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Did You Know?

YOU CAN EARN COLLEGE TRANSFERABLE CREDIT & GAIN VALUABLE WORK EXPERIENCE WHILE PARTICIPATING

IN AN INTERNSHIP?

 

 PLEASE BE ADVISED, IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR ANY OF THE INTERNSHIPS LISTED BELOW YOU MUST ENROLL IN A COOPERATIVE EDUCATION COURSE DURING YOUR INTERNSHIP. 

 

Victor Valley Transit Authority 

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Transit ambassador Intern (unpaid)

Job Description:  Assist passangers with reading and understanding transit schedules and trip planning.  Help transit riders get comfortable and familiar using Victor Valley Transit Authority fixed route services.

Qualifications:  Volunteer should be friendly, patient, reliable, and have a desire to help people.  Volunteer must also be an experienced user of the VVTA fixed route bus system and bilingual a plus!  Must be able to volunteer 6-12 hours per week.

Public information intern (unpaid)

Job Description:  Under the supervision and training of designated staff the volunteer will use a computer and related software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, & other programs) to prepare, proofread, generate copies of, and send and maintain necessary files.  Assist with gathering information on the situations such as road closures, lane restrictions, detours, new highway openings, and road maintenance activities.  Perform miscellaneous duties to facilitate the operational efficiency of the work unit (e.g., maintains accurate records, organizes material & compiles information to assist in report preparation).  Research, compile, and present information for use in the preparation and production of communications products/services for external audiences and internal staff oriented materials.

Qualifications:  Volunteer should have strong communication skills and should be majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism.  Applicants should also have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of social media.

Contract management intern (unpaid)

Job Description:  Document justifications and outcomes of procurement activity.  Assist in collecting and entering data on grant activity for related reports.  Assist in purchase order and contract processing. Coordinate inventory tracking, record keeping, and paperwork processing.  Provide special project support as needed and assist with other administrative, procurement, and grant compliance duties as assigned.  Maintain/use a contract management system and SharePoint.  Assist in gathering, validation, and organization of contractual data.  Assist with contract closeouts, issuing and tracking various data call requests for contractual documentation, and assist with preparing a complete contract file and tracking outstanding requests.

Qualifications:  Volunteer should have the ability to process information needed to make sound business recommendations for management decisions.  Applicants need to have a strong work ethic, positive attitude and professional demeanor, and possess effective time management, and organizational skills.  Applicant should also have the ability to work with others in order to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks efficiently and accurately with strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.

graphic designer intern (unpaid)

Job Description:  Learn about the graphics marketing process by assisting with designing digital content for online advertising and social channels such as Facebook, as well as other internship duties as assigned.  Participate in creation of new strategic concepts for packaging and merchandising designs to brand guidelines (including mock ups, preparation of files, etc.).

Qualifications:  Volunteer must possess strong time management skills, along with the ability to keep up with changing task prioritization in a fast-paced team environment.  Applicant must have a willingness to work as part of a team and take creative direction from superiors and constructive criticism from other team members along with an excellent attention to detail and superior communication skills.

How to apply:  Submit paper application to the Cooperative Education Office in the Academic Commons (Bldg. #42) in Office D (back left corner).  The application is linked here Victor Valley Transit Authority Internship Application.

 

 

Victor Community Support Services

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PEER ADVISOR INTERN (UNPAID)

 

Job Description:  Work as a Peer Partner assisting Transitional Age Youth by providing support services such as homeless youth services, educational services, facilitating groups on varied mental health topics and independent living skills.

Qualifications:  Volunteer must be between the ages of 18-25 and have a desire to help others, and an interest in social work and/or psychology.

How to apply:  Submit paper application to the Cooperative Education Office in the Academic Commons (Bldg. #42) in Office D (back left corner).  The application is linked here Victor Valley Community Support Services Internship Application.

 

 

Valley Hi Auto Group

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN INTERN (UNPAID)

 

Job Description:  Dismount, repair, remount and balance automotive radial tires.  Complete an automotive B service inspection.  Obtain knowledge of paperless shop and track; labor, time, and materials.  Inventory assigned tool box and maintain for the semester.  Obtain knowledge of all shop safety procedures and maintain a clean organized work environment.

Qualifications:  High school diploma/GED and enrollment in a VVC Cooperative Education course AUTO 138.  Some automotive courses completed.

 

How to apply:  Contact the Cooperative Education Office at (760) 245-4271, ext. 2281 or email at marianne.kuhns@vvc.edu

  

 

Office of Congressman, Paul Cook

POLITICAL ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN (UNPAID)

 

Job Description:  Assist with clerical and administrative duties.  Interns will learn about the legislation process and gain experience in working with the public and gathering research.

Qualifications:  Basic PC knowledge and computer skills, a good understanding of Microsoft Office, and ability to communicate.

How to apply:  Submit paper application to the Cooperative Education Office in the Academic Commons (Bldg. #42) in Office D (back left corner).  The application is linked here Office of Congressman Paul Cook Internship Application.

 

 

Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority 

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operator technician WASTEWATER INTERN (UNPAID)

Job Description:  Learn about the wastewater industry and gain valuable experience for a career in the field.

Qualifications:  Basic PC knowledge and computer skills, a good understanding of Microsoft Office, and ability to communicate.

How to apply: Submit paper application found online at www.vvwra.com/interns to the Cooperative Education Office in the Academic Commons (Bldg. #42) in Office D (back left corner).

 

 

When Ur Smilin Video & Photo Production

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Media graphics & photography intern (unpaid)

Job Description:  Take graphic designs, edit/photoshop with green technology, marketing, customer services, contracting and event photography.

Qualifications:  Basic composition knowledge of photography, social media, marketing.  Applicant should be able to interact with people from diverse backgrounds.

How to apply:  Submit a resume to the Cooperative Education Office in the Academic Commons (Bldg. #42) in Office D (back left corner) or email to marianne.kuhns@vvc.edu.

 

Last Updated 3/6/18