Throughout the year, Lake County departments and offices offer internship programs for those currently enrolled in school, recent graduates, or anyone looking to start a new career. View Lake County’s current internship opportunities.
Division of Transportation
The Lake County Division of Transportation has two exciting summer internship opportunities in the fields of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Civil Engineering. The GIS intern will perform beginning technical GIS work such as inventory gathering along county bikeways and highways, maintaining spatial data, and map creation. The engineering intern will gain experience in beginning level engineering work such as surveying, performing basic construction inspections, conducting field and laboratory tests on construction materials, and collecting traffic data for traffic studies.
Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court
The 19th Judicial Circuit Court offers a variety of internships each year to provide college students with a practical learning experience of the justice system and help them complete the internship requirements for their college degree. The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit feels a responsibility to contribute to the development and training of the future professionals of the criminal justice system and other social services. Click here for more information on the internships the Judicial Circuit Court offers and how to apply for them.
Planning, Building & Development
The Lake County Planning, Building & Development department is accepting applications for their Civil Engineering Internship. If you are currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, other closely related fields, this internship might b right for you. This internship will allow you to gain experience in beginning level engineering work. Some assignments may include: performing construction site inspections, responding to drainage and flooding inquiries, reviewing sites for soil erosion and sediment control measures, surveying and operating survey equipment, and filling out inspection reports.
Stormwater Management Commission
The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) is currently accepting applications for the Water Resource Internship. Graduates or a current student of a 2 or 4-year college degree program with an emphasis on environmental sciences, planning or related hydrology fields are encouraged to apply. The Water Resource Internship will allow you to engage in watershed planning, GIS projects and field work at the county level.
Current Job Opportunities
We have many offices and departments that specialize in providing different services for Lake County. From law enforcement and health care to engineering and information technology, we offer a wide spectrum of careers.