College Student Paid Internship

  • Stanislaus County, CA
  • Various, California
  • May 11, 2021
Part Time Internship
  • Salary: $14.00 - $15.44 Hourly USD

Job Description

About the Opportunity

Are you a college student looking to gain valuable internship experience in your field of study? If so, apply now!

A College Student Internship with Stanislaus County can offer a unique, hands-on experience that can complement classroom knowledge and serve as a foundation to launch a successful public service career. Participants can gain real work experience by being responsible for projects in their area of interest while positively impacting the community and residents of the County.


With more than 500,000 residents, Stanislaus County is a bustling county rich in diversity and a strong sense of community. As one of the largest employers in the area, over 4,500 employees in more than 27 departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.

College Student Interns assist professional and technical employees in the performance of their duties under close supervision. The College Student Internship is designed to provide on-the-job training and experience while participants obtain their degree. We will help you to gain experience in building employment skills and establishing a professional network while continuing your education. Student Interns can be used throughout the calendar year depending on the needs of the department.

Part-time extra-help is a provisional classification where permanent status may not be obtained. This position is subject to overtime, standby, shift, and callback assignments and will perform related duties as assigned. This position is non-benefited except for participation in a 401a program.

The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at under the "Disability" tab.

Typical Tasks
The College Student Intern's specific tasks vary depending on the Agency/Department to which they are assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience)

  • Follow oral and written instructions;
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Accurately perform a wide variety of clerical work of routine to average difficulty;
  • Learn the operation of office equipment related to the job; and
  • Deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner.

  • Proper usage of grammar and punctuation;
  • Alphabetic and numeric filing methods;
  • Basic mathematics; and
  • Modern office procedures and practices.

To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Current full-time enrollment in an accredited educational institution leading to a program certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, or advanced degree; OR
  • Graduated from an accredited educational institution with a program certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, or advanced degree in the last twelve (12) months.

Applicants must provide one of the following at time of submitting application to be considered:
  • If currently enrolled in an accredited institution, applicants must submit a copy of their full-time enrollment schedule; OR
  • If a recent graduate, applicants must submit transcripts or a copy of their awarded degree.


In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application.
  • Degrees in Life Science, Nursing, Physical Science, Public Health or Social Work.

Application and Selection Procedures

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Stanislaus County has the right to discontinue accepting applications at any time without notice. Applicants whose qualifications best match the available work assignments may be contacted for an interview by a departmental representative.

Applications are reviewed on an "as-needed" basis as departments needs arise. After six (6) months, the application is inactivated, but you may reapply to the program. If additional information is required or your application is accepted into the program you will receive an email.

Upon completion of your education College Student Interns are encouraged to apply for positions with the County and become permanent employees.

Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation.

Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at

Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Various, California United States View Map