Marion County departments engage students from local colleges and universities in projects that provide technical and professional experience. Internships are limited, competitive, and may fill up fast! Apply early for placement. All internships are non-paid. Below are just a few of the internship opportunities available:
Board of Commissioners Office Public Policy & Engagement Intern
The Policy & Engagement Intern with the Board of Commissioners Office will assist with analyzing local government public policy issues, helping to promote public engagement and collaboration with residents, businesses, and other government agencies. As an intern with the Board's Office, interns will also learn local government systems, and research on various policy issues.
Interns will attend public meetings; assist in researching public policy issues as requested; assist with meeting preparation and coordination; and assist with other tasks as requested. To be considered for this volunteer position you should be a junior or senior in college, pursuing a degree in business, history or other similar major.
Use the Volunteer/Intern Application. Save time by uploading a writing sample with your application - you can add your resume, cover letter and writing sample in the contact section of our application.
District Attorney's Office - Victim Assistance Program
Volunteers and student interns contribute significantly to the program, as either a day-shift Victim Advocate or as a Sexual Assault Response Advocate.
Health and Human Services - Public Health Division
Multiple positions available. Exact assignment is dependent upon experience and opportunities available at the time of placement. Please refer to the Public Health Internship Request Form below for more information on program areas.
PH Student Internship Request Fillable Form.docx
Marion County Sheriff's Office
Multiple positions available., including Parole & Probation, Operations, and Institutions. Exact assignment is dependent upon experience and opportunities available at the time of placement.
Apply for a Marion County Sheriff's Office Internship
Other internship positions will be considered. Please fill out a
Volunteer/Intern Application if none of the above fit your needs.
For more information contact:
Marion County Volunteer Services Coordinator
Phone: (503) 588-7990