March 23 Summer Internship Training Video here.

Access the March 23 Summer Internship Training Slide Presentation here.