Indy Gov Mayor's Office Internship Program | Spring 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Mayor's Office Internship Program | Spring 2018



Mayor's Office Internship Program | Spring 2018


City County Building, IN

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Position Summary

The Mayor's Office Internship Program is an opportunity for undergraduates (who would have completed their first year by the start of the program) and graduate level students to learn about and contribute to city government.

Position Responsibilities

During the program, Mayor's Interns are assigned substantive projects providing research, administrative, and staff assistance to City officials in various departments across the City of Indianapolis. Interns are given an opportunity to learn about careers in local government, hear from leadership, and experience the day-to-day. Interns will be given real work experience while being exposed to the diverse functions and operations.

Interns are assigned to a department director for the duration of the internship but may work on various tasks throughout the duration of the program. These tasks include: general office assignments, program planning, research and analysis, data compilation and entry, constituent services, field work, communications and correspondence.

Additional information for the Spring 2018 departments can be found by copying and pasting this link into your browser:


All candidates must be an undergraduate student who has completed their first year prior to the program start date, or a graduate level student enrolled at an accredited college or university.

All interested candidates must attach the following documents to their application to be considered:

• Resume

• Cover Letter that responds to the following questions:

o Why do you want to participate in the Mayor's Internship Program?

o What areas of the Mayor's Office are you most interested in working in? If you know specifics, please provide those in your response.

o What skills or qualities will you bring as a Mayor's Intern?

The following documents must be emailed to André Zhang Sonera, Internship Program Coordinator, at

• 2 Letters of Recommendation: Recommendations should be completed by individuals who can speak to an applicant's academic or work/volunteer experience. Recommendations from a friend or family member will not be accepted. All recommendations must be sent via email by the recommender directly to the address above. Please include the following subject line: [Last Name, First Name] Internship Program Recommendation.

ATTENTION: Recommendations sent by the applicant will not be accepted. They must come directly from the recommender.