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Mayor's Summer 2019 LEAD Internship

Mayor's L.E.A.D. D.C. Internship Program 

*Application closes May 4, 2019*


The Executive Office of the Mayor is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2019 session for the Mayor's Leadership Engagement Achievement and Development ("L.E.A.D") program offering undergraduates, graduates, and recent graduates the chance to gain valuable work experience in one of our departments. Through agency assignments and weekly development workshops, interns will be able to enhance their skills and learn new skills suitable to working for a government entity. Opportunities are vast and have opened doors to careers in public policy, communications, finance, law, intergovernmental affairs, and government operations.


Ability to commit between 20-35 hours per week

Excellent written and oral communication skills

A keen eye for detail

Willingness to work in a fast paced environment

Interest in public service


The program will begin June 25th and end August 3rd. Please only apply if you will be in the D.C. area for those months and can commit this entire time period. We will begin phone screening candidates on a rolling basis and interviews will occur in May 2019. Interviews will occur in person or via video if necessary.You will receive a phone screening call only if your application is deemed qualified.Candidates will be able to provide input into which office they would like to intern (See questions)Not all offices within the Executive Office of the Mayor will require an intern for the Winter/Spring interns are able to receive course credit for undergraduate or graduate school if needed this is an unpaid internship.


If there is an office not listed on the application that you wish to intern with, please list it in your cover letter.

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