Box 9, Folder 8, Document 41

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The Atlanta Urban Corps is a college student intern program
jointly sponsored by Atlanta's colleges and students, the City Government
of Atlanta, private agencies, Atlanta businesses, and the Federal Govern-
ment. The bulk of intern salaries will be furnished 80% by the Office of
Education through college financial aid offices and 20% by the City of


The program will be administered by a professional and
student staff directed by a Board representing participating agencies and


The intern's job experience should not only be beneficial to the
City but it must be an educationally relevant experience for the student.
This is not a ''make-work" program. His service-learning experience

should give him an overall view of the role this department plays in

solving Atlanta's problems. It should be intellectually challenging.

Departmental intern requests should be specific not only on expected
education but on detailed job descriptions so adequate talent may be


A by-product of this program will be to attract into urban govern-
ment the young career talent it so urgently needs and focus the capabilities

of the academic community on problems of our city.

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