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Student interns with the CityBecome an Intern with the City of San José
We are looking for talented, diverse, and innovative future professionals of all fields who are eager to work in a public sector setting.

The City of San José Internship Program is designed to help students gain professional public sector work experience pertaining to their academic area of interest and/or study. This is an exceptional opportunity to build networking, communication, and analytical skills. In addition, internships at the City of San José are project-based and can help steer students into a possible career direction.

Get Valuable Training and College Credit
The City of San José hosts approximately 150 student interns annually, from majors that include finance, graphic design, information technology, accounting, urban planning, political science, public administration, and many others.
Applicants must be a current student enrolled in college or graduate school to apply.  Student interns must be current students at the undergraduate or graduate degree level.

Interns at the City have flexible hours to work around their school schedules. Undergraduate interns generally work between 20-30 hours per week and graduate interns work between 25-40 hours per week.

How to Apply
If you are interested in an internship with the City of San José, please visit CityCareers. Intern opportunities are posted throughout the year.

Volunteer City Clerk Interns Program
The City Clerk's Office has opportunity for unpaid intern program! If you are interested, please complete the application and submit the application through the designated process on the form.