Become a GIS intern

Our process for becoming a geographic information system (GIS) intern.

Internship application period - closed

Public Works is currently not accepting applications for Student Undergraduate Internships. Check back for updates.
Step 1

Apply for a job

Submit an application when we post the Student Undergraduate Intern positions.

Make sure you qualify before applying. 

See job posting and apply

Step 2

Email a cover letter and resume to Monique Fish

After you've applied for the job, email your cover letter and resume to Monique Fish.

Email Monique Fish

Step 3

Participate in an interview

We will invite some candidates who apply to come to a job interview.

We will make a conditional job offer to some of the candidates we interview.

Step 4

Practical exams

If you move forward in the process, the second part of your interview may be a divisional practical.

You may need to complete a practical for jobs in the following divisions:

  • Surface Waters & Sewers - This is a tunnel tour underground.
  • Transportation Maintenance & Repair, Bridge - This involves being hoisted in a person-carrying bucket in a bucket truck. This test involves heights.
Step 5

Complete background checks and pre-employment tests

If you accept a conditional job offer, you're required to complete:

  • A background check
  • Drug & Alcohol screening

 If your background check and pre-employment screenings results meet our employment criteria, we'll make a final job offer.

Learn more about pre-employment screenings

Contact us

Monique Fish

Public Works



Human Resources




Public Service Center
250 Fourth St. S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday