Internship opportunity for undergrads, grads, and those who have recently graduated in beautiful, sunny California. Apply now to be part of the Orange County network of governmental agencies and departments!
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Organization/Company: The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. It is composed of 24 governmental agencies and departments which provide a vast array of services.
Duty Station: California, USA
Open to: This position is best suited for undergraduates, graduate students or recent graduates with backgrounds in: Political Science, Public Administration, Law, Public Affairs, Communications, Public Relations, Public Policy, History, Social Ecology or related fields.
Timeframe: Minimum 12 - 20 hours per week for 1 - 2 semesters/quarters. Hours must be scheduled in 3- to 8-hour blocks of time during regular business hours (Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.). Summer placement of a shorter duration may be available. Applicants able to schedule the maximum hours/duration listed for this internship typically gain a more in-depth experience.
Deadline: Not specified
Job description: The Board of Supervisors oversees the management of County government. It functions as both a legislative and executive body. In its legislative duties, the Board adopts ordinances and resolutions within the limits prescribed by State Law. As an executive body, the Board: establishes policy, approves the annual budget; appoints a CEO, approves contracts for public improvement projects, conducts public hearings on certain land-use matters and makes appointments to various boards and commissions. Duties may include assisting staff in the day-to-day operations within a Board of Supervisor's office; answering inquiries by phone and through written communications; preparing letters, memos, certificates, resolutions, proclamations or reports; assisting with research assignments and special projects; analyzing policy; attending meetings or community events; filing, faxing, photocopying, etc.
Qualifications: Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to research information and prepare reports and other correspondence; experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel; reliable, outgoing and able to work independently. Previous office experience preferred. Professional appearance and business attire required.
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County of Orange
Board of Supervisors
333 West Santa Ana Boulevard
Santa Ana, CA 92701-4062
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