High School Intern
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OR CALL Amberine Wilson
HR Outreach Program Manager
(work) 206.787.3661 (cell) 206.877.3437
Department 1851 HR HS Intern Program
Location POS Headquarters / Pier 69
Auto req ID 1203BR
Job Description Purpose:
The Port of Seattle is hiring 80 high school interns this summer to work in jobs across all lines of business. Interns will gain experience working in professional office settings, participate in business and leadership skills training, talk with a mentor about future career goals, complete a cohort project, and attend a career and education fair.
Daily internship duties and cohort projects will depend on the industry and career track in which the intern is assigned. Use the information below to fill out your Career Interest Questionnaire.
Industry Cohort Projects
Aviation: select if you are interested in airport or transportation operations. Projects include researching and documenting the career pathways within the local Aviation Industry and/or helping coordinate large conference activities.
Environmental: select if you are interested in environmental policy, sustainability, or conservation. Projects include researching and documenting the career pathways within the local Environmental Industry and/or planning a conservation volunteer day.
Maritime: select if you are interested in marina, fishing, or transportation operations. Project will be learning about asset management and mapping seaport assets across multiple Port locations.
Public Administration: select if you are interested in public policy, office management, or corporate services. Projects include conducting community research and outreach project and/or developing innovative technology solution designs.
Skilled Trades: select if you are attending a local skills center and are interested in maintenance or public safety. Project will be researching and documenting career pathways within local skilled trades Industry.
Career Track Activities
Administrative Support/Office Management: help with events, create internal communications and training materials, organize and migrate data or files, help with scheduling and outreach, help solve business problems, and/or other duties as assigned.
Communications, Training, Outreach: help with events, create internal and external communications and training materials, conduct research, draft visual graphics, help solve business problems, manage resource library, assist community engagement staff, review processes, and/or other duties as assigned.
Criminal Justice (must be enrolled at skills center): work with the Police department on office tasks and job shadow officers, assist with K9 program, and/or other duties as assigned.
Customer Service/Tourism: meet and greet traveling public, great job for someone who is bi-lingual or multi-lingual, be helpful and friendly, help meet customer’s needs, answer questions, create how-to documentation, and/or other duties as assigned.
Engineering and Construction Management: work with engineers and project managers supporting construction projects. Develop scope, budget, and schedule documents. Participate in planning meetings. Assist with projects from design phase to construction phase. Learn how to determine bid or build elements of a project.
Fire Prevention (must be enrolled at skills center): work with the Fire department on various projects including building inspections, code enforcement, pre-fire planning, and firefighter training. Plus other duties as assigned.
Maintenance (must be enrolled at skills center): work with our maintenance departments to job shadow and work with various labor groups to gain exposure to the trades.
Information Technology/Solution Design: help reimage and deploy new laptops to staff, help build a server data interface and deploy new modules, migrate data, build technology solutions to business problems, organize online content, help with machine learning project, assess software for security risks, research appropriate software solutions, and/or other duties as assigned.
Finance and Budget: Assist with finance and accounting projects, assist with disbursements, migrate and organize data and files, conduct research, assist with budget planning and tracking, perform limited payroll processing functions, assist with 2019 expense budget entry, and/or other duties as assigned.
Emergency Preparedness and Security: assist with variety of safety, security, or emergency preparedness projects, migrate and organize data and online files, draft internal communications and training content, audit service equipment, perform safety walks, participate in safety meetings and briefings, job shadow variety of safety and security related jobs and/or other duties as assigned.
Internship Requirements APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, applicants must submit the following information: 1) Fill out a Port of Seattle employment application. 2) Upload a cover letter and resume. The cover letter should explain how the internship fits with your education, learning plans and/or future career path. 3) Fill out the Career Interest Questionnaire.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is a part-time or full-time, summer intern position. In order to be eligible for an internship, applicants must be 16 years old before July 1st; currently enrolled in or recently graduated from (within 12 months) high school; or currently enrolled in a GED completion program and are less than 23 years old. Interns will be subject to all Port policies and procedures.
Additional Details Schedule
Work hours are generally Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm. Work between 20 and 40 hours per week. Schedule is flexible and agreed upon between the selected candidate and their supervisor.
Work Environment Work Environment:
Work environment depends on the internship, but work is generally performed in an office settings. Some internships also work outdoors at facilities and parks or in maintenance shops.
Full/Part Time Full Time
EEO Statement The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Removal Date Information This posting will close at 8:00pm PST on the removal date specified below.
Removal Date 04-29-2018