City of San Antonio Economic Development

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City of San Antonio Economic Development Department invites applications for the paid position of Student Intern III

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO

invites applications for the position of:

Student Intern III (paid)

SALARY:          $11.86 per hour

OPENING DATE: Continuous

CLOSING DATE: May 15, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Grant Funded: No

Work Hours: Flexible hours Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

OVERVIEW:

San Antonio is building the economy of the future. As a member of the Economic Development Department (EDD) you’ll be an integral part of the team that brings new investment and new opportunities to America’s 7th largest city. EDD offers opportunities for students and young professionals that are interested in joining a strong team, learning in a dynamic environment and thriving on challenge. The office provides a multicultural environment where people leverage their skills, talents, and interests to grow professionally and build the foundation for rewarding careers.

As part of our team, we will do everything we can to help you build your knowledge, apply your skills, and ensure you become the best professional you can be. When you work with us, you’ll never be doing the same thing every day. You’ll be exposed to a wide range of diverse projects and topics that require you to use your ingenuity, intelligence and ability to solve problems. As a truly international office, we rely on our network of foreign partners to attract the best and brightest to San Antonio.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, is assigned to the Economic Development Department’s International Business Division to assist with business development. Will perform general administrative functions for the purpose of developing a working knowledge in this area of municipal government. This position typically performs routine administrative tasks, basic IT, provides technical assistance, as well as research and report drafting. Exercises no supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists with scheduling and planning of department meetings.
  • Collects and organizes research data on trade flows, FDI flows, targeted industries, and companies as directed by staff.
  • May assist with performing analyses and prepare data for reports.
  • May assist in the coordination, administration and/or monitoring of specific programs.
  • Assists with special projects as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be enrolled in graduate or doctorate-level degree program accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. for one year from date of hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Fluency in Spanish, German, Japanese, French, and/or Portuguese is highly desirable.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing statistical and office software.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to gather information for reports.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn pertinent Federal, State, and local laws and and ordinances.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.

TO APPLY

Send an email with a cover letter and up-to-date resume to: Jessica.Davis@sanantonio.gov.

For additional questions, you can call Jessica Davis at 210-207-6007.

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