Bay Area college and university students are encouraged to apply to the MTC Pathway to Government College Mentorship Program by April 16. This paid opportunity offers students professional work experience in transportation planning, finance and operational projects.
Mentees will work with a dedicated mentor from June 12 through Aug. 4, 2023, in the office and remotely. During the eight-week program, mentees will be involved in a variety of tasks aimed at expanding their range of career interests and encouraging them to consider government work as a future career choice.
Mentees will be matched with an area of interest that may include working with these MTC departments:
- Technology services: Maintaining the technology needs of MTC staff, including supporting hardware and cloud software systems.
- Legislation and public affairs: Engaging members of the public on MTC programs and policies, and working with legislative staffs in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.
- Regional planning program/major plans: Work on updates to the region’s long-range plan, Plan Bay Area 2050+, and other programs that support transportation and housing policies.
- Budget and financial planning and analysis: Supporting distribution of state and federal funds to programs throughout the region, and analyzing the impact of these programs.