Job Posting: Management Intern, City of Lawrence, Kansas

City of Lawrence Job Opportunity – Management Intern for MPA GRADUATE

The City of Lawrence, Kansas is seeking to fill the position of Management Intern. Lawrence has a population of approximately 90,000, provides a vibrant cultural scene, and is home to the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. The City of Lawrence is a full-service city with a budget of $167 million and over 800 full-time employees. The community is dynamic, with an active and civically engaged populace. Two universities, a thriving downtown, beautiful park and public facilities, and a renowned arts and music scene attract residents and visitors to Lawrence.

This position is a one year, full-time internship ideal for the university student who has completed the academic coursework required for a Master’s of Public Administration. The position will also provide exposure to other City departments through various special projects and assignments. Former interns have worked on projects such as the annual city budget, compensation and benefits survey, employee satisfaction survey, policy writing, bid evaluations, grant and award applications, bargaining unit negotiations, retirement plan enhancements, interview panels, performance measures, investigation of workplace issues, analysis of workers compensation data, development of risk allocation and stop loss programs, and presentations to City staff and the governing body. Interns have also served as members of the City’s Management Team, allowing them to work alongside department heads and other senior management.

MUST Submit ONLINE Application By: Monday, March 5, 2012