Summer Transportation Jobs for High School Students: Now Accepting Applications for MTC Internship Program

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is offering high school students around the Bay Area the opportunity this summer to gain professional experience in transportation planning, engineering and related fields through its High School Summer Internship Program. Now celebrating its 18th year, the internship program is now accepting applications for 34 paid summer jobs with a variety of public transit agencies, city planning departments and public works agencies throughout the region including one at Tri Delta Transit and one at the City of Pittsburg.

Students can choose to work either full- or part-time, up to 250 hours, from June 26 to August 31, 2018, and will earn $15 per hour, with their wages paid by MTC. Students hired through the program are expected to attend an orientation session on June 26, as well as a closing forum on August 9, where they will present highlights of their work over the summer. Both events will take place at MTC’s offices at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco.

To apply, students should follow the application instructions online at Students may apply only for internships in the county in which they live and go to school, and they must have completed 10th grade and be at least 16 years of age by the start of the program on June 26. Graduating seniors in 2018 are eligible to apply for the internships. The application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PST on Sunday, March 25, 2018.

Applicant must:

  • live and go to school in the county the student is applying for;
  • have completed the 10th grade; and
  • be at least 16 years of age by date of hire.

About Kevin

Mayor - City of Oakley, Data Center Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit and Transplan
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