Summer 2018 COL Internships

High school juniors or seniors may be eligible for internship opportunities!

The City of Lawton will be providing a Summer Intern Program in various department this summer: Library, Parks & Recreation, Legal Services, Solid Waste Disposal, Water Treatment, Municipal Court and Animal Welfare.

About the Program

  • The City of Lawton Summer Intern Program is specially funded through sale tax dollars that are set aside to provide high school students the opportunity to obtain real-life experience for a possible career path or college major.
  • If selected, orientation will be held for you and your parent(s) on May 22, 2018.
  • Each intern will work 20 hours weekly in the area of interest alongside one of our best employees in the field.
  • Work day are Monday through Friday, with some flexibility allowed for extracurricular summer schedules.
  • The hourly rate for all interns is $9.18.
  • The program will run May 30, 2018 through July 13, 2018.

Qualifications Requirements

  • High School junior or senior during the 2017-18 school year.
  • Must qualify for free or reduced lunch program.
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, counselor or principal.
  • Good discipline.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (some positions may require a higher GPA)
  • Complete application
  • Participate in an interview

What to Expect From Us

As a summer intern, you will be placed in an assigned available position that meets  your desired career choice.

This will be your opportunity to apply your talents and education to a position that will not only benefit you after high school, but could be placed on your college and future job applications.

You will receive a certificate of completion and letter of reference at the end of the program.

*APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE COUNSELOR’S OFFICE; DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS 4/26/18*

*CALL THE CITY OF LAWTON HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 580.581.3392 FOR MORE INFORMATION*

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