Montgomery City County Personnel

Public Administration Intern (#CI5035)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The Public Administration Intern will assist the City of Montgomery by performing administrative tasks and functions within a department. This individual works with the department’s team,assisting the staff with general office administration including but not limited to: research, data entry and general office coordination.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current student who is pursuing a degree in Political Science, Business, Psychology, Communications or a related field with a minimum GPA of 2.5. 
  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working collaboratively with a team. 
  • Detailed oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills and able to maintain a professional demeanor under all circumstances. 
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Exceptional customer service skills. 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and web browsers.
This is a part-time paid internship. Must be able to work a minimum of nine (9) hours per week. Candidates should maintain a positive attitude under pressure, exhibit a strong work ethic and enjoy working with a variety of personalities. Most importantly, the candidate should be flexible and willing to take on multiple tasks.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


Special Requirements

  • Assist Department Staff in gathering various information in regards to policies and procedures.
  • Assist with administrative duties to include, answering the phone and providing customer service to visitors.
  • Engage and interact (under supervision) in activities such as responding to general questions and comments; and directs all inquiries to the appropriate staff member.
  • Engage and interact with City employees of various departments.
  • Support and assist in preparation for department events as necessary.
  • Makes photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and performs other clerical functions.
  • Maintain a professional image and confidentiality.

CLASS: CI5035; EST: ; REV: 3/16/2020;