Policy & Planning Intern - County Procurement Office (unpaid internship)
Name and Location of Agency/Department Requesting Intern:
County of Orange
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Functions of Agency/Department:
The County Procurement Office reports to the County Executive Office on implementation of Board of Supervisors policy pertaining to county procurement in order to maintain a procurement process which is competitive, fair and efficient. The division ensures safeguards for maintaining a procurement system of quality and integrity in order to obtain the most value for public funds and provide quality service and education through effective teamwork and communication.
Interns will assist in promoting, developing and implementing the policies, programs and initiatives of the County Procurement Office.
Internship is best suited for college students or recent graduates with backgrounds in Public Administration, Political Science, Social Ecology, Public Policy or related fields.
Flexible schedules are available that consist of 8 - 15 hours per week for 1 or 2 semesters/quarters. Hours may be scheduled Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Applicants able to schedule the maximum hours/duration listed for this internship typically gain a more in-depth experience.
Benefits Available to Intern:
Although this is an unpaid internship that does not lead to permanent employment, students and recent graduates are offered an excellent opportunity to:
Build resumes and explore career options
Apply academic skills and knowledge to the workplace