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Port of Oakland launches 2018 Summer College Internship Program

Internship opportunities in aviation, engineering, social responsibility and other professional fields

Press Releases, Community
February 5th, 2018

Oakland, Calif. – February 5, 2018: The Port of Oakland is recruiting for its 2018 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, students apply for paid internships in a variety of fields at the Port. Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 2, 2018.

“This program offers college students exposure to the day-to-day business activities at the Port and opens doors to potential career paths,” said Port of Oakland Director of Social Responsibility Amy Tharpe. “The goal is to support their professional development by exposing them to new learning, skills and networking opportunities, while also creating a fun experience,” added Ms. Tharpe.

The Port of Oakland 2018 Summer College Internship Program runs Monday, June 18, 2018 through Friday, August 17, 2018.

The Port is seeking 19 highly motivated students for paid internships in a variety of fields: Aviation, Aviation Communications, Aviation Planning and Development, Communications, Engineering, Environmental Programs and Planning, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Risk Management, and Social Responsibility. Preferences will be given to those students who reside in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

The types of internship duties will vary from administrative to technical and project-based work.

To apply for a Port of Oakland internship, click here.

About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

Media Contacts
Marilyn Sandifur
Port Spokesperson
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1193
msandifur@portoakland.com

Robert Bernardo
Communications Manager
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1401
rbernardo@portoakland.com