|Job Title:||Intern-Community & Public Relations|
|Closing Date/Time:||Fri. 02/28/14 11:59 PM Central Time|
|Location:||Heywood Office & Oper Facility, Minneapolis, Minnesota|
BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH THE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL
Who is the Metropolitan Council?
What does a 2014 Internship with the Metropolitan Council entail?
Metro Transit’s Community and Public Relations department is looking for an intern to assist with community partnerships and engagement activities in the Twin Cities. The department works very closely with internal and external stakeholders to proactively weave community voices and values into Metro Transit’s planning and decision-making processes in support of policy objectives of the Metropolitan Council.
The Community and Public Relations intern will help plan, execute, document and analyze best practices in community engagement and outreach within a 24/7 public relations department. Specific projects include the launch of the region’s second light-rail line and the development of an urban bus rapid transit network. Beyond the project work, the intern will gain an understanding of transit planning, public relations and the operations of a large public agency.
This is a full time summer paid internship that will begin on May 27th, 2014 and finish at the end of August 2014. Additionally, this position will work part-time during the school year.The location for this internship will be at the Heywood Office & Operating Facility, 560 6th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411.
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Offers are also conditioned upon passing a criminal background check. Convictions are not an automatic disqualification from the selection process. The Metropolitan Council considers felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor convictions on a case-by-case basis. Convictions are reviewed based upon the relatedness of the conviction to duties of the position as well as a candidate’s ability to demonstrate adequate rehabilitation.
Metropolitan Council employees who are applying for positions which are, Safety Sensitive, supervisory/managerial; are located in Finance, Information Services (IS), Human Resources; or have access to financial records, files/databases, cash, vouchers, transit fare cards will be required to pass a criminal background check.
Please note: Making a false statement or withholding information (misrepresentation) may cause an applicant to be barred from consideration for the position.