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Baltimore City Council Intern

Internship Responsibilities

Your typical day includes:

  • Collaborating and communicating with constituents and City agencies to solve immediate problems in the district
  • Building and maintaining relationships with community associations by attending meetings regularly and providing residents with information from the office and City
  • Researching policy solutions that address issues facing Baltimore
  • Offering operational support to all office related activities including initiatives/projects, such as Baltimore Rising and the community led task forces
  • Analyzing committee agenda items and testifying on office’s behalf as needed

Skill Set Required

  • Familiarity with functions of local government
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written format
  • Strong time management skills and strict adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Ability to drive an agenda with minimal supervision
  • Fiercely reliable
  • Detail-oriented

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Summer (Jun - Aug), Fall (Sep - Dec), Ongoing
Year: 2019
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: April 5, 2019
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter
Application Instructions If interested in applying, please email a one page cover letter and resume to Mrym Ahmed at mrym.ahmed@baltimorecity.gov

Headquarters

100 Holliday St
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

About Office of Councilman Zeke Cohen - First District

Councilman Cohen’s office represents the constituents of Baltimore’s most culturally diverse district: Baltimore’s First District. We serve our constituents by advocating on their behalf when city agencies demand oversight; collaborating with neighborhoods to address local needs and supporting neighborhood initiatives; and passing progressive legislation that looks towards the future. Our mission is to empower residents to grow Baltimore in a way that is inclusive, equitable, and sustainable.  

This is a fast-paced, all hands on deck work environment with a wide diversity of projects occurring simultaneously. This position is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in gaining real-world experience in government, politics, community development, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Federal Work Study is potentially available for qualifying students.