The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is dedicated to protecting lives and property, building capabilities, and supporting our communities for a resilient California. We establish partnerships. We monitor threats. We develop disaster plans. We teach people how to prepare for disasters. We build and maintain critical communications infrastructure. We support communities affected by disasters, assist with recovery efforts, and so much more. This is the growing field of emergency management!
Want a front-row seat to the action? Cal OES’s 10-week summer internship program is designed to provide participants with an in-depth introduction to the world of emergency management, and insights into the State’s civil service hiring and career planning process.
See our Internship brochure.
Applicants will need to submit a Standard State Application (STD 678) and separate statement of purpose. In the “Explanations” box, please indicate three program areas you are most interested in interning, and rank them on a scale of one to three with one being the most preferred area and three being the least preferred area. For information about the various program areas offered, please see the Program Areas below. The application and statement of purpose must be e-mailed, delivered in person, or postmarked by Monday, April 24, 2017.
Statement of Purpose: Tell us: What do you hope to gain from Cal OES during this internship? [t2] Minimum Length: 1 page. No maximum length. Formatting Guidelines: Times New Roman, 12pt font, line spacing double-spaced. No photos.
If submitting application digitally, MS Word document preferred. Completed applications may be submitted by e-mail to Intern.Recruitment@caloes.ca.gov.
Completed applications may be mailed or delivered in person (during normal business hours) to:ATTN: Summer Internship Program / HR Dept.California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services3650 Schriever Ave.Mather, CA 95655
All submissions must be time stamped or postmarked by Monday, April 24, 2017.Interview process will begin Monday, May 22, 2017. Program kicks-off Monday, June 5, 2017.Program completion ceremony scheduled for Monday, August 14, 2017.
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations when contacted to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the Equal Employment Opportunity contact listed on this job posting.
For information about the various program areas offered, please see the Program Areas below.
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.
This is a non-testing classification, therefore anyone meeting the minimum qualifications listed on the classification specification may apply for this position. Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 18220 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by stating “preference under Government Code section 18220”.
Please note that the Cal OES Summer Intern Program is an unpaid internship opportunity. Additionally, participation in Cal OES’s Summer Intern Program is not a guarantee of future employment with Cal OES
Questions Questions regarding the program or application may be e-mailed to Intern.Recruitment@caloes.ca.gov.
Applicants may also call the Cal OES Human Resources Department at (916) 845-8321.
Equal Employment Opportunity ContactNicole Holm / 916-845-8454 or Nicole.Holm@caloes.ca.gov
Instructions: Choose 3 program areas.You will rotate every 3 weeks during the 9-week period.
Instructions: Choose 1 program area.There will be no rotation.