Available GCIP Internships

Summer GCIP Internships will be posted each year during the month of March for the following summer. Students will be able to review internship descriptions and apply directly to the county with the posted position.

  • Humane Animal Education Intern (Glynn County)

    Location: Glynn County

    City: Brunswick

    Department: Animal Control

    Contact: Monica Hardin

    Phone Number: 912-554-7133

    Email: mhardin@glynncounty-ga.gov

    Description

    The county is seeking an intern to assist with putting together a humane education program for kids and will incorporate the following framing components:

    Integration: Humane education will need to be incorporated into every part of the services offered at Glynn County Animal Control. The intern will need to familiarize him or herself with other program services already provided at the shelter and look at teachable opportunities on how to integrate the humane education program into shelter services. The intern will also develop humane education literature for our agency to provide to the public during community presentations. This will allow staff to project a unifying and consistent message to the community in addition to allowing staff to be fully prepared to answer questions and to describe the scope of the different kinds of work our agency is doing to combat animal cruelty and pet overpopulation in the community.

    Investment: Investing in staff and resources will be vital components to the success of our humane education program. The intern will identify and attend, with other Animal Control staff, a humane education program to address the most pressing animal abuse/neglect issues affecting our community. Additionally, the intern will create and develop community connections and unique partnerships with key stakeholders to enhance community buy-in and engagement.

    Audiences: With the ongoing emphasis on mandated curricula in schools, the intern will need to be creative when it comes to securing audiences. Aligning the agency’s programs with the Glynn County School District’s curriculum will be a good start. The intern will assist with the strategy about whom to approach about the program by understanding educational leaders’ roles and interests.

    Qualifications

    The intern should be proficient with Microsoft Office and have excellent communications skills.

    To apply for this position, fill out and save the County Application Form to your computer, then submit to the County Supervisor listed above by email.

    Date Posted: 05/06/2019

    Deadline to Apply: May 25, 2019

    Start Date: Varies. Contact county.

    Duration: Summer 2019

    Hours Per Week: Varies. Contact county.

    Salary: $10/hr

  • Recreation and Parks Intern (Glynn County)

    Location: Glynn County

    City: Brunswick

    Department: Recreation and Parks

    Contact: Monica Hardin

    Phone Number: 912-554-7133

    Email: mhardin@glynncounty-ga.gov

    Description

    The Recreation and Parks Department is seeking an intern to help develop a Master Plan that will guide the staff and management in the decision- making process involving operations, maintenance, departmental budgets and capital improvements over the next five to ten years.

     

    The initial phase of the Master Plan is to conduct a citizen survey (community needs assessment) on recreation programs, services, and facilities. This information will assist staff in developing goals, objectives, and a capital improvement program that will help drive future planning for Glynn County Recreation and Parks Department.

    The intern will review and familiarize him/herself with the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Plan 2017-2020, and will work closely with departmental officials in developing the survey questions so that it captures the information needed. The intent is for the survey to elicit realistic and financially sustainable goals for implementation. The intern will also assist in rolling out the survey and making sure that it accurately represents a sampling of the community population to identity community needs and issues pertaining to recreation and park programs, services, and facilities.

    In preparation for the survey, the intern, in collaboration with GIS, will conduct a thorough site review of all county park properties early in the process. The intern will review and familiarize him/herself with current programs, athletic leagues, and events offered by the Department, and identify underserved populations, if any. The intern will also meet with key stakeholders including representatives from various neighborhoods and community groups to make sure that all populations are represented.

    The intern will also facilitate at least one community meeting and will gather information from county elected and appointed officials.

    Qualifications

    The intern should have experience working with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint); experience creating web-based surveys (i.e. Survey Monkey, Constant Contact, etc.); and the ability to analyze and interpret data and survey results

    To apply for this position, fill out and save the County Application Form to your computer, then submit to the County Supervisor listed above by email.

    Date Posted: 05/17/2019

    Deadline to Apply: June 7, 2019

    Start Date: Varies. Contact county.

    Duration: Summer 2019

    Hours Per Week: Varies. Contact county.

    Salary: $10/hr

  • Legal Intern (McDuffie County )

    Location: McDuffie County

    City: Thomson

    Department: Office of the Public Defender

    Contact: Patti James

    Phone Number: 706-595-7650

    Email: pjames@gapublicdefender.org

    Description

    The intern will have the opportunity to work along-side assistant public defenders in court, interact with clients, and work among other criminal justice partners.  The intern will be expected to assist with client interviews, categorize written reports, collect documents and conduct criminal background checks. Throughout the internship, the intern will learn about defense theories by identifying themes wihtin a case and match itto an appropriate defense. The intern will also become adept in understanding the process and procedures of discovery, subpoenas, eyewitness reliability, law enforcement identification procedures and Brady material.

     

    Qualifications

    The intern should be currently enrolled in an accredited law school and have excellent legal research and writing skills.

    To apply for this position, fill out and save the County Application Form to your computer, then submit to the County Supervisor listed above by email.

    Date Posted: 05/17/2019

    Deadline to Apply: June 14, 2019

    Start Date: Varies. Contact county.

    Duration: Summer 2019

    Hours Per Week: Varies. Contact county.

    Salary: $10/hr

  • Policy Intern (Seminole County)

    Location: Seminole County

    City: Donalsonville

    Department: Administration

    Contact: Paula Granger

    Phone Number: 229-524-2878

    Email: countymanager@seminolecountyga.com

    Description

    Seminole County is seekign an intern to update their outdated employee handbook and any policies or procedures included in the handbook.  This process will require reviewing other local government handbooks or policy manuals and making comparisons followed by recommendations for updates to the existing handbook/policies for Seminole County.  

    Qualifications

    The intern candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office. The intern should also have the ability to multitask in environment with frequent interruptions and the ability to communicate verbal processes and procedures as well as comprehend the same information from others.

    To apply for this position, fill out and save the County Application Form to your computer, then submit to the County Supervisor listed above by email.

    Date Posted: 03/08/2019

    Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2019

    Start Date: Varies. Contact county.

    Duration: Summer 2019

    Hours Per Week: Varies. Contact county.

    Salary: $10/hr

  • Staff Development Training Intern (Oconee County)

    Location: Oconee County

    City: Watkinsville

    Department: Parks and Recreation

    Contact: Lisa D. Davol

    Phone Number: 706-769-3965

    Email: ldavol@oconee.ga.us

    Description

    Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an intern to develop an online staff development training for part-time new hires, to include policy content with illustrations and video. The training program would be geared toward part-time park assistants and cover basic knowledge requirements for proper park and program supervision. New hires would be required to complete the program as part of their initial training

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications required by the intern include web development content knowledge, video and camera capabilities, as well as web layout and design skills.

    To apply for this position, fill out and save the County Application Form to your computer, then submit to the County Supervisor listed above by email.

    Date Posted: 05/17/2019

    Deadline to Apply: June 14, 2019

    Start Date: Varies. Contact county.

    Duration: Summer 2019

    Hours Per Week: Varies. Contact county.

    Salary: $10/hr