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We love interns!

One way VTA is committed to enriching the public sector work experience for young professionals is through its internship programs. In addition to partnering directly with local schools and agencies, VTA also sponsors internships with grant funding. Numerous former student interns have even become full time employees at VTA. Take a look below to learn more about our current programs. 

Next Generation Committee
VTA is a proud member of the Next Generation Committee. This partnership encourages engaging young professionals in the Bay Area public sector workplace and sharing best practices for enhancing workforce development. The committee organizes multiple programs throughout the year.‚Äč Part-time College Internships

College Internship Program
College interns gain meaningful hands-on work experience in the transportation industry focusing on VTA project-driven initiatives. Part-time placement possibilities include, but are not limited to, Graphic Design, Marketing, Transportation Planning, Employee Relations, and Human Resources.

High School Internships
Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School Corporate Work Study 
VTA began its partnership with Cristo Rey in 2014. This unique opportunity introduces disadvantaged youth to the professional office environment. One day a week, year-round placements include, but are not limited to, Procurement, Contracts & Materials Management, Operations Planning, Traffic Engineering, Enterprise Risk Management, and Human Resources.  Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Since 2003, VTA has been working with MTC to find summer internship placements for Bay Area high school students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades interested in public transportation.   Silicon Valley Career Path Internship Program
Since 2016, during the summer, VTA has been working with the Silicon Valley Organization and its community and school district partners to introduce high school students from select districts to a career in public transportation. 

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