Seasonal - Diversity & Inclusion Intern

City of Appleton, WI

Internship

The Mayor of Appleton's Office is looking for a student to volunteer-intern in our Diversity and Inclusion Department this semester. This unique position serves under the primary supervision of the Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator to advance equity and the intercultural goals for the City.

Examples of Duties
  • Work with the Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator to forward the department's goals.
  • Collaborate with other City departments to create connections regarding ongoing Diversity & Inclusion projects.
  • Organize the logistics of programs; participating in preparation of meetings and sessions on multicultural courses or assignments, and assist with community outreach initiatives.
  • Intern must be able to sit or stand for extended periods, and assist and escort visitors.
  • General administrative duties including calendar coordination, organization of department literature, and data collection.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Typical Qualifications
  • Have an understanding and sensitivity working with people of diverse identities and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated excellent English language skills (both speech and comprehension), and the ability to communicate effectively in-person, virtually, and in writing. Ability to communicate clearly with persons for whom English is a second language, a plus.
  • Ability to fulfill duties and responsibilities with a limited amount of direct supervision (after appropriate training), and to complete assigned projects in a timely manner.
  • Ability to effectively interact with colleagues and the public in a positive and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform work in a multi-task environment, prioritizing needs for efficient and effective service.
  • Dependable, with a sense of responsibility and reliability.
  • Basic computing skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and administrative skills applicable to entry-level employment.
Supplemental Information

This is a spring semester position, with the option of running through the summer.

College credit may be available.