Job Title: Student Intern
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 03/22/13 4:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $15.00 Hourly
Under close supervision and in a learning capacity, Student Interns assist in the performance of various professional and technical activities of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA).
Student Interns are college-level students enrolled in curricula pertinent to VTA's needs, and are employed for a limited term. Student Interns are typically assigned one or more projects that are research-oriented and involve interaction with several departmental units and/or several VTA Divisions. The activities performed are typically sub-professional or technical duties and are related to the student's field of study.
Essential Job Functions:
Specific tasks will vary depending on the student's field of study and the area of assignment.
· Collect, correlate, and tabulate data; learn to interpret and evaluate information in accordance with established policies and procedures;
· Research issues relevant to the assigned Division; participate in team analysis of problems;
· Participate in the preparation of reports and preliminary studies;
· Assist in analyzing information and preparing recommendations on systems, equipment, and business processes of VTA.
Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the current term, or the term prior to and/or subsequent to their internship with VTA if their internship is to begin during the summer break. The enrollment must be/have been considered by the college or university to be full time.
Candidates must be enrolled in a Department of Education accredited college or university in the current term, or the term prior to and/or subsequent to their internship with VTA. The enrollment must be full time, typically consisting of a minimum of nine semester units or eight quarter units at the graduate level. Typically a minimum of twelve semester or quarter units are required for full-time status at the undergraduate level. Alternatively the student can meet his or her school's definition of full-time student, accompanied by validating documentation.These required education documents must be attached to your application and are required to verify all educational units listed on your application. Official transcripts are not necessary. Copies of existing diplomas, degrees, or foreign transcript evaluations must also be attached to the submitted application as a pdf.
Note: Failure to provide all of the required documents in the appropriate format (pdf ONLY), and properly labeled as shown in the example (for example: Smith_J SJSU Transcripts), will result in the application being rejected as incomplete. No advisement of the rejection will be sent candidates are required to check their own status on their on-line account. No exceptions will be made.
All applications are subject to re-review as to meeting all minimum qualifications at any point in the recruitment process. Passing any step is no guarantee of continuation if it is determined that the applicant does not meet all of the minimum qualifications as stated in the job bulletin. Candidates found to have exaggerated/falsified their qualifications, experience, training and/or education may be disqualified at any point in the recruitment process and denied future employment with the VTA. Applicant's failure to disclose criminal convictions pursuant to VTA's Background Checks policy shall be disqualified from continuing in any recruitment process. Candidates who are hired and fail to disclose any of the criminal background information required by this policy shall be subject to discipline up to and including discharge.
All related current and past work experience (including VTA experience) must be listed and fully described in the Work Experience section of the application stating (See Resume is not acceptable). Incomplete or improperly completed online applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position you are applying for. Although your resume may have all your experience and education details, please make sure to complete each section of the online application to ensure that your information is accurately captured during our screening process.