Denver Mayor’s Office Intern

Posted on September 6th, 2010

The Office of Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper seeks an unpaid, part-time Intern to assist Greenprint Denver staff this fall.

Interns will experience a fast-paced, professional environment and will be given the opportunity to assist with general administrative tasks, website content, social media and database management, as well as other related duties and/or responsibilities as assigned or requested. They will learn about Mayor Hickenlooper and his initiatives, Denver municipal government and public service. Interns will be trained in formal and informal training sessions when embarking on new tasks. They will report to the Mayor’s Office Intern Coordinator and will receive real-time feedback on performance.

Preferred candidates will be seeking an Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Political Science. Required: Excellent customer service, writing, proofreading, grammar and spelling, Microsoft Word and Excel skills. Ability to handle multiple projects. Dependable. Detail-oriented. Successful candidates may be required to pass a background check.Helpful (but not required): Knowledge of web site content management systems and familiarity with social media.

Schedule: Part-time, with a consistent schedule each week to reach a minimum requirement of 20 hours per week.

To apply: Applications are not being accepted online. Instead, please electronically submit a letter of interest (including schedule of availability), a resume, writing samples and three references to Mary Crosswright at: mary.crosswright@denvergov.org. Please use “Mayor’s Office Internship” for the subject line.