A statement from Carolyn Gonot, General Manager of VTA, regarding diversity, equity and inclusion:
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VTA regularly seeks students for paid internships in various departments.
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The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority honors human diversity where people are appreciated, respected, and nurtured. VTA's environment fosters creativity and productivity among all its employees and extends a welcome to those who wish to join our team.
We occupy a position of unique leadership in the Santa Clara Valley, and across the country through the implementation of the organization's strategic plan. Furthermore, VTA is a community of employees who share in the responsibility for supporting its mission and receive recognition for their contributions.
VTA provides benefits to all employees, specific collective bargaining units and employee groups.
Explore VTA's class specifications for job descriptions and compensation details of all VTA positions.
Equal Employment Opportunities
VTA is an equal employment opportunity employer. VTA does not and will not tolerate discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age, ancestry, color, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, national origin, immigration status, political affiliation, race, religion, creed, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, medical condition, disabled veteran or veteran status, etc.
VTA makes reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities to ensure the accessibility of VTA’s employment recruitment, application and selection process.
Upon request, accommodations are provided to people who need assistance in obtaining position availability information, completion of employment applications, position testing and interviewing processes.
VTA’s 2023 EEO Policy Statement
Mark Greene, Manager, Office of Civil Rights (EEO Officer)
Job Interest Card
If our current openings do not include jobs you are interested in at this time, you may complete a Job Interest Card request to request e-mail notifications for specific job categories once the position(s) you are interested open for recruitment.
VTA is committed to enriching the public sector work experience for young professionals 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.
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.
Part-time College Internships
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 Metropolitan Transportation Commission to find summer internship placements for Bay Area high school students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades interested in public transportation. Learn more about MTC's program.
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. Learn more about the Silicon Valley Organization's program.
Recruitment & Selection Unit