Paid Internship Program

FREE COLLEGE & PARAMEDIC 
  • The WLFD Internship Program is a paid commitment which provides free college tuition to students seeking a career in the fire service.

  • EMT-B Required at time of hire

  • Scalable to meet your education needs

  • No time or money commitment after the program is completed

  • Tuition paid upfront, up to $6000 per year

  • Hourly wage for internship hours, over $600 bi-weekly while living rent-free at the fire station 

  • Immediate enrollment in the Wisconsin State Retirement System

  • 100% post-program job placement

Part-Time Opportunities

  • All six WLFD stations are staffed 24/7
  • Additional pay for weekends and holidays
  • Part-time benefits and enrollment in Wisconsin Retirement System when eligible
  • Additional Fire & EMS certification training opportunities
  • Part-time employees minimally work one 12-hour shift per week and one 24-hour weekend shift every five weeks