Management Analyst Intern (19983015)

City Administration
San Francisco/Peninsula
Until filled or until 100 applicants
$17.00-$25.00 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


1198 El Camino Real Colma, 94080


The Town of Colma

Invites you to apply for the position of:

Management Analyst Intern

This internship provides an excellent opportunity for an individual interested in Public Administration to enhance their administrative and analytical knowledge, skills, and abilities. Through mentorship and under general supervision, the incumbent will be responsible to complete specific projects and a variety of on-going assignments to help develop their knowledge and skills. This is a training opportunity position reporting to an assigned Department. There may be several evening obligations, such as attending City Council meetings or other community events. 


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain records/document management system.
  • Conduct public outreach/media (i.e. tax initiative).
  • Conduct research/study on technology enhancing.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of marketing and branding.
  • Perform data analysis.
  • Create various electronic forms.
  • Create templates for reporting purposes.
  • Coordinate projects across departments within the organization.


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities are qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education, Training & Experience

Enrollment in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program with demonstrated interest/experience in communications, marketing, international relations and community engagement or closely related academic program.


Possession of a valid California Driver’s License may be required.

Knowledge of:

  • Social media platforms including Town Hall, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Nextdoor, LinkedIn and other tools.
  • Social media management and analytics tools and web content development.
  • Research and related reporting strategies.
  • Desktop software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Familiarity with email marketing tools.
  • Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Records management principles and practices.
  • Computer applications related to the work.
  • Project management, policy analysis principles, program/policy evaluation or organizational development.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and work cooperatively with Town staff.
  • Plan, develop, review and complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Interpret and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Creative and detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform in-depth research on a given topic and provide recommendations.
  • Ability to think critically, analyze data, and present logical conclusions or reports based on available information.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



Ideal Candidate

Is interested in Public Administration and the opportunity to enhance their administrative and analytical knowledge, skills, and abilities in a Public Service environment. 

The Ideal Candidate will enjoy 

  • Conducting public outreach/media (i.e. tax initiative).
  • Conducting research/study on technology enhancing.
  • Assisting in the development and coordination of marketing and branding.
  • Performing data analysis.
  • Creating templates (such as for reporting purposes).
  • Coordinating projects across departments within the organization.



This is a part time/casual unbenefited position except where mandated by law.  

Special Instructions


The best qualified candidates, as determined by an initial review of applications, will be invited to participate in an interview process which will consist of written and/or oral components.  Finalists may be requested to submit copies of your official/unofficial college transcript(s) and other personal information necessary to conduct a complete background investigation (Livescan) prior to a final selection by the Town.

Candidates who successfully complete the interview process may be placed on an employment eligibility list.  All offers of employment are conditional upon the ability to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

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