The City of Torrance is currently accepting applications for the Summer Volunteer Internship Program. Summer Interns work alongside dedicated City professionals to gain both academic and practical experience working in local government. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the City of Torrance and the exceptional services it provides to the community.
The goals of the program are to engage college students for the purpose of career exploration and civic engagement in public service. In addition, the Summer Intern will develop job skills, gain work experience, and build a professional network.
We anticipate internship opportunities in the following City Departments: Office of the City Manager - Human Resources - Economic Development - Finance Park Services - Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center - Transit - Fleet Services - Fire - Police (Participants will also participate in career workshops and receive a behind the scenes tour of the Torrance Police and Fire Department! )
Summer Interns are expected to commit to an eight (8) week term of service. The schedule for the program is 20 hours per week to be arranged with the sponsoring departments.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: • Must have completed two (2) years at a qualified academic institution in good standing. • Possess at least a 3.0 G.P.A. Ideal Candidate: We are looking for highly motivated students with a sincere desire to be mentored in the area of municipal government. The ideal candidate will be reliable, flexible, and proactive.
HOW TO APPLY & EXAM PROCESS: The filing period begins Wednesday, March 01, 2017 and closes Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Interested candidates must submit a resume and supplemental questionnaire at www.TorranceCA.Gov/Jobs, including the following attachments:
Cover Letter and Unofficial Transcripts
** Deadline to submit is March ___th, 2018.
*** Students are encouraged to participate in on-campus workplace readiness workshops this Spring.
To learn more about the requirements of this program: www.TorranceCA.Gov/Jobs