Summer Internship – Commerce Center

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Job Opening: Summer Internship – Commerce Center
Location: Government Center in Media, PA
Opening Date: March 11, 2021
Internship: June - August
Starting Pay: $11.25/hour


Summary

We are seeking a summer intern to help with a wide variety of potential projects related to research and develop of the economic development strategic plan to be implemented within the next three to five years. The strategic plan will address the needs, impediments, strengths, and opportunities in our existing business climate, while defining county strengths and potential to attract and grow new economic opportunities. The Delaware County Commerce Center wants to encourage and promote desirable economic development within Delaware County consistent with planning and policies, to maintain and attract an equitable and diverse tax base.


Duties

Under general supervision of the Director:

Support the activities of the strategic plan development which may include research and analysis project on the following topics:

Current economic climate in Delaware County

Current and future trends nationally and internationally that may disrupt or enhance the Delaware County economy, including the CV-19 pandemic recession

Economic data and input from County business and community leaders

Funding streams and strategies to assist Delaware County achieve strategic goals

Organize meetings and complete meeting minutes


Qualifications

Current Undergraduate, preferably a junior or senior, or Graduate Student

Preferred field of study in Economics, Business, Public Policy, Public Administration or related topic

Proficient in MS Office

Delaware County resident preferred


Contact

Please email resume and/or application to County of Delaware Personnel Department at DelcoJobs@co.delaware.pa.us.



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