The inclusion of interns can offer a great opportunity for students while also greatly benefiting municipal programs. We conducted an interview with the Cheshire Department of Public Works & Engineering's Assistant Town Engineer, Daniel J. Bombero Jr., to discuss the benefits of using interns in their department.

Question #1: Where do you find your interns?
We listed a job posting on the Town's website and, for the first time, this year we also listed on The posting was specific to seeking currently enrolled engineering students. This year we received three applications for the position, all which were through All applicants were given formal interviews, after which we offered two applicants positions for the summer. In years past, there was only one of these positions offered; however, with several projects to tackle and an unfilled full-time position, we decided to bring two of the candidates on.

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