Mayor's Internship Program

Mayor Dennis P. Williams and the City of Wilmington have implemented a citywide internship program for undergraduate, graduate, technical or trade students throughout the City.

“This internship program will give students within our community an opportunity to gain real world experience which will make them more competitive for future job prospects as they begin to enter the work force,” says Mayor Williams.


Download the Internship Application.

Download the Department of Finance Internship Program Description.

Download the Mayor's Office of Constituent Services Internship Description.

Download the Department of Public Works Engineering Intern Description.


The scope of candidates looking to apply for the Mayor’s internship program will range from a wide spectrum of students. The students chosen will work within departments and assist with day-to-day operations. They will also be exposed to other aspects of City government and participate in events sure to enhance their experience.

Internship positions are unpaid, however, may be utilized for course credit or completion.

The needs of the department, in conjunction with the student’s school schedule and flexibility will determine to number of hours an intern may work per week. There will be three internship periods throughout the year, specifically during the fall, spring and summer. Each period will last approximately four months.

Prospective interns must complete the required application, submit two letters of recommendation (no relatives), along with resume and a cover letter indicating specific department(s) of interest.

Send applications to wilmjobs@WilmingtonDE.gov. Students may also fax completed applications to (302) 571-4298 or mail it to: Attn: Mayor Dennis P. Williams Internship, 800 N. French Street, 4th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801.


Contact the Mayor's Office

Mailing Address

Office of the Mayor
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Phone: (302) 576-2100

Fax: (302) 571-4102