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2024 City of Carbondale Summer Internship Program

Courtesy: City of Carbondale

CARBONDALE - The City of Carbondale is currently seeking applicants for the 2024 City of Carbondale Summer Internship Program. The Summer Internship Program invites a cohort of students from Carbondale Community High School to participate in an eight-week program from Friday, May 31st 2024 to Friday, July 26th 2024.

Selected students will gain transferable work skills through everyday tasks, while assisting on larger projects determined by each department. Each week, students will participate in a lunch and learn program in which they will meet community members that will speak on a variety of topics ranging from civic engagement to financial planning.

Eligible students must be 16 years of age by the starting date of the program. Graduating seniors will also be able to apply to the program. Eligible students must be current students or graduating seniors from Carbondale Community High School. Selected students will participate in an orientation and onboarding meeting on Friday, May 31st at which they will meet with Mayor Harvey and members of their cohort. Internship opportunities range from 10 to 20 hours of work per week for a total of eight weeks. Students will earn $16.00 per hour. The application deadline is Sunday, May 12th 2024. To apply click here.

For more information about the program, please contact the program coordinators Sharonda Cawthon at SCawthon@explorecarbondale.com or Dianah McGreehan at DMcgreehan@explorecarbondale.com or call 618-549-5302.

“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open…for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

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