City of Kilgore Internship Program


 

  • The City of Kilgore Student Internship Program provides eligible students with the opportunity to work in departments within the City organization.  Students are enabled to link theory with practice, gain real-world experience and develop specialized skills that cannot be taught in the classroom.  The program also provides opportunities for City employees to serve as mentors.

  • Participation in the program is open to all City departments, providing students with internship opportunities to meet their future career goals.  The City is working with area colleges and universities to ensure participation from a diverse group of students with varied interest, majors and backgrounds.

Program Details

Internship Benefits

  • Internships are eligible for college credit
  • Work locations and schedules vary by department
  • Duties vary by department
  • Student interns are supported by Intern Mentor and Internship Coordinator
  • Starting and ending dates based upon the needs of the department
  • Student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Have completed 2 years of program study (preferred)
  • Commit to the entire internship session
  • Possess a willingness to learn, positive attitude and self-motivation
  • Gain practical experience
  • Participate in a structured process that provides assistance with career development opportunities
  • Observe and experience professional behavior
  • Gain knowledge and skills from experienced staff
  • Become more familiar with specific work functions
  • Compare and use classroom lessons in real world setting
  • Receive a certificate at end of internship
  • Ability to list the City of Kilgore on a resumeas a previous employer

 

 

LET THE CITY OF KILGORE HELP YOU MAKE THE TRANSITION FROM THE CLASSROOM TO THE REAL WORLD!

 

 

For more information
CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR AT (903) 984-5081