Internship information
Purpose

The court’s Internship Program provides opportunities for current college students, emerging graduates or recent college graduates to explore careers within the Court and at the same time provide meaningful, real world, on-the-job, professional work experiences that allow the intern to apply theoretical knowledge.

Definition

An internship is defined as an unpaid, closely monitored, highly structured, strategic, well defined project related program that provides professional work experience outside of the classroom environment. An internship merges academic, personal development, and career exploration in one. Internships are typically part-time and last three to six months but can also last for several years. Although interns are typically learners/trainees, an internship will provide a balanced objective in which the court will have highly capable assistance for project related assignments while at the same time providing meaningful, professional work experiences to meet the interns learning goals and objectives. 

Application Process

To apply, visit the Employment Center at www.riverside.courts.ca.gov  An application does not guarantee placement.

  • Intern must pass the fingerprinting process (Live Scan).
  • Intern must submit to a drug screening.
Program Intern Guidelines

Interns must commit to a minimum of 10-15 hours per week for a minimum of 10-12 weeks.

  • Must have a 2.5 or higher overall GPA.
  • Must attend the New Internship Orientation.
  • Intern must wear identification badge issued by the court at all times while on assignment and must agree to return the badge to Human Resources at the conclusion of the assignment period or termination.
  • Must be a current college student or a recent college graduate within two years.

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