Fall Internship | Councilwoman Gym

Councilwoman Gym Internship

Thank you for your interest in interning with the office of Councilwoman Gym. We are excited to offer a few young students the opportunity to work closely within City Council of Philadelphia throughout the 2016-17 school year. This internship will expose interns to Council office operations, policy, communications, and research.

As an office, we are passionate about equity, education, child welfare, juvenile justice reform and many other issues involving children and youth in Philadelphia. Applications should display a strong interest in equity and justice and a strong familiarity with Councilwoman Gym's story and platform. Applicants should be eager to work and receptive to constructive criticism as you learn the workings of the office. As this is a paid internship, it is expected that interns be punctual and dependable.

- Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at a university in the Philadelphia Area
- Ability to commit to part-time (10-15 hours/week)
- Students of color are encouraged to apply
- Graduates of Philadelphia Public Schools are encouraged to apply
- Strong communication skills
- Strong writing skills
- Ability to keep up with a fast pace environment
- Ability to complete work without constant direction and structure
- Have general work experience

To apply please fill out this survey and send your resume to shanee.garner@phila.gov