She is first seen as an apathetic college student working as an intern in the Pawnee Department of Parks and Recreation, before being hired as Ron Swanson's assistant.She later becomes the Deputy Director of Animal Control.April, along with Plaza's performance, garnered universal acclaim and has gained popularity for her goth-like behavior and deadpan-style comedy.April Ludgate is a college student who starts out working as an intern in the Pawnee parks and recreation department.April is extremely uninterested in the job, regularly napping at her desk and texting constantly, and acts very dry and sarcastic around her co-workers.
Her favorite color is greenish-transparent and her favorite movie is the one you just watched. For the first two seasons, her boyfriend was Derek, who is openly bisexual and who simultaneously dates an openly gay college student named Ben, whom April dislikes.April is in charge of uploading the staff bios to the website, and no one has checked over her work. (Aubrey Plaza herself came up with the idea of her character's boyfriend being bisexual and her boyfriend himself dating another guy.) Although still dating her openly bisexual boyfriend, Derek, who is still dating his gay boyfriend, Ben, April begins to develop a crush on Andy Dwyer (who works at city hall), the ex-boyfriend of Ann Perkins.Toward the end of the season Andy and April's relationship begins to grow to the point that he begins to reciprocate her feelings but their age difference continues to be a wedge between them.They admit their mutual attraction to each other in the season finale, but she tells him she does not want to get involved with him due to what she perceives as his lasting feelings for Ann.She changes her mind after he gets into a car accident and the two kiss for the first time, but she leaves abruptly after he reveals Ann kissed him just two minutes earlier.April traveled to Venezuela between seasons but has returned to Pawnee to continue her job at the Parks Dept.and has a new Spanish-speaking Venezuelan boyfriend, Eduardo.April eventually breaks up with Eduardo after he becomes friends with Andy because Eduardo was used only to make Andy jealous.April tells Andy to do all of the things she hates doing for her for a month.After only one day of him doing this, April kisses Andy.Andy and April decide to get married in "April and Andy's Fancy Party" after only one month of dating.