State of Arizona WORKFORCE INTERN in PHOENIX, Arizona
Office of Economic Opportunity
Opportunity for all
100 N. 15st St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Office of Economic Opportunity is looking for an Intern to support the Workforce Department. This five-person team helps to develop and implement the governor’s priorities and strategies related to workforce development across the state. Currently, this team staffs the State Workforce Development Board and provides economic analysis to partner agencies within the workforce system.
General office/administrative tasks
Communicate persuasively and accurately with stakeholders in various roles and at various levels
Schedule and coordinate meetings and events
Represent the department at meetings, conferences and events
Assist with staff meetings of various councils and committees, including preparing collateral and agendas, taking notes and minutes
Assist in research activities and development of presentations
Assist in records storage and maintenance
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
- Research techniques
MS Office Suite (Outlook and PowerPoint)
Effectively communicate in both a verbal and written manner
Maintain an unshakeable positive attitude
Maintain professional demeanor always
Remain resilient in the face of complex or adverse situations
- Will be given to those candidates that are pursuing a degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Communications or Business.
KNOWLEDGE TO BE GAINED BY INTERN:
Develop general office skills and practical command of office technologies
Build and nurture relationships with high-level professionals and government officials
Enhanced understanding of the nature and function of public service
How to function in a team environment and communicate effectively in a high-stakes context.
It is expected that the intern will assist with Annual Report data collection, assist in long-term planning and the coordination of meetings including collateral documents.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at[email protected]or
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-542-5482. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Post Date: 08/11/2017
Close Date: 09/11/2017