​​ Public Works Internships 


Solid Waste Administrative Internship

The Solid Waste Administrative Internship Program attracts graduate-level students interested in a solid waste management, sustainability and environmentally focused career within the public sector. Interns assist management staff in researching and implementing innovative solid waste practices designed to increase operational efficiency within the program and enhance solid waste services for customers​.

​New recruitment is currently closed with an anticipated opening of August 2019. The recruitment will be posted on the city of Phoenix job site.​

Additional Requirements (PDF)

Vanessa Castillo
(602) 495-2442

Communications Internship

The communications intern is responsible for producing, writing and managing the Reimagine Phoenix video segments promoted on social media, YouTube and PHXTV. The successful candidate also will support writing various documents including awards, grant applications and do research on these and multi-media, marketing and advertising trends.

Additional Requirements

Yvette Roeder
(602) 262-5099

Current Interns

Aaron Robinson
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Aaron is a Michigan native and has completed his undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University earning his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Political Science. Aaron currently attends ASU as a graduate student that is pursuing an MPA with a concentration on Urban Management.

Taylor Reimann

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Taylor is a native to Arizona and has been awarded the distinguished Marvin Andrews Fellowship. Her undergraduate studies were spent on sustainability at ASU, and is currently pursuing an MPA with an expected graduation of May 2019.  She will be supporting the Government and Community Relations team.

Alex Johnson Image of Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson, an Arizona native, will be supporting Public Works communications projects. He earned his Bachelor's at Arizona State University in communication and sustainable tourism. He has experience in video, photography, research and sales, and he comes to us from the Arizona Worm Farm. Previous to that he was an intern at Riester, a public relations agency.