Communications Intern–City and County of Denver

Posted on August 12th, 2009

REQUEST RECEIVED FROM

Firm:City and County of Denver

Type of Firm: Career Service Authority

Submitted by: Sherry Kerford

Date Submitted: 7/29/2009

 

HOW TO APPPLY

Contact Person: Arthur Gilkison

Title: Operations Supervisor

e-mail: arthur.gilkison@denvergov.org

Phone: 720-865-9044

How to Contact: email

Address: 201 west colfax

City: Denver  State: CO  Zip: 80202

POSITION INFORMATION/SPECIFICATIONS

Number of Interns: not sure

Anticipated Hire Date: Fall semester  Deadline to Apply: 8/9/2009 Anticipated Decision Date: 9/1/2009

Compensation: Unpaid     Hourly Salary Range:

Description: The Communications Office of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper seeks an unpaid, full- or part-time intern to assist this fall with office administration and organization, research projects and writing, and other related duties and/or responsibilities as assigned or requested.

The intern will experience a fast-paced, professional environment in communications, public relations and media relations, and will learn about Mayor Hickenlooper and his initiatives, Denver municipal government and public service.

The intern will be trained in formal and informal training sessions and when embarking on new tasks. The intern will report to the Deputy Communications Director and will receive real-time feedback on performance, as well as a review at the end of the internship. 

The intern will experience a fast-paced, professional environment in communications, public relations and media relations, and will learn about Mayor Hickenlooper and his initiatives, Denver municipal government and public service.

The intern will be trained in formal and informal training sessions and when embarking on new tasks. The intern will report to the Deputy Communications Director and will receive real-time feedback on performance, as well as a review at the end of the internship.

Schedule: Part- or full-time, with a consistent schedule each week (for example, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays).

Compensation: Unpaid. Upon request, we will work with your college/university to accommodate the requirements of your school’s internship program.

To apply:

Applications are not being accepted online. Instead, please electronically submit a letter of interest (including schedule of availability), a resume, 2 writing samples (short PR or journalism samples preferred), and 3 references to arthur.gilkison@denvergov.org. Please use “Communications Internship-1” for the subject line. Interviews will be scheduled in August.