City of Modesto Internships are designed to encourage careers in City employment and to assist students in developing skills to compete in the workplace to meet the needs of today’s work force.
Internships may be paid or unpaid, depending on the needs and budget of each department.
All interns must maintain continuous school enrollment except in the case of recent college graduates.
Paid internships are limited to a maximum of 1,000 hours per year, consistent with hourly employees.
Internships are intended to be for a specific duration of time, while in student status. The Internship Program is NOT intended to be an avenue to evade the 1,000 hour policy or avoid using a temporary agency.
Students enrolled in an accredited college or university and working towards a degree.
High school students who have the ability to obtain a work permit.
Recent college graduates will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
A City of Modesto employment application and supplemental questionnaire is required.
Prior to hire, verification of current enrollment or work permit is required.
Verification of school enrollment will be monitored by the department liaison.