Nevada County develops custom made to order SkillBridge internships to meet your career aspirations and ensure transition back to civilian life is smooth.
This program allows Service members up to 180 days to intern with select employers to gain valuable skills to assist in transitioning from military service.
SkillBridge provides an invaluable chance to work and learn in civilian career areas. Service members participating in SkillBridge receive their military compensation and benefits, and Nevada County provides the training and work experience. Skillbirdge can help Service members bridge the gap between the end of service and beginning of their civilian careers.
"I am so thankful for the opportunities and the relationships I formed as an intern in the Skillbridge Program. Transition from active duty to the civilian world after 22 1/2 years of service was a bit daunting but the County of Nevada staff have been so welcoming, supportive and friendly. This community along with the County of Nevada have so much to offer employees and I encourage you to reach out with questions or support as you transition into employment with this great organization.”
"The Skillbridge program and Nevada County has given me the opportunity to sharpen my professional skills, gain knowledge, and create a new career path. My internship is setting me up for future success and the professionals at Nevada County has really helped me transition into the civilian workforce."
Why Nevada County
Nevada County is a premier destination for current and former Service Members who wish to pursue a career in public service. The Nevada County Human Resources Department offers a variety Military and Veteran programs that are tailored to fit the unique needs of each participant. We work tirelessly to support you every step of the way from your initial inquiry, placement in an internship and ultimately through your potential transition into a permanent position. We want you to succeed and join the growing community of over 50 current and former service members working in Nevada County Government offices. Learn more about Nevada County and what we have to offer current and former Service Members.
Our Prestigious Department of Labor Recognition "HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award"
Nevada County is the only large employer in Northern California with the distinction of the Department of Labor's HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion award. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes an organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.
- 10% of Nevada County government employees are Veterans
- 85% of Nevada County hired Veteran participants are placed in permanent positions for a minimum of one year
- 10% of employees hired by Nevada County in 2020 are Veterans
- Dedicated Veterans Services Office Veterans Leadership Program
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