Student Internship Program

The City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge is proud to announce the implementation of a High School and College Student Internship Program. This cooperative initiative will allow high school and college students to contract with City-Parish departments to gain a working knowledge of our Civil Service System while providing area students with valuable work experience. To apply for a Student Intern position, please print and fax an application and resume to 225-389-4962 or mail to Human Resources.

Eligibility Criteria

High School Students

The prospective candidate must be at least 16 years of age, enrolled in a secondary educational institute within East Baton Rouge Parish, considered a senior by the high school recommended by the schools counselor for the internship. Candidate must pass pre-employment drug screening and responsible for his or her own transportation.

College Students

The prospective candidate must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a university or community college in the area. Candidate must pass pre-employment drug screening and responsible for his or her own transportation.

Only candidates whom meet the specified criteria and whose applications are complete will be forwarded to City-Parish Department Heads for consideration. There are limited positions and department heads will hire students that best meet departmental needs.

Additional Information

If you know a student who meets the criteria and may be interested in applying, please encourage him or her to fill out the employment application provided and attach their resume for consideration. The required documents should be faxed to 225-389-4962 or mailed to the following address:

City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge
Department of Human Resources
Attention: Recruiting Division
1755 Florida Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

For more information on the Student Internship Program, please contact the Human Resources Recruiting staff.

Library Page Job

The contract Student Intern program is different from the classified Library Page position. For students interested in a Library Page job, please refer to the application and testing information for classified positions (when the position is open for application).