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Office of Administration Intern

Office of Administration Intern (2084-02)
Deadline to Apply: 
Open Until Filled
Work Location:
Administration/Budget Department
138 East Court St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Varies, per assignment or need
Work Hours:  
16-30 hours per week/mornings/afternoons
Starting Salary: 
$12.00 per hour
  • The Intern will work under the direction of County Administration leadership with completion or management of special projects and with facilitation of customer service
  • This internship provides direct contact and exposure to the broad interactions of county administration. These experiences could include group work (within the office or with agencies/stakeholders); individual work (research and analysis of relevant topics); or community focus work (interactions with the public or completion of program duties)
  • The internship features additional opportunities for networking, career exploration, and professional development
  • Resume
  • Cover letter that addresses the following:

  • Why do you want an internship within a governmental agency
  • What are your career plans or goals
  • What skills do you wish to gain from this internship experience
  • What have you researched in preparation for this application submission
  • Considering the flexibility of this position regarding the beginning/end dates and daily hours, what would your ideal schedule be that would help achieve your goals

Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification): 
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance/Accounting or related field applicable to governmental agency duties
  • Basic knowledge of public sector budgeting and finance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Valid Driver’s License issued by the state of residency; valid motor vehicle insurance
  • Vehicle to use in performing various responsibilities

Job Duties (Summary):
  • Performs field audits of County lodging tax receipts, and discusses audit findings with the client and budget staff
  • Prepares and maintains various financial, statistical, operational and/or records and reports; researches, interprets and compiles data for report preparation; prepares cost analysis and special studies; may maintain routine bookkeeping records (e.g., audit reports, departmental budget accounts, etc.)
  • Work with analytics team to support various projects
  • Compiles trend analysis reports related to various projects
  • Provides technical information and advice to aid in decision making
  • Support assigned leader with reporting/analytics projects; represents supervisor in his/her absence
  • Maintains information of a confidential or sensitive nature
  • Serves as liaison with County officials, department heads, constituents, attorneys, media and general public; transmits decisions and directives to involved parties
  • Receives and responds to inquiries and complaints from officials, constituents and general public
  • To assist with engagement of community members and stakeholders, may draft material in line with the county mission for public disbursement
  • Performs administrative duties (e.g., composes routine correspondence; receives and forwards incoming telephone calls; reproduces, files and distributes documents)
  • Arranges, coordinates, and attends various meetings (e.g. transcribes meeting minutes, etc.)
  • Regular and predictable attendance