YouthWork Internship Program Seeking Applicants
Durham youth, ages 14-24, who want to explore a career, earn money, and gain valuable work experience can apply for the 2018 Durham Youthwork Internship Program
. Approximately 150 paid summer internship opportunities are available with numerous City departments, Durham Technical Community College, Durham County, Durham Public Schools, North Carolina Central University, local businesses and non-profit organizations. A Job Expo is set for March 3 and applications will be accepted until March 18. More
Durham Hosts E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event
Durham residents looking for an easy and free way to recycle electronic waste (e-waste) and shred confidential documents should mark their calendars to attend this rescheduled City of Durham event next month. The E-Waste Recycling and Paper Shredding event will be on Feb. 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Durham County Memorial Stadium on the home side parking lot at 750 Stadium Drive. Staff will be on hand to assist with unloading old electronics and paper. More
Fare-Free Bus Service Benefiting Durham Students
GoDurham began a new fare-free service for Durham Public School and home school students in January, and more than 5,000 trips have led to a 73 percent increase among that population, Durham Transportation officials said. The fare-free service was recommended by the City Council last fall and began in January. The free rides are available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for students in kindergarten to 12th grade. Riders are using the service to get to school, home and to work.
Transportation Department Debuts New Project Info Web Feature
Curious about Durham’s sidewalks, bike lanes, and roads? The City of Durham is currently working on many transportation projects across Durham. Some of these projects will repair or expand our local road system, while others improve safety and connectivity for bicycles and pedestrians. Visit the Transportation Department’s Current Projects page
for details and monthly updates about all the projects currently underway.