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Village of South Elgin, Public Works Department, Engineering and Technology Internship

Organization: Village of South Elgin – Public Works Department
Job Category: Engineering and Technology
Job Type: Internship
City & State: South Elgin, Illinois
Salary and Benefits: $15 per/hour
Post Date: 12/21/2022

The Village of South Elgin is seeking a temporary summer 2023 engineering intern. The Village of South Elgin’s
internship program is geared toward college students seeking to supplement their academic training and expand
their professional knowledge and skills in the engineering field; and will provide students with real-world

The primary purpose of this position is to support the Village Public Works staff by conducting inspections,
surveys, measuring quantities, collecting data, preparing reports and calculations, and performing research. The
project types may include roadway paving, storm water, water and sewer, parking lot, sidewalk, and curb and
gutter improvements for public and private construction. General office work such as scanning and filing may be
required. Interns will receive direction, guidance, and mentoring from technical and management staff within the
Public Works department.

The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or other closely
related field and will have completed at least one academic year of college coursework. Applicants must be at
least 18 years of age and have a valid Illinois driver’s license.

The candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to complete reports and
calculations using Microsoft Word and Excel.

Must be willing to conduct outdoor site visits, sometimes in adverse weather conditions; perform moderate lifting
on a frequent basis; and be able to drive a Village passenger vehicle. Receiving an internship offer is contingent
upon the candidate’s successful completion of a background and driving record check, and medical and drug

Hourly Rate: $15 per/hour
This position is for 40 hours per week (7:00 am – 3:30 pm) from May 2023 through August 2023 (exact dates can
be flexible with the candidate’s school schedule).

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and an application to the Village of South Elgin,
ATTN: Human Resources, 10 North Water Street, South Elgin, IL 60177 or via e-mail to by
March 31st, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Applications are available on-line at
The Village of South Elgin is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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