Innovation Management Intern, Office of Innovation & Technology

Posted by City of Philadelphia on October 5, 2015

OIT Innovation Management Intern
(20 hours/week)

Position Overview
The Innovation Management team is looking for an intern to help manage and oversee the daily activities happening in the City of Philadelphia’s Innovation Lab. The Innovation Lab is a key piece of the City of Philadelphia’s overall plan to build an infrastructure of innovation within municipal government. Once two separate meeting rooms, the Lab is now a fresh, bright, technology-enabled space in the Municipal Services Building where City employees and external stakeholders can meet to think creatively and generate solutions to the City’s most pressing problems. The Innovation Management Intern will serve as the primary on-site contact person for City employees utilizing the Innovation Lab. Additionally, the Intern will have the opportunity to work with Innovation Management staff on various other projects, including but not limited to communications efforts and digital inclusion programming.

Primary Responsibilities
 Helping City employees and partners access the Lab;
 Providing technical training and assistance to people holding meetings and events in the Lab;
 Maintaining and monitoring the equipment and devices kept in the Lab;
 Explaining the mission and purpose of the room to employees and visitors;
 Assisting with the development of Innovation Management’s presentation and communications package.

Desired skills and job requirements
 College junior or senior;
 Self-starter who can proactively seek out opportunities for professional and programmatic development;
 Strong organization, writing and communication skills, including public speaking and presenting information;
 Working knowledge of technology, including computers, TVs and tablets, preferred but not required;
 Graphic design experience highly preferred.

Application materials
 Resume
 Cover letter expressing interest and relevant experience

Interested candidates should send application materials to Eliza Pollack, Senior Program Manager, at

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