The Village of Evergreen Park is offering a new summer internship, L.E.A.D. EP. The “L.E.A.D.” stands for Leadership, Excellence, Achievement and Distinction. The internship will provide students the opportunity to see how local government operates and provide training and resources to help them further their careers.
The L.E.A.D. EP internship program will work with four interns who are Evergreen Park residents and are
either a graduating senior in high school or a freshman or sophomore in college. The internships are
paid and participants will work 15-18 hours a week from June 13, 2022 through July 30, 2022.
“I have a strong interest in mentoring young people,” said Mayor Kelly Burke. “I believe in coaching and
developing the smart, talented students we have here in Evergreen Park.”
Interns will learn about and work in multiple Village departments and functions and will have
opportunities to go on local field trips and hear from guest speakers.
“We are excited to launch this internship program and help cultivate the future leaders of our
community,” added Burke. “We have developed a program that encourages professional and personal
growth for the participants and also shares the importance of understanding how local government
The Village of Evergreen Park is currently accepting applications through May 18, 2022.