Public Involvement Specialists

North Central Texas Council Of GovernmentsArlington, TX

3 months ago


Job Title

Intern - Public Involvement

Job Location

NCTCOG - Arlington, TX 76005 US (Primary)

Job Overview

The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is seeking an Intern to support its public involvement and government relations program. This position offers a hybrid work schedule with work from home options.


Starting Salary: Minimum of $15.00 per hour


  • Drafting publication, website, and social media content
  • Assisting with the development of social media graphics and messaging
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of social media policy and strategy documents
  • Assisting with the collection and reporting of social media data
  • Assisting with the development of an overall social media strategy and editorial calendar
  • Researching new opportunities and best practices for social media platforms
  • Assisting with the gathering of transportation-related news stories
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of databases
  • Maintaining reports on the outreach and effectiveness of public involvement efforts
  • Assisting with web updates
  • Assisting with evaluation of communications/outreach elements
  • Assisting with elements of marketing/outreach campaigns


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Canva preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, creative, and ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must be attending an accredited college or university during employment
  • Pursuit of a degree in public relations, communications, or a related field is preferred, but not required
  • No work experience required, at least one year of school-related experience preferred

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication21%

  • Public Relations Image Management10%

  • Marketing9%

  • Advertising6%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric4%

  • 311 other majors47%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Edelman
  • Fleishman-Hillard
  • NBC Universal
  • Weber Shandwick
  • US Congress
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Arlington, TX | $3,485/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,599

  • Miscellaneous$880

  • Food$409

  • Utilities$314

  • Transportation$283


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