Internships

 

Public Finance Intern, Municipality of Norristown PA

Under close supervision, the public finance intern performs a variety of entry-level tasks and projects including, but not limited to: Quantitative Analysis and Financial Modeling: Working with senior team members to create qualitative and quantitative analyses that support various projects, many of which involve the creation and use of financial models and spreadsheets; Presentations and Reporting: Preparing and delivering presentations, reports and summaries; Financial Operations Support: Reviewing and updating standard operating procedures for department operations and financial documents for all assigned transactions and projects;

 

Administrative Intern, Municipality of Norristown PA

The Administrative Intern position with the Municipality of Norristown offers an advanced and unique learning and leadership experience in municipal government. Under close supervision, the administrative intern performs a variety of entry-level administrative tasks and special projects including, Working with senior team members to create qualitative and quantitative analyses that support performance measurement projects; Presentations and Reporting: Preparing and delivering presentations, reports and summaries; Administrative Operations Support: Reviewing and updating standard operating procedures for administrative functions, assisting in application processing, and agenda creation. Intern will spend 10-20 hours for the position and the salary is $14/hour. The position is supervised by Special Assistant to the Administrator.

 

Development Intern, Coalition Against Hunger, Philadelphia

The Coalition Against Hunger development intern will work with our Development Director this fiscal year. The intern would receive strong hands-on experience in donor relations, event planning, budgeting, grant writing — basically all aspects of implementing and evaluating a development plan. For more information please follow the link.

Civil Conversations Communications Intern – Interfaith Center of Great Philadelphia

At Interfaith Philadelphia, we work to promote social harmony and inter-religious understanding by providing individuals and communities the tools they need in order to facilitate interfaith engagement. As well, we strive to build collaborative relationships and stand in solidarity with our diverse neighbors.

Interfaith Philadelphia is seeking a Communications and Multimedia Intern to work approximately 8-10 hours/week in the office from September 2018 – May 2019 (start and end dates are flexible).

The Intern will be supervised by the agency’s Communications Director, Andrew Feigenbaum, and will become a part of Interfaith Philadelphia’s collaborative work environment. The Intern will also be asked to join the agency’s Communications Board / Staff Support Team which will meet regularly to identify ways to continue and deepen current communications projects, discuss how to reach a wider audience through the use of new technologies, and implement ideas that will strengthen the relationships with and between the agency’s program participants and community partners.

Find the full description and application details here: Civil Conversations Communications Intern Job Description

Internship Opportunities – Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The Economy League offers a limited number of internship opportunities to graduate students and undergraduate juniors and seniors throughout the year. (Unpaid internships for academic credit can also be arranged.) Work hours are flexible; however we look for interns who can commit to at least two days a week during the academic year and four to five days a week during the summer.

COMMUNICATIONS & ENGAGEMENT FELLOWSHIP
http://economyleague.org/uploads/files/421924415518940463-communications-and-engagement-fellow-description-2018.pdf

PUBLIC POLICY INTERNSHIP
http://economyleague.org/uploads/files/119365049626597110-public-policy-intern-position-description-fall-2018.pdf

SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST INTERNSHIP
http://economyleague.org/uploads/files/988939943565701665-supply-chain-analyst-internship-description-2018.pdf

Find full details and application details here.

Volunteer Opportunity – Puentes de Salude Education Program

Puentes de Salud promotes the health and wellness of Philadelphia’s rapidly growing Latino immigrant population through health care, education, and community building initiatives. The Puentes Education branch serves youth ages 3-18 and their families through year-round, out-of-school-time programming. As education is inextricably tied to the health of individuals and communities, we strive to support holistic child development academically, socially, and  emotionally, while fostering bilingual literacy and family engagement. Our programs span the developmental spectrum and use varied strategies to work towards this mission.

Learn more on their website here.

Apply to volunteer here (scroll down to children’s education).

APMM Charlie Sterner Internship Program

The Charlie Sterner Internship Program is an important initiative to help prepare the next generation of local government managers to serve Pennsylvania municipalities. Charlie Sterner served many years as a municipal manager in Pennsylvania, earned the respect of his colleagues for upholding the highest standards of the management profession, and consistently supported recruiting talented people into the profession.

Please find the full description, eligibility details, and application information here: Charlie Sterner Internship Program

Internship Program, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The DHS Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is responsible for managing external and internal communications. OPA responds to national media inquiries, maintains and updates the department’s Web site, writes speeches for principals and coordinates speaking events for department officials. We foster strategic communication throughout the department and with external stakeholders. We manage the department’s organizational identity program, which includes use of the DHS seal and related guidelines. OPA oversees the department’s employee communication activities, which includes town hall meetings between management and employees, and an intranet site. Our incident communications program guides overall federal incident communication activity and coordinates with state, local, and international partners to ensure accurate and timely distribution of information to the public during a crisis.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. In addition, they must also be enrolled and in good standing in a College or University during the term for which they are applying. Both full-time and part-time positions are available.

The full description application details can be found here: DHS-OPA Intern Duties and OPA DHS Internship Information Fall 2018 – Spring 2019. Deadline to apply: August 31st. 

Internship – Warrington Township, PA

Warrington Township has an excellent opportunity for an undergrad or grad student to learn and gain hands-on experience in a municipal government setting. The prospective Intern would report directly to and work together with the Water and Sewer Administrative Assistant to establish and implement a tri-annual “Onlot Sewage Disposal System Pump and Inspection Program” for Warrington Township. This program would be modeled after Doylestown Township’s successful existing program.

Deadline to Apply: August 24th

Find the full description and application details here: 2018 08 09- Warrington Township- Internship Opportunity

Internship – Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, PA

Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, PA (pop. 18,875) seeks a qualified individual for the position of Administrative Intern.  The candidate will be exposed to human resources, public information, and general township operations.  The intern will be responsible for high level projects such as completing grant applications, systematically analyzing township operations, submitting articles for publication, and other projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will be pursuing an MPA with some course work in Human Resources, Program Evaluation, and/or Strategic Planning.  Scheduling is flexible.  Compensation is based on experience.

Please send cover letter and resume to David Mrochko, Assistant Township Manager, Whitpain Township, 960 Wentz Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422 or email to dmrochko@whitpaintownship.org.  Whitpain Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advocacy and Accompaniment Intern, Aquinas Center, Philadelphia, PA

The Advocacy and Accompaniment Intern will provide valuable research, administrative, and logistical support to the center’s advocacy and accompaniment initiatives around migration. The tools for this work will take several forms, including staffing support for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Coalition for Immigrants and Refugees.

Position Requirements: Studying political science, social work, education, humanities, art/graphic design, international development, pre-law or another related field. An active faith practice and/or a willingness to engage with Catholic Social Teaching as a way to express program values and goals. Strong organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage priorities and workflow. A comfort level with engaging with a wide variety of different ethnic, cultural, language, and religious backgrounds as well as compassion, empathy, and an open posture of inclusion. Desire to be in a grassroots, faith-based community building space that emphasizes hospitality and belonging, especially for those on the margins. An energetic personality and willingness to be flexible when circumstances and situations change. Must pass criminal, child abuse, and FBI clearances as well as attend a VIRTUS training session.

To Apply: Write cover letter in body of the email and attach resume. Email to Business@aquinascenterphilly.org


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