From Intern to Internal Hire: The Next Generation of Sugar Land's Leaders
What do the Sugar Land city manager, digital communications manager and city attorney have in common? They all started off as interns for the City of Sugar Land.
As a workplace that values individual growth and development, the City prides itself on its employees. The employees below exemplify the growth that is possible within the City. Each of these employees started as an intern for the City, working in various departments to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to excel.
Ruth Lohmer, City Planner - Long Range for the City, said that before her internship, she knew she was interested in government work but wasn’t sure what she wanted to do exactly.
"It was my internship with the Community Development Department that exposed me to city planning as a profession," Lohmer said. "After that, I knew I wanted to be a city planner, and my dream was to do it for Sugar Land."