2020 Panetta Congressional Internship

Business Name: 
SF State Institute For Civic & Community Engagement
Industry: 
Government/Public Administration
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Junior
Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Days/Hours per Week: 
See description below for more information
Pay Range: 
Unpaid but all expenses paid
Position Description: 

Panetta Congressional Internship

Each fall semester, the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, located in Monterey, provides select CSU students with an intensive two-week training course on the workings of the U.S. Congress, then sends them to Washington, DC, all expenses paid, for 11 weeks to serve for a California member in the House of Representatives. In Washington, interns will attend special seminars with government leaders, journalists, and policy experts. Students majoring in any subject are eligible to apply. The internship covers all expenses, including air travel, and food and lodging while in Monterey and in Washington, DC. Each intern also will receive a stipend to help cover other expenses. Interns may earn up to 20 semester credits through CSU Monterey for a semester.

For more details and to apply, please see nomination form here. 

Note: Deadline to apply is February 19. Attend an information session after you submit your application with an Intern on Wednesday, February 29 from noon - 1 p.m. in LIB 222.

2020 SFSU Panetta Timeline: 

Wednesday, February 19th

Panetta Application Due by 5pm

Week of February 24th

Panetta Selection Committee Interviews Candidates

Week of March 2nd

SF State President Interviews Student Nominee(s)

Friday, March 6th

Deadline for SF State Nomination to the Panetta Institute

For more information on how to apply to this program, please contact Jose R. Lopez at jirlopez@sfsu.edu

Position Responsibilities: 

Each Fall semester, the Panetta Institute for Public Policy provides select CSU students:

·         Two-week training courses on the working for the U.S. Congress then sends them to Washington, D.C.

·         All expenses paid – 11-weeks/college units

·         Attendance during special seminars with government leaders, journalists, and policy experts.

 

Tasks:

  • Willingness to accept entry level work and take on assigned tasks as team player
  • Provide tours of Capitol Building
  • Draft correspondence, attend hearins, take notes and provide reports
  • Conduct issue/legislative research

Expectations if Selected:

Panetta:

Be willing to live in assigned group housing with other interns during the entire program:

  • Work full-time in a Congressional Office. See Congressional Internship Job Description.
  • Accept entry level work assigned to unpaid assistants (interns):
  • Take on assigned tasks and work hard:
  • Attend reqiried seminars in Washington, D.C. (arranged by the Panetta Institute):
  • Submit a brief weekly report to the Panetta Institute:
  • Maintain a journal: and
  • Write a twenty-page research paper

SF State (ICCE)

  • Document internship experience while in Washington on the SF State ePortfolio
  • Help recruit the next Panetta intern by making presentations in classrooms
  • Conduct two info sessions, one each semester (in collaboration with ICCE)
  • Participate in the Panetta selection committee to select the next intern
  • Document final research project with the ICCE archives

Students must be able to participate fully in this Congressional Internship Program and not be involved in any other employment or pursuit of employment. Further, no additional course enrollment is allowed outside of the Congressional Internship Program. That includes preparing for or scheduling of LSAT, MCAT, ORE, or other graduate school exams or preparing for other tests. And, finally, students will not be excused for family or other reasons unless there is an emergency or extenuating circumstance.

 

Required Qualifications: 

Student Eligibility:

·         Students majoring in any subject are eligible to apply

·         U.S. citizen and State of California resident

·         Upper-division undergraduate: Junior or Senior in Fall 2017 (120 units maximum)

·         Superior academic achievement (3.3+ GPA)

·         Demonstrated commitment to the community and public service and leadership

·         Excellent English oral and written skills to interact with constituents appropriately

·         Willing to live in assigned group housing during the entire 11 week program

·         Never been disciplined under the CA Code of Regulations, Title 5, Article 2, Sec. 41301

·         Proof of health insurance that is compliant with the Affordable Care Act and covers the students while residing and working in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

·         Undergo a background check

 

For more information contact jirlopez@sfsu.edu.

 

How to Apply: 

To apply for this opportunity please visit: https://icce.sfsu.edu/panetta. For more information on how to apply to this program, please contact Jose R. Lopez at jirlopez@sfsu.edu

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 19th by 5 p.m.

2020 Panetta Congressional Internship

Business Name: 
SF State Institute For Civic & Community Engagement
Industry: 
Government/Public Administration
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Junior
Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Days/Hours per Week: 
See description below for more information
Pay Range: 
Unpaid but all expenses paid
Position Description: 

Panetta Congressional Internship

Each fall semester, the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, located in Monterey, provides select CSU students with an intensive two-week training course on the workings of the U.S. Congress, then sends them to Washington, DC, all expenses paid, for 11 weeks to serve for a California member in the House of Representatives. In Washington, interns will attend special seminars with government leaders, journalists, and policy experts. Students majoring in any subject are eligible to apply. The internship covers all expenses, including air travel, and food and lodging while in Monterey and in Washington, DC. Each intern also will receive a stipend to help cover other expenses. Interns may earn up to 20 semester credits through CSU Monterey for a semester.

For more details and to apply, please see nomination form here. 

Note: Deadline to apply is February 19. Attend an information session after you submit your application with an Intern on Wednesday, February 29 from noon - 1 p.m. in LIB 222.

2020 SFSU Panetta Timeline: 

Wednesday, February 19th

Panetta Application Due by 5pm

Week of February 24th

Panetta Selection Committee Interviews Candidates

Week of March 2nd

SF State President Interviews Student Nominee(s)

Friday, March 6th

Deadline for SF State Nomination to the Panetta Institute

For more information on how to apply to this program, please contact Jose R. Lopez at jirlopez@sfsu.edu

Position Responsibilities: 

Each Fall semester, the Panetta Institute for Public Policy provides select CSU students:

·         Two-week training courses on the working for the U.S. Congress then sends them to Washington, D.C.

·         All expenses paid – 11-weeks/college units

·         Attendance during special seminars with government leaders, journalists, and policy experts.

 

Tasks:

  • Willingness to accept entry level work and take on assigned tasks as team player
  • Provide tours of Capitol Building
  • Draft correspondence, attend hearins, take notes and provide reports
  • Conduct issue/legislative research

Expectations if Selected:

Panetta:

Be willing to live in assigned group housing with other interns during the entire program:

  • Work full-time in a Congressional Office. See Congressional Internship Job Description.
  • Accept entry level work assigned to unpaid assistants (interns):
  • Take on assigned tasks and work hard:
  • Attend reqiried seminars in Washington, D.C. (arranged by the Panetta Institute):
  • Submit a brief weekly report to the Panetta Institute:
  • Maintain a journal: and
  • Write a twenty-page research paper

SF State (ICCE)

  • Document internship experience while in Washington on the SF State ePortfolio
  • Help recruit the next Panetta intern by making presentations in classrooms
  • Conduct two info sessions, one each semester (in collaboration with ICCE)
  • Participate in the Panetta selection committee to select the next intern
  • Document final research project with the ICCE archives

Students must be able to participate fully in this Congressional Internship Program and not be involved in any other employment or pursuit of employment. Further, no additional course enrollment is allowed outside of the Congressional Internship Program. That includes preparing for or scheduling of LSAT, MCAT, ORE, or other graduate school exams or preparing for other tests. And, finally, students will not be excused for family or other reasons unless there is an emergency or extenuating circumstance.

 

Required Qualifications: 

Student Eligibility:

·         Students majoring in any subject are eligible to apply

·         U.S. citizen and State of California resident

·         Upper-division undergraduate: Junior or Senior in Fall 2017 (120 units maximum)

·         Superior academic achievement (3.3+ GPA)

·         Demonstrated commitment to the community and public service and leadership

·         Excellent English oral and written skills to interact with constituents appropriately

·         Willing to live in assigned group housing during the entire 11 week program

·         Never been disciplined under the CA Code of Regulations, Title 5, Article 2, Sec. 41301

·         Proof of health insurance that is compliant with the Affordable Care Act and covers the students while residing and working in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

·         Undergo a background check

 

For more information contact jirlopez@sfsu.edu.

 

How to Apply: 

To apply for this opportunity please visit: https://icce.sfsu.edu/panetta. For more information on how to apply to this program, please contact Jose R. Lopez at jirlopez@sfsu.edu

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 19th by 5 p.m.

Digital Marketing or Data Analytics Internship (Unpaid)

Business Name: 
COOP Careers
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Senior
Location: 
San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
Cohorts meet M-Th, 6:30-9:30pm for 16 weeks
Pay Range: 
Unpaid
Position Description: 

About us:

COOP Careers (“ko-op”) is a nonprofit overcoming underemployment through digital skills and peer connections. Here’s how we do it:

Peer cohorts: 16 motivated peers and fellow grads, led by four “cohort captains” (alumni coaches)

Flagship program: Cohorts meet M-Th, 6:30-9:30pm for 16 weeks to build connections and technical skills:

  • Digital Marketing: Excel, Google Ads & Analytics
  • Data Analytics: Excel, Salesforce, Tableau, SQL

Industry opportunities: We’ll help you secure interviews with ad agencies and tech companies —then you seal the deal. Four-in-five alumni are fully employed, and hundreds “pay it forward” as cohort captains and alumni ambassadors.

Position Responsibilities: 

About you:

  • You’re an ambitious SFSU grad* ready to work hard and take
    control of your career
  • You love to learn and you’re excited to pursue a career in digital marketing or data analytics
  • You believe in community and the power of collective action
Required Qualifications: 

Must have graduate between 2016- 2019.

How to Apply: 

Sound like you? Apply by Monday, 2/10 and join a Spring 2020 cohort (2/18 to 6/11) coopcareers.org /apply

Application Deadline: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

Program Assistant

Business Name: 
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
Industry: 
Marketing
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Graduate
Location: 
San Francisco- Bayview
Days/Hours per Week: 
Monday- Friday (Full-time)
Pay Range: 
$45,000 – $50,000 annually
Benefits: 

Salary and Benefits: This full-time, non-exempt position includes a competitive salary ($45,000 – $50,000 annually) based on experience with benefits that include medical and dental insurance, 401K, paid time off, and holidays.

Position Description: 

Renaissance seeks an energetic, detail-oriented Program Assistant to join our Bayview team, located in San Francisco, CA.  Our ideal new colleague engages enthusiastically with clients and the public, takes pride in the work that we do, and is passionate about economic development through entrepreneurship.  They will support smooth administration of our programs and services for the Bayview and southeast San Francisco communities.

JOB TITLE: Program Assistant, full-time, non-exempt
REPORTS TO: Renaissance Bayview Center Director
LOCATION: Bayview, San Francisco, CA

Position Responsibilities: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Support

  • Support the administration of multiple programs and services on- and off-site, including but not be limited to: class scheduling & registration, and other administrative aspects for program success;
  • Assist in creating and preparing various types of marketing content and material for social media distribution, press release, classes and workshops and funding opportunities (e.g. website content, flyers, fact sheets etc.);
  • Maintain program and community resource calendars both online and in the office.
  • Process invoices from consultants, vendors and other service providers.
  • Provide occasional evening support for classes, workshops, and events
  • Be informed about Renaissance programs and services, staff and event schedules, to provide information and assistance to clients, donors, community partners, and other staff.

Client Tracking and Program Evaluation

  • Collect and input client program data to monitor program success and address grant requirements.
  • Assist in monthly, quarterly and annual program reports and data collection
  • Provide regular program progress reports, including snap shots of year to date activity.

Operations

  • Serve as the point of contact for tenants in our incubator program and facilitate maintenance, appliance and equipment repairs, coordinating with Facilities and Operations team colleagues in Renaissance SoMa location.
  • Process tenant payments and monitor and maintain account balances, coordinating with Renaissance Finance team in Renaissance SoMa location.
  • Field client inquiries, registrations for programs, and direct building guests and visitors
Required Qualifications: 

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented, creative thinker with effective project administration skills
  • Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and perform a variety of assignments
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (MS Word, Outlook and Excel), and various social media
  • Experience in marketing and outreach
  • Demonstrated passion for working in diverse communities; Strong background or interest in community development and entrepreneurship
  • Data collection and analysis experience and appreciation
  • Experience in small event organization – workshops, classes, graduations – to ensure smooth activities.
  • Spanish speaking preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
How to Apply: 

Application Process: Please send cover letter and resume attn: Marcus Tartt, Renaissance Bayview Center Director, to jobs@rencenter.org.  Please note “Bayview Program Assistant” in the subject line of your email.  No telephone calls or personal inquiries please.

Renaissance believes in the dignity and rights of all persons. We consider all qualified applicants for employment and complies with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance in addressing arrest and conviction records in hiring decisions.  Renaissance is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusiveness with respect to age, AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, color, creed, disability, domestic partner status, ethnicity, gender identity (transgender status), marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical abilities, height and weight, and veteran status. 

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (Renaissance) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit social impact organization. We have been building better communities for 34 years by helping to bring thousands of small businesses to market, transforming the lives of their owners and creating sustainable jobs, economic vitality, and vibrant neighborhoods. Renaissance operates four program centers and multiple off-site programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area; this person will join the Renaissance Bayview team.

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Accountant

Business Name: 
Robert Larson Company, Inc.
Industry: 
Accounting
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
Monday- Friday (Part-time)
Pay Range: 
$15 - $20/hour
Position Description: 

About the business:

We import and distribute a high quality line of both garden and woodworking tools. We sell products that the ultimate customer/user recognizes as the finest in the world. Please visit our websites listed below for more information:

We wholesale to independent stores, ACE and Do-It-Best Hardware stores, and national accounts such as Home Depot, Terrain, Amazon, and Houzz. We also sell on our own websites. We are proud of the items that we sell.

The position will include aspects of . . .

  • Accounts Payable (including overseas accounts in non-dollar currencies)
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Inventory Control
  • Cash Management
  • Bank Reconciliation

We are a small business (established 1981) so there is much flexibility and opportunity to work in many areas of the company.

If you have an interest in establishing your own business, then this job will be a great base to build on.

 

Position Responsibilities: 

You will be assisting with the following tasks:

  • Organizing and posting overhead and inventory invoices in Accounts Payable
  • Cash management and payment of bills in both US Dollars and other currencies in conjunction with management
  • Inventory control including reconciling of discrepancies
  • Time sheet preparation and payroll submission
  • Review statements received from our suppliers
  • Monitoring Accounts Receivable aging
  • Sales Tax preparation
  • Filing of support documents
  • Reconciliation of bank statements
  • Email correspondence with our suppliers
Required Qualifications: 

We are looking for someone who is highly organized with a business acumen.

Preferred Qualifications: 

You should have know the basic of double entry bookkeeping.

How to Apply: 

Please Email your resume to jobs@rlarson.com.

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Front Desk Associate

Business Name: 
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
Industry: 
Business Services
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Undergraduates
Location: 
San Francisco
Days/Hours per Week: 
20 hours per week, Mon-Thurs from 4:00pm-9:00pm
Pay Range: 
Competitive pay
Benefits: 

Pays & Benefits: This part-time, non-exempt position includes a competitive hourly wage as well as eligibility for our benefits package: medical and dental insurance, 401K, paid time off, and holidays.

Position Description: 

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks a Front Desk Associate to receive clients and provide support for afternoon/evening activities that occur at our South of Market headquarters. Renaissance owns our building at 275 Fifth Street, San Francisco, where we offer multiple classes, workshops, and networking events, and host over 30 small business and community organization tenants. This is a part-time, but important role to ensure the smooth success of our programs, and support for our staff, consultants, tenants and the public. Our ideal teammate possesses excellent customer service and people skills, is detail-oriented, reliable, flexible, and resourceful. They take pride in ensuring that our program, facilities and entrepreneurial community are running safely and securely.

JOB TITLE: Front Desk Associate, Part-Time, Non-exempt (Afternoons/Evenings)
HOURS: 20 hours per week, Mon-Thurs from 4:00pm-9:00pm
REPORTS TO: Director, Women’s Business Center and SoMa Programs
LOCATION: South of Market, San Francisco, CA 94103

For more information about this announcement please visit: https://www.rencenter.org/front-desk-associate/

Position Responsibilities: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Screen and direct building guests and visitors to appropriate staff, tenants or programs.
  • Oversee front door, sign in clients coming for classes or events, and direct them to the appropriate meeting space.
  • Maintain presence in building front lobby and enforce security and safety policies.
  • Conduct building walkthrough to close building services: ensure guests and clients have departed, technology and other equipment is closed down and secured, classroom and meeting spaces are reset as needed, event refreshments are tidied, and building alarm is set.
  • Support program staff and consultants with tech support or intake and other administrative issues to ensure a positive program, as needed.
  • Assist with program data entry as needed.
Required Qualifications: 

Qualifications:

  • Motivated, energetic candidate with commitment to providing highest quality of customer service
  • Communication and organizational skills
  • Resourceful, detail oriented, problem solver
  • Demonstrated experience and comfort with computer, audiovisual, telephone and voice mail systems
  • PC skills, including Microsoft Office and Windows 7, Google Platform
  • Minimum of High School diploma required
  • Spanish language a plus
How to Apply: 

Application Process: Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@rencenter.org, noting “Front Desk Associate” as the subject of your email and writing to the attention of Ingrid Marielos Marthy. No telephone calls or personal inquiries, please.

Renaissance believes in the dignity and rights of all persons. We consider all qualified applicants for employment and complies with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance in addressing arrest and conviction records in hiring decisions. Renaissance is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusiveness with respect to age, AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, color, creed, disability, domestic partner status, ethnicity, gender identity (transgender status), marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical abilities, height and weight, and veteran status.

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (Renaissance) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit social impact organization. We have been building better communities for 34 years by helping to bring thousands of small businesses to market, transforming the lives of their owners and creating sustainable jobs, economic vitality, and vibrant neighborhoods. Renaissance operates four program centers and multiple off-site programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area; this position will be based out of Renaissance’s South of Market Center.

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

2020 Summer College Internship- Port of Oakland

Business Name: 
Port of Oakland
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Location: 
Oakland, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
Interns may work up to 25 hours per week within normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Pay Range: 
$20.00
Position Description: 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The 2020 Summer College Internship Program runs from Monday, June 15, 2020 through Friday, August 14, 2020.The Port of Oakland is thrilled to celebrate our 23rd year in hosting summer college interns. We are looking for ambitious, creative, and outgoing undergraduate college students to join us this summer. Internship opportunities will be offered in the following fields:

Airport Properties Environmental Permist & Planning
Audit Government Affairs
Aviation Facilities Human Resources Health & Safety/ Emergency Operations Center

Aviation Planning & Development

Human Resources Organizational Effectiveness
Communications Information Technology
Engineering Administration Maritime
Engineering Aviation Project Design & Delivery (office) Social Responsibility Community Relations
Engineering Aviation Project Design & Delivery (field) Social Responsibility Contract Compliance
Engineering Maritime Project Design & Delivery Social Responsibility Workforce Development
Engineering Utilities  

 

OVERVIEW

Internship Program Period: Monday, June 15 through Friday, August 14, 2020
Work Schedule:  Interns may work up to 25 hours per week within normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Compensation:  The program pay rate is $20 per hour. Sick leave and holidays, such as Independence Day, are not paid.

For more information about this opportunity, please review the 2020 Summer College Internship

 

Position Responsibilities: 

OBJECTIVES

Interns will gain professional work experience and exposure to the Port of Oakland’s three business lines and operations – Aviation, Commercial Real Estate, and Maritime. They will also have the opportunity to network with Port of Oakland staff and senior leadership during their internship. By the end of their nine-week internship, interns will:

  • Perform a wide range of assignments and projects that vary from general administrative, to technical and project-based
  • Gain insight into unique public-sector careers
  • Strengthen communication, time management, and decision-making abilities
  • Participate in various activities, workshops and trainings to broaden your experience
  • Explore professional fields that will prepare them for the next phase in their life
Required Qualifications: 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

RESIDENCE    
  • Applicants must reside in the San Francisco Bay Area during the internship period. Preference will go to residents of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
  • SF Bay Area includes these nine counties: Alameda, Contra Costa,Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma
  • No housing or airfare will be provided by the Port of Oakland.
EDUCATION
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled (as a freshmen, sophomre, or junior) in a college or university
  • E-mail a copy of your unofficial college transcript dated within the last academic term. Information on where to find your transcripts is included in the online application.
REFERENCES
  • Provide two (2) references, one of which should be a college official
    (professor, counselor, advisor), in the application
  • Interviews will not be scheduled until all required documents, including references, are submitted.
RESUME
  • E-mail a current resume when you apply. Information on where to
    send your resume is included in the online application.
CALPERS
  • If an intern candidate has prior membership in CALPERS, they may not
    be eligible for the 2020 Summer College Internship Program.

 

How to Apply: 

SELECTION PROCESS

  • Applicants will be allowed to choose up to three (3) internship offerings of their choice.
  • All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be offered an interview with one of their top three choices, based on the selection by the Summer Internship
  • Program Committee’s review of the most qualified applicants.
  • If you are selected to interview with one of your alternate choices, and decide you are not interested, you are welcome to discontinue the process of applying for a summer college internship opportunity with the Port of Oakland.
  • The most qualified applicants will only be scheduled for one interview. Not all applicants or interviewees are selected to participate in the program.
  • The final selection of interns is based on a thorough review of the applications and the interview results.

CALPERS
If you have prior membership in CALPERS, you may not be eligible for the 2020 Summer College
Internship Program.

Work Locations:

Port of Oakland

530 Water Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Oakland International Airpot (OAK)

1 Airport Dr. Terminal 1

Oakland, CA 94621

Aviation Facilities

8500 Earhart Road

Oakland, CA 94621

 

HOW TO APPLY

VISIT: https://www.portofoakland.com/business/job-center/internships/

Visit: https://www.portofoakland.com/business/job-center/internships/
Resume Please send a complete resume with your online application when you apply.
Transcripts Please submit your updated, unofficial college transcripts when you apply.
References Please provide two (2) references with your online application, one of which should be from a college official (professor, counselor, advisor) in the application.
Personal Statement Applicants must send a personal statement containing a maximum of 500 words. Please include information about your connection to the Bay Area and how an internship with the Port of Oakland would support your career goals.

 

NOTE: Please have your resume, unofficial college transcript and personal statement ready to send when you apply. Information on where to send the documents is included in the online application. You may only submit one application.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, February 28 by 5 p.m. PST

INTERVIEW PERIOD: Monday, March 9 to Friday, March 27, 2020

FINAL SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Friday, April 3, 2020

QUESTIONS?
For questions, please e-mail portofoaklandintern@portoakland.com or contact:
Cheryl Ho at (510) 627-1541
Derek Cheung at (510) 627-1543

Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 28 by 5 p.m. PST

Intern (Civil Rights and Compliance)

Business Name: 
AC Transit
Industry: 
Business Services
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Junior
Senior
Graduate
Location: 
Oakland, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
Monday- Friday (20 hours per week during school year, with possibility of continuing in a full time positionm up to 40 hrs per week in the summer)
Pay Range: 
$12.25-$19.00 Hourly
Position Description: 

AC Transit's Civil Rights and Compliance Programs department has an immediate opening for a paid college intern. This internship provides an excellent opportunity for a student with significant coursework, interest, or experience in civil rights compliance, transportation equity, geography, public policy or administration, city planning, diversity/inclusion, adult learning, ethnic studies, legal studies, or a related discipline. This position is open to students who are currently enrolled, or will be enrolled in the Spring 2020 semester, at a Bay Area college or university. The internship is part time, up to 20 hours per week, during the school year, with the possibility of continuing in a full time position, up to 40 hours per week, during the summer. The intern will work during the regular business week at the
District's downtown Oakland office. Interns receive free transportation on the AC Transit system. The position will remain open until filled and may continue beyond the Summer 2020 session depending upon approval and business need.

Position Responsibilities: 

REPRESENTATIVE FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with developing training materials and delivering training to employees about civil right compliance
  • Carry out data analysis, including acquisition and use of U.S. Census and other types/sources of data
  • Conduct and synthesize research related to equity in public transit
  • Mapping and spatial analysis
  • Assist with public and community engagement, including drafting materials for stakeholders
  • Assist with general tasks, which may include designing or conducting surveys, creating graphics and maps, and writing and reviewing memos
  • Other projects essential to the Civil Rights compliance activities of the transit agency
Required Qualifications: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: You must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in an applicable field of study at an accredited and recognized college during the Spring 2020 semester. Applicable fields of study include civil rights compliance, transportation equity, geography, public policy or administration, city planning, diversity/inclusion, adult learning, ethnic studies, legal studies; other fields of study will be considered. Proof of current enrollment is required.

Experience: Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Understanding of acquisition and use of data. Experience with creation and/or delivery of training/presentations. Previous professional work experience is not required.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Desired Qualifications: Basic proficiency with ArcGIS, cartographic, and/or graphic design software. Proficiency in a non-English language such as Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, or Korean.

Physical Requirements: Must maintain the physical condition necessary to perform tasks in an office setting operating a personal computer, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment; and possess physical mobility in order to participate in community meetings/activities.
Undergraduate student interns are paid $16-$17 per hour and Graduate student interns are paid $18-19 per hour.

How to Apply: 

Instruction/Selection Process: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume along with completing an online application through the AC Transit website at www.actransit.org. The position will remain open until filled.
 

Intern (Civil Rights and Compliance) Supplemental Questionnaire

Note: You are required to answer all questions.

  1. Are you a current student in a Bay Area college or university?
  2. If you move forward in this process, will you be able to provide proff of current enrollment in your college or university?
  3. Can you commit to 15-20 hours per week during the Spring Semester?
  4. What is your expected date of graduation?

 

 

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled