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CITY OF SAN LEANDRO - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP
The City of San Leandro takes pride in its reputation as an energetic and
well-managed city. It is a city that is sensitive to the needs of its
citizens in civic affairs. A full service city, San Leandro has been
governed for nearly a century under the Mayor-Council-Manager form of
San Leandro is located in San Francisco's East Bay area in Alameda County.
The City is noted for its shoreline area, fine schools, manufacturing
base, and affordable housing. The City is approximately fifteen square
miles and has a population of 79,000.
The Business Development Intern position will provide an aspiring public
service student with an opportunity to work in a redevelopment/economic
development division in local government. The position is located in the
Office of Business Development, the development arm of the City, housed in
the City Manager's Office.
As a member of the City Manager's staff, the Intern will have the
opportunity to gain experience in local municipal government. Duties may
include assisting citizens' advisory committees and business associations,
monitoring and enforcing developer agreements, responding to local
business inquiries, and developing marketing materials, the Redevelopment
Agency's Five Year Implementation Plan, Manufacturers' Guide, and other
Business Development publications. In addition, the Intern will have
opportunities to sit in on executive meetings, meet with various elected
officials and department heads, and attend City Council meetings. This
position is designed to allow for the application of academic theory to a
real life work environment.
Hours and Salary
The Intern will be expected to work 32-40 hours per week during from June
1-August 27, 2004. The start and end dates and the daily schedule are
negotiable. There may be occasional early morning and/or evening meetings
required. There may be an option to continue employment on a part-time
basis in September 2004-May 2005. The pay range is $12.81 to $15.87 per
hour (Job Title: Office Assistant III) depending on qualifications.
The Application and Selection Process
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of local government and basic
principles of public administration, good interpersonal communication and
time management skills, ability to work independently and meet deadlines,
and familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite. Applicants must hold a
bachelor's degree and be enrolled in or accepted to a Master's Program in
City/Regional Planning, Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban
Affairs, Business Administration or similar.
To apply, please submit the following documents:
v A City application.
v A one page cover letter.
v Names and contact information for three work references.
The anticipated start date is the week of June 1. Apply immediately.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. If you
require an accommodation because of a physical disability in order to
participate in any phase of the application process, the City will make
reasonable accommodations. No material submitted as part of an
application will be returned to the applicant. Visit www.ci.san-leandro.ca.us to download a city application.
Please send all application materials in one mailing to:
Office of Business Development
835 E. 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
For further information, contact Amalia Lorentz, Senior Development
Specialist, at 510-577-3315.
MISSION STATEMENT: We, the employees of the City of San Leandro are dedicated and
committed to serving the citizens of this community. We strive at all
times to achieve the highest professional standards, to communicate a
vision of the future, and to enhance the quality of life for every