Engineering Intern


Organization : Village of Wilmette
Job Category : Engineering and Technology
Job Type : Internship
State/Province : IL
City : Wilmette
Salary and Benefits : $16.01 per hour

The Village of Wilmette is seeking self-motivated individuals with a positive work ethic to fill the position of Engineering Intern working in the summer months with the option for some additional winter (break time) work.  This position will work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday for a total of a 14-week period. 

General Responsibilities:

The person in this position works under the general direction of the Assistant Village Engineer and will assist in performing a wide variety of civil and municipal engineering related functions, including construction inspections, construction plan reviews, utility investigation, contractor coordination, traffic studies and any other related tasks.

Position Requirements:

The successful candidate will be enrolled in a Civil Engineering or a related program and have an interest in pursuing a career in engineering. The candidate must have a valid driver’s license, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and strong customer service skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and AutoCAD are preferred. Position requires working outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions, and extensive walking.

Hourly Wage:

Starting hourly wage is $16.01 per hour.

Selection Process:

Candidates should be prepared to undergo a background investigation and driver’s license records check. Interested candidates should complete an employment application which may be downloaded from the Village’s website at and submit it along with a cover letter electronically to Paper submissions will not be accepted.

The position will remain open until filled. Questions should be directed to Jorge Cruz, Assistant Village Engineer at

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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