City & County of San Francisco

Student Intern

2014 Summer Student Intern Program

Engineering • Architecture • Landscape Architecture • Planning • Surveying • GIS • Computer Science/Information Services

The City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns for various architecture/engineering disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering • Architecture • Landscape Architecture • Planning • Surveying • GIS • ITT staff. The City Departments that employ interns are the Airport Commission (SFO), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA), Port of San Francisco (Port), Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Department of Public Works (DPW), and Recreation and Park Department (RPD). Interns will gain on-the-job experience under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, architects, planners and surveyors. Interns will participate in various activities in the respective City Departments.

Positions may be available in the following Areas:

• Architecture
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Science/Information Services
• Construction Management
• Electrical Engineering
• Environmental/Sanitary Engineering
• Geographic Information System
• Geotechnical Engineering
• Hydraulics
• Landscape Architecture
• Mechanical Engineering
• Natural Resources
• Planning
• Project Management
• Structural Engineering
• Surveying
• Traffic/Transportation Engineering
• Traffic/Transportation Planning
• Utilities Engineering
• Water Resources

Starting Salary:

$24.3625 per hour ($1,970.60 Bi-weekly salary)

Minimum Qualifications

At the time of filing, the applicant must be in an accredited Engineering • Architecture • Landscape Architecture • Planning • Surveying GIS • Computer Science/Information Services Program at a university or a related field at a community college. An applicant can be employed up to six (6) months after graduation; otherwise, the applicant must be returning to their undergraduate program or entering a graduate program in Fall 2014.

How to Apply

Please apply online: Submit the following (a) Cover letter (limited to 1 page), briefly addressing your interest in Engineering • Architecture • Landscape Architecture • Planning • Surveying • Geographic Information System • Computer Science/Information Services discipline area(s) and career goals, (b) a current resume; (c) your current college transcript all in pdf format. Failure to submit a copy of college transcripts with cover letter and resume may result in rejection of application. Submission date for college transcripts may be extended if it is impossible to obtain them by the filing date. Applicants must submit a signed statement explaining why transcripts cannot be obtained by the filing date. Extension requests will be granted on a case-by-case basis. It is the applicant's sole responsibility that all application materials and support documentation be received in a complete and legible form.

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Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.

Conviction History forms: As part of the application process, an applicant must also fill out a Conviction History form. Please note that the conviction history form should not be submitted with a job application unless you are instructed to do so in the job announcement.

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Application packages must be submitted online.

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Qualified applicants, who are selected for an interview, will be notified of the exact date, time, and place of the interview.
Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to Apply
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