Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Paid Summer Internship, Strategy and Partnerships with National League of Cities

The National League of Cities (NLC) is seeking a summer intern to support the constituency Group Programs. NLC is the oldest and largest national organization representing municipal governments throughout the United States. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, the National League of Cities serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages, and towns it represents. NLC provides the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to focus on projects that include research, member communications, and conference planning within the Constituency Group Programs.
Additionally, interns are fully incorporated into the NLC staff to learn the value of teamwork in an office environment and how to work with other professionals on a daily basis to complete a task.
The Constituency Groups are membership networks that share common interests and concerns. The contribute to NLC’s leadership development, policy formulation, advocacy, and program activities. The five(5) Constituency Group Programs include the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO), Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO), National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO), and Women in Municipal Government (WIMG).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Assists the Senior Associate, Consitituency Groups, in meeting planning support for the constituency Group summer conferences.
  • Assist in developing onsite conference materials.
  • Contributes content to Constituency Groups initiatives for website, blogs, and other relates social media resources.
  • Assist in data updates of municipal officials.
  • Organizes conference calls, webinars, and responds to requests for information from NLC member cities on issues related to the constituency group programs.
  • Provides administrative support as needed.
Expected Hours of Work
Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area travel may be expected.
Preferred Education and Experience
1.Should be approaching or in the final year of undergraduate education or be in a graduate-level program.
2.Excellent oral and written communications skills.
3.Strong organizational skills.
4.An interest in local government, diversity and inclusion or related fields.
Click here to learn more and to apply.