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Port of Oakland launches 2023 Summer College Internship Program

Paid internship opportunities in Aviation, Engineering, Human Resources, and other professional fields

Press Releases, Community
January 18th, 2023

Oakland, Calif. – Jan.­­­­ 18, 2023: The Port of Oakland is recruiting highly motivated full-time college students for its 2023 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply for paid internships in 18 professional fields – Aviation, Communications, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime, Planning & Development and Risk Management – at the Port.

With more than 20 years of hosting interns, the Port of Oakland is proud to support local students throughout the eight-week internship program.

“This program offers college students an opportunity to develop an understanding of the Port of Oakland’s mission and business objectives,” said Port of Oakland Director of Social Responsibility Amy Tharpe. “The goal is to allow college students to gain insight into a wide range of public sector and professional fields, while also creating a fun and hands-on experience.”

Applications are being accepted through 5:00 p.m. PST on Friday, February 24, 2023. The Port of Oakland 2023 Summer College Internship Program runs from Monday, June 12, 2023, through Friday, August 4, 2023.

In addition to their daily projects, the selected interns will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the Port’s three business lines – aviation, commercial real estate, and maritime – with weekly brown bag workshops led by senior directors. Interns will also participate in an exclusive tour of the Oakland International Airport (OAK).

To apply for a Port of Oakland internship, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/portoak_internships_2023 or click here.

About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport, and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. The Port's 5-year strategic plan - Growth with Care - pairs business expansion with community benefits, envisioning more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in Northern California. 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

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

David DeWitt
Port of Oakland
Media/PR Specialist
(510) 627-1169
ddewitt@portoakland.com