The Student Trainee Program is designed to provide college students with the opportunity to work in the Police Department while attending school. The program is designed to assist students in gaining experience that helps them reach their career goals. Student Trainees will be assigned to one of ten different locations within the department working alongside SPD personnel to assist them in the performance of their duties.
Applicants must be at least 16 years old and carrying at least 12 college semester units with a minimum GPA of 2.0 in each class. Student Trainees must meet the department standards for drug usage.
Applicants must complete a City of Sacramento Application and pass a pre-selection interview designed to measure their ability to assume the responsibilities of a Student Trainee. All applicants must successfully pass a background investigation and a final selection interview. Salary is $11.57 per hour and Student Trainees generally work 20-24 hours per week.
For further information call (916) 808-0840.