Economic Growth and Community Investment Planning & Engineering Internship

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This summer internship program, offered in partnership with the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies, gives undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of degree programs the opportunity to gain experience in a local government setting.

As part of the program, students get the opportunity to bring their unique perspectives, experiences and ideas to departments within the county's Economic Growth and Community Investment (EGCI) service team, which includes Community & Economic Development, Public Works, and Housing Stability. The internship program offers students three months of experience during the summer, with the potential to extend through the end of the academic year. Students from any college or university may apply.

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Student interns will perform designated duties as assigned in accordance with the student's educational program and the needs of the department to which the student selects; and to perform related duties as assigned. Interns will also form a cohort that meets one to two times per month during the summer for educational and professional development activities. 


Ramsey County offices are open 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., daily. Internship working hours are negotiable and dependent upon student schedules and department needs. 


The location in which interns will work is dependent upon where the department is located, as follows:

Depending on public health guidelines related to COVID-19 at the time of the internships, interns may work remotely for all or a portion of their work hours.


Applications are currently closed. Please check back for updates.