Mecklenburg County offers internship opportunities in several departments. Internships are a great way to get valuable, hands-on knowledge in a career field of interest. As an intern for Mecklenburg County, you’ll get exposure to the real world, make important connections through our vast network of professionals, and gain a competitive edge that makes you standout. If you are civic-minded and want to make an impact in our community, check out the opportunities available and contact us.

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What is MeckPathways?

MeckPathways is a partnership between Mecklenburg County Government and Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. The program provides students an opportunity to gain professional work experience that connects their classroom experiences and potential career choices. The goal of the program is to provide a variety of opportunities for students to learn about public service professions.

Here's the Scoop

Pay Rate: $15 per hour
Program Dates: June 10- August 2
Potential Work Week: 20 - 40 hours per week

Applicant Requirements

Applicant must be a CMS high school junior or senior
Minimum Age: 16 years old by May 3, 2024
No experience is required.