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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Student Interns in the Real Property Group will receive training and mentoring and will assist with real property responsibilities for water supply, conveyance, and storage; and infrastructure reliability and protection projects. Responsibilities include learning and assisting with planning, conducting studies and research, and compiling information from various sources; providing updates and preparing reports; collecting and analyzing statistical data, generating and maintaining records and report findings, and making recommendations; inputting, maintaining, and verifying data; and lastly, learning and assisting other real estate classifications in performing a variety of specific assignments related to planning and acquisition of right-of-way.
Student Intern positions will be located at Metropolitan’s Headquarters Building in Downtown Los Angeles.
Metropolitan’s Real Property Group will be hosting a Student Outreach event. This event is a chance for college students to learn about public agency and the right of way industry, Metropolitan's role and work in the field, and our student internship program.
The virtual event will be held on Friday, March 12, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 1:30 PM. Registration is strongly recommended. Attending this event is encouraged but not mandatory for this job posting.
This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
To view the full job description click here: Student Intern
Education and Experience: Current enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university carrying a minimum of 12 semester units or 8 quarter units with junior or senior standing in a related major and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or current enrollment in an accredited graduate degree program in a related major with a grade point average of 2.75 or higher
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
May be required to obtain and maintain the following:
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented
• Strong personal interaction skills
• Ability to research, collect and analyze data
• Experience in Microsoft Office Suite
Full-time (during summer break) and/or Part-time (up to 18 hours per week)
Anticipated estimated dates of assignment: April 2021 to February 2022 (Dates are flexible) Length of term will be determined based on student class schedule, availability and employer needs, and will range from three months to ten months.
$15 per hour if a Junior in college
$18 per hour if a Senior or Grad Student in college
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits District Temporary Employees (Unrepresented)
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]
MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PT on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.
Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).