The Veterans’ Internship Program (VIP) was launched on May 16, 2007 on a motion brought in by Supervisors Don Knabe and Michael D. Antonovich and approved unanimously by all Board members. The program is administered by the County of Los Angeles Department of Human Resources and provides paid internships for qualified veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States. The internships were designed to afford veterans with on-the-job training and work experience with the County of Los Angeles that will enable them to effectively compete for permanent County jobs.

Depending on the job, veterans can be hired for a 12 to 24 month on-the-job training program in the following specialties:

Veteran Interns will receive the following benefits:

Competitive salary during the internship

Medical and dental benefits

Technical job training and guidance on workplace behavior, competencies, individual
responsibilities and development of occupational skill sets

Eligibility to compete for permanent County positions upon successful completion of program

Eligibility Requirements

There is no experience required for this program. Eligible VIP applicants are veterans who have been discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States under honorable conditions. Discharged veterans must possess a valid DD214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty or other official documents issued by the branch of service.

How to Apply:

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