MPA Job listinternship

Sandi Parkes sandi.parkes at csbs.utah.edu
Wed Jul 23 14:24:25 MDT 2003


APPLICATION DEADLINE AUGUST 6, 2003

Utah Foundation is seeking an intern to perform public policy analysis 
and research. This is a part-time, temporary position, beginning in 
mid-August 2003 and perhaps ending December 2003, although there is a 
strong possibility of extending the term of the internship beyond 
December. The position pays $12.00 per hour, without benefits.

Graduate students are preferred, but a strong candidate nearing 
completion of a bachelors degree may be considered. Students studying 
public administration, public policy, political science, or economics 
are encouraged to apply. Others also may be considered.

Candidates should possess the following skills and attributes:

" Strong analytical and writing skills
" Understanding of the public policy environment and skills needed to 
perform policy analysis
" Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
" Understanding of Utahs political and government structures
" Ability to perform governmental research with an objective, 
even-handed approach
" Ability to direct ones own daily activities with a high degree of 
productivity

Major tasks during this internship will include assisting with data 
gathering and analysis for a special research project on Utahs 
electricity demand and assisting in writing the sixth edition of Utah 
Foundations book, State and Local Government in Utah.

Please submit a resume and writing sample by email or fax at:

" Email: janice at utahfoundation.org

" Fax: 801-272-7711

Please call 801-272-8824 if you have questions. Ask for Janice Houston 
or Steve Kroes.

Founded in 1945, Utah Foundation is a nonprofit, non-advocacy research 
organization. Our mission is to encourage informed public policy making 
and to serve as Utahs trusted source for independent, objective 
research on crucial public policy issues. Please visit 
www.utahfoundation.org to learn more about the foundation.





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