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Capital Projects Internship
Los Angeles City Council District 8 / Los Angeles City Hall
Posted on: February 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
Council District 8:
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson was sworn into office on July 1, 2015 to represent the Eighth District of the City of Los Angeles. Within his first 18 months as a Councilmember, he authored Proposition HHH, a $1.2 billion bond for permanent supportive housing, the largest investment towards ending homelessness in the nation. The Councilmember authorized more affordable housing in District 8 than anywhere in the city during his first two years in office. On the City Council, Harris-Dawson is a champion for equity in the issues of housing, jobs, clean streets, and community policing. He is the Chair of the Planning, Land Use and Management Committee.
Capital Projects Intern Description:
Council District 8’s Capital Projects team focuses on housing, economic development, transportation, and land use planning in order to revitalize South Los Angeles for existing residents. Interns will help our team secure transportation equity, improve public health, and create affordable housing for historically disinvested communities in Council District Eight. Capital Projects Interns will gain knowledge and experience in public service, planning and economic policy, community outreach, and project management. The internship is unpaid but can be used for course credit.
● Develop innovative ideas and approaches for economic development.
● Assist with planning of community outreach meetings for public art, housing, and economic development initiatives including Destination Crenshaw.
● Research and draft policy briefs on land use planning, transportation, housing, and economic development.
Required Experience / Skills / Education
*Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Roberto Perez
Capital Projects Aide
Internships are unpaid but can be used for course credit. We request that interns be available at least 16 hours per week. Our office is located in the Los Angeles City Hall. We will be conducting interviews on a rolling basis.