Interns (High School)

Interns (High School)

News and Stories

Recruiting Bay Area High School Students: Apply Now for Paid MTC Summer Internship
News Release
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Applications now open for high school students in all 9 Bay Area counties. MTC connects interns with public transit agencies, city planning departments and public works agencies throughout the region.

MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show Their Skills
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

MTC celebrated the completion of the 18th year of its summer high school internship program with a showcase on August 10, 2018, at the Bay Area Metro Center. The students worked in agencies across the Bay Area’s nine counties this summer.

Summer Transportation Jobs for High School Students: Now Accepting Applications for MTC Internship Program
News Release
Thursday, February 22, 2018

MTC is offering high school students around the Bay Area the opportunity to gain professional experience in transportation planning, engineering and related fields through its paid High School Summer Internship Program. The application deadline is March 25, 2018.

MTC High School Interns Impress at Final Presentations
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

High school students from across the Bay Area’s nine counties gathered in San Francisco on August 11 to conclude their summer transportation internships and give final presentations.

High School Students Gather to Kick Off 2017 Summer Internship
Top Stories
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

After a highly competitive application and interview process, 32 students were selected from the Bay Area’s nine counties to participate in the 17th year of the MTC High School Internship Program.

Calling Bay Area High School Students: Summer Jobs
News Release
Friday, May 5, 2017

MTC is offering high school students around the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area the opportunity to gain professional-level experience this coming summer in transportation planning, engineering and related fields through its High School Internship Program.

MTC’s 2016 Interns Welcomed at Orientation
Top Stories
Friday, June 17, 2016

Congratulations were the first order of the day at MTC’s 16th annual High School Internship Program opening event, held Wednesday, June 15th in San Francisco’s new Bay Area Metro Center.

Calling Bay Area High School Students: Apply for the 2016 MTC Summer High School Internships
News Release
Monday, February 8, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The annual High School Internship Program, sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), is now accepting applications for paid summer internships with transportation

MTC High School Internship Program Kicks off 15th Year
Top Stories
Monday, June 29, 2015

High school students trekked from as far north as Napa County and as far south as Santa Clara County to attend the orientation for MTC’s High School Summer Internship Program on June 18.

Applications Open for Paid High School Summer Internships
News Release
Thursday, February 12, 2015

OAKLAND, CAFirst-time jobs can be hard to come by, so getting a paid summer internship and gaining experience while still in high school is a real score.

Documents

2019 High School Intern Flyer - Spanish
2019_High_School_Intern_Flyer_SPANISH.pdf (509.93 KB)
2019 High School Intern Brochure - Spanish
2019_High_School_Brochure_SPANISH.pdf (2.7 MB)
Letter to Agencies
Letter_to_Agencies_2019_HS_Summer_Internship_Program.pdf (363.59 KB)
Program Details and Schedule Requirements
Attachment_A_Program_Details_and_Schedule_Requirements_2019.pdf (100.16 KB)
Sample Internship Descriptions
Attachment_B_Examples_of_Well-Written_Internship_Descriptions.pdf (120.75 KB)

Media

MTC High School Interns 2019
Video
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

For the 19th year in a row, MTC has picked 30 high school interns from throughout the Bay Area, for summer jobs in transit and transportation agencies, in or near their home towns.

Interns from MTC's 2018 High School Internship
MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show their Skills
Photo Gallery
Monday, August 20, 2018

MTC celebrated the completion of the 18th year of its summer high school internship program on August 10, 2018, at the Bay Area Metro Center.

MTC High School Internship 2017 Orientation
Photo Gallery
Friday, June 23, 2017

32 students from the Bay Area’s nine counties are working at transportation agencies this summer as part of the 17th annual MTC High School Internship Program.

MTC 2016 Summer Interns at Work
Photo Gallery
Thursday, November 3, 2016

MTC created the paid high school internship program in 2000 in order to expose students — and particularly underrepresented minority populations — to transportation professions.

MTC High School Internships
Video
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

MTC will be taking applications for its high school internship program soon.

MTC High School Internships
Video
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Every year, hundreds of high school students from all over the Bay Area apply for intern jobs at MTC.

1982 interns
MTC Internship Programs
Photo Gallery
Sunday, October 25, 2015

MTC has been offering high school and college students opportunities to work in the transportation field for many years.

2015 MTC Interns
Video
Monday, August 31, 2015

MTC's annual internship program wrapped up as the summer drew to a close. More than 400 high school students applied to be in the program.