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 Town of Atherton City of Belmont City of Brisbane City of Burlingame Town of Colma City of Daly City City of East Palo Alto City of Foster City City of Half Moon Bay Town of Hillsborough City of Menlo Park City of Millbrae City of Pacifica Town of Portola Valley City of Redwood City City of San Bruno City of San Carlos City of San Mateo City of South San Francisco Town of Woodside San Mateo County Harbor District City of Campbell City of Cupertino City of Gilroy City of Los Altos Town of Los Altos Hills Town of Los Gatos City of Milpitas Town of Monte Sereno City of Morgan Hill City of Mountain View City of Palo Alto City of San Jose City of Santa Clara City of Saratoga City of Sunnyvale Mid Peninsula Regional Open Space District Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Santa Clara Valley Water District  

Regional Internship Program

Held every year (in summer).  Positions are posted by Feb/March. Paid or unpaid (in person/virtual) internships for university students are offered by local government agencies in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. The positions are posted on the online job board For more information, contact Chaten Berry at For more info: