Career Pathways Program (Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority)
Partnership with local community colleges and nonprofits to provide a 12-week training program and internship for potential frontline maintenance and operations employees.
College Internship Program (Chicago Transit Authority)
A seasonal program offered in the spring, summer, and fall for college students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Interns work 15-20 hours a week on projects for specific departments within the agency.
Intern Development Academy (Orange County Transportation Authority)
A series of modules on professional development and the transit industry taught to college interns over the course of several weeks. It provides networking and career building opportunities, as well as direct training from panelists.
Internship Program (Santa Monica Big Blue Bus)
This program is run by the City of Santa Monica, and places college-age interns in various agency departments. Big Blue bus has up to six interns at any time working in different capacities.
One Summer Chicago (Chicago Transit Authority)
A summer program for high school juniors and seniors in which students spend 4 days a week within various departments, and 1 day of the week gaining training in the area of professional development. Students have the opportunity to meet with agency leaders and executives within the CTA.
Summer High School Intern Program (Orange County Transportation Authority)
A modified version of the Intern Development Academy listed above, designed to serve high school students. College-age interns are included in the program as mentors and panelists.
Vocational Training (Chicago Transit Authority)
A 7-week program in partnership with high schools that offer technical and maintenance training. Students receiving theoretical training through their school are given practical experience working with CTA maintenance staff.