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Internships and Temp Hiring Options


Internships provide pre-professional experiences with opportunities to develop and enhance educational and professional goals.   It is an excellent opportunity to provide practical experiences and promote careers within state government.

Why Host an Internship?

  • Accomplish special projects you would not otherwise take on
  • Increase the connections between your agency and the community
  • Recruit and assess potential employees

Learn more about Internships.

Temporary Employment

Occasionally we need to hire workers on a temporary basis. It could be to fill in for another employee on leave or to fill in a role that is currently vacant until a permanent hire is found. It also can be used to have two people in the same position for a limited amount of time to ensure continuity and proper training for the transition of the role of the new employee.

While Paid internships are treated the same as a temporary employee, the internship is more geared toward experiential learning for a student working on a specific project and aligned to their college major.

Learn more about Temporary Employment options.

Internship Webinar Series

We have conducted a series of webinars over the summer where VT Colleges and other organizations involved with internships presented their programs.

You can download:

  • A  PDF guidebook that shows an overview of each program presented (click image below)
  • A copy of each presentation in pdf form
  • Links to the recorded webinars

Internship Webinar Series Guidebook 2017

Participating Presenters were:

  • UVM
  • St. Michael's College
  • Champlain College
  • Norwich University
  • Johnson State College
  • Green Mountain College
  • Landmark College
  • Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility

Click to go to the webinar series homepage.

We will restart over the fall and winter with more college presentations as well as a webinar on reviewing internal processes for hiring interns.