The City of Sioux Falls offers paid internships throughout the summer, providing mentoring, professional development and growth opportunities to students interested in a variety of careers. As one of the most diverse employers in Sioux Falls, we provide a wide array of settings for you to explore your interests, gain real world experience, and develop professional skills and competencies. We also value the new skills, innovative ways of thinking, and academic experience that students bring to our programs. In this way, our Ascend Internship Program is truly a partnership.

Program Overview

This internship is multi-faceted and includes the following pieces:
  • A full time mentor in your department
  • Meaningful projects for you to spearhead
  • Acquisition of career-specific skills
  • Weekly Intern Cohort networking opportunities and activities
  • Featured speakers dedicated to the Cohort with the opportunity for questions and answers
A brief overview of program requirements and other unanswered questions can be found in the “FAQ” section below.

Internship Testimonials