Racine’s Firefighter/EMS Internship

You will have the opportunity to:

⦁ Be mentored by Racine Fire professionals
⦁ Ride-along on Fire and EMS emergency calls
⦁ Develop new technical and soft skills
⦁ Participate and witness on the job training as a firefighter/EMT
⦁ Learn the interests and values of the Racine Fire Department
⦁ Work in a profession that gives back to the community
⦁ Develop effective listening, teamwork and communicative skills
⦁ Learn more about serving the City of Racine
⦁ Earn credit hours towards your pathway academy
⦁ Get paid at $15.50 per hour
⦁ Most importantly, determine if this career is a good fit for you!


High school junior or senior.

Currently enrolled in a Fire Science, Health Science or EMS pathway or program.

Grade point average 2.0 or above and maintained throughout internship.

One letter of recommendation from teachers and/or counselors AND one-page essay response (see application for details)

Complete internship application online through the GROW Racine website (www.GROWracine.org)

Complete candidate interview with members of the Fire Department, Human Resources Staff and Youth Employment Office

Parent or legal guardian to authorize a background check before internship begins

Application Deadline: February 13, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

ANY QUESTIONS? CONTACT Kischa Buford, our Youth Employment Officer!
Phone: 262-498-2500
Email: kischa.buford@cityofracine.org