Coliseum Lexus of Oakland hosted a networking mixer April 27, attended by entrepreneurs and local business representatives. Left to right are Coliseum Lexus owner Ed Fitzpatrick and Bay Area Black Expo co-owners Rose Verdun Lyles and J. Alton Byrd. Photo by Carla Thomas.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is offering 13 summer internships, which will provide students with opportunities to gain professional work experience in transportation planning, finance and operational projects.
Internships are generally full-time from June through September.
To qualify for an internship, students must be enrolled at least part-time in a four-year undergraduate or graduate level curriculum. Individuals who have already graduated may be considered up to six months after graduation.
MTC is looking for interns with a professional demeanor, the ability to work effectively with a variety of people, who have an energetic attitude and are self-motivated, have excellent organizational, analytical skills and are detail-oriented.
The pay rate for undergraduate students is $14.50/hour and for graduate students, $18.75/hour.
To apply go to http://jobs.mtc.ca.gov/InternshipOpportunities/jobinternship.html.
Closing dates vary by position.