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Paid internship - City of Redwood City - Economic Development

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  • Asha Agrawal
    [ From https://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?ID=8189 ] Economic Development Intern #1945 City of Redwood City, San Francisco/Peninsula Economic Development
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 11 10:50 AM
      [ From https://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?ID=8189 ]

      Economic Development Intern
      City of Redwood City, San Francisco/Peninsula

      Economic Development

      For more info contact:
      (650) 780-7281
      Close Date: Until Filled
      Salary: $12.00 - $16.00 Hourly

      The City of Redwood City invites you to apply for an internship
      opportunity that will be available in the Planning, Housing and Economic
      Development (PHED) Department during the Summer, 2010. The department is
      seeking an intern to start approximately in June, 2010, depending on
      class schedules, and end approximately September, 2010, for a total of
      about twelve (12) weeks, with somewhat flexible hours.

      The City of Redwood City is a community of just over 75,000 people,
      located at the mid-point of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is a
      values-driven organization that is known for its great climate and
      profound sense of community, and has a reputation as the business and
      industrial center of the Peninsula. With the current revitalization of
      the downtown area, including the cinema project and other enhancements
      within the City, it is an especially exciting time to be a part of this

      Duties vary, and may include, but are not limited to, the following:
      assist with the conversion of business license data from the Standard
      Industrial Code (SIC) to the North American Industrial Classification
      System (NAICS). Using the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS), key
      Assessor Parcel Numbers (APN’s) to businesss addresses; assist with
      development of proposed Downtown Economic Stimulus Plan. The intern may
      also be called upon to make presentations to various individuals and
      groups. The overall objective is to improve the business license data so
      that information about businesses is more readily retrievable in a manner
      which allows analyisis for economic development purposes.


      Will have an interest and/or experience in working with computer programs
      such as MS Excel, MS Power Point; and GIS, etc.; is reliable; and will
      have the ability to work positively with team members or others
      encountered in the Economic Development programs.


      Knowledge of: computer programs, including MS Excel; MS Power Point, and
      GIS; familiarity with the internet.

      Ability to: follow either written or oral instructions; present ideas in
      a clear and effective manner, both orally and in writing; keep
      work-related records and prepare simple reports; use initiative and sound
      independent judgment within established guidelines; establish and maintain
      effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of

      A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be current
      enrollment in a college degree program or graduation with a degree within
      six months prior to beginning employment. A BS or BA in Economics,
      Geography, Urban Planning, or Business-related program would be desirable
      (or coursework leading to the aforementioned majors). Also, previous work
      experience is preferred, but not required.

      Interns must be able to work in an office environment; with sustained
      posture in a seated position for substantial periods of time.


      Applications may be obtained in one of the following ways:

      1. Apply online at www.calopps.org, Member City: Redwood City

      2. Visit our web site @ www.redwoodcity.org to print the
      application form

      3. Call our 24-hour Job Hotline at (650) 780-7292. TDD is
      available during normal business hours for hearing impaired at: (650)

      4. Visit the City of Redwood City Department of Human Resources
      (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm) at 1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City,
      California 94063

      Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any
      phase of the application or selection process should advise the Department
      of Human Resources upon submittal of application.


      All applications will be reviewed for neatness, accuracy, completion,
      relevant education, experience, training and other job related
      qualifications. Those most appropriately qualified candidates will be
      invited to participate in an interview with the Planning, Housing and
      Economic Development Department. If there is an interest, based on your
      application and resume, you will be contacted by the Planning, Housing and
      Economic Development Department.

      The Immigration Act of 1986 requires proof of identity and eligibility for
      employment at date of hire.

      The City of Redwood City is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

      Casual positions do not receive benefits.

      We are an exceptional organization and a leader in the Bay Area. The
      values that guide us are:

      · EXCELLENCE: Passion to do our best in each moment.
      · INTEGRITY: Do the right thing, not the easy thing.
      · SERVICE: We care and it makes a difference.
      · CREATIVITY: Freedom to imagine and courage to act.

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