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City of Torrance 2015 Summer Intern Program

We are currently accepting resumes for our Summer 2015 Unpaid Internship Program - click to learn more!

Each summer, participating departments host projects designed to introduce undergraduate college students to professions in municipal government and to help them gain professional work experience. Start your professional network with access to seasoned professionals who are interested in your success!

The Projects

We anticipate internship opportunities in the following City Departments:

City Manager's Office

City Treasurer's Office

Communications & Information Technology



How Do I Qualify?

-          Must have completed two (2) years at a qualified academic institution in good standing.

-          At least a 3.0 GPA.


What is the Schedule?

Participants in this unpaid internship program will be expected to commit to a six (6) to eight (8) week term of service. The schedule for this program is 10-15 hours per week to be arranged with the sponsoring departments.


What are the Benefits?


-          Exposure to civic engagement and gain insights on programs/services in the community.

-          Develop job skills, gain work experience, and build a professional network.

-          Get an insider's perspective and find out what employers are seeking in employees.

-          Enhance your technical and analytical skills.

-          Attend special events hosted by the City and its affiliates.

*You could receive academic course credit toward your degree! Don't forget to check your university's policy on receiving academic credit through an internship!


How to Apply

If you are interested in exploring a career in public service and gaining professional work experience, submit the following via e-mail at Jobs @TorranceCA.Gov by April 30, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

Cover Letter


Unofficial Transcript

Contact information for two professional or educational references


For questions regarding the application process, call 310-618-2915.