Please contact the department representative below for internship openings. 


Administrative Services

Candace Steffen 541-736-1002

City Manager's Office

Amy Sowa - 541-726-4666

Development and Public Works

Nancy Machado - 541-726-3670

Ken Vogeney, Emergency Manager  - 541-736-1026


Fire/Fire Med

Melanie Gates - 541-726-3636


Emily David 541-726-2235

Justice Center (Police, Jail)

Wendy Polen 541-726-3729

Municipal Court

Ali Sederlin 541-726-3748



Fall Term

Winter Term

Spring Term

Summer Term




July 15th

November 15th

February 15th

May 15th





  • The City of Springfield only offers internship opportunities to those individuals involved in a school program for credit.
  • All internship applications should be followed up with a cover letter including your area of study, year in school, length of internship desired and what knowledge, skills and abilities make you qualified for a City of Springfield Internship. Please direct your cover letter to the appropriate department representative listed above and submit a copy of the entire packet to the Human Resource department at
  • For Police and Courts, additional background forms are required.  Contact Wendy Polen for additional information 541-726-3729


City of Springfield, Oregon