Marlborough announces sixth year of summer intern program for area college students

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Marlborough – Marlborough will continue its summer internship program for college students for the sixth consecutive year.

Formally known as the “Public Service Internship Program,” this initiative was proposed by Mayor Arthur Vigeant in 2012 and has been funded by the City Council each of the past five years. Since inception, this program has provided employment experience to over 50 college students.

“Summer jobs and internships complement classroom learning by teaching our young people life skills and giving them valuable real life experience. Future employers want to see that prospective employers have been in a work environment and succeeded in that atmosphere,” Vigeant said. “Often, having a successful internship on a resume and work experience gives an applicant the edge when applying for jobs.

“I’m grateful that the City Council has funded this program in recent years and we look forward to another summer with great students this year,” he noted.

This program is open to all area college students enrolled in various courses of study. Although preference is given to Marlborough residents, all interested college students are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 28, but interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are submitted. Accepted applicants will be informed by mid-May and should be available to work at least eight weeks between June 5 and Aug. 25.

Applications may be picked up in person at the Marlborough Public Library or the Mayor’s Office in City Hall. It is also available for download on the city’s homepage at www.marlborough-ma.gov under the “Announcements” section.

Completed applications may be emailed to Nicholas Milano at [email protected], dropped off to the Mayor’s office, or delivered to: City of Marlborough Public Service Internship Program, City Hall, 4th Floor, Marlborough, MA 01752.

For questions or additional information, call the Mayor’s Office at 508-460-3770.