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City Council Summer Internship Program

at The City of Irvine

Posted: 5/10/2019
Job Status: Internship,Volunteer
Job Reference #: 2440150
Categories: Summer Jobs

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Do you have the desire to make a meaningful impact in a vibrant and diverse community? Join a collaborative workforce of Interns committed to serving the Irvine City Council.
The City of Irvine seeks motivated high school juniors and seniors, and current college students for the 2019 City Council Summer Internship Program. This is an excellent opportunity for civic-minded students to work with City Councilmembers, perform research and analysis on a wide range of topics, and observe the efforts of local government.

Interns are expected to work 10 hours a week during the program period, July 1-July 31. 

The ideal candidates are self-motivated, professional, creative, with strong communication and writing skills. Candidates must be either a high school student entering the 11th or 12th grade, or a college student enrolled in an Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's degree program, in Fall, 2019. A minimum grade point average of 3.3 is preferred.

Candidates will be evaluated on current area of study, work experience, interest in city government, and availability. Interviews for qualified candidates are tentatively scheduled the week of June 10.

For more information, please see the City Council Summer Internship Program flier.

Supplemental Information

Your Team
Irvine is recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime.

The City of Irvine is a Charter City governed as a Council/Manager form of government. The City Council, as the elected body, adopts legislation, sets policy, adjudicates issues and establishes the budget of the City.

The Process
The selection process will include an interview and a background check prior to appointment.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to inform Human Resources at least two business days prior to the first phase of the selection process if you have a disability that may require an accommodation.