Student Worker Opportunities

At the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office, the student worker program gives you a chance to: 

  • Gain valuable experience, skills and knowledge to add to your resume, leading to possible future employment
  •  Work in a professional atmosphere
  •  Meet new people while learning skills you may not receive in a classroom
  •  Connect what you have learned in school to a real workplace 

Your duties will vary depending on the division. For a description of tasks related to each division, scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the division in which you are interested. 

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Student Educational Requirements

These internship-style positions are great opportunities for students interested in finance, business administration or public administration to gain experience working in a government office environment. Minimum requirements include: Full-time enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program leading to a degree (it is not required to attend school full time in the summer), and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.

Candidates should possess the following skills and abilities: initiative and responsibility; excellent written, verbal and organizational skills; self-motivated and flexible to accommodate change; ability to prioritize effectively, multi-task, and meet deadlines.

Students who are enrolled full-time in a graduate program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree may be considered for the student worker program.

Work Schedule 

Student workers schedule a minimum of 12 hours and a maximum of 20 hours per week during school, and a maximum of 40 hours per week during school breaks. Work hours are flexible to accommodate school schedules.

Student Worker Compensation

Students are hired on a temporary basis and paid at an hourly rate. For the most current range of hourly rates, please visit

County of San Diego Treasurer-Tax Collector: Student Worker Opportunities

Student Worker Opportunities 



For more information, please contact the TTC Human Resources Office at 619-531-4764. 


Student Worker Duties by Division

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Student Worker — Job Descriptions

Executive Office

Administrative Services


Treasury Accounting



Special Functions