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Mar 10 / Carissa Bell

City of Birmingham: Management Internship Opportunity

The City of Birmingham, MI has a population of approximately 20,000 residents. Named one of the county’s “Top 20 Walkable Communities,” Birmingham covers 4.73 miles located 20 miles north of Detroit in Oakland County, Michigan. Throughout its history, Birmingham has enjoyed a high level of citizen involvement, which has contributed to the high quality of life in the community. It is a relatively affluent community with a small-town atmosphere and a vital downtown business and shopping district. With diverse cultural and recreational amenities, this indeed is a place to “live, shop, and play.”

The City of Birmingham, MI (EOE) is seeking qualified students to participate in a Management Internship. Under the general supervision of the Human Resources Department and City Manager’s Office, the Management Intern will assist in a variety of City operations. The Management Intern will perform a variety of functions related to areas such as project management, personnel administration, recruitment, employee recognition and engagement, community programs, and public services.

This internship is designed to prepare the student for entry into the public administration profession (or related field) with a diverse work experience in a professional environment. The Intern will also add value to the City’s operations by applying knowledge acquired through relevant coursework.

— At the time of application candidates must be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate-level student enrolled in Business/Public Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Development/Psychology, Management, or other related program.
— Ability to work individually, within a group, and under general supervision.
— Professional written and verbal communication, interpersonal, analytical, and customer service skills.
— Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other common software applications, including a desire and ability to quickly learn new programs.
Salary: $14.00/Hourly
SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RÉSUMÉ, EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION, AND AT LEAST TWO (2) PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC REFERENCES
NO LATER THAN 4:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017.