The Port of Oakland is extending the deadline to apply for its 2016 Summer College Internship Program.
The port is currently recruiting college and graduate level students through a competitive selection process. Up to 16 students will hired for the internship program.
This 9-week paid internship held during the months of June through August is designed to provide professional career opportunities, obtain work experience and develop communication skills that can be helpful in shaping interests and add to work experience.
The types of duties will vary from general clerical/administrative to technical expertise and/or fieldwork that may require proficient computer skills.
The varied skills and expertise of port staff offer interns an opportunity to gain insight into administration, airport/seaport operations, contract compliance, engineering, governmental affairs, legal issues, social responsibility, communications and aviation security.
Intern assignments are located at the Port of Oakland Administration Building at 530 Water St. in the port’s Jack London Square, at the Oakland International Airport on the border of Oakland, San Leandro and the San Francisco Bay, or at Maritime at Harbor Facilities (651 Maritime St.) in the heart of the Oakland seaport near the 880 freeway and the Bay Bridge.
Students can access and complete an online application at www.portofoakland.com/jobcenter/internships.aspx