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Rotational Student Intern - Accounting/Finance (Paid)

County of Riverside

Riverside, CA

Riverside, CA
30+ days ago


The County of Riverside has a Public Service Rotational Internship opportunity that will afford graduate-level students the possibility to rotate through five different County departments within the scope of their Accounting or Finance profession . The selected candidate will gain exposure to a variety of public service roles and responsibilities and will have the opportunity to experience and learn about a single role and its function throughout various departments.

The Public Service Rotational Internship has a flexible work week consisting of approximately 20 hours per week. The incumbent will rotate through each department every 2 months and requires a 10-month commitment.

Accounting and Finance Rotation:
Students who are planning to pursue a career focused on the financial management of an organization would benefit from a rotational internship in accounting and finance. Although both are centered around an organization's finances, the difference between the two is that accounting focuses on the day-to-day flow of money, while finance focuses more on managing assets to plan for future growth.

The intern will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience alongside accounting and business professionals and learn about all contributing factors within an organization that allow it to efficiently perform all business activities. The intern will learn and assist with financial reports, generating and analyzing data, and reconciling accounts, and support the accounting and finance department through administrative tasks while observing various facets of accounting and financial management.

Cumulative Grade Point Average : Minimum 2.5 GPA for new graduate students anticipating fall attendance, or a minimum 3.0 GPA for currently attending graduate students or recent graduates. Proof of most current unofficial/official transcript with cumulative GPA must be provided at time of application .

Education: Applicants must be currently enrolled/attending school at an accredited college or university, in a Master's program during the entire duration of the internship, or have graduated from a Master's program. All recent college graduates are eligible to intern for up to one year (twelve months) from their graduation date. Graduation date is not to exceed twelve month maximum during the duration of the internship.

Areas of Study : Accounting, Finance, or similar.

Experience, Knowledge, Abilities : Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skilled in customer service; Ability to quickly adapt to change

**All applicants, including alumni, are required to include a current resume and most recent unofficial/official transcript. Document(s) must be uploaded as attachments at time of application to be considered.**

Veteran's Preference
The County of Riverside has a Veteran's Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 or NGB-22 indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for Veteran's Preference. Policy is available here:

What's Next?
This recruitment is open to all applicants currently enrolled/attending school at an accredited college or universityor who have recently graduated within the past twelve months.

No late applications will be permitted and changes or alterations cannot be accepted. Resumes that include job descriptions and duties copied from the job classification will not be considered.

Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application. Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process.

General Information
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Temporary employees participate in the 401(a) Temporary and Part-Time Employees' Retirement Plan and are required to contribute 3.75% of salary to the pension plan. The County contributes a matching amount. A list of benefits for employees on assignment through the Temporary Assignment Program (TAP) is available here .

About the Company

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County of Riverside

The County of Riverside offers an aray of professions, careers, and opportunites within  over 40 diverse departments California's fourth largest county by population is expanding its economy, working to make Riverside County as business-friendly as possible and using health and recreations strategies to make the county a healthier place for residents. Each year, millions visit the county to take advantage of the glorious desert winter, attend the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival, the Balloon and Wine Festival, the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Coachella and Stagecoach mega-concerts, the Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Center and the Humana Challenge, the golf tournament formerly known as the Bob Hope Classic. All those, combined with a rich cultural heritage and frontier history, make Riverside County a great place live, work,  and play.

With rivers, mountain peaks, deserts and fertile valleys, Riverside County offers diversity that few locations can match. More than two million people live in Riverside County, taking advantage of affordable housing, nearby beaches, mountains, hiking and bike trails, the Wine Country near Temecula and resorts that offer oases in the desert.

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