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Village of Elk Grove, Police Department Administrative Intern

The Village of Elk Grove is seeking a college student to participate in a summer internship program with the Elk Grove Village Police Department during the summer of 2024.

The Police Department, in partnership with the community, is committed to public safety through law enforcement, education, and exceptional service while performing with the highest level of integrity and assuring all individuals’ dignity and respect.

This internship is an opportunity to learn about the role of the Police Department within a local government through active participation in ongoing projects and programs. The Administrative Intern will be based in the Police Department and will work under the supervision of the Police Services Administrator.

Duties of the position may include:

  • Create educational social media campaigns for the Police Department.
  • Assist with weekly Status and Information reports, monthly Village newsletter, Neighborhood Watch Newsletter, and Employee Wellness Newsletter.
  • Learn about the value of employee wellness by proposing and administering a wellness program.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in college and working toward an undergraduate degree.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team as well as independently.
  • Self-motivated, good time-management skills, creative.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to work 5 days, 37.5 hours per week.
  • Interns must provide their own transportation to and from work.

PROGRAM DATES: May 13, 2024 – August 16, 2024

HOURS OF WORK: 40 Hours / Week                    STARTING WAGE: $15.00/hour

OPENING DATE: February 29, 2024                    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

To Apply: Click the “Apply” button on the top right corner of this webpage. Candidates must complete a 250–500 word essay on why they are interested in the internship program and upload where indicated on the application.

Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may be contacted for an interview.

All other inquiries should be directed to the Office of Human Resources.

Tel: 847-357-4020            Email:



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