Long Beach internships
In his second State of the City address, on January 13, Mayor Robert Garcia will announce that internships for Long Beach students have been increased by 50% in the past year. This puts the City ahead of schedule for meeting the Mayor’s goal of doubling internships in his first term, a commitment that came as part of the City’s partnership in the Long Beach College Promise.
In an event Monday at Ernest McBride High School, Mayor Robert Garcia, LBUSD Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, LBCC President Eloy Oakley, and CSULB President Jane Conoley announced a sweeping educational initiative that enhances the Long Beach College Promise by bringing the City into partnership with the three major educational institutions in Long Beach and expanding the mission of the College Promise.
The Pacific Gateway’s goal is to place youth in summer jobs and internships through the Hire-A-Youth program in Long Beach.
The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network kicked off its summer Youth Jobs Program. Each year, the program provides hundreds of youth in Long Beach and Signal Hill with valuable work experience, and also provides businesses with eager, job-ready workers.
During the school summer break, many of the residents at Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) have few options for their children once school is out. Traditional summer camps cost about $200 a week. For the children at CVC, these camps are out of reach as many of their families are currently homeless or have limited income.
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received a three-year, $500,000 matching grant from the Beavers Charitable Trust to establish an endowment for a Professor of Practice in Heavy Civil Construction.
The professorship will be in the CSULB College of Engineering.
The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network today kicked off its Hire-A-Youth Summer Internship and Employment program, which benefits young job seekers as well as businesses. The program provides hundreds of young people with valuable work experience, and also provides businesses with flexible workers who have attained a National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC).
Eleven years ago, at the age of 22, Uduak Ntuk was dissatisfied. He was playing college football in Texas, but he didn’t feel like he was making progress in life.
Ntuk knew that engineering was a high-paying career, so as a young father and husband, he returned to his home state of California and started attending CSU Long Beach in 2000.
Leidy Partida, a student in the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at Cal State Long Beach, has been selected to participate in the National HEP/CAMP Internship Program in Washington, D.C. this summer.
Working at a radiologists’ group office made such an impression on Susan George that she decided to return to college after a five-year hiatus and came to Southern California to enroll as an undergraduate biological sciences student at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB).
Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe announced the return of the County’s Arts Internship Program, which will provide 74 paid summer internships for college students.
Position descriptions and contacts are posted on the Arts Commission’s website.