Management Intern Program - City Manager...
City of Mesa, AZ - Mesa, AZ

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A Management Intern in the City Manager’s Office is a part-time, temporary classification with a one-year standard length of assignment which provides professional-level staff assistance on a variety of assignments affecting the City of Mesa. The Management Intern in the City Manager's Office shall work between the months of June 1, 2013 and May 30, 2014. An Intern shall commit to working at least 20 hours per week and can work around graduate school schedule. Regular work days for this assignment are Monday through Thursday.

This program provides opportunities for individuals to gain valuable professional local government experience that enhances their skills and competencies while learning how city government works. An individual will be exposed to the City Manager’s Office, City Departments, the City Council, and will have contact with the general public. Individuals will attend Executive staff meetings, City Council meetings, and other community meetings which may require the employee to be available for morning and evening meetings.

Working under the immediate supervision of the City Manager's staff, standard assignments are well defined and initially are reviewed as work proceeds; however, as the employee's competence increases, work is done more independently and reviewed upon completion and/or during conferences. The Management Intern may be assigned to a department on a project basis.

Eligible candidates must be enrolled in a Master's of Public Administration program by June 1, 2013.

Candidates are required to submit a resume and letter outlining their interest in the program and how it fits with their career goals, as well as, one letter of recommendation.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree supplemented by the completion of coursework toward a Master's Degree in Public Administration or a closely related field. This program is for graduate students who are interested in a professional career in city management.

Please attach a resume and letter to your on-line application outlining your interest in the program and how it fits with your career goals, as well as, one letter of recommendation. This is required in order to be considered for the program.

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