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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. 

Summer 2017 Events Hosted by the Next Generation Committee
 
Check out one or all three of these awesome intern forums:  
  • Landing the Job: July 6th 9a-1p in Menlo Park
  • Local Government 2.0: July 27th 1p-3:30p in San Jose (at VTA)
  • Emotional Intelligence: August 22nd 2p-5p in Redwood City 
Visit this page to register
Visit this page to learn more about the Next Generation Committee

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 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.   Strive San Jose
 
Since 2016, 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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