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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Professional Development Intern #2311-005020-01

4 Yr UG Intern

Date Opened
Wednesday, November 08, 2023 12:00 PM
Close Date
Sunday, November 26, 2023 11:59 PM
  • $19.00/hour
Employment Type
  • Internship


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


The City of Charlotte Aviation Department is seeking a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Professional Development Intern at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The selected candidate will provide support to the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Professional Development staff in communications, program management, DEIB strategy execution, class development and instruction, LMS management and other Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Professional Development related functions. This position requires creative thinking, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to function in a fast-paced atmosphere.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides administrative support to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Professional Development. Typing, editing, and proofing correspondence and organization publications. Perform data entry into the Learning Management System, run reports through the LMS and track upcoming class registrations.
  2. Support DEIB strategic efforts by working alongside the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Professional Development team in planning discussions, attending DEIB Council meetings, attending and assisting in classes and activities aligned with DEIB strategy.
  3. Collaborate on curriculum development by attending group meetings on upcoming courses, providing input on curricula, assisting in the writing, editing, and layout of class materials. 
  4. Provide assistance in class planning and execution by reserving space, overseeing administrative efforts for printing, transport of materials, classroom setup, classroom breakdown and compilation and analysis of evaluations. Attend classes and provide support in classroom setting, with potential to facilitate components in a class.
  5. Assist in ordering materials and items as needed.
  6. Assist in Wall of Fame nomination process including review of individual nominations to assure they align with criteria for awards.
  7. Complete special projects and perform research.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of standard clerical procedures
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge of DEIB terminology and practices
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of employees of varied backgrounds with a wide variety of needs
  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers, other departments and the traveling public
  • Skills to provide first-rate customer service for internal and external customers while representing the airport in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to carry out assignments based upon brief and general instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently on responsible and confidential administrative assignments
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Current enrollment or recent graduate of an accredited college or university leading towards a Bachelor's degree with major course work in a related field of study specific to the departmental and/or work assignment.

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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