Internship Openings: Council District 7 – Communications, Planning, Policy, and Community Relations.
Accepting applications for 2019 Spring (March-May) and Summer (June - August).
Council District 7: District 7 of the City of Los Angeles covers the diverse communities of Sylmar, Mission Hills, Pacoima, Lake View Terrace, Sunland-Tujunga, North Hills, Shadow Hills, and La Tuna Canyon.
The Internships: The Council Office is looking for interns to serve in the Councilwoman’s communications, planning, policy, and District Offices to help communicate the her agenda. The internship provides top undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn the legislative and community relations process while working on the pressing policy issues facing the City of Los Angeles and the 7th Council District. The Councilwoman Chairs the Information, Technology, and General Services committee and serves on the following Council committees: “Public Safety”, "Homelessness and Poverty," and “Public Works & Gang Reduction.” All internships are unpaid.
The Role: Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to, policy research and development, outreach to key stakeholder groups, working with community groups, briefing senior staff, working with press and social media outlets, documenting council and committee meetings, and helping with needs as they arise in a fast-paced political environment.
The Candidate: The ideal candidate possesses a passion for making meaningful, sustainable change in Los Angeles and the Northeast Valley, and is ready to work in a high-energy, collaborative work environment. Profiles for a successful candidate would likely have work experience in business, non-profit, or legal fields OR education experience in public policy, business, public administration, city planning, economics, or law. Candidates must be over the age of 18 and be able to commit a minimum of 10 hours each week.
To Apply: Please send the filled out internship application, resume, and writing sample to Tran Le at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include which term you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Missing documents or improper notation can delay the internship selection process.