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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Seasonal/Internships

Title: County Board Office Intern

Posting No.: 1328

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: County Board

Hours: Part-Time: Monday-Friday up to 25 hours per week between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Salary: $10.00-$10.50 per hour

•    Assist the County Board staff with research and analysis of information as assigned
•    Deliver updates on status of projects and prioritize assigned tasks to meet deadlines
•    Produce written communications and interact with staff and County Board Members
•    Maintain and update various spreadsheets, files and databases as assigned
•    Make revisions to the County website under the direction of County Board staff  
•    Perform various clerical duties (e.g., utilizing standard office equipment, to include: screening incoming calls, taking and transmitting messages, performing data entry, making photocopies)
•    Serve as counter clerk, receiving individuals and/or directing them to the proper location
•    Assist the County Board Office with other special projects on an as-needed basis

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Must be actively taking undergraduate or graduate level courses at an accredited institution to obtain an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree, or be a recent graduate within the past year
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as organizational and time management skills
•    Ability to perform research on a wide variety of topics, including public policy, programs, reports, budgets and grants  
•    Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and basic Internet applications
•    Dependable, flexible and works well with others

The preferred candidate will have:
•    Working knowledge of governmental processes, programs, services and/or resources

A pre-employment background check is required.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer