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Program Schedule

Important Dates for Hosts

The following are important dates for those applying to host an intern for the 2017 Program. All participants are expected to follow this timeline.

June 2017 All eligible municipalities and planning service agencies are invited to submit an application to host an intern.
September 1, 2017 Grant applications to host an intern are due.
October / November 2017 Alberta Municipal Affairs reviews all applications received for the 2018 Program.
December 2017 Hosts are selected and notified.
January 31, 2018

Interested intern candidates are required to have their application package to Alberta Municipal Affairs by 12:00 PM (MST)(noon)

February 2018 Alberta Municipal Affairs reviews all applications, produces a shortlist of candidates and provides the shortlisted applications to the hosts.
February - March 2018 Hosts review the qualifications of candidates and contact those they are interested in, to set up interviews. Salary details and start dates are to be negotiated by the host and intern.
March 31, 2018 Hosts are requested to have their intern selected by this date.
April 2018 Hosts submit their completed customized Workplan.
April 2018 Host supervisors attend a one-day Supervisor Orientation session hosted by Alberta Municipal Affairs.
May 2018 Internship placements begin. Each host and their intern will mutually determine the exact start date.
June 2018 Interns attend a three-day Intern Orientation session hosted by Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Note: Alberta Municipal Affairs may change any of the dates listed, should it become necessary to do so.