Caps Business Analyst Intern

Posted on July 18, 2023 by InternPlug

  • Atlanta, United States of America
  • Paid
  • Full time
  • Other
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

Closing Date: July 27, 2023

Intern Dates: September 2023 through December 2023 Pay Rate: The Hourly pay rates are based on the following:
  • Current Undergraduate Student: $14.00
  • Completed Undergraduate Student: $15.00
  • Current Graduate Student: $16.00
  • Completed Graduate Student: $16.00
Positions Available: 1 Hours: Minimum of 20 hours per week – up to but not to exceed 29 hours per week.
  • Maximum of 29 hours per week cannot be exceeded.

Location: 2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SE. Suite 754 East Tower Atlanta, GA

Agency Overview

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia’s children and their families. It administers the nationally recognized Georgia’s Pre-K Program, licenses child care centers and home-based child care, administers Georgia's Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program, federal nutrition programs, and manages Quality Rated, Georgia’s community powered child care rating system.

The department also houses the Head Start State Collaboration Office, distributes federal funding to enhance the quality and availability of child care, and works collaboratively with Georgia child care resource and referral agencies and organizations throughout the state to enhance early care and education.

Position Overview

The Federal Programs Division includes the Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program and Nutrition Services. The CAPS program provides child care subsidies to qualifying families with low incomes. Nutrition Services administers the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for child care settings and adult day care settings. This internship will support the CAPS program.

Intern will work closely with the CAPS IES and Data Systems Manager, Senior Manager – Technical Solutions, Business Analysts, as well as various other managers across the CAPS division. Duties may include:
  • Learn and build wireframe mockups.
  • Assist with writing users stories supporting development efforts.
  • Assist with documenting user story progress from inception to implementation.
  • Familiarize with Agile methodology and hybrid methodology for project management.

Learning Objectives

Gain knowledge of system and process building, as well as program administration, and the Federal regulations guiding the programs; knowledge of the state of early childhood education in the State of Georgia; knowledge of governmental agency operations.

Interest Areas

Early Childhood Education, System Building, Research, Grants/Program Management, Communications, Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis, Public Administration

Entry Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student, part-time or full-time, with a 3.0 GPA or higher (must submit transcript to verify enrollment and GPA) OR no more than six months past receiving their degree at time of employment by DECAL
  • Georgia resident or attending a Georgia college, university, or law school
  • Working level skill in the use of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)  Good research and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced level skill in the use of Excel
  • Excellent business writing, organizational, and computer skills.
  • High level of skill in research and analysis with the ability to form conclusions and recommendations based on analysis
  • Understanding data analysis

Physical Requirements and Performance Aptitudes:

  • Requires close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading and visual inspection.
  • Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification.
  • Requires the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.
  • Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is an equal opportunity employer. A background check will be completed upon hire, which may consist of any of the following: criminal history, credit history, employment history, educational records, IRS records and driving records.

If you are an individual with a disability who may require assistance or other reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the selection process for this position, you may contact our HR department at 404-656-3922. Due to the volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application or interview status cannot be provided in writing, over the phone, or in person. All applicants who submit a complete application package will be considered but may not necessarily receive notification or an interview. The job posting may be subject to being closed at any time without notice. Only those qualified candidates who are selected for an interview shall receive notification upon the filling of this vacancy.

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is an equal opportunity employer.

Student enrolled in a Georgia high school, technical college, or university/college. Must be currently enrolled during the internship.

Advertised until:
Aug. 17, 2023

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