Internship Program

As an organization, the City of Roanoke has made a commitment to hire, manage, and retain talented employees and to invest in the future workforce and community by coordinating a first class internship program.

The Internship Program is a year-round program for students and recent graduates interested in a variety of fields. Our interns enjoy education based projects in topics related to their area of study. To better understand your interests and career goals, please complete and submit the City of Roanoke's Internship Application. We will be accepting applications for the Spring 2019 term starting November 15, 2018. The application period will close on December 15, 2018. Please visit our website to submit an online application.
For more information, please contact the Human Resources Department


Internship Term
Application Period Opens
Application Period Closes
Summer February Middle of April
Fall May Middle of June
November Middle of December
All internships are unpaid, but students have the option of collaborating with their college or university to earn credit. Interns are limited to a maximum of 20 hours per week unless required by the college or university’s program to receive credit.