The San Diego Police Department offers internships to college students on an ongoing basis. Benefits of an internship include college credit for work experience and training (paid positions are available on a limited basis), and the satisfaction in giving back to the community. Interns help the Department carry out many vital and support functions and also help develop closer links to the communities of San Diego.
Interns are usually assigned to a specific division or unit in the Department based on their interests and the amount of work available. They do a variety of jobs including:
Interns are asked to work a set number of hours per week based on the requirements of their class. Hours are flexible, enabling students to put in their hours around their class schedule.
Contact Police Personnel at (619) 531-2126 to get an Internship Application.
The hiring process includes the following: