Graduate Intern - City Manager's Office City of Grand Prairie - Grand Prairie, TX4.0 2 hours agoPart-time$15 - $19 an hour Apply Now Education * Bachelor's Degree * Master's Degree Skills * Non-CDL Class C * Driver's License Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist the City Manager's Office or other departments with special projects, research, program analysis, data collection, and project management as assigned. Perform in an intern capacity learning city management functions and responsibilities of senior management. Serve on community projects, boards/commissions, or committees and management related decisions. THIS POSITION IS PART TIME WORKING AN AVERAGE OF 19 HOURS PER WEEK. Essential Job Functions Plan and execute various projects as needed for the City Manager's Office and department directors including conducting research by a variety of means via examination of government records, use of the internet, and performing statistical analysis. Represent the City in the community (boards, committees, organizations, and public functions) or within city departments as assigned by supervisor. Prepare written correspondence to various external agencies; communicate with the public regarding complaints, concerns, and requests for information. Prepare statistical and narrative reports and correspondence based on research or on special projects needs. May be required to complete studies, analysis, presentations, surveys etc. to accomplish tasks received. May be required to coordinate and direct activities of other staff members on project related work. Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; completes routine office duties by answering phones, transferring calls and taking messages. Other duties or projects as assigned Minimum Qualifications Must have already obtained a Bachelor's degree and currently enrolled in a Master's degree program in Public Administration or Business Administration from an accredited university, with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher. THIS POSITION IS PART TIME WORKING AN AVERAGE OF 19 HOURS PER WEEK. Must be interested in a career in local government. Experience: Under and including one year. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Must be able to interact with all levels of employees across the organization in writing, verbally, and in social forums.