Tech Internship Program

Tech intern Kylie Rosado

Looking to Launch Your Tech Career?

Pierce County Information Technology is recruiting college juniors, seniors, or recent graduates for the Technology Internship Program.

This is your chance to learn the latest software tools from expert mentors while helping the local community!

What You Can Expect

Internships are paid and last 6 months. As an intern, you will get a chance to work with software development, GIS mapping, networks, IT service management, and moreBy the end of the program, you will have real world experience to show your professor or future employers.
 You can view what former interns have to say about 
their experiences!

How To Apply

Our internship opportunities are posted on our Public Website at Pierce County Employment Opportunities. You can apply online once the posting is available.

Pierce County IT recruits interns throughout the year. Preferably, candidates should be college juniors or seniors who have studied computer science. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.

Information for Faculty & Advisers

In today's highly competitive IT job market, the right internship can be vital to a student's success. The Pierce County Tech Internship Program offers more than just a chance to work with cutting edge technology. Students also learn about management systems and get the chance to provide critical community services.
 If you know a computer science student who may be interested in becoming an intern, here are some of the qualities Pierce County is looking for:

  • Available to work 20 hours/week for at least a quarter
  • Curious and eager to learn new things
  • Personable
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong team player

The project mentor will be happy to answer any questions and provide formal feedback on an intern's performance.

About Us

Pierce County Government serves the second largest county in Washington State. County employees deliver many critical services to local residents, including:

  • Ensuring public safety and justice
  • Granting marriage, vehicle and pet licenses
  • Maintaining roads, airports and ferries
  • Overseeing elections
  • Protecting the environment
  • Providing social services
  • Sustaining local parks

The IT Division manages more than 300 software business applications/systems in support of 22 county departments and the public. Pierce County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.