Public Service Intern Program with the County of Ventura
College Juniors, Seniors or Graduate Students have the opportunity to work practical and meaningful work/project assignments with various Departments\Agencies throughout the County.
Summer at the County High School Internship
This 8-week PAID summer internship allows students from all Ventura County high schools to learn about various careers in public service by gaining real world work experience and also taking field trips to visit and learn about the services various county agencies provide.
Behavioral Health Internship Program
Interns will receive a wide range of exposure to clinical experiences in assessment, intervention and case management. Students will work within an integrated, multi-disciplinary, community based behavioral health system.
Environmental Health Internship – Resource Management Agency
Gain and overview of all the Environmental Health (EH) programs and hands-on field work with the guidance of a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). The training will enable students to identify which programs they are interested in which may help them decide which career path to take.
Fleet Services Student Worker – General Services Agency (GSA)
Ventura County GSA Fleet Operations & Oxnard College (School to Work Program) has been partnering since 2015 to allow students to obtain hands on experience in the automotive shops, including body shop, install shop and heavy equipment. A recent student worker stated, “Learning in a hands on work environment has increased my knowledge.
Internships with the County of Ventura District Attorney
Undergraduates can learn about the criminal justice system first hand. They work closely with all levels of staff, including deputy district attorneys, investigators, and support staff. Students working in one of our special units or Bureau of Investigation can be expected to assist with a number of educational duties.
Sheriff’s internship and student opportunities
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office offers many career development opportunities through the high school Explorers program, Student Worker paid, part-time employment opportunities, college and high school internships through local colleges/universities and the Ventura County Innovates program. Depending on the student’s interest and school of attendance, there are a range of possible opportunities available within the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.