We’re Hiring! Local Gov Institutional Knowledge Project

We’re Hiring! Local Gov Institutional Knowledge Project

Internship: local government institutional knowledge project

  • Post date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
  • Close date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

About the project:

ELGL is starting a new writing series to interview retiring or retired local government workers to capture their stories, in the interest of preserving the rich institutional knowledge during the wave of retirements that are happening in public sector workforces. The ultimate goal is to compile subject matter e-books capturing the knowledge of people who are retiring.

Applicants should:

  • Demonstrate an interest in local government service,
  • Possess exemplary creative and technical writing skills,
  • Have a willingness to learn from new people,
  • Thrive in a self-starting work environment where new ideas are welcomed.

The selected intern will:

  • Manage a database of people to interview,
  • Develop 500-750 word blogs about retiring local government professionals, published twice a week,
  • Work closely with members of the ELGL management team,
  • Learn from the rich experience of the people interviewed,
  • Assist with the publication of e-books.

Application process:

  • Please complete this form to apply for the internship.
  • Applications materials will not be accepted outside of this form.

Other information:

  • This internship can work from any location with an internet connection.
  • No compensation is offered for this internship.
  • Please direct any questions to Kirsten Wyatt at kirsten@elgl.org.
  • Shahrzad Rizvi

    Great concept/opportunity! I would jump on this if I weren’t already on a “gov-service sabbatical”. I’ll draft a blog post on how govs should encourage sabbaticals.