Long Beach Transit

  • College Intern - Procurement

  • Overview




    Long Beach Transit’s (LBT) Student Internship Program offers career-minded college/university students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience. The Intern will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills to gain valuable experience. The Intern will also work with a mentor for assistance along with working with various departments to enhance their 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 teams, as well as internal networking.


    Normal Hiring Range: $15.00 to $17.00/hour depending on education level. Part-time employment is approximately 20 hours per week not to exceed 1,000 hours within a continuous 12-month period. This position does not offer benefits.

    Participation in the Internship Program is not an offer of regular full-time or part-time employment with LBT and it does not guarantee future employment with LBT.  



    Under the direction of the of the Executive Director and Vice-President of Finance, and the guidance of the Purchasing Manager, the intern role is a developmental position that will involve all aspects of purchasing at Long Beach Transit. The Procurement Intern will directly assist with a wide range of tasks and projects related to spending, supplies, inventory management, disadvantaged business enterprises, file record maintenance, contract administration and special department projects.


    • Preparing reports
    • Analyzing data
    • Assisting in the preparation of the annual procurement plan
    • Comparing data and collaborating on reports
    • Ordering bus components
    • 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 Supply Chain, Statistics, Economics, Project Management 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.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer

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

    Long Beach Transit, 1963 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, CA 90813

    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H-1B or other related work visas.



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