DPW Employee

Employment Opportunities for Students

There are several opportunities for students at the Department of Public Works. As needs arise, one or more of the following positions may open. Please visit Jobs Available periodically for updated information.

Student Worker - Performs clerical, typing and other routine duties to obtain practical work experience while enrolled as a student in school.

Requirements: Current enrollment in an accredited college, community college, business college, or as a senior in high school unless otherwise noted on the bulletin. It is desirable for student employees to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. Depending on division placement and service needs, some positions may be allowed to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.

Student Professional Worker - Performs sub-professional duties in a specific field or service area while enrolled as a student in an accredited college.

Requirements: Current enrollment in a four-year college with junior or senior standing unless otherwise noted on the bulletin. It is desirable for student employees to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. Depending on division placement and service needs, some positions may be allowed to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.

Civil Engineering Student - Performs sub-professional civil engineering duties under the supervision of professional civil engineers in order to obtain practical work experience in the field of civil engineering while enrolled as a student in an accredited college.

Requirements: Current enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university with at least JUNIOR STANDING* in an engineering program approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

It is desirable for student employees to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. Depending on division placement and service needs, some positions may be allowed to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.

IT Intern ($15 per hour) - Performs application development duties under the guidance of senior developers to obtain practical work experience in the field of software development while enrolled in an accredited college.
Requirements: Current enrollment in an accredited college in the State of California, with at least junior standing and a major/degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or Computer Engineering. Selected applicants are employed by California State University, Fullerton but performing work for Public Works at its Alhambra Headquarters Building. It is desirable for IT interns to work a minimum of 20 hours per week during school year.