Health, Housing and Human Services
Health, Housing and Human Services internship inquiries including social worker internships:
Community Corrections, Children and Family Services, Adult and Family Services, Housing Services, Integrated Behavioral Health, Disability Services, Family Support and Assistance.
Public Health internship inquiries:
Olmsted County Public Health Services Internship Application
The Sheriff's Office internship program aims to help students enrolled in an accredited law enforcement program the opportunity to gain knowledge about the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and enhance their understanding of the criminal justice system. Each internship is scheduled to last about 12 weeks and is unpaid. Typically interns work weekdays with some evenings and weekends work as needed and when available.
During their time with our office, interns will spend time in the following divisions/areas:
- Weapons Screening
- Court Security
- Adult Detention Center
To be considered for an internship, candidates must be:
- Currently enrolled in a law enforcement program requiring the internship as a part of the college curriculum.
- Complete the selection process to include a background investigation and an oral interview.
- Interested in learning about our office and the Law Enforcement profession.
- Mature, motivated, ambitious, flexible, punctual, hardworking, and a self-starter.
The mission of Olmsted County Parks is to foster an appreciation of the natural world through environmental education, natural resource management, and public participation in the stewardship of our park lands.
Both volunteer opportunities and internship opportunities are available throughout the Parks system.
10-12-week internships are offered during summer months at both Oxbow Park and Chester Woods Park. J-term and other internships may be offered outside of summer months and applications are accepted year-round. Please contact park staff for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Olmsted County Parks are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist in the everyday running of their parks. The parks are dependent on the assistance of volunteers to help with many projects and tasks. There are opportunities at Chester Woods Park, Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo, and Root River Park and the jobs vary greatly
- Grounds maintenance
- Nature Center Attendant (Oxbow Only)
- Minor carpentry
- Wood stacking
- Animal Care (Oxbow Only)
- Invasive Weed Control
- Controlled Burns
- Seed Collection
- Volunteer Board Positions
- Grant Writing
- Trail maintenance
- Trail Patrol
If you are interested in sharing your backgrounds, passions, and skill sets with us, while perhaps learning a new skill or two, we would love to hear from you! To apply for volunteer opportunities in our Parks please fill out the application below. Questions that are marked with a red asterisk * are required fields and you will not be able to submit the application without answering them.