Parks and Open Space Planning Internship

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) recruits interns for its Capital and Planning Division annually. The application period is typically November through February, with interviews being held in late March. This is a great opportunity to work during the summer and following school year; RPD hires graduate students every summer for a year-long (or longer) part-time (2-3 days/week) positions. 

Application period: The application period for 2021-2022 has ended. If you’re Interested in learning about current internship opportunities please reach out via email to Janice Perez ( or Yael Golan (

Internship period: Summer 2021 to Summer 2022. Interns are eligible to work part-time for 6-months post-graduation or after they stop taking classes.

Time commitment:  A minimum of two days (16-20) hours per week during the school year, up to four days (32 hours) per week during the summer months.

Pay: $29.50 per hour