NYS & Assembly Seal

New York State Assembly

Speaker Carl E. Heastie

Phone: (518) 455-4704
Fax: (518) 455-4705



All Session Interns participate in a mandatory, week-long Orientation created to assist students in acclimating to the New York State Legislature, the academic course and office assignment responsibilities. Session Interns and Graduate Scholars will be introduced to their Pods and begin the Practicum work that will lead to a series of Mock Budget Hearings in late February as well as legislative support materials and portfolio pieces. Interns will have the opportunity to hear from elected officials and staff integral to the legislative process and daily office procedures, ask questions, and get to know the Intern Office staff, Faculty and fellow Interns.