• Intern: Ricki Ruiz
    • Intern: Michelle Jarmillo
    • Interns: Police Cadets

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    • Ricki started at the City as a SummerWorks intern, working on the successful Vance Park futsal project, while attending college, for the Office of Governance and Management. Today, Ricki is a full-time crime prevention specialist with the City.

    • SummerWorks intern Michelle Jamarillo helped the Natural Resources team in 2016 on the “Dump No Waste – Drains to Stream” campaign to mark stormdrains.

    • Police Cadets take an active role by participating in police ride-alongs, traffic patrols, records management and crime prevention.


  • Looking to gain experience in public service? The City hosts interns with interests in a range of career fields at various times of the year.

    Internship openings

    When open, the City posts internships on our Jobs page

    Check back regularly; new opportunities are posted throughout the year.

    Internship opportunities

  • Fire Cadets

    Motivated young men and women can develop leadership, teamwork and responsibility skills while exploring the firefighting profession. Once qualified, Cadets can respond to emergency calls in support roles and perform non-emergency tasks according to their training.

    Learn more about the Fire Cadet program

    Police Cadets

    Considering a career in public safety? Police Cadets take an active role in police ride-alongs, traffic patrols, records management, crime prevention, citizen interaction and security for community events.

    Learn more about the Police Cadet program.  

    SummerWorks Internships

    The SummerWorks internship program places youth, ages 16-24, in paid summer internships at the City, and throughout the metro area. It’s a 180-hour experience with job coaching.

    Gresham hosts a dozen or more interns each year. If you’re interested, follow the link to apply, and be sure to express your interest in working for the City of Gresham specifically. Though we can’t guarantee placement, we’ll do our best to accommodate your request.

    Learn more about SummerWorks internships.

    2017 SummerWorks application: coming soon!

  • Internship interest form

    Not finding what you’re looking for above? Are you college-age and exploring internship opportunities?

    Fill out our internship interest form to see if we can find a match. 


    Does your organization place interns? Would you like to discuss how we might work together? Contact Amber Autry at HR@GreshamOregon.gov