Paid Internship Opportunities for Local Juniors, Seniors

MORRIS – The Grundy Economic Development Council and the Grundy Area Vocational Center will have 50 paid internship opportunities for the 2017 Grundy County Summer Internship program.   According to a news release from GEDC CEO Nancy Norton, the program, now in its fifth year, has grown exponentially thanks to the successful partnership between the education and business communities.  

“This is a great opportunity for our young people to have real-world experience that will help them as they make future education and career choices. It also opens up their eyes to the great opportunities right here in Grundy County,” Norton said.  

Summer internships are available to all juniors and seniors from the four area high schools, Coal City, Gardner/South Wilmington, Minooka, and Morris. A wide variety of paid internships are available, infield including but not limited to accounting, engineering, IT, health care, machinists, and much more.  

Most positions are fulltime, however, part-time opportunities are available to accommodate interns who might have other summer commitments. Students can view the positions and apply online at All applications must be submitted by Feb. 22. If students have additional questions, they can speak with the guidance counselors at their respective schools.  

“Many thanks to this year’s participating businesses: Aux Sable Liquid Products, City of Morris, “D” Construction, GEDC, Grainger, Grundy County Health Department, Illinois Truck, Joliet Junior College, LyondellBasell, Mack & Associates, Metalstamp, Midwest Industrial Sales, Morris Hospital, Regency Care, Rezin Orthopedics, SpaceCo Engineering, Standard Bank, US Cold Storage, Utility Concrete, and Village of Minooka,” Norton said in the release.  

From the Morris Daily Herald