Location: Maine Municipal Association - 60 Community Drive, Augusta ME 04330
Time: Registration: 9:00 AM | Workshop: 9:30-11:30 AM
Presenters: Laurie Smith, Town Manager, Kennebunkport; Jay Feyler, Town Manager, Union; William Bridgeo, City Manager, Augusta; Eric Conrad and Steve Gove, MMA
1. The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Summer Internship Program
Peggy McKee from the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center will present the Center’s Summer Internship Program for municipalities outlining all aspects of the program including 2018 program dates, application and selection process, student compensation and answer questions about the program.
2. Hiring a Summer Intern and Getting the Most from the Experience
A panel of town and city managers will share their experiences and practical advice for creating meaningful projects for interns, engaging a summer intern in local government and making the experience a positive one for the municipality and the intern.
Laurie Smith, Town Manager, Kennebunkport
Jay Feyler, Town Manager, Union
William Bridgeo, City Manager, Augusta
3. Maine Municipal Association’s Pilot Municipal Internship Scholarship Opportunity
Eric Conrad, MMA’s Director of Communication and Educational Services and Stephen Gove, MMA’s Executive Director, will present MMA’s internship scholarship opportunity program which will provide some grant funds to MMA members who commit to hiring a summer intern in 2018.