Little River Park - Photo by Angela Comperry

Summer in the City Internship Program Applications Available - Due March 30

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Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks and Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery invite local high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 12th annual Summer in the City Internship Program.  To be held June 4 – June 21, the internship features $500, a letter of recommendation and valuable career experience in an office setting for interns who successfully complete the three-week program. 

During the internship, students are also offered the opportunity to experience various facets of city government while receiving valuable workplace readiness and other skills.  To be program eligible, an applicant must be:

  • a high school junior or senior in Christian County at the time of selection (i.e., Class of 2018 or 2019), and
  • 16 years old by June 1, 2018.

Since its inauguration, fifty-two youths have completed the Summer in the City or other city internship programs. 

Again this year, up to six interns will be selected to participate – 2 with Hopkinsville Fire Department and 4 at City Hall. 

To apply, pick up program application forms from the Hopkinsville Municipal Center, Christian County High School, Heritage Christian Academy, Hopkinsville High School, or University Heights Academy.  Homeschooled students are also welcomed to apply.  Applications are also available for download online at   

Completed application packages must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018, at:

City of Hopkinsville
Attn: Summer in the City Program
715 South Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Any questions related to the Summer in the City Internship Program should be directed to Nikki Durham by e-mail at or by phone at 270-890-0215.