Welcome Students! Thank you for your interest in intern opportunities with the Colorado Springs Police and Fire Departments and Office of Emergency Management [OEM].

CAPS’ website is the portal for internships in these departments.  Internships are unpaid and for academic credit, upon approval.

If you are not seeking academic credit, please visit the Volunteer Application tab on this website.

Qualifications for internship application:

  • 18 years or older
  • No felony convictions
  • No use of drugs to include marijuana within 18 months of submitting application
  • Approved for internship by academic institution faculty advisor


Fields containing an asterisk ( * ) are REQUIRED. If required fields are incomplete, the application will be rejected.  The term “not applicable” (N/A) is an acceptable response for these fields.

It is CAPS procedure to perform criminal background checks on all applicants due to the nature and sensitivity of the work.  Additionally, the successful completion of a polygraph examination is a qualification to work in certain units or programs as assigned.

NOTE:  Applicants who have used drugs, to include marijuana within 18 months from the date of application submission are NOT eligible to volunteer in the CAPS program. By submitting this application, you are agreeing to the above screening procedures and to adhere to the policies and procedures of CAPS and the City of Colorado Springs which include the confidentiality of information.

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Name & ID


Please Check one:*

Last Name*

First Name*

Middle Name*

List name as printed on official identification


Married Name

Maiden Name

Contact Info


Suite or Apt #


State (Colorado)

Zip Code*

Email Address*

Home Phone (123) 456-7890*

Mobile Phone (123) 456-7890*

Current Employer (If applicable)

Current Employer*

Former or Current Military:*

Describe your duties on your current or most recent job:

Are you actively seeking employment?*

List special skills, training, foreign languages, medical training, or computer skills you possess:

Please list any previous or present volunteer experiences:


Days Available*

Emergency Contact

In case of emergency, please contact

ER contact Name/Relationship *

ER contact Address*

Suite or Apt #



Zip Code*

ER contact Phone (123) 456-7890*

Additional Information

Dept. Requested for Internship*

College Name and State*

College Degree Program*

Name and Phone number of Faculty Advisor*

Time frame for Internship

Total Number of hours requested in internship:*

Available from (mm/yy)*


Planned Graduation Date (mm/yy)*


How did you hear about CAPS?*

Enter the Following Characters to verify the form

*By checking this box I understand CAPS requirements for applications


I Agree