Opportunities


L.A. Controller Ron Galperin’s Community Engagement team is responsible for engaging with community members and raising public awareness for the work of the Controller’s office, which includes transparency around data and the introduction of cutting edge technology in local government. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in community outreach and civic leadership.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Research events for the Office of the Controller to attend, either virtually or in-person
  • Communicate directly with stakeholders to organize events & engagement opportunities
  • Contribute to internal events and projects through research, outreach, and logistics
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties as needed

Skills & Qualifications

  • Excellent writing, research and organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication and critical thinking skills
  • Event planning capabilities
  • Outgoing and creative mindset
  • Self-starter that can work independently and with teams
  • Familiarity with Microsoft & Google software suites; Photoshop and design skills a plus

Application Process & Deadline

Apply directly by emailing your Resume to controller.galperin@lacity.org by February 8, 2021, 5:00p.m. PST. In the subject line indicate the specific internship you are applying for. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please submit any questions to controller.galperin@lacity.org.  

Please note this is an unpaid internship. 

As part of L.A. Controller Ron Galperin’s Government Affairs team, you will be involved in the monitoring and reporting of City’s legislative activities. By virtually attending Council and Committee meetings, you will gain an understanding of the different stages of policymaking, the formal processes of local government, and the relationships between the different power centers at City Hall. The Government Affairs team is responsible for monitoring city, county, state and national legislation and ensuring that the Controller’s audits, reports, and white papers provide meaningful and relevant recommendations to the City Council in order to promote transformative change and a higher quality of life for Angelenos. The Government Affairs division also heads the office’s intergovernmental relations by serving as the liaison to City and County elected offices, the state legislature and Governor’s office, as well as Congressional offices and the office of the President.

Skills & Qualifications 

  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Great organizational skills
  • Interest in civic engagement and local government
  • Good attitude and sense of humor
  • Current college student or recent college graduate

Application Process & Deadline

Apply directly by emailing your Resume to controller.galperin@lacity.org by February 8, 2021, 5:00p.m. PST. In the subject line indicate the specific internship you are applying for. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please submit any questions to controller.galperin@lacity.org.  

Please note this is an unpaid internship. 

L.A. Controller Ron Galperin is seeking a creative intern to join his Innovation team, which works to improve the lives of City residents by harnessing technology and open data to produce clear and meaningful results.

Responsibilities

  • Updating content, videos and images to the Controller’s official website
  • Creating and publishing data visualizations and maps
  • Publishing and maintaining high quality datasets on the Controller’s Open Data portal
  • Brainstorming creative ways to make content interactive
  • Coordinating with the Communications team to meet deadlines

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and reading abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to save, backup and document for all steps taken
  • Savvy internet research skills
  • A love for technology and figuring things out

Application Process & Deadline

Apply directly by emailing your Resume to controller.galperin@lacity.org by February 8, 2021, 5:00p.m. PST. In the subject line indicate the specific internship you are applying for. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please submit any questions to controller.galperin@lacity.org.  

Please note this is an unpaid internship. 

To search for civil service opportunities in the L.A. Controller’s office and other City departments, visit Job Central.