Student Intern

County Of Maui
$15 - $20 Per hour HI 200 S High St #5, Wailuku, HI 96793, United States
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Overview

Positions in this class participate in an internship program which offers practical work experience and training in various work assignments relative to the intern's field of study or career interest.  This position performs a variety of duties, including research on any projects as may be assigned by the sponsoring department, may attend business meetings to which the incumbent is invited, and, as applicable, will "shadow" staff in order to experience real-time, real-life government work.

Examples of Duties

Role of an intern
This position performs a variety of duties, including research on any projects as may be assigned by the sponsoring department, may attend business meetings to which the incumbent is invited, and, as applicable, will "shadow" staff in order to experience real time, real life government work. Interns should:
- Adhere to County policies, procedures and rules governing professional behavior.
- Be punctual, and work the required number of hours at times agreed to by the intern and supervisor.
- Notify their supervisor if they are unable to attend work as planned.
- Behave and dress appropriately in the workplace.
- Respect the confidentiality of the workplace and any work completed that is of a confidential nature.
- If things are slow, take initiative and volunteer for additional tasks or other work.
- Discuss any problems with their supervisor and, if necessary, with the Departmental Personnel Officer and/or the Department of Personnel Services.
- Complete Violence in the Workplace Prevention Training.
- Follow all safety procedures.
- Report any workplace injuries to their supervisor immediately. 

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Eligibility
Current students enrolled in an accredited high school, college (including 4 year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade schools; advanced technical degree programs, or another qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate on a full time or half-time basis.

Interns must be a registered full-time or part-time student in good standing and intend to continue their education in the next regular semester or quarter.

Maui County residency is required.

All Student Intern participants must sign an Internship Participant Agreement

Supplemental Information

Benefits to interns
- Acquires career related experience and a real?world view of an industry or job.
- Gains practical knowledge of civil service and work.
- Offers the opportunity to explore public agency work.
- Provides valuable work experience for a resume.
- Makes connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths.
- Potential to earn academic credit.
- Increased self-confidence and skill development.
- Enhances conventional classroom learning methods.
- Receives a letter of recommendation upon successful completion of internship.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 

If you have never applied for a job using the NEOGOV system, you must create an account.  You will need a username, password, and working email address to create your account. Your detailed work history is required on the application. A resume submitted in lieu of an application will not be sufficient. Furthermore, "See resume" is NOT an acceptable response under the "Work Experience" section. An application containing this response may be deemed incomplete. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete.

EXAMINATIONS ARE ADMINISTERED IN THE COUNTY OF MAUl ONLY

The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

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