The City of Long Beach Management Assistant Program is the longest-running nationally ranked municipal management development program in California. The Management Assistant Program is designed to attract, develop and retain innovative local government practitioners. It offers an intense and fulfilling paid one-year apprenticeship to individuals who have earned (or will earn by June 2018) a Master's Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, Urban Planning or a related field and have 6 months of paid or voluntary experience in government, finance, legislation, research or statistical analysis.
The program consists of four, three-month department rotations, where you have the opportunity to work as a project manager on critical City projects. Management Assistants will have one rotation each in the City Manager's Office and the Department of Financial Management. The other two are dependent on City priorities.
If you have any questions about this position, please email: [email protected]