High School Summer Internship about Transportation

The 2012 Metropolitan Transportation Commission High School Summer Internship Program is now open and accepting student applications online. Approximately 35 internships will be available throughout the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. The pay rate is $10.25 per hour. Each internship will last up to a maximum of 250 hours. Students may work full-time or part-time, for up to 10 weeks, between June 26 and August 31, 2012.

The purpose of the program is to:
promote interest in transportation as a potential career;
help students understand the role of transportation agencies in the community, county and region;
provide skill-building and enrichment opportunities during all phases of the program; and
provide assistance to our partner transportation agencies.
Interested tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students are invited to apply now.
APPLICATION PROCESS

Complete online application.
Attach a page that describes in your own words a transportation prob­lem in your community and explains what you think could be done to resolve the matter.
Also attach one letter of recommendation from a teacher, principal, counselor, religious leader or employer (two letters are required if GPA is below 2.8).
Program requirements and information:
http://www.mtc.ca.gov/jobs/high_school/

Listing of the internship opportunities and application form:
http://jobs.mtc.ca.gov/InternshipOpportunities/jobinternship.html

Deadline for students to apply: March 8, 2012