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Mayor's Summer Intern Program
The Mayor’s Summer Internship Program

The Mayor’s Summer Internship Program (M. S. I. P.) is geared toward undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in learning the day-to-day operations of public service. The program offers students the opportunity to serve as interns in various City departments.

The mission of M.S.I.P. is to provide an opportunity to introduce college level students with a passion for public service in gaining practical knowledge of the daily functions of local/municipal government.


Students will be assigned projects and be required to submit reports documenting their progress and goals. Students will also participate in a community service project and bi-weekly group sessions to support career development.  Intern Overview


Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must be at least a rising college Junior or graduate level student at an accredited college or university. Applicants may also be a Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 graduate.  Minimum GPA: 3.0 


PRIORITY CONSIDERATION IS GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE NATIVES OR CURRENT RESIDENTS OF SHREVEPORT, LA. 

Majors in the following Academic Programs are preferred:

  • Public Policy / Administration / Urban Planning / Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Kinesiology or Sports Administration
  • Journalism/Communications
  • Forensics & Crime Scene Investigations
  • Engineering/Energy/Environmental Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law

Students will be assigned to a particular city department, based on their experience, skills, and chosen field of study.

How to Apply
Interested individuals that meet the aforementioned requirements may submit the following application materials to the mailing address:
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation with contact information
  • Official college transcripts (mailed from your school's administration office)
  •  Resume, Letter of Interest, and Letters of Recommendation must be received by 5:00 pm April 22, 2015. 

Contact Us
Mayor's Summer Internship Program
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Application Deadline
April 22, 2015

Mailing Address
Mayor’s Summer Internship Program
Attn: Steven Jackson
Office of the Mayor

Suite 200
505 Travis St.
Shreveport, LA 71101

Ph: 318-673-5050

City of Shreveport, Louisiana