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Registration for CityWorks Academy 2019 is now open.

Have you ever wondered how much a fire hose weighs? Or perhaps how many City vehicles operate on alternative fuel or hybrid technology? The Austin CityWorks Academy is an inside look at Austin government – a unique opportunity for Austinites to learn about the City’s governmental processes, its procedures and the people who deliver these services through a series of 14 weekly classes.

The City of Austin Communications and Public Information Office provides a variety of internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Each semester the different divisions will post internship opportunities below. Please review each positions requirements carefully before applying.

Do you have thoughts on your city? Want to be part of meaningful conversations in your neighborhood that help shape our community’s future? Then Conversation Corps is for you. Visit the Conversation Corps website at

The Next Joint General & Special Election (Local) will be Saturday, May 04, 2019. Find out more from the Travis County Clerk’s Elections Division or from the Williamson County Elections page.

The new Austin Mayor and City Council wants to hear from Austinites about their new proposal to change how council meetings and committees work.

Residents are invited to share feedback during a special-called City Council meeting Jan. 22. Austinites can participate in person or by phone. The City Council is scheduled to vote on this proposal at their Jan. 29 meeting. Comments will be collected through Jan. 26, 2015.



Want to make a difference?

Here are a few ways to make our community a better place to live. These volunteer opportunities are sponsored by the City of Austin and support City services and programs, and Austin's quality of life.