Important Note: Applications are reviewed on an "as-needed"
basis as departments submit requests. After six (6) months the
application isinactivated;however, you may re-apply to the program.
If additional information is required or your application is
accepted into the program, you will receive an email. If you are
interested in interning with a specific department, you may reach
out to them directly.
The Student Internship Program is designed to nurture the
educational and professional development of promising job
candidates, which may lead to longer retention of the individual as
a County employee.
Student Interns will assist professional and technical employees
in the performance of their duties under close supervision.
Specific tasks will vary with the Agency/Department to which they
are assigned for a particular work period. For the Agency as a
whole, it is expected that the level of education and capabilities
attained by Student Interns will be fully capitalized.
This posting is for the Student Intern, Level II and Student
Intern, Level II - 521.Student Interns who are hired to perform
tasks or duties that are similar to classifications represented by
Local 521 are categorized as "Student Intern - 521." This list will
be used to fill Student Intern, Level II - 521 opportunities.It may
also be used for other Student Intern, Level II internships.
Applicants for this posting should befreshman or sophomore year
college students, community college students, or vocational school
students who have completed high school and have an overall grade
point average of at least 2.5 on a four-point scale.
Interns at this level are closely supervised and work as
assistants. They are responsible for learning the Agency's or
Department's policies, procedures and methods of operation;
collecting and tabulating data; and learning how to interpret such.
In addition, Level II Student Interns are able to evaluate
information gained in accordance with established policies and
procedures and assist professional staff members in ongoing project
This recruitment requires the submission of an online
application. No paper applications will be accepted. Applicants
must apply online at www.sccjobs.org. Computers are available for
applicants to apply onlineat the County Government Center, 70 West
Hedding Street, 8th Floor, East Wing, San Jose, CA 95110, during
normal business hours.
You must also attach documentation of your student
status.Normally, an unofficial transcript and a copy of your
current schedule is sufficient documentation.You must submit all
documents by uploadingthem as an attachment to your job
application. Applications without the required documentation will
To apply, attach:
A copy of your unofficial transcript, official transcript or a
letter from your admissions office that displays your name, school
information, declaredmajor, grade point average and total
units/hours accumulated. Please Note: For verification purposes, we
reserve the right to request official documentation.
- A current class schedule that includes your name, course dates
(start/end date) and school information on it or a letter from the
admissions office. This will fulfill proof of enrollment in high
school, college or proof of graduation within the last six months,
from the date of graduation.
In order to qualify for the Student Intern classifications, a
Have a legal right to work in the United States. Certain
individuals under eighteen may require work permits.
Be enrolled in an accredited institution or a school licensed by
a state agency and have attended that institution for at least one
Have an overall institutional grade point average of at least
2.5 on a four-point scale.
Submit a completed application for employment.
- Some departments require the candidateto pass a physical
Verification and Audit Procedures:
Prior to hiring a student or recent graduate into one of the
proposed intern classifications, departments need to verify both
the student's status with the school and enrollment in a defined
program of study that is aligned with the intern position the
student will fill. Departmental use of these classifications will
be subject to audit from ESA Human Resources to ensure that they
are being used for the defined purposes of introducing the County
to students as a potential employer and providing practical work
experience to local students. The recent graduate category will
also be monitored to ensure that no one is working as an intern
longer than six months following graduation.
Hours per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are limited to 1,040.
Work can be performed full-time during the summer and/or part-time
during the school year, with the proposed work pattern approved by