FYI — Paid internship opportunity for10th-12th grade students this summer. See info below.
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 potentialcareer;
help students understand the role of transportationagencies in the
community, county and region;
provide skill-building and enrichment opportunitiesduring all phases
of the program; and
provide assistance to our partner transportation agencies.
Interested tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students are invited to apply
1. Complete online application.
2. Attach a page that describes in your own words a transportation
problem in your community and explains what you thinkcould be done
to resolve the matter.
3. Also attach one letter of recommendation from a teacher, principal,
counselor, religious leader or employer (two lettersare required if
GPA is below 2.8).
Program requirements and information:
Listing of the internship opportunities and application form:
Deadline for students to apply: March 8, 2012
We hope you will help us spread the word and look forward to seeing your
students take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.
College & High School
(510) 817-5807 office
(510) 817-5848 fax
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
101-8th St 3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94607
. .(See attached file: MTC 2012 HS Flyer.pdf)