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Student Intern Firefighter Program (Additional Information)

“Fire Fighter / Paramedic Educational Opportunity”

If you are interested in becoming a Fire Fighter and/or a Paramedic, the Town of Madison Fire Department is offering one of the best opportunities to do so. As it becomes harder to achieve a career position in the fire service, having not only Fire Fighter skills, but also EMS skills, becomes crucial. The Town of Madison Fire Department offers the opportunity to become a well rounded Fire Fighter and Paramedic through education and experience.

A 3 year Internship Program earning, but not limited to

  • Associate Degree in Fire Science     
  • National Registry Certification at the EMT-Basic & Paramedic levels
  • 3 years of knowledge and experience with the help of full-time and volunteer staff  
  • Other educational opportunities regarding fire and EMS including, but not limited to, classes, seminars, and other courses   

Interns are provided with:

  • Living quarters at the fire station
  • Paramedic training paid in full
  • $1000 per semester toward your Fire Science Associate Degree
  • A monthly stipend  $200 per mo. 1st year and $300 per mo. after paramedic


Internship Requirements:

  • High School Diploma & Transcripts (excellent grades)
  •  Physically able to perform the job duties
  • Medical evaluation by MD
  • Campus Reading placement Test
  • Oral Interview with panel
  • EMT Basic is preferred.

Two Interns are selected each year for the educational opportunity.

For an Application write:

Town of Madison Fire Department
 Attn: Assistant Chief Wright
 2120 Fish Hatchery Rd.
 Madison, WI 53713

Telephone: (608)-210-7261 E-mail:

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