Summer Internships

The City Manager Associations of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties announce the availability of summer internships in local government agencies in the two counties.  The internships are available for university students at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will be posted beginning Feb, on the CalOpps job board.  The purpose of the Regional Internship Program is to attract university students to local government careers.

The summer internships are non-paid, paid or provide a stipend for work in all kinds of disciplines, including:

  • Finance
  • Public Safety
  • Human Resources
  • Public Works
  • Engineering
  • Community Services
  • Library Sciences
  • Law
  • Utilities
  • Urban Planning

University students can post their resumes one time on the CalOpps job board at and apply for one or up to 100 internship positions.

During the summer, interns will be assigned a mentor associated with their internship assignment and be able to participate in three learning forums.

To view internship opportunities for Summer, please visit

Not all agencies publish internship opportunities on Please visit the websites of local government agencies to look for additional internship opportunities.

San Mateo County Santa Clara County


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