Announcing the Mayor’s Summer Intern Program

For the next two weeks, my office is accepting applications for the Mayor’s Summer Intern Program.
We are seeking a rising high school junior through college sophomore to assist my office during the month of August.  The intern will assist in preparation for City Council meetings, help schedule community events, work on legislative research, and dabble with social media and web technologies.
Feel free to suggest this program to any student in this age range whom you think would benefit from this local government experience.

City of Kinston

Internship Opportunities


Mayor’s Summer Intern Program                           SALARY:  UNPAID

The Mayor’s Office for the City of Kinston is currently seeking an intern who desires to gain first-hand experience in the administration of local government. A successful applicant will have general knowledge in social media, web development, and/or internet technologies. The intern is expected to have good oral skills, be highly motivated, responsible, punctual, and committed.  Summer internship will be approximately 10 hours per week throughout the month of August.

Duties include:

  • Communications
  • Legislative Research and Writing
  • Community Engagement


  • Must be at least 16 years of age and have a valid NC Driver’s License
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Must have at least a 2.0 GPA and solid attendance record
  • Must be a junior or senior in high school or freshman or sophomore in college

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to by July 23, 2012.