Economic Development Fellow

City of Morgan HillMorgan Hill, CA
Paid Internship

6 months ago


Job Title

City of Morgan Hill Economic Development Fellow

Job Location

Morgan Hill, California

Job Overview

  • The City of Morgan Hill is seeking an Economic Development Fellow to join their team.
  • This part-time position offers approximately 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with flexibility to work around a school schedule.
  • The Fellow will assist in business retention, expansion, and recruitment programs and projects within the city.
  • They will also conduct research, provide information, and draft staff reports to support economic development initiatives.
  • Additionally, the Fellow will engage with community groups, assist with business outreach, and contribute to the Choose Morgan Hill website and social media platforms.


  • Hourly pay: $20.00 - $35.00


  • Participate in business retention, expansion, and recruitment programs and projects in the City of Morgan Hill.
  • Conduct research and provide information to support economic development programs and policies.
  • Draft staff reports to contribute to economic development action plans, goals, and strategies.
  • Engage with community groups and civic organizations on projects, programs, and policies.
  • Conduct business outreach to assist and communicate with businesses, property owners, and brokers.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding business development and investment opportunities in Morgan Hill.
  • Assist with website blog posts, updates, and social media posts for Choose Morgan Hill.
  • Provide support for meetings and events, including scheduling, setting up rooms, and performing administrative duties.


  • Familiarity with economic development principles and practices.
  • Ability to prepare press releases, brochures, flyers, and newsletters.
  • Knowledge of social media strategies.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and establish professional relationships.

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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

  • Economics6%

  • Biology4%

  • Psychology4%

  • Political Science And Government4%

  • Management Science3%

  • 385 other majors76%

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

  • Deloitte
  • US Congress
  • US Department Of State
  • Microsoft
  • PwC
Typical benefits offered for paid internships

(National average offered by employers)



Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




Tuition Reimbursement




Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For West region

Government Administration

Typical pay range:

$18.34 - $23.58

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Morgan Hill, CA | $4,948/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,449

  • Miscellaneous$1,057

  • Food$550

  • Utilities$534

  • Transportation$358


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