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Page Internship Application Instructions

Page Internship Applications


Page Internship Program 

The Page Internship Program offers students with the opportunity to learn about government processes with a hands-on approach to civic learning. It provides a meaningful and exciting experience for students interested to learn about the daily functions of municipal government.


General Internship Overview

  • This is a selective program and up to five students will be selected each Summer with a preference for Coral Gables residents
  • Eligible high school students can complete an application on the city website
  • Each student will submit an Essay – “Tell us about your interest in Government”
  • 3–4-week program
  • Students will be eligible for community service hours
  • Deadline to submit 2022 Application is Monday, April 25, 2022

 

Assignments

Interns must complete the following assignments:

Legislative Report: This report should cover key topics discussed during at least one Commission Meeting.

Internship Report: This report is a 3-5-page assessment of the City of Coral Gables’ government processes and addresses general areas for improvement. The report should include:

  1. Summary of internship experience 
  2. Observations 
  3. Areas of improvement 
  4. General conclusion

Final Presentation Project: Interns will deliver a final group PowerPoint presentation with fellow interns during a City Commission Meeting which summarizes their internship report and overall experience. 

Improvement Survey: At the end of the internship, students will complete an exit survey so that we can continue to improve the Page Internship Program.

Students who successfully satisfy all requirements and complete the Page Internship Program will be awarded an official city Certificate of Participation and will be acknowledged during a City Commission Meeting. 

For questions, please call 305-460-5304 or email the Mayor’s Office Chief Community Engagement and Policy Advisor: Chelsea Granell at cgranell@coralgables.com




Cavaliers Future Leaders Application Instructions

Cavaliers Internship Program Application


Cavaliers Internship Program

The Coral Gables Cavaliers Future Leaders Internship Program was designed to introduce rising Seniors of Coral Gables Senior High School to the inner workings of local government. 


General Internship Overview

  • This is a selective program and up to five incoming seniors from Coral Gables High School will be selected each Summer with a preference for Coral Gables residents.
  • Eligible Coral Gables high school students can complete an application on the city website.
  • Each student will submit an Essay – “Tell us about a time you had to ask for help”
  • Each student will interview with the School and Community Relations Committee. 
  • 3–4-week program
  • Deadline to submit 2022 Application is Monday, April 25, 2022

 

Assignments

Interns must complete the following assignments:

Legislative Report: This report should cover key topics discussed during at least one Commission Meeting.

Internship Report: This report is a 3-5-page assessment of the City of Coral Gables’ government processes and addresses general areas for improvement. The report should include:

  1. Summary of internship experience 
  2. Observations 
  3. Areas of improvement 
  4. General conclusion

Final Presentation Project: Interns will deliver a final group PowerPoint presentation with fellow interns during a City Commission Meeting which summarizes their internship report and overall experience. 

Improvement Survey: At the end of the internship, students will complete an exit survey so that we can continue to improve the Cavaliers Future Leaders Internship Program.


Students who successfully satisfy all requirements and complete the Cavaliers Future Leaders Program will be awarded an official city Certificate of Participation and will be acknowledged during a City Commission Meeting.  In addition, each student will receive a letter of recommendation signed by a member of the City Commission.


For questions, please call 305-569-1817 or email the City Commission’s Commission Liaison: Lina Santiago at lsantiago@coralgables.com