Long Beach Transit

  • College Intern - Accounting

  • Overview



    Long Beach Transit's (LBT) Student Intern Program offers career-minded students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while being compensated. Intern will gain real-world work experience on meaningful projects under the guidance of professionals, and will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills. The Intern will also work with a professional(s) as a Mentor for assistance to enhance a career path.


    The Intern will be exposed to LBT's career opportunities in the transportation industry. The Intern will gain deeper awareness of many facets of Transportation through LBT's orientation, cross-divisional projects and internal networking.


    Under the direction of the Director of Finance, and the guidance of the Accounting Manager, the intern role is a developmental position that will involve all aspects of Finance at Long Beach Transit. The Accounting Intern will directly assist with a wide range of tasks and projects related to accounts payable, accounts reconciliation, payroll, fare media sales, fixed assets inventory and special department projects.


    NORMAL HIRING RANGE:  $15.00 to $17.00/hour depending on education level. Part-time internship available to full-time college students, approximately 20 hours per week not to exceed up to 1,000 hours within a fiscal year. This position does not offer benefits. Participation in the Internship is not an offer of regular full time or part-time employment with LBT and it does not guarantee future employment with LBT. 




    • Assisting in analysis and preparing reports
    • Managing the tracking of our fixed assets
    • Reconciling accounts
    • Assisting in the preparation of our two year capital budget
    • Conducting internal audits
    • Assisting the revenue group in analyzing new Transit Access Pass (TAP) data and revenue collection
    • Other duties as required


    Successful candidate will be a full time student maintaining a 2.7 or above GPA for undergrads and a 3.0 or above for graduate students and currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree Program majoring in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field. Transcripts and class schedules will be requested. Strong technical aptitude as shown by strong grades and/or hands-on experience. Ability to work in a highly collaborative team setting. Candidate must demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills and be a self-starter who is able to work with limited supervision and has a strong desire to learn. Demonstrated leadership experience through school or extracurricular projects is a plus. Good communication and organizational skills; proficient in MS Office applications – Excel, Word, Access.



    Apply on-line at www.lbtransit.com/jobs.  On-line applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete on-line application.

    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H1B or other related work visas.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.

    Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813


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