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Human Resources Internship Program Undergrad and Graduate Internship Program
Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Program

The City of Beverly Hills offers a unique and exciting opportunity for those selected students to be introduced in careers in Municipal Government. The City’s Internship Programs gives its interns an insider’s view into management level work within local government, as well as stimulates future interest in public sector careers. The goal of the program is to expose interns to the many facets of public policy and management. Each intern will work under the leadership of a supervisor from the department which he/she is assigned and will be provided with hands-on experience.

To help broaden the internship experience, other highlights of the program include exposure to:

  •          City Council and Commission Meetings
  •          Special Events
  •          City-wide tours
  •          Organizational development training
  •          Professional presentations with featured guest speakers such as the Mayor and/or City Manager

 

The City makes every effort to structure job assignments around each intern’s particular educational/professional interests. Interns are placed in a variety of divisions and are involved in a range of projects and processes. Interns are involved in, but not limited to, general administration, may assist with strategic planning, budget development and analysis, policy research, program design, implementation and evaluation, as well as day to day job responsibilities.

Internship possibilities are available in numerous departments/divisions throughout the City. Placement in the following assignments is based on availability and may be assigned on a rotational basis:

  •          Community Development (Planning, Building and Safety)
  •          Community Services (Library, Recreation, Parks, Arts and Culture, Fine Arts, Community Relations)
  •          Safety Support (Police and Fire Administration)
  •          Public Works (Engineering, Transportation, Environmental Services)
  •          Information Technology (Cable, Computer Support, Graphics)
  •          Administrative Services (Finance, Human Resources, Risk Management)
  •          Policy and Management (Communications and Marketing, Emergency Management)
  •          City Clerk

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

  •          Currently enrollment in an undergraduate/graduate program in an accredited college/university
  •          Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing
  •          Ability to analyze and problem solve
  •          Possess strong computer skills
  •          Independently understand facts and draw sound conclusions