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Paid Internship Opportunities

The Career Center at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus (PDC) is committed to cultivating relationships with the local business community, and providing paid internship opportunities to all students who want the needed professional experience for a balanced resume, combined with the exceptional educational experience offered at PDC.

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X

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The Annenberg Foundation at SUNNYLANDS

Sunnylands Center & Gardens is now hiring tour guide interns for the 2022–2023 season, with a start date of Monday, August 1, 2022. We’re looking for enthusiastic, friendly, and dependable college and university students who are dedicated to learning and giving back to the community.

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Tour Guide Internship Program

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Riverside County Office of Education

Riverside County Office of Education offers a series of opportunities and on-job training across a number of professional sectors within the organization such as the Office of the Riverside County Superintendent of Schools (ORCSS) Administrative and Business Services; Educational Services, Early Learning Services, Governmental Relations, Information Technology Services, Personnel Services, and Student Programs & Services.

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Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is committed to the development of our interns. These future leaders are a vital part of our business. That’s why we created the College Intern Program.

For more information and to apply for these internship opportunities, visit our College Programs page and search for the following: JR27607 - College Internship Palm Desert, JR27725 - College Internship Escondido, and JR18813 - College Intern Resort Operations



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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

If you’re looking to hit the ground running, the Enterprise Management Internship will help you build valuable business and leadership skills. For a university/college student, the real-world professional experience you’ll receive during the internship will help you stand apart from the crowd, and will be more than just a line on your resume. Visit the Enterprise Management Internship page for more information.

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Farmers Insurance

The local Farmers Insurance District Office has agreed to offer an internship program to Cal State San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus that will pay $13-$15/hour and offer 15-20 hours per week to students approved for the program.

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County of Riverside

RCIT Field Support - Professional Student Intern (Paid)

The Riverside County Information Technology (RCIT) Department has an internship opportunity that will provide Converged Installation Maintenance (CIM) Field Support alongside a skilled technician. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience with the cross-functional, inter-working of a large scale enterprise business.

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STUDENT INTERNSHIP with various departments (Intern Pool)

Under supervision, assists and participates in the work performed by employees of a specific professions; through participation, receives supervised work experience in a specific professional vocation; and performs other related duties as required.

Incumbents of this class are current undergraduate or graduate students with a major study area directed towards a specific profession and departmental assignments. The incumbents are employed by County departments and are provided in-service training through participation in the actual duties and responsibilities assigned professional employees. A partial list of typical professions that Student Interns may participate in includes accounting, administration, law, human resources, planning, probation, and social work.

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Equality California Mentorship Corps

Equality California Mentorship Corps is an AmeriCorps service program with options for service in Fresno, Palms Springs, and Oceanside, California.

Part-time Opportunity Details

Part-time members commit to 11 months of service, working 20 hours a week accumulating to 900 total service hours, working in middle and high schools, providing mentorship and support to LGBTQ+ and all students. Corps members are compensated with a modest living allowance of at least $10,000 per service year and receive an education award that they can use for past or future education expenses.

Full-time Opportunity Details

Full-time members commit to 11 months of service and 1700 total service hours, working in middle and high schools, providing mentorship and support to LGBTQ+ and all students. Corps members are compensated with a modest living allowance of $21,000 per service year, and, upon successful completion of the program, are eligible for a $10,000 education award.