Paid Student Internship With Various Departments

County of Riverside
Internship $16 - $21 Per hour CA 4080 Lemon St # 3rd, Riverside, CA 92501, United States Apply before 6/3/2024 11:59



This posting serves as an intern pool in the event that a County department requests a list of candidates and applying to this posting does not guarantee placement.** 

Under supervision, assists and participates in the work performed by employees of a specific professions; through participation, receives supervised work experience in a specific professional vocation; and performs other related duties as required.

Incumbents of this class are current undergraduate or graduate students with a major study area directed towards a specific profession and departmental assignments. The incumbents are employed by County departments and are provided in-service training through participation in the actual duties and responsibilities assigned professional employees. A partial list of typical professions that Student Interns may participate in includes accounting, administration, law, human resources, planning, probation, and social work.

The Educational Support Team uses this as an intern pool to select candidates for an internship that may not require a recruitment to be posted.  We will monitor this pool and select candidates for internships based upon their scope of interest, education, and matches the department needs. We encourage you to continue checking the website and apply directly to positions that become available and are posted as an active recruitment.


(Depending on the area of assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following)

- Assist and participate in the day-to-day assigned work of professional employees.

- Assist and participate in special research, studies, surveys, and investigations; assist and participate in the compilation, tabulation, and analysis of information and data.

- Assist and participate in the preparation of briefs, reports, evaluations, specifications, and plans.

- Attend divisional and departmental staff meetings; prepare reports of suggestions and comments of observations regarding the various aspects of the department and program.

- May perform sub-professional assignments in support of professional staff.


Cumulative Grade Point Average: Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Proof of most current unofficial/official transcript with cumulative GPA must be provided at time of application.

Education: Current enrollment in, or recently graduated from, a Bachelor's or Master's program at an accredited college or university in a program relevant to the specific internship. Some positions may require current enrollment in an accredited graduate school program. Recent graduates are eligible to intern for up to one year from their graduation date. 

Knowledge of:  The goals and functions of the specific profession to which assigned; use of computer hardware and software as needed to accurately perform duties. 

Ability to: Take direction and supervision; benefit and learn rapidly from on-the-job training; think logically and write clearly and concisely; compile data, perform arithmetical computations, analyze statistical data and prepare reports; learn to operate and use specialized equipment; maintain cooperative relations with co-workers and the public. 

**All applicants, including alumni, are required to include a current resume and most recent unofficial/official transcript. Document(s) must be uploaded as attachments at time of application to be considered.**


Please read and follow any special application instructions on this posting. Click the 'Apply' link located on this page to submit your application. For instructions on the application process, examinations, Veteran's preference, pre-employment accommodation or other employment questions, please refer to our web site, . A pre-employment physical examination and background check may be required.