City of Binghamton, New York

Spring Internship

September 24, 2019 - 12:05pm -- lptestani
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City Hall
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Distinguishing Features Of The Class: 

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.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Currently enrolled in an academic program. Once an application is received, you will be contacted for an interview. If offered the internship, you will be able to set a schedule, of 10-20 hours per week, with your direct supervisor. 

Typical Work Activities: 

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.

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.