Paid Internship Program

The County of Orange's Paid Internship Program is designed to offer opportunities for students and recent graduates to build their resumes, apply academic knowledge, and network with professionals in their fields of interest while encouraging participants to obtain their educational degree or professional certification. Students and recent graduates are able to earn compensation while gaining work experience with one of the premier employers in the region.

Students are encouraged to read our
 Student FAQ to learn more about specific details of the program, requirements of a paid intern, and the process involved in becoming a County of Orange paid intern.

Currently, the County of Orange offers paid internship opportunities at three different levels:


  • Undergraduate Intern: Students currently enrolled or graduated within the last six months in an associate's or bachelor's degree program
  • Graduate Intern: Students currently enrolled or graduated within the last six months in an advanced degree program such as a Master's degree or higher
  • Technical Intern: Students currently enrolled or graduated within the last six months in an accredited, post secondary education or technical/vocational institution

    Current Paid Internship Openings

    Civil/Environmental Engineering (Undergraduate Intern) Click on the link to learn more about the position and to apply. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

    Interested students or recent graduates should visit to submit a job interest card to be notified of when new internships are available.

    The County of Orange also offers students and recent graduates unpaid internships opportunities. To view our current unpaid internship opportunities visit our Unpaid Internship page