The successful candidate will support the Office of Mayor Ben McAdams in Salt Lake County's work with community outreach and engagement. The internship is specifically designed for candidates with a strong interest in government and political affairs and presents an unrivaled opportunity to learn about constituent relations and community partnerships. The internship with the Salt Lake County government will focus primarily on supporting the members of the Mayor's office and Community Engagement and Outreach team with a variety of projects and administrative goals. In addition to the county-level work, the internship will also expose interns to state and federal work. A mentor will be assigned to guide and assist the intern's development and growth.
This is a paid internship; the intern will receive $7.25/hour and can work up to 220 hours during the term. Work is primarily Monday through Friday with flexible hours to accommodate a school schedule. There may be occasional work on the weekends.
Candidates should be self-motivated. Students with a focus in Communications, Social Sciences, Political Science, Behavioral Science, or Humanities are preferred; but, all applicants are welcome. Preferred candidates will have completed sophomore level status in a Bachelor degree program OR be enrolled in a graduate degree program.
Excellent writing and communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Web and technical communications experience a plus.
PAID INTERN POSITIONS:
An "At Will", FLSA non-exempt employee who is not eligible for County benefits and who must work an average of 29 hours or less per week or an average of 129 hours or less per month.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Salt Lake County