Paid internship - City of Oakland - Housing intern
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HOUSING DEVELOPMENT INTERN
The Housing and Community Development Division of the Community and
Economic Development Agency (CEDA) at the City of Oakland currently has an
opening for a paid position as a Housing Intern. These internships
provide a valuable opportunity to gain practical experience in affordable
housing with one of the most active public agencies in the Bay Area.
Intern assignments may include project feasibility analysis, review of
loan applications, preparation of reports and resolutions for the City
Council, administration of housing programs, preparation of legal
documents relating to land disposition and project financing, contract
administration, development of housing programs, and research and report
writing on housing-related issues. Other tasks include development and
maintenance of databases and preparation of informational materials on
housing programs and market conditions. In the past, many interns have
been able to use their work with CEDA as the basis for their thesis or
professional report to complete a master's degree in planning or other
Candidates should be able to demonstrate, through a combination of work
and educational experience, a familiarity with housing policy and finance,
the development process, and governmental housing programs. Strong
written and verbal communications skills are essential. Proficiency with
Microsoft Word and Excel is highly desirable. Candidates must be current
Rate of pay: $17.00 to $20.00 per hour, depending upon experience. (We
regret that this position does not offer fringe benefits.)
Internships are limited duration appointments; interns may not work more
than 1000 hours in any single fiscal year or calendar year.
Interns are expected to work at least 15-20 hours/week, but may work up to
40 hours/week if they desire.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume describing your background and
Norma Thompson, Housing Development Manager
Community and Economic Development Agency
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 5313
Oakland, CA 94612
Applications will be accepted until July 6, 2010.
The City of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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