The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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Job Summary

Metropolitan’s Administrative Services Section has one (1) opening for Part-Time, District Temporary Student Intern available at its Headquarters in Los Angeles, California.

As a Student Intern you will be able to provide support for Metropolitan’s 2018 Spring Green Expo. This event provides Metropolitan, along with other agencies, businesses, conservation organizations, and the educational community, the opportunity to highlight their role as innovators and providers of environmentally-friendly programs, products and services that save water and promote sustainability.

You will receive training and mentoring in various areas while having the opportunity to support planning, scheduling, and coordination activities for the event to help ensure that everything runs smoothly in addition to being able to interact with a variety of people and organizations including the public. Your organizational ability, customer service, creativity, and writing proficiency will be utilized as you support this wonderful event.

1. Performs research as assigned and applies academic theory, training and education to real life work situations and environments.

2. Participates on project teams as required.

3. Learns and assists with tasks related to their areas of discipline and assigned area of responsibility.

4. Learns and assists to plan, conduct studies and research, and compile information from various sources; provides updates and prepares reports. 

5. Learns and assists to collect and analyze statistical data, generates and maintains records and report findings, makes recommendations.

6. Learns and assists in inputting, maintaining, and verifying data.

7. Learns and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives.

8. Learns and assists in identifying opportunities for improving processes to optimize efficiency.

9. Performs office duties and activities as required.

10. Performs other related Student Intern job duties as required.

Work Schedule: Part Time, 18 - 20 hours per week

Estimated End Date: May 19, 2018

Job Requirements

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.

Required Knowledge of:  Data collection and research techniques; and English usage, spelling, and grammar and punctuation.

Required Skills and Abilities to:  Research, collect, and compile data; respond to requests and inquiries from the general public; maintain comprehensive records, files, logs, listings and related data; create spreadsheets and presentations; assist in preparing and reviewing a variety of documents and correspondence for accuracy and completeness; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; operate office equipment including computers and applicable modern office equipment and technology; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

License required: Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent from your state of residency that allows you to drive in the course of your employment.


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