City of Arlington seeking applicants for Community Development internship

Community Development Intern

Salary Hourly – $12.00

Opening Date – January 6, 2020 Closing Date– January 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Job Posting: General Duties
The City of Arlington is a growing community located on MN Hwy 5 just 45 miles southwest of the Twin Cities. This internship opportunity would provide an individual seeking a career within the field of economic development, planning and zoning, or city administration great experience to boost their resume.
The successful candidate will provide hands-on assistance to the Community Development Director and will assist in preparing agendas and minutes for economic development and planning & zoning, will provide research for both economic development and planning & zoning, assist with various grant applications, DEED applications, update the City’s social media and website. The position will also be responsible for assisting with the Community Center, showing the facility, aiding those interested in renting the facility, updating the events calendar, marketing the facility, billing, and any other tasks assigned by the Community Development Director. Successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively in writing and oral presentations.

This is position is for a total of 400 hours and can be part-time or full-time. There will be evening meetings with this position.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration, urban planning or related field is required. Candidate must have the ability to work at least 20 hours per week, valid driver’s license and good driving record, and ability to pass a background check.
Graduate student in public administration, business administration, or urban planning is preferred.

Resume, cover letter, and City of Arlington application is required. For application please visit the City’s website: For questions please email Community Development Director Amy Newsom at or 507-720-8586.