Linn County General Services

Intern and Volunteer Program


PH: 541-967-3880

Fax: 541-928-3517

330 3rd Ave SW

Albany, OR 97321

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INTERNSHIP GUIDELINES

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be a minimum junior standing in college-level courses or program, or  have equivalent work experience in their field.


TIME COMMITMENT

Interns or volunteers must be available for a minimum of 6 hours per week for a duration of one complete term (10 weeks). Each intern and volunteer is required to keep a time sheet of hours worked and submit this information monthly.


POLICIES

Linn County General Services offers these positions to help interns and volunteers develop career skills. Those volunteering or completing unpaid internships will not be financially compensated for their time. An internship or volunteer position does not ensure a paid position within General Services or with Linn County.

General Services reserves the right to terminate any internship at any time for any reason.


SELECTION

Applicants should submit their information by e-mail to Director Russ Williams at ruwilliams@co.linn.or.us. Select applicants will be contacted for an interview if the applicant is eligible and if an internship position is available.

General Services typically selects between 2-4 interns per term. These selections are based on shifting organization needs, resources, and department priorities.


REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Linn County Employment Application is required for paid internships only

Work portfolios are encouraged, where applicable.


DRESS GUIDELINES

Acceptable:

Slacks/pants/dark-wash jeans with no holes

Skirts/dresses no higher than 3” above knee cap

Collared shirts/dress shirts/polos/tops/blouses with no more than 2 buttons open at the top

Closed-toe (non-athletic) shoes


NOT Acceptable:

Athletic clothing

T-shirts

Tank tops/sleeveless tops

Soiled/torn clothing

Hats

Open-toes shoes/sandals

Athletic tennis shoes

Clothing that exposes cleavage or undergarments




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