College Intern- Learning and Development

Location US-CA-Orange
Posted Date 7 days ago(2/14/2018 7:19 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
HROD - Training


OCTA's Emerging Professionals Intern Program is a year-round paid student/intern program. You will gain real world work experience on meaningful projects under the guidance of transportation professional. You will have the opportunity to use problem solving, communication and decision-making skills as you gain valuable work experience. You will also work with a mentor and benefit from career counseling.


As an Emerging Professional, you will be exposed to OCTA's career opportunities in the transportation industry. You will gain deeper awareness of transportation's many facets through your OCTA orientation, projects and teams, and internal networking.


Under direct supervision, you will assist the Training & Development Department with coordinating training materials, planning training events, creating training activities and assisting with data analysis, as well as general administrative duties.


The interview/hiring process will result in an eligibility list to fill current and/or future openings through September 10, 2018.


The pay range is from $14.00 - $17.00 per hour depending on your education level. This position is not eligible for employee benefits. The work schedule will consist of approximately 20 hours a week, not to exceed 1,000 hours within a continuous 12 month period.


The application deadline for this position is Friday, February 24, 2018.



  • Oversees marketing of training programs.
  • Performing a variety of clerical and administrative duties in support of specific training initiatives.
  • Maintain databases.
  • Coordinate training materials, plan training events, create training activities, and assist in data analysis.


  • Currently a full-time college student attending a two or four year university; college coursework with an emphasis in Human Resources preferred.
  • Must be a full-time student maintaining a 2.5 GPA.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of the following programs desired: AP style, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Intern must conduct themselves in a professional manner.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced office and learn organizational theory is a must.

Knowledge of: 

  • Basic training philosophy and human resources concepts a plus.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Detailed filing systems, both paper and electronic.


Ability to:


  • Work well with others, team-oriented.
  • Focus on results, plan and execute work.
  • Maintain interrelated files and records.
  • Operate Standard office equipment, including a personal computer and related MS Office software.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Perform entry-level professional work.
  • Acquire increasingly complex and technical knowledge and skills.
  • Assume progressively responsible duties.
  • Work on own initiative with little direction.


Working Conditions/ Physical Activities: 

(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OCTA provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Positions in this class typically require:

  • Work may be performed in a stressful, fast-paced office environment, depending upon assignment.
  • Requires ability to understand verbal communication and to respond effectively.
  • Positions in this class typically require: Reaching, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Seeing, and Repetitive Motions in computer use.



The above statements are intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


OCTA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and ensures that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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