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Intern Program

intern green wallAll candidates for the 2022 Intern Program must be either 16 or 17 years of age on or before June 17, 2022.


New for 2022

This year the swim for intern tryouts will take place in a 25-yard pool. Intern applicants will be required to pass the following:

  • 1 mile run in less than 9 minutes
  • 500 yard swim in less than 10 minutes 

intern pier jumpCandidates should be prepared to run the mile first and then complete the 500 yard swim shortly after. Upon passing the required times, applicants will be scheduled for an interview.

In order to attend a tryout, please provide a completed PDF icon 2022 SDJG Intern Application signed by a parent or guardian. Candidates must bring the completed Intern Application to their assigned tryout.

2022 Intern Tryout Dates

This year intern candidates must email program management in order to reserve a tryout date/time. To reserve a time slot, please email sdjuniorguards@sandiego.gov no later than March 1, 2022. Tryout location information will be given upon reservation and on a first come, first serve basis.

Wednesday, March 9

Thursday, March 10

Monday, March 14

Location and times are TBA and will be posted in January 2022.

interns pier jump2022 Intern Interviews

Dates, times, and location for interviews will be given after the intern candidate has completed and passed the tryout portion of the intern selection process. 

For any questions regarding the SDJG Intern Program or hiring process, please contact sdjuniorguards@sandiego.gov. 

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