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PUBLIC SERVICE INTERN

Date:  Jan 13, 2022
Req ID:  14504
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  DEPT OF TRANSFORM & SHARED SVC
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $3,840.00

Position Information

Salary: $3,840.00

Summary

The Public Service Internship is designed specifically for undergraduate and graduate-level students to gain a better understanding in a professional work environment in the public sector. This internship provides students the opportunity to apply concepts learned in the classroom to a real-world work setting and to acquire applicable knowledge and experience. The Public Service Internship provides a valuable service to the State and the citizens it serves through assistance with critical projects throughout state government. This position is governed by state and federal laws and departmental policy.

Functions

The Public Service Internship assists with projects specific to the business needs of the Department assigned, as well as being exposed to a broad overview of state government. Other functions of the Public Service Internship include, but are not limited to, attending relevant meetings, sending email and correspondence, participating in visits to various Departments, creating professional presentations as assigned, and giving presentations to leadership. Each Public Service Intern will work on assigned projects with completion dates and timelines and will perform other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook is required. An ability to adapt to changing work environments and priorities, strong communication skills, a willingness to work as a team, and time management skills are required. Each candidate must have a commitment to public service and exceptional customer service.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma is required. Additional requirements determined by the Department for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Department of Transformation and Shared Services (TSS), Office of Personnel Management.

 

OTHER JOB-RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS AS DETERMINED BY THE TSS DEPARTMENT SECRETARY.

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Nearest Major Market: Little Rock