Alexandria, VA
$15.02 - $24.68 Hourly
Apr 23, 2019
Apr 23, 2019
Full Time


The City of Alexandria is looking for college students, recent college graduates, or advanced degree candidates to fill internship positions throughout our various departments. These positions are intended for educational and training purposes that benefit the employee as well as the City. Potential departments providing internship opportunities can be reviewed by clicking ( here ). The City will align applicant fields of study and interests with the needs of the respective departments. If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Internship program.

The Opportunity
  • Executes various tasks, analysis and operational procedures in support of departmental operations by developing and preparing reports, and revising manuals memoranda and similar material;
  • Conducts studies by researching assignments, organizing and analyzing factual information in databases, and presenting conclusions either in oral or written reports;
  • Participates in training sessions that contribute to operational development;
  • Executes various tasks in support of departmental operations;
  • Develops relationships between programs and various agencies; and
  • Performs related work as required.

About the City
The City of Alexandria is an award-winning, innovative, and progressive local government that brings together elected leaders, residents, businesses, and staff to foster a thriving community. We are an independent, full-service city, providing the services typically operated by both counties and cities in areas such as public safety, transportation, human services, parks and recreation, planning, and administration.
  • In Alexandria, employees are our most important asset, and we work hard to create and support a culture that delivers excellence through the shared values of respect, integrity, teamwork and continuous improvement. We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities in a variety of fields, with the resources and expertise to succeed.
  • We offer a robust wellness program, interdepartmental rotation program, tuition assistance funding and professional development program that helps employees obtain the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience to enhance their professional and personal growth.
  • Our employees have access to excellent medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and six weeks of paid parental leave to employees who become parents through birth, adoption or foster care.

With a population of approximately 160,000 and a land area of 16 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located on the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C., Alexandria is known for its beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture, charming waterfront, high-tech economy, vibrant retail and restaurant corridors and diverse neighborhoods. We are a unique and historic community, and we continue to innovate for the 21st century.

Minimum & Additional Requirements

The candidate must either be enrolled in an accredited college/university and have completed at least two years of academic coursework (60 credit hours or equivalency); have earned a Bachelor's or master's degree within the previous two years; or currently enrolled in an advanced degree program from an accredited college/university; with a beginning, moderate, or intermediate proficiency in MS Office Suite reflective of their tier of education.

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