Urban Fellows
The Urban Fellows is a year-round initiative that offers local college students the opportunity to intern with various divisions of City of Memphis government. The program serves primarily to enhance the interaction of area college students with the City, advancing the purpose of getting students to consider employment after graduation - ultimately making Memphis their permanent home. The Urban Fellows will complete projects proposed by division directors, which are inclusive of a national comparison of the function of Pay-As-You-Throw programs, updating a policy and procedure manual for the Finance Division to conducting a policy analysis of Memphis' Workforce Investment Network. Urban Fellows sessions are offered in conjunction with the three academic semesters of fall, spring and summer.

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City of Memphis Urban Fellows
Internship Application Information:

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Timeline for Summer 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014 Application is available online
Friday, June 6, 2014 Deadline Completed applications/resumes are due
Friday, June 6, 2014 Division Project Proposals Deadline
June 6 – June 19, 2014 Selection Process (Urban Fellows - and match with Divisional Projects)
Friday, June 20, 2014 Notify Urban Fellows of Selection
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 New Mentor Orientation (if there are new mentors, time is TBA)
Friday, June 27, 2014 Orientation for Urban Fellows (City Hall, 4th Floor at 11:00 – 12:30 pm)
Monday, June 30, 2014 – Thursday, August 28, 2014 Urban Fellows time frame in assigned divisions
  Check-in/Feedback meeting with Urban Fellows (Location/Time)
  Check-in/Feedback meeting with Urban Fellows (Location/Time)
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Culmination Ceremony – Presentation of Projects (Office of Talent Development at 2:00 pm)

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