Video Tour

Summer in the City Internship Program Applications Available - Due April 12

 Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks, Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery, and Police Chief Clayton Sumner invite local high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 13th annual Summer in the City Internship Program.  To be held June 3rd through June 21st, the internship features $500, a letter of recommendation and valuable career experience in an office setting for those successfully completing the three-week program.  

During the internship, students are also offered the opportunity to experience various facets of city government while receiving valuable workplace readiness and other skills.  To be program eligible, an applicant must be:

  • a high school junior or senior in Christian County at the time of selection (i.e., Class of 2019 or 2020), and
  • 16 years old by June 1, 2019.

Since its inauguration, fifty-eight youths have completed the Summer in the City or other city internship programs.  

Again this year, up to seven interns will be selected to participate – 1 at Hopkinsville Police Department, 2 with Hopkinsville Fire Department, and 4 at City Hall.  

To apply, pick up program application forms from the Hopkinsville Municipal Center, Christian County High School, Fort Campbell High School, Heritage Christian Academy, Hopkinsville High School, or University Heights Academy.  Homeschooled students are also welcomed to apply.  Applications are also available for download online at    

Completed application packages must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019, at: 

City of Hopkinsville
Attn: Summer in the City Program
715 South Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 

Any questions related to the Summer in the City Internship Program should be directed to Nikki Durham by e-mail at or by phone at 270-890-0215.