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Firefighter Internship Program

Photo of firefighter leading some recruits in training.

So you've completed your Basic Firefighter 1 Academy and you're looking for hands-on experience?

​You've come to the right place!

Arcata Fire District's internship program offers full-time, career firefighting experience to help academy graduates obtain their Firefighter 1 State Certification. Recruits will be assigned to a shift as the 3rd firefighter on the engine and will be utilized in the same capacity as any other career firefighter.