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Election Internship Program

The Douglas County Elections Internship Program is a unique opportunity for students interested in public service, government, and elections administration to gain hands-on experience in the Colorado electoral process. This paid internship program provides students with professional experience while gaining foundational knowledge in the areas of:


Program Outline: 

The program is comprised of 120-160 hours fulfilled throughout a 4-month commitment, August through November, and provides flexible scheduling to accommodate two to three 4-hour shifts per week during standard business hours. Workload will vary with a higher concentration of activity from October through Election Day in early November.

Interns will shadow election officials as well as participate in many of the following election activities under close supervision in:

Administrative Operations

Precincts and Boundaries

Voter Registration

Conducting Elections


Upon successful completion of the Douglas County Elections Internship Program, students will possess:

Complete the information below to receive an application when the program is open.

Election Internship Program