Application opens: February 1, 2024

Applying is easy! We invite you to complete this one application for a Summer 2024 10-week internship opportunity. This short-term internship can provide beginner experience in the field or offer a chance to try it out at two of our amazing manufacturing facilities here in McHenry County. Your safety gear will be provided for you.

*No resume is needed.
*No manufacturing experience required to apply

Deadline to submit your application for consideration: March 22, 2024. Thank you!


As a reminder, Internship Orientation is May 29, 2024 and the Internships run June 3 – August 8, 2024!

  • Rotation 1 – June 3 – July 3
  • Rotation 2 – July 8 – August 8

Hey, High School Students! Are you looking for a good paying job AND manufacturing work experience?!

Learn more about the opportunity and apply today!

Thanks to financial support from the American Rescue Plan Act fund distributed through Advance McHenry County, high school students can complete a 10-week internship with local manufacturers.

  • Paid internship, $16 per hour
  • 29 hours a week
  • 10 Week Program: Work for 2 McHenry County Manufacturers
  • Complete a 5-week internship at each company
  • Safety equipment provided
  • 16–18 years old
  • Currently residing in McHenry County
  • No previous work experience necessary
"This program allowed me the opportunity to explore the workforce and see where I could go with my future."
2022 Rotational Intern
We want to be sure you get the most out of your experience!
At the end of the day, we want you to go home with new knowledge and good memories.
Our trainers and mentors have decades of knowledge that they are eager to share.

Questions? Contact Manufacturing Pathways Consortium at or (815) 479-7751

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