Port of Long Beach to offer Summer 2022 High School internships

Applications open Jan. 18, due by March 1st

Applications for the Port of Long Beach Summer High School Internship Program will open Tuesday, Jan. 18. High school internships are available to current high school juniors and seniors who reside in Long Beach or attend a high school in the Long Beach Unified School District service area.

The program is tailored for students with an interest in the goods movement industry. Opportunities are available in a variety of fields, including engineering, environmental science, finance, communications, and more.

Participating high school student interns will gain hands-on experience as they work alongside Harbor Department staff. The program lasts six weeks, from June 27 through Aug. 5. Students must have reliable transportation to and from the internship. Interns are paid and work up to 30 hours per week. Schedules will vary depending on the division they are assigned to.

Program details, eligibility information, and online application are available on the Port’s website: www.polb.com/internships.

To apply applicants must:

Be a current junior or senior
Reside in Long Beach or attend a high school in the Long Beach Unified School District service area
Be in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or higher)
Have reliable transportation
Be available all six weeks to participate
Submit completed online application with attachments by the filing deadline
Provide right-to-work documentation (passport or birth certificate and social security card are examples of right-to-work documentation)
Be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination

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