City of Binghamton, New York

2020 Summer Internship

January 17, 2020 - 11:23am -- lptestani
Date Posted: 
1/17/2020
Location: 
City Hall
Last Date To File: 
3/31/2020
Distinguishing Features Of The Class: 

General Purpose

Students who intern with the City of Binghamton will accompany their supervisor to various community/governmental meetings; will gain local government experience; and will be given a research project that incorporates their interests within their field of study.

Supervision Received

Students will be under the direction and general supervision of a Department Head. They will also work closely with City employees and have opportunities to shadow those whose work relates to the students field of study.

Objectives

Develop public understanding and participation within local government through public relations activities.

Establish and maintain cooperative planning and working relationships with other public and volunteer community agencies.

Work alongside City employees in conducting research or day-to-day activities.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Must be enrolled in an academic program with an accredited College or University.

All interested students must submit an internship application and resume.

Typical Work Activities: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Interns will be involved with various programs and events offered by the department. If there is a specific area with more interest, potential additional time can be spent being involved in that area.

Research within the intern’s division of choice as it fits the department’s needs and budget.