Course credit for internships

Course credit for internships

Students who are interested in obtaining credit for internships should first secure an internship with a provider. Once confirmed, contact Dr. Hudak, for permission to register for GEOG 4920/5900.

You will be required to compile a portfolio during the course of your internship and provide a letter of assessment from the internship provider. Both will be used to determine a "grade" for the course.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

City of Flower Mound - Management Intern

Management Intern-Town Manager's Office

$6,760.00 Annually
Flower Mound TX 75028, TX
Job Type
Part Time Temporary
Town Manager's Office
Job Number
Under the general direction of the Town Manager, or a designated appointee, to assist the Town Manager's office staff, and departmental directors and their staff members, in completing special and ongoing projects. Tasks require following standard procedures, which are of average difficulty and require some decisions and judgment about the approach or sequence of procedures to be used. Deadlines and priorities in work assignments are either set by the supervisor or inherent in the task to be performed. Position requires limited contact with the public. Contact is usually structured but may occasionally involve conflict and require considerable tact and judgment.

Examples of Duties
The Town of Flower Mound will provide an intern with a multi-focused orientation to Municipal Management. They will be able to participate in the areas of Economic Development, Budget, Public Works, Planning, Police and Fire, and Human Resources. Examples of duties the intern could include, but are not limited to the following:
• Rotates from one department to another as assigned by the Town Manager.
• Collects data and compiles research on designated topics; assists in budget research and preparation; responds to citizen requests for information by mail, phone, or in person; may be asked to resolve citizen complaints; assists in administrative tasks, data entry, phone answering, operations-type tasks, and filing as directed.
• Attend various meetings.
• From time-to-time, may be assigned to perform extra job duties that are directly, indirectly or completely unrelated to their normal job functions in the course of presenting the designated special event(s).
• May drive own or Town-owned vehicle to pick up or deliver needed materials. Performs other tasks as directed.

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in public administration, business or related field. Prefer individuals currently enrolled and working on completion of Master's degree in public administration. Must have a valid Texas driver's license and driving record must be in compliance with Town policy. Must submit to and pass a post-offer, non-regulated drug test and thorough background checks (including criminal history).

Supplemental Information
Must have skill in the collection and compilation of data. Must be able to operate a personal computer and learn applicable software packages. Good oral, written, and mathematical skills are a must. Must be able to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with fellow employees, Town officials, and the general public. To perform the essential functions of the job, must be able to understand and carry out oral and written directives; work well under pressure and stress; handle multiple tasks; prioritize and organize work assignments; lift up to 25 lbs. of heavy boxes, books, equipment, etc.; file and retrieve items stored on high shelves; walk, bend, stoop, reach, climb, see, and write; maintain a pleasant and friendly demeanor; and maintain confidentiality of confidential matters. Work is usually performed in an air-conditioned office but will occasionally be exposed to outside weather conditions. This position will occasionally be expected to attend evening meetings. This is a part-time non-benefited position generally working about 20 to 24 hours per week.


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