City & County of San Francisco


Engineering · Architecture · Planning· Computer Science/Information Services

The City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns interested in various engineering and architecture disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Surveying, GIS, and IT staff. The Summer 2024 Student Intern Program is a collaborative effort comprised of the following city departments seeking to employ interns: San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), San Francisco Airport Commission (SFO), Recreation and Park Department (REC), and Department of Technology (DT). Interns will gain on-the-job experience under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, architects, planners and surveyors. Interns will participate in various activities in the respective City Departments.

Salary Range:$34.04/hr - 38.38/hr

Positions may be available in the following Areas:

Architectural Engineering Electrical Engineering Planning
Architectural Technology Environmental Engineering Project Management
Architecture Geographic Information System Regional Planning
Biology/Natural Resources Hydraulics Storm Water Management
Broadcast Engineering Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Structural Engineering
Chemical Engineering Information Technology Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
City Planning Interior Architecture Traffic/Transportation Engineering
Civil Engineering Land Surveying Traffic/Transportation Planning
Cloud Security Landscape Architecture Urban Planning
Computer Science/Information Services Mathematics Utilities Engineering
Construction Management Mechanical Engineering Water Resources
Digital Forensics

Salary Range:$34.04/hr - 38.38/hr

Minimum Qualifications


At the time you submit your application, you must be enrolled in an accredited university or a community college in the following related fields:
Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture, Architectural Technology, Architectural Engineering, Planning, Urban Planning, City Planning, Regional Planning, Computer Science/Information Services Program, Cybersecurity Program, Cloud Security, Digital Forensics, Mathematics, Biology, Natural Resources, Environmental Horticulture.

• You must be returning to your undergraduate program or entering/continuing a graduate program in the Fall 2024
• Students who will soon graduate are encouraged to apply
• You can still apply if you are in your second-to-last or last semester, as you may still be selected for the program within six months of graduation


No previous experience is necessary. However, previous internship experience may be used to determine the possible level of classification into which you are hired.

• Candidates must be willing to learn architectural, engineering and planning practices depending on the various city departments and area of interests.
• Candidates must be prepared to receive on-the-job training to acquire the ability to apply professional standards and develop architectural, engineering and planning skills.

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The following dates are tentative and subject to change:

Application Start DateNovember 2023
Deadline for Filing: January 15, 2024
Notification of Interview:February 1-9, 2024
Conduct Interviews:February 12, 2024 - March 1, 2024
Selected applicants to be contacted with additional hiring instructions:March 4-22, 2024

Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to Apply
An Equal Opportunity Employer