Sedgwick County...working for you

County Manager


  • Mike Scholes, County Manager

    Mike Scholes
    County Manager

    p. 316.660.9393

    525 N. Main
    Wichita, KS 67203

County Manager

Management Internship Program

The Sedgwick County Management Intern Program offers a one-year opportunity to explore different administrative career fields, gain invaluable insight into local government, and procure future leadership positions. The goal of the program is to draw and preserve highly motivated and creative individuals from diverse social and cultural backgrounds to local government.

Interns study administrative systems, policies and practices, and will be given definite work assignments involving meaningful participation in a wide variety of issues facing the Sedgwick County metropolitan area. Interns attend county commission meetings, county manager's staff meetings, and local and regional conferences. Interns work out of the Sedgwick County Manager's Office and area assigned projects at the direction of the director of community relations.

Applicants should be complete or nearly complete with their coursework toward a master's degree in public administration. Sedgwick County will be hiring up to three interns. For consideration, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter, graduate transcripts, a writing sample from the past three months, three references with daytime phone numbers, and a job application. The application will be available on the County's employment website at

What You Get:

  • Internship from May 27, 2016 to May 26, 2017
  • $35,000 plus health insurance, sick leave, paid holidays
  • Expenses paid to the ICMA annual conference and MORE!

What We Want:

  • Applicants must have nearly completed Masters level course work by June 2016. Interested candidates should submit:
  • Sedgwick County management intern application form. Applications will be available on

Please include the following information:

  • Resume with cover letter
  • Three references with daytime phone numbers

For more information contact:
Keturah Austin
Corporate Communications Manager
(316) 660-9375

Sedgwick County...working for you

Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.