Management Intern - COUNTY MANAGER

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County


Pay:  $42,000 per year  

Work Schedule: M-F 8-F Some Evenings and Weekends  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


The Sedgwick County Management Intern Program offers a one year opportunity to explore career areas in public administration, gain valuable insight into local government, and be involved in a wide variety of projects. The management intern position involves research and analytical work on an entry-level, professional basis, using various research methods. Interns study administrative systems, policies and practices. They are given in-depth experience with all facets of County government including, but not limited to: public finance, public health, public safety, public works, human resources, and other County functions.


Interns are given work assignments involving meaningful participation in a wide variety of problems facing the Sedgwick County metropolitan area. Interns attend County Commission meetings, other management level meetings, and public events.


The Management Intern is part of the ICMA Local Government Management Fellowship (LGMF) program.

Performs research, analytical work and support as needed:

  • Collaborate with staff or other stakeholders on projects.
  • Assist w/ primary research and provide measurement reports.
  • Conduct secondary research.
  • Prepare issue papers including problem analysis and potential solutions.

Staff boards or committees with responsibilities such as:

  • Scheduling meetings.
  • Communicating meeting dates.
  • Developing and distributing agendas.
  • Recording and typing minutes, filing and distributing in a timely manner.
  • Producing weekly, monthly or quarterly reports per documented procedures or checklists.
  • Provide administrative support (maintenance of files, membership lists, attendance records, etc.).


Serve as leader or member of project teams:

  • Attend or schedule meetings.
  • Assume responsibility for tasks.
  • Develop project plans.
  • Assist or lead implementation.


Minimum Qualifications: Recent master’s level graduate or in last semester of graduate school.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Public Administration.


Please send a copy of transcripts and a recent writing sample to or mail to Sedgwick County Manager's Office, Attn: Sabrina Young, 100 N. Broadway, Suite 630, Wichita, KS 67202.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services, including employment, on the basis of race, color, sex, including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, marital status, religious or political affiliation, genetic information, disability, status as a member of the uniformed services or any other similarly protected status.

Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to qualified persons with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Please do not use this phone number for employment questions. Applicants are contacted only if they are determined to be qualified candidates. 

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