Student Intern - Engineering Division (2022-00016)

  • City of West Sacramento
  • 1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, California
  • Feb 25, 2022
Intern Engineering Internship
  • Salary: 15.00 USD
  • Salary Top: 20.00
  • Phone: 9166174500
  • Apply By: May 26, 2022


The Capital Projects Department, Engineering Division is seeking to fill one Student Intern vacancy with an individual who is pursuing a career in civil engineering. Candidates must be at least a third year college student or above actively enrolled in college level coursework. There is a preference that the student be pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a similar topic. 

Job Description

 This is a training classification in which students with current enrollment in high school or college with course work related to the area assigned can gain practical experience in assisting city staff in the performance of professional administrative or technical duties. Employment in this class is restricted to students in an accredited college curriculum in a field appropriate to assigned duties.  It provides a means of part-time or summer employment whereby students can acquire valuable practical experience and a first-hand knowledge of city government.  Students employed under this classification are temporary and it is not intended that any full-time permanent appointments be made in this class.  Employment in this class will not exceed twenty (20) hours per week during the school year and full-time employment during the summer months or other school vacation periods.  The maximum duration of employment is not to exceed two (2) years. 

Job Requirements

Education:  Satisfactory standing as defined by the college or university from which the candidate is referred. Must be at the Junior level or above.
Experience:  Any experience (including class work or field study) which would provide the applicant the required knowledge and abilities.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  If required to drive, possession and maintenance of a valid California driver's license.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  (Illustrative Only):  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
·         Assists in a wide variety of administrative and professional tasks in one of various City departments.
·         Provides research assistance, writes reports, and makes recommendations on matters under study.
·         Gathers, compiles, tabulates and reports statistical data.
·         Acquires working knowledge of department practices, procedures, equipment and organizational systems.
·         Interviews and consults with officials, employees and other interested persons or groups on matters related to work assignments.
·         Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

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Job Address

1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, California 95691 United States View Map