2019 Internship Program - Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
The general objectives of the SDG Internship Program are:
• To provide a qualified individual with exposure to operations and decision-making
processes across the services provided by the County and its member municipalities;
• To produce at least one (1) major report on a topic of importance to the County or its
• To develop an individual who may consider a career in local government either in SDG or
elsewhere in the municipal sector. There is an acute and growing need to recruit young
individuals into the municipal sector, as experience personnel retire.
The Intern will be attached to the CAO’s office and will report directly to the CAO. Over the
course of the internship the CAO and each Director will allow the intern to “shadow” each of the
senior management team to gain an understanding of the operational priorities and decisionmaking
processes in their respective Departments.