Each semester, I will appoint two Junior or Senior students from a local High School to serve as my City Council Interns. If you are selected, you will see a unique perspective of municipal government.
If you have been selected, congratulations. It shows that you are a motivated student willing to learn life’s lessons through experiences. I believe experiential learning is the best kind of learning.
Our City Council typically meets on the first and third Monday of each month. Usually, the meetings start at 6 pm with a one hour study session on a topic that will eventually come before the Council. The official Council Meeting typically starts at 7 pm and is adjourned around 10 pm.
The Council receives the “agenda packet” on the Thursday before the Monday meeting and an electronic copy is available to the public on the official GV web site. I will meet with you between 5:30 to 6 pm prior to each study session to review the agenda and ask questions. I want to know your perspective on agenda items.
There are two requirements:
1) An Intern must attend at least five meetings during the semester; and
2) An Intern must write about one agenda topic per meeting and publish the report on this blog site.
I want you to have a real-world educational experience which you will be proud to include on your college application or job resume.
Please contact me if you are interested in being appointed as my Intern.