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MeckPathways Summer Internship Program


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.


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.

Other Information

Program Dates: June 12-August 4th

Potential Work Week: 20-40 hours per week

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

Applicant Requirement

Applicant must be a CMS high school junior or senior

Minimum Age: 16 years old by May 6, 2023

No experience required

Application Process will begin February 1st

Informational Zoom Meeting

Complete Short Google Interest Form

The first 20 students to complete the interest form will be invited to attend the Virtual Meeting in Student Services. All other students will have to watch the recording. The recording will be sent out to all students who complete the Interest Form.

When: January 31st at 9:00 am

Meeting Link:

Meeting will be recorded for students who cannot attend meeting

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