Internships

The Mayor’s Office is accepting applications for internships for Spring Semester 2015. Internships provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience in public service. Internships are unpaid positions.

An intern at work in the Mayor's Office

Responsibilities

  • Answer phones; refer constituents to appropriate staff, city departments and other governmental entities
  • Help prepare proclamations, plaques, certificates and special recognitions
  • Draft correspondence
  • Help with events and special projects
  • Help with research

Program Structure

  • May attend Tucson City Council meetings
  • May attend the mayor’s press conferences
  • Interns will have the opportunity to spend 30 minutes to 1 hour with the mayor during the internship to ask questions
  • May accompany the mayor or staff to events
  • May visit other city departments

Requirements

  • Must be able to work one or more shifts/week during regular business hours M-F (8am-noon, 10am-2pm, 1pm-5pm)
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Ability to multitask and follow directions
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment; warm and friendly attitude
  • Professional demeanor and attire; business casual dress (no jeans/sneakers/t-shirts)
  • Attention to detail
  • Possess strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three references to: carmen.noriega@tucsonaz.gov.

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