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Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation (GGEDC)
Internship for Graduate and Undergraduate

Brief Description:

The Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation offers an extensive internship placement location for graduate and undergraduate students for summer, fall and spring semesters. GGEDC internships are full-time positions and require a minimum commitment of ten weeks. Fall and spring internship positions can be either full or part-time, with a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Hosted By:

The Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation (GGEDC) is a non-profit organization, organized around the business experience and talent of its Board of Directors and the professional management and community economic development expertise of its Executive Director

PAID Gap Year Internship:

Gap year internship is available to college student(s); preferably Sophomore and/or Junior, in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Political Science, Government or related field. Working on a variety of research-related projects. Interns will work Part-Time with no more than 24 hours per week and be paid bi-weekly at a rate of $10/hr. The support of a gap student is invaluable and candidates should demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude to their work. This position will allow you to gain valuable direct experience to prepare you for real-world business scenarios.

APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE:

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Familiarity with research and reporting methods
  • General knowledge and interest in economic development programs and issues
  • Flexibility and desire to work on varying projects
  • Flexibility and desire to work on varying projects

ROLES and RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Assist on reports, case studies, and presentations on economic development topics and trends
  • Gain practical work experience
  • Become familiar with a variety of economic development programs and issues (such as business retention and expansion (BRE), business attraction, real estate analysis, finance, and innovation)
  • Have the opportunity to publish their work
  • Contribute research to technical assistance projects for communities throughout the McKinley County surrounding area.

APPLICATION & HIRING PROCESS:

Please send a Resume and Cover Letter, on why you’re the perfect candidate for the position, and how your skills and expertise can add value to the company, to the Human Resource (HR) Department at melody@gallupedc.com

Candidates will then receive a complete full Job Description.

There will be a 1st interview with the HR staff and a 2nd interview with Executive Director, either by face-to-face or virtual.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:

MONDAY - OCTOBER 12, 2020

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