The City of Newport News is committed to creating opportunities for the professional growth and development of individuals interested in local government operations. These opportunities are intended to introduce these individuals to public service careers. The purpose of the City’s Internship Program is to create a professional environment by which those interested in public service careers will have an opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in an education environment as they consider service-oriented career options and prepare to enter the workforce.
Internships may be available through a variety of City departments and career paths. Currently, we have the following internship opportunities available at this time.
The Engineering Department is seeking an undergraduate or graduate intern to assist with the implementation and support of multiple Engineering programs and projects. The intern will fulfill the following possible work assignments to include:
- The implementation of the City’s “Roadmap to Sustainability” program that balances environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic prosperity.
- Provides support to the city-wide comprehensive energy management program and supports/develops the City’s “NNGreen” social media sites with updates and relevant postings.
- Applicants must be currently pursuing a degree in Environmental Science, Public Administration, Business, Planning or a related field.
- Work hours are flexible, may be arranged around class schedule and availability. Anticipated start date: October 2019
This is a paid internship
City Managers Office
The City Managers Office is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to fulfill various work assignments in the City Managers Office.
Work hours are generally from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday.
This is a paid internship.