Welcome Students!

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.) Please read the information below BEFORE submitting your online application.

We are currently only accepting interns from Colorado universities.

CAPS Screening Process:

  1. A criminal background check is performed on all applicants due to the nature and sensitivity of the work.
  2. An interview is conducted with all applicants.
  3. The successful completion of a polygraph examination may be required depending on assignment.

By submitting this application, you agree to the screening procedures and to adhere to the policies and procedures of CAPS and the City of Colorado Springs.

Public safety internships through the CAPS program are unpaid and must be for credit hours required for graduation.

CAPS Qualifying Criteria:

  1. 18 years or older.
  2. Applicants who have used marijuana, medical marijuana, edibles, or products containing THC within 3 months from date of application submission are NOT eligible for a volunteer or intern position.
  3. No felony convictions.
No marijuana use
  • Name

  • List name as printed on official identification
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older
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  • Contact Info

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  • Employment History (If applicable)

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  • Education

  • Experience

  • Availability

  • Emergency Contact

  • Additional Information

  • Date when you'll be available.
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  • Date when you are to finish.
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  • Survey

  • By checking this box, I understand the CAPS requirements for applicants
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