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University City Seeks City Management Intern

The City Management intern will take part in numerous administrative projects, including the review and updating of various administrative regulations and policies.

If you think city management is your calling. The City of University City may have just the opporunity for you.

University City is seeking a City Management Intern.

The intern will take part in numerous administrative projects, including the review and updating of various administrative regulations and policies. The intern will also assist the City Manager and Administrative Analyst with routine tasks and assignments. The internship will last 24 weeks. And while a lot of internships are unpaid -- this one pays!

Salary$11.07 to $13.50 Per Hour 40 Hours Per Week

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Works with and under consultation of senior staff to develop a new project or to develop aspects of existing projects, as appropriate to the program.

  • Assists in the planning of assigned project activities.
  • Uses specialized knowledge and skill to carry out and complete project activities; works with staff to analyze results.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Provide administrative support to upper level administrative, support, and professional staff in the completion of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Alerts supervisor and/or Director of discrepancies and problems with assignments.

Qualifications
Graduate student (or recent graduate) in Public Administration, Public Policy Analysis, Political Science or a related field of study. Classroom, volunteer or on-the-job experience in customer service.

Miscellaneous Information
Applicants should submit an application, résumé and a detailed cover letter containing career aspirations, previous work and school experience, and e-mail address by November 21, 2011 to: City of University City-Human Resources, 6801 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO 63130 or via email to: HR@ucitymo.org.

Click here to download the application or pick one up at the Human Resources Office at the address above.

Charles F November 04, 2011 at 07:00 AM
UCity will be "seeking" for a while if they are looking for someone with a graduate level degree and are only going to pay hourly at $11.80. Hopefully whoever they do find to fill this position can put a tent over the circus at City Hall.
Crooked lion November 04, 2011 at 11:36 AM
I pay more to have my lawn mowed. Why don't they spend that money to hire a qualified analyst or city manager.
Myra Lopez November 04, 2011 at 02:25 PM
I was an intern in DC for 3 months as part of the Washington Center for Politics and Journalism. I received a small stipend from which i had to live. It was financially difficult, but that internship led me to a job at UPI and eventually AP. I'm a fan of internships - they can be beneficial for the company and the intern, who for the most part is hoping he/she will get hired in the end.

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