The Human Resources Office administers a vibrant, made-to-order internship program designed to provide learning and experience opportunities for individuals in the community, high school and college students, and members of the military community. We solicit departmental needs and create unique internship opportunities covering a wide range of fields and interests. We encourage citizens to reach out to us to inform us of their areas of interest, and we attempt to match them to an internship opportunity. We strive to reach and teach! We attempt to ignite interest in public sector careers by providing meaningful internship experiences.
Marianna York was first with the County of Nevada as a Facilities Intern with a grant from AFWD (Alliance for Workforce Development) for three months. She then became a Temporary Health Technician supervised by Public Health Coordinator, Kim Blix. Marianna proved to be a highly regarded asset to the County of Nevada due to her character, work ethic, and professionalism. She had done an exceptional job of greeting patients who came to be tested. Marianna also successfully completed workplace precautions for COVID-19 through sanitization as well as critical thinking in order to ensure ultimate patient comfort. She is an outstanding employee and was always on time to open the testing center. Marianna is an exceptional asset to any team and any organization or company would be lucky to have her onboard.
Rhom Campbell was initially assigned with the County of Nevada as a Facilities Intern through a grant from AFWD for three months. He later obtained a Temporary position as a Health Technician with Public Health Coordinator, Kim Blix, supervising him. Rhom consistently assisted patients as much as possible in a satisfactory way. He accomplished this by greeting and aiding patients professionally as they arrived at the testing center. Rhom did an great job of preparing patients for quick and easy testing as well. This was done through finding the patients’ ID numbers as well as checking them in. Rhom also attended to the tasks given to him by the LHI staff in a quick fashion. Rhom provided a positive and uplifting spirit to the workplace as well as the patients that he assisted. He was always on time and can be heavily relied on. Rhom would be an amazing addition to any team and/or workplace.
During their time with Nevada County Marianna and Rhom worked as a team providing detailed and concise communication ensuring contactless professional customer service for more than 2200 community residents a month.
For more information about the program, email internship.coordinator@co.Nevada.ca.us, or watch https://youtu.be/2x7tG3Qnrtw