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Manhattan Fire Protection District | 100 Park Road P.O. Box 65 | Manhattan, IL 60442

  • Proudly serving Manhattan, Peotone, and Wilton Center

Internship Program

Part-Time Employment
Posted November 1, 2023

The Manhattan Fire Protection District is now offering a career-orientated program for young adults interested in a career in emergency services. This program provides a systematic means for selected fire science or emergency medical services students to receive an enriched educational internship while preparing them to have a successful career in the field of emergency services.

General Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in one or more of the following: fire science course, fire academy, EMT- B, or Paramedic school
  • Be a certified Basic Operations Firefighter with the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshall or a licensed IDPH EMT- B or Paramedic Have a valid Illinois Class B non-CDL Driver’s License
  • Not have felony convictions

Interested in becoming an intern with us?

Contact Deputy Chief David Piper

(815) 478 – 3197