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Intern (Internal Audit)

Intern (Internal Audit)


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Are you a highly motivated learner interested in working on a variety of projects requiring research, analysis, and collaboration with other departments? Do you want to improve your working knowledge of internal audit by being part of an Agency that encourages teamwork and improving operational and business processes?  If so, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency has a great opportunity for those looking to gain valuable experience while enhancing and preserving the quality of life throughout the region. 

The Agency's internships are meant to be a positive experience that allows for your personal growth and development. We are an ideal place for you to ask questions and learn essential job functions that will prepare you for success in your career.

 This internship is perfect for you if you...
  • Thrive off of collaboration and are able to communicate effectively through writing as well as verbally.
  • Are technologically savvy and knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Office products such as Excel and strive to be creative.
  • Enjoy learning from others while also contributing your own ideas to the team to improve processes and procedures.
  • Want experience performing research related to policies, guidance, rules, laws, and regulations.
  • Would like hands on experience with the preparation of audit workpapers, tables,  and detailed information.
  • Would like to play a role in enhancing the quality of life throughout the community!

At the Inland Empire Utilities Agency safety is critical. The Agency is a regional wastewater treatment agency and wholesale distributor of imported water serving approximately 935,000 people over 242 square miles in western San Bernardino County. Over 300 personnel contribute to the success of the Agency. The Agency owns and/or operates, and maintains 5 water recycling facilities, 160 miles of sewer collection system, a potable water facility, 19 supply water well sites, 4 sewage lift stations, a recycled water distribution and storage system, 19 groundwater recharge sites, a 400,000-square foot indoor composting facility, and a 66,000 square foot Headquarters building.

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This position is open until filled. The deadline for the first review of applications is 11:59 PM on Monday, April 10, 2023.  Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment.  This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline. 
There is one (1) internship opportunity the Internal Audit Unit.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list. 
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Internships are limited to 25 hours week and 960 hours per fiscal year
(July 1st to June 30th)

Note:  Internship are not meant to be short term, for example, limited to summer, winter and/or spring breaks.  Individuals interested in short term internships will not be considered.

Work schedule is estimated to be approximately 10 to 20 hours a week;
Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The successful candidate will be a responsible, analytical and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication (written/verbal) skills. Great time management skills with the ability to work on multiple assignments/projects simultaneously are required. Additionally, the individual must be willing to learn, be flexible, and assist with ad hoc projects as required in a fast paced and changing environment. Advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint are critical. Although not necessary, some knowledge of Microsoft Access would be useful.
Intern staff works flexible hours as established by his/her respective supervisor. While the Agency is flexible and will strive to work around an intern's schedule, an intern's work hours will vary and be mutually agreed upon between the intern and his/her supervisor.


May include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform a full array of duties including professional administrative work.

Process invoices, purchase requisitions, and check requests.

Performs administrative research and statistical or financial analysis.

Place orders for materials and office supplies.

May conduct records research and retrieval of documents.

Maintains spreadsheets and databases to track Key Performance Indicators, goals, and budgets.

Create and update spreadsheets with graphs, pivot tables, and charts.

Perform other related administrative duties as required.

Quality control check documents for consistency and accuracy.


Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.

Graduation or current enrollment in undergraduate or graduate studies in an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Operations Management, Purchasing, Materials Management or closely a related field.

Basic principles and practices of public agency purchasing; principles and procedures of research, basic statistics, methodology and administrative analysis; basic technical and administrative practices and procedures of assigned area; record keeping practices and procedures related to a purchasing function; principles of composition, basic report preparation and writing; graphic and tabular presentation of data, modern office practices and equipment including a computer and applicable software; record-keeping and filing practices and procedures; proper English, spelling and grammar.
Gather, organize, interpret and analyze information and data; prepare and interpret tables, charts, graphs and flow charts; organize, set priorities and exercise sound judgment within areas of responsibility; understand and follow written and verbal instructions; prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work; operate office equipment including a computer and applicable software; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; formulate options and make recommendations.


All employment applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job related qualifications. Applicants with the strongest background relating to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the testing process which may include one or more of the following: written test, oral interview, performance/practical examination. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background/reference check and pre-employment physical examination including a drug screen (for safety sensitive position) at no cost to the candidate. Please visit our website at and select the Human Resources Department for additional information regarding the Agency, the hiring process and benefit information.
Any applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the Human Resources Office at (909) 993-1640 or at least 72 hours in advance of the need for accommodation.
 "The Agency's success is obtained by creating a positive and diverse work environment which recognizes individual differences and experiences".

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Inland Empire Utilities Agency
6075 Kimball Ave.

Chino, California, 91708

Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Job Function : Services

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