City of Colorado Springs Internship - Summer 2018 Innovation and Sustainability in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description / Position Overview

The City of Colorado Springs is seeking an intern for the Innovation and Sustainability Department to assist with strategic planning and sustainability initiatives.

Normal work week is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hours will be flexible and approximately 20 hours per week.

Duties may include, but are not be limited to assisting with the following:

  • Assist with research and implementing sustainability projects
  • Assist with preparation of strategic planning documents Examples of knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to manage duties with a high degree of accuracy

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills


  • An interest in the City of Colorado Springs and its long-term physical development, existing and future communities, and connectivity to the greater Pikes Peak region
  • Technical writing skills and the ability to document solutions, support materials, and instructions

Relevant Background and Formal Education

The selected individual must be a junior/senior undergraduate or graduate student in good standing working towards a degree within an accredited program in public administration, environmental policy, environmental science, environmental studies, or political science.

Additional Information

  • The City does not provide monetary support for relocation or housing assistance to interns
  • If selected for an interview, enrollment shall be verified by providing proof of enrollment and academic good-standing from the university or college prior to the interview
  • References shall be provided by applicants who are selected for an interview (please note, references will be contacted prior to offer of position)
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Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary: $12.00 Hourly

Location: Innovation and Sustainability, CO

Job Type: Internship

Department: Innovation and Sustainability

Job Number: 12840

Closing: 4/25/2018 4:00 PM Mountain

Agency: City of Colorado Springs

Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903

Phone: 719-385-5171 719-385-5171