Long Beach Transit’s (LBT) College Internship Program is a year-round, paid internship program for undergraduate and graduate students. The Intern will gain real-world work experience on meaningful projects under the guidance of transportation professionals. 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 a career path.
As an emerging professional, the Intern will be exposed to LBT’s career opportunities in the public transportation industry. The Intern will gain a deeper awareness of many facets of transportation through LBT’s orientation sessions, cross-departmental projects and teams, as well as internal networking.
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the guidance of the Government Relations, Capital Planning, and Grants Manager—the Intern will directly assist in representing the interests of LBT while coordinating programs with federal, state, regional and local elected and administrative officials and their offices.
The successful candidate will be a full-time college student maintaining a 2.7 or above GPA for undergraduate students and a 3.0 GPA or above for graduate students and currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program, majoring in Political Science, Public Administration, Urban/City Planning, Communications or a related field. Familiarity with Adobe Suite preferred.
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 program is not an offer of regular full-time or part-time employment with LBT, and it does not guarantee future employment with LBT.
Apply online at www.ridelbt.com/careers. Online applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Successful candidate must pass agency physical, drug and alcohol examinations.
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.