The Internship program allows current college students to work within the Orange County Sheriff's Office to better prepare themselves for their chosen career. This internship program requires the intern to receive college credits from their academic institute and may be paid or unpaid. All Interns will assist agency employees in performing a variety of job tasks to gain valuable job experience.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Develops an understanding of the agency and law enforcement in general. Develops a greater understanding of their chosen profession.
Gains on-the-job experience by working in their selected field.
Under the supervision of experienced agency employees, performs job tasks required by the specific Division/Unit. Assists Division/Unit with workload. Performs special projects/assignments as needed.
Other duties may be assigned
- U.S. Citizen or possess a current permanent resident card.
- Must currently be in junior or senior year of college.
- Students wishing to participate in an internship program must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least eighteen (18) years of age
- Currently enrolled at an accredited college or university
- Be in good standing with the college or university
- Have at least a 2.5 GPA
- Must not have been convicted of a felony
- Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral character, false statements, perjury or domestic violence
- No illegal drug usage within the last year. Other drug usage will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
- Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English.
- Applicants are encouraged to read the agency body ornamentation policy before applying.
To learn more about this program, please contact HRD, Recruiting Unit - at (407) 254-7490.PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
Generally, while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Depending on assignment, other physical demands may be required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is generally performed in a standard office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work environments may differ depending on assignment.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Orange County Sheriff's Office may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.