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Opportunity knocks: City of Huntsville announces 2024 internship program

Published on February 14, 2024

Are you a college student looking for a valuable and enriching career experience? The City of Huntsville is excited to announce its 2024 Summer Intern Program, open to applicants ages 19 or older with a high school diploma or GED.

Candidates currently enrolled in or who have recently graduated from accredited colleges or universities can now apply. The application period runs through 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13.

The eight-week program will accept up to 10 interns. Interns will be part-time employees who earn $12.51 per hour and work a schedule up to 29 hours per week, depending on the department’s needs.

Internships span various City departments including:

  • Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Community Development
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Huntsville Police
  • Natural Resources
  • Parking & Public Transit
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Planning
  • Traffic Engineering

“The City of Huntsville provides exceptional learning opportunities for driven college students seeking professional and personal development,” said Kenny Anderson, Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, which partners with the City’s Human Resources Department on the internship program. “Chances like this are rare, yet they can significantly shape a student’s future through on-the-job training, networking and growth.”

The program runs from June 3 to July 26 and offers valuable on-the-job training and networking opportunities. Interns work Monday through Thursday, with hours determined by department heads.

To apply, see the job listing, complete the application and submit a cover letter/essay. Interviews begin the week of March 25, with accepted interns notified shortly thereafter.

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