The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) funds from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).
The $4,015.20 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2021. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in Administration and one will work in Public Works. These two internship positions are in addition to two positions that were funded by though GCIP for summer 2020, but were deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two additional positions will be in Administration and the Board of Elections & Registration. Each intern will work on specific-projects during their internships.
“These interns gain valuable job experience and Camden County residents benefit from their work,” said Camden County Grants Manager Julie Haigler. “We are thrilled to partner with ACCG and the ACCG Civic Affairs Foundation once again to receive this grant.”
The GCIP offers internship experiences to undergraduate and graduate level college students in county government offices throughout the state. Since its creation in 2010, over 425 students have filled internship positions in 75 counties throughout the state through this program.
This is the sixth consecutive year that Camden County has received this funding. 18 interns have gained experience with Camden County through this program, including two participants that have been hired as a result of their experience in this opportunity.
Undergraduate and graduate level college students are encouraged to apply. Specific information, including job descriptions and how to apply, are available on the Camden County website, http://www.camdencountyga.gov/jobs.