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Regional Management Fellowship Program

admin/ January 31, 2019/ Emerging Leaders, Programs

Sponsored by the City/County Managers Associations of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, the Two-County Next Gen Committee is has created a pilot Regional Management Fellowship Program that offers top talent from local universities the opportunity to work on meaningful projects within local government agencies in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The Regional Management Fellowship Program offers participating agencies the ability

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Tomorrow’s City-County Manager’s Forum

admin/ November 7, 2016/ Emerging Leaders, Programs, Tomorrow's City/County Manager's Forum

This all-day workshop helps prepare future City/County Managers by promoting succession planning in the participating agencies. The Forum alternates its focus between future chief executives one year, and then future department heads on alternate years. The program includes presentations, panel discussions and informal networking with current city/county managers and executive recruiters. The cost of the session is $100, which covers

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Internship Coordinator/Public Employee On-Site Visits

admin/ June 28, 2016/ Internships, Uncategorized

Internship coordinators and/or local government employees who specialize in a specific field of interest can visit your school to speak with your students about opportunities in local government. Please contact a Regional Internship Coordinator to make an inquiry. Regional Internship Coordinators Careers in Public Service (PDF) Customizable Brochures for your next Career Day: Black & White Tri-Fold Brochure Color Tri-Fold Brochure

Mid-Career Managers Institute– A new ICMA Professional Development program

admin/ July 21, 2015/ Emerging Leaders

ICMA-University is launching a new “Mid-Career Manager’s Institute”, which is designed for ICMA members who are either: credentialed and want to engage in a focused course of study and connection with others who are mid career not yet credentialed or have management experience in fields other than local government AND want to build strong ties with the profession and strengthen

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Leadership Academies

admin/ July 21, 2015/ Emerging Leaders, Leadership Academies

Santa Clara County: April-Oct; applications due in February 15, 2013. San Mateo County: August-November; applications due in July. The Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County is focused on helping mid-level professionals advance in their organizations. Focusing on “soft skills,” the Academy is held once per month for seven months and costs $850 per participant. For more information, go to http://sccleadershipacademy.weebly.com.

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Tomorrow’s Department Head Forum

admin/ July 21, 2015/ Emerging Leaders, Programs, Tomorrow's City/County Manager's Forum

This all-day workshop helps prepare future City/County Managers and Department Directors and promotes succession planning in the participating agencies. One year the Forum focuses on future chief executives; on alternative years, the workshop engages future department heads. The program includes presentations, panel discussions and informal networking with senior managers and executive recruiters. The cost of the session is $100, which

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Management Talent Exchange Program (MTEP)

admin/ July 21, 2015/ Emerging Leaders, Management Talent Exchange Program

High-potential employees are placed in another local government agency for three months. The exchange creates new skills, experiences and relationships. Agencies can place employees with other local governments and/or receive MTEP employees for the three months. In addition to supercharging the careers of participants, MTEP helps local governments expand their organizational capacity and effectiveness with fewer employees.  For more information,

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Speed Coaching and Networking Lunch

admin/ July 21, 2015/ Emerging Leaders, Speed Coaching and Networking

Happens every 2 years. The next Speed Coaching will be held in Fall 2012. Similar to speed dating, speed coaching rotates emerging leaders through six rounds of 10-minute coaching sessions with different senior managers from local governments in the two counties. This easy, energetic and fun coaching and networking event engages over 100 participants and costs $25 per participant.

Cal-ICMA Coaching Program Webinars

admin/ July 21, 2015/ Cal-ICMA Coaching Program, Emerging Leaders

REGISTER NOW for the 2016 COACHING WEBINARS There is no charge to register and all persons interested in local government are welcome. Each webinar requires its own registration. Click on a webinar below to register. We encourage you to register even if you are unable to attend the live session. You will receive an automatic notice when the digital recording

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Careers in Local Government Management

admin/ July 20, 2015/ Students

A career in local government is an excellent option for those who have a passion for public service. Public service is often about what you give rather than what you receive, and putting the collective good before the needs of individuals. Public service is about leadership, possibility, innovation, empowerment, and relationships. For more information, please visit http://icma.org/Wiki/Careers_in_Local_Government_Management