Job Opening: Oregon Local Government Fellowship

Posted on January 7, 2016


Oregon Local Government Fellowship - FY17 Poster

This unique and highly competitive “shared fellowship” arrangement allows fellows to work and learn from four different local government organizations while working in half-time limited duration (20 hours per week, for six months) positions. The position will perform entry level professional work for a variety of departments, which may include: Administration, Community Development, Finance, Public Works, Communications, Human Resources and/or Economic Development. The fellow will participate in a range of projects contributing to the continued success of various organization-wide initiatives. Duties and responsibilities are related to the emerging issues of the day in each local government organization and are designed to further prepare the fellow for a successful career in local government.  Professional development opportunities, including attendance at the OCCMA, ICMA, and ELGL conferences, as well as ongoing learning opportunities are included with this internship.

  • Supplemental questions are required.
  • Applications must be received by February 18, 2016.
  • Interviews are scheduled for March 16, 2016.
  • Expected start date is July 1, 2016.
  • Three (3) interns will be selected from the application process:
    • One (1) intern will work in Sherwood and West Linn from July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016; and then in Wilsonville and Lake Oswego from January 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.
    • One (1)  intern will work in Beaverton and Hillsboro from July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016; and then in Tigard and Tualatin from January 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.
    • One (1) intern will work in Gresham and Multnomah County from July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016; and then in Happy Valley and Clackamas County from January 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.
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