Charles County Government is seeking high school juniors and seniors, college students, or college graduates, who wish to gain work experience and learn about local government, in the summer internship program. The internship program provides paid internships that will last up to 12 weeks in a variety of department areas.

Interns will gain unique and valuable work experience while learning about the workings of Charles County Government. Work hours are flexible to meet the needs of students and county departments.

Internships will be available in the following departments and partnership agencies:

  • Charles County Public Library
  • Charles County Sheriff’s Office
  • County Administrator’s Office
  • Department of Community Services
  • Department of Emergency Services
  • Department of Fiscal and Administrative Services
  • Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
  • Department of Planning and Growth Management
  • Department of Public Works
  • Soil Conservation District

The internship program is available for Charles County residents only. Apply online and learn more about the specific internships available by clicking “Volunteer/intern.”

Charles County Government operates under a high performing organization model, which works to engage and involve employees with frontline knowledge in their decision-making process, with an emphasis on leadership. Learn more about Charles County Government’s Leadership Philosophy by visiting Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.


About Charles County Government

The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.