Urban Fellow – Summer 2017

Job Type:  Part-Time
Department:  Human Resources
Closing:  4/28/2017 11:59 PM Central

The Memphis Urban Fellows Program (MUFP) is a year-round initiative that offers local college students the opportunity to intern with various divisions of the City of Memphis Government.  Our mission is to develop the change agents of tomorrow, future City of Memphis leaders, and enhance the interaction of area college students with City government, all in support of retaining the best and brightest talent for Memphis. This is a paid internship which provides the opportunity for growth, networking, and personal fulfillment.

Typical Qualifications

The Urban Fellows intern completes challenging projects proposed by division leaders, which benefits the City of Memphis and the participant through mutual collaboration and input in solution building for our most pressing issues facing government today.  Urban Fellows get firsthand knowledge and exposure to strategies that help shape a more efficient and effective government. Past projects have included input from students on various strategic and administrative priorities including improving neighborhood watch programs, creating an online benefits-management portal, performing analysis of best recruitment strategies for the Spanish-speaking community, and recommend body-worn camera solutions in the Real Time Crime Center.

Minimum Qualifications
Urban Fellow Interns are paid $12/hr for their service to the City of Memphis. Additionally, participants are afforded the chance to earn college credit hours for their participation in the Urban Fellows Program. All documentation required for college credit must be completed by the student, with necessary support from their Mentor.  Interns are expected to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week, a maximum of 20 hours, to their assigned service centers for the duration of the program.
Special RequirementsImportant Dates – Urban Fellows Summer Session 2017

Application Due Date for Summer Term: April 28th
Notification of Selection: May 23rd
Orientation: June 12th
Report to City Divisions: June 12th – August 18th

 

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision)
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare & Dependent Care)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave (10 Days in First Year – up to 25 Days after 25 Years)
  •  Paid Sick Leave/Bonus Leave

To view more details regarding employee benefits click here!

 

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San’s Child Spring Break Camp
 
March 13, 2017 – March 17, 2017, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
Oakhaven Middle School
3125 Ladbrook | Memphis, TN 38118
 
Includes daily light breakfast, lunch, field trip for the week and a camp t-shirt!
 
Please sign up on www.sanschild.org if you are interested in your young lady attending!
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Historical Booker T. Washington High School Holds Scholarship Events

By: Tecia G. Marshall

February 24, 2017

Memphis, TN – Booker T. Washington High School, Memphis, Tennessee, announces its 2017 Warrior Weekend of events.  The weekend will consist of various engaging and remarkable events that bring alumni, current students, faculty, staff and the entire community together to raise money for the STEM and scholarship fund.

Warrior Weekend will be held from Thursday, April 6 through Saturday, April 8.  Events include a business expo, community coffee, alumni basketball game, prayer breakfast, all-white affair and talent showcase.

Although it is titled, “Warrior Weekend” anyone is welcome to join the festivities.  All-inclusive tickets are $70 and individual event tickets will be available as well.

http://btwhigh.wixsite.com/btwmemphis

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FREE ACT Prep Sessions!
East Shelby Library March 4, 7, 9, 14 & 16
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Memphis Redbirds Seasonal Job Fair at AutoZone Park
 
Monday, Feb. 20 and Tuesday, Feb. 21 to hire game day positions for the upcoming 2017 season.
 
The Job Fair will run from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Presidents’ Day, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The fair will be held in the Home Plate Club on the second level of AutoZone Park.
 
For a listing of available jobs, visit http://www.memphisredbirds.com/jobfair. All positions are seasonal and part-time. Interested attendees should arrive knowing which position(s) they are interested in and be prepared to interview on the spot.
MATA Career Fair for Customer Service and Call Center Representatives
 
Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22, 7-9 am and 3-5 pm at the Airways Transit Center: 3033 Airways Blvd. @ Brooks Rd.) Bring an updated resume and cover letter, two forms of ID and be prepared for an on-site interview! #tag #keep #share!
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Book scholarship! Up to $2500!

SCHOLARSHIP ALERT!! The application for the Clifton B. Gibbs Scholarship Program is NOW OPEN through April 1st!! The scholarship is open to all Tennessee residents, junior and senior high school students, as well as, at ANY post-high educational level.

The scholarship was founded to honor the education and achievement legacy of Clifton B. Gibbs. Visit http://clif2012.org/clifton-b-gibbs-scholarship-fund/ to apply today!