Job Details

Council Office Engagement Committee Intern

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 04/22/2019

Deadline to apply: April 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm, PDT
Salary: $13.00 hourly

Position Summary:
This internship opportunity would be of special interest for people who are either completing their undergraduate education or recent graduates from a college or university. Metro encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds in order to foster a community of diversity, unique life experiences and points of view.

Metro is the Portland metropolitan regional government serving more than 1.5 million people in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties. We serve the residents of the region by providing land use and transportation planning; entertainment, educational and convention-related venues; parks, natural areas, cemeteries and outdoor recreation facilities; and recycling and garbage services.

We are seeking an intern who is eager to learn more about regional government, public administration or management, operations, business, political science, communications, community outreach, land use or transportation planning, sustainable development, economic development and/or regional equity.

The Council Office Engagement Committee Intern will provide operational and administrative support to Metro's Council Office staff and the Office of the COO. They will have the opportunity to facilitate successful public policy outcomes and support our regionally elected Council. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to experience a fast-paced and dynamic political environment while learning office processes, and providing operational support by providing excellent customer services.

Goals of the Internship:
• Experience in gaining more administrative and operational skills.
• Collaborate and build networking relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including regional leaders and elected officials.
• More opportunities may be provided; based on the skills and desires shown of the intern.
At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Minimum Requirements:
High School GED or Diploma

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs