2018 Internship Descriptions
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NameIndustryDescription of CompanyDescription of InternshipLocationHours & NotesWebsite
Xero SolarEnvironmental
XeroSolar completes solar projects for homes and businesses. XeroSolar covers all aspects of residential or commercial solar project from site assessment, engineering, design and installation, panel and equipment purchasing to financing and completion of all of the interconnection agreements. Operations & Engineering Internship: Interns will be responsible for assisting with all parts of XeroSolar operations, including but not limited to office management, engineering assistance, design, and purchasing. The ideal candidate would have some background in engineering, be a self-starter, and passionate about the renewable energy industry. Manhattan BeachFlexiblehttp://xerosolar.com
California Water Service CompanyCivil & Mechanical EngineeringCalifornia Water Service (Cal Water) is the largest investor-owned American water utility west of the Mississippi River and the third largest in the country. Formed in 1926, the San Jose-based company serves more than 477,900 drinking water customers through 25 Customer and Operations Centers throughout CA. The Cal Water Engineering department has multi-discipline professional engineers with experience in water distribution and production system design and operations optimization, acquired through managing concurrently various complex major water infrastructure projects, such as activating advanced potable water treatment plants and installing new pressure optimization transmission pipelines while managing municipal engineering services contracts.Engineering Capital Delivery Internship: Intern performs technical design support utilizing engineering concepts from various disciplines that includes civil, mechanical, geotechnical, and structural engineering. Interns will also leverage in-house available analytical technologies to complete technical design tasks. Interns will provides support in budgeting, designing, permitting, bidding, and managing construction of water infrastructure projects of various scales. These projects include water wells, tanks, pump stations, pipelines, and treatment plants. Projects may be new installations or modifications to existing facilities. Interns will perform water meter service sizing calculations and, in accordance with design standards, review district operations water facility design drawings. Interns will conduct related field workday travel and may attend on-site vendor/consultant engineering technical presentations. Lastly, interns will complete general tasks including administrative tasks, status reporting, attending group meetings, and data gathering and processing.Los AngelesFlexible - Da Vinci Science students onlyhttps://www.calwatergroup.com/
Susan G. Komen and Race for the CureNonprofit
Susan G. Komen is the most widely known, largest, and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States. Since its inception in 1982, Komen has raised and donated nearly $1.5 billion for breast cancer education, research, advocacy, health services, and social support programs in the U.S. and through partnerships in more than 50 countries. Today, Komen has more than 100,000 volunteers working in a network of 124 affiliates worldwide.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Internship: Interns will provide general office support which will may include data entry, answering phones, and creating flyers and posters. Interns will also attend some Race for the Cure events where they will help set up, pass out health information, and clean up.9841 Airport Blvd Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90045Flexiblehttp://komenlacounty.org/
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM)Design & MerchandisingFIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is an internationally recognized design college that is a force in the Fashion, Graphics, Interior Design and Entertainment Industries. Fashion Club Internship: Interns will assist the Fashion Club Manager to enhance the FIDM Social Ambassador Program through supporting day to day operations, events, social media, and other duties as necessary.

Marketing Internship: Interns support the Social Media Marketing Department to work in FIDM’s official social media presences including but not limited to Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Tumblr, and Pinterest to create content including photos, written text, videos, and more. Tasks could include: Interviewing current students for Snapchat, designing social media graphics for Twitter, developing hashtag contests, participating in marketing focus groups, photographing and interviewing students for blog posts, analyzing social media reports to measure performance, contributing ideas to our digital public relations strategy, and writing captions for Instagram photos.
919 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 900152-3 times a week for 4-5 hours each dayhttp://fidm.edu/
Easy Reader News
Communications & JournalismWeekly community newspaper serving Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, and Redondo Beach

Interns will participate in researching and writing weekly news reports related to the community in the South Bay.2200 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa BeachFlexiblewww.easyreadernews.com
Litigation Legal InsightsLegal & CommunicationsLitigation Legal Insights is a national consulting firm that pairs litigation consultants with attorneys to help successfully prepare for a trial.

Administrative Internship: Interns will be responsible for social media, filing, SEO research, answering phones, stuffing folders and making phone calls to new candidates. If you are interested in learning more about the legal system, this internship is for you!El SegundoFlexiblehttp://www.litiligroup.com/
Habitat for Humanity RestoreDesign & CommunicationsHabitat for Humanity of Greater LA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of eliminating sub-standard housing in the greater LA area and throughout the world. The Torrance "ReStore" is a Home-Improvement Thrift Store which serves as a funding source for Habitat for Humanity. Communications and E-Commerce Internship at the Torrance ReStore: Interns will work with the marketing team to provide interesting info/updates about the ReStore for social media posts, work with the ReStore managers and regularly monitor the donated items to identify potential items to be posted for sale, post items for sale on several on-line sites including Diggerslist, Craigslist and Ebay, reply to interested parties, answer questions and help to facilitate the sale of those items, regularly communicate with the ReStore staff to know when an item has sold and remove sold items from listings, and design DIY Workshops at the Torrance ReStore-Create and/or help to manage “Do It Yourself” (DIY) monthly workshops at our Habitat ReStores. Interns can act as leaders or supporters in this position depending on capacity and skill level.18600 Crenshaw Blvd. Torrance, CA 90504Flexiblehttp://www.habitatla.org/restore/location-and-hours/
New EarthNonprofitNew Earth is a nonprofit organization that works with youth in the juvenile justice system through out LA County by providing mentor-based arts, educational, and vocational programs. Their mission is to empower juvenile justice system involved youth, ages 13-22 to transform their lives, move towards positive healthier life choices, and realize their full potential as contributing members of our community.  
1. Social media and digital editing intern: This is a wonderful opportunity for an intern that is interested in communications, writing, digital media, and/or public relations. Intern will help develop social media content for the organization and help create and edit promotional short video shorts that can be used in a variety of platforms. QUALIFICATIONS: Concise and personal tone in written communication, knowledge of a wide variety of social media platforms including: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, knowledge of Photoshop and video editing tools a plus, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
2. Administration and Fundraising Internship: Many of New Earth's programs are run with the help of high-level volunteers. This intern would have exposure to all of New Earth's programs and really get to see the inner-workings of a nonprofit and the juvenile justice system. Intern will help with day-to-day administrative support in the New Earth Arts and Leadership Center. Tasks may involve: planning special events and fundraisers, answering phones, creating office systems, ordering supplies, data entry, etc. QUALIFICATIONS: Well organized and high attention to detail, strong computer knowledge and skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
3. Classroom Support Internship: This is a great opportunity for an intern interested in teaching or being a social worker. Intern will supporting the John Muir Charter School teachers with classroom activities, developing engaging learning opportunities, preparing class materials, etc. QUALIFICATIONS: Well organized and high attention to detail, respectful and willing to be open minded regarding students’ backgrounds, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
4. Spoken Word FLOW Internship: This is a great opportunity for an intern interested in Spoken Word, poetry, and performance. This intern will organize the gallery of New Earth student poetry and begin to create a book of poems. Ideally, the intern will create a few poetry pamphlets that can be used in New Earth marketing materials. QUALIFICATIONS: Well organized and high attention to detail, interest in poetry and spoken word, respectful and willing to be open minded regarding the students’ backgrounds, excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
5. Volunteer Coordination Support: This is an opportunity for a student who works to work with people as well as get administrative experience. They will have the chance to coordinate scheduling, enter information into our database, and help with orientations and paperwork. They will also help when volunteers come into the center for experience days and regular volunteering to support their experience. Qualifications: Well organized and high attention to detail, Respectful and willing to be open minded regarding the student’s backgrounds, Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, Strong computer knowledge and skills, proficient in Microsoft office and excel.
Culver CityFlexiblehttps://newearthlife.org/
El Segundo Animal HospitalMedicalThe El Segundo Animal Hospital is a community-based veterinary center dedicated to providing the highest standards of care for all animals.

El Segundo Animal Hospital Kennel and Tech Assistant Internship: Interns assist the doctors and staff with the care and comfort of animals in the hospital. Interns will be trained in veterinary practices through out the summer.240 Center St, El Segundo, CA 90245Flexible - expected to work at least one day per week and one weekend shift per week.http://www.elsegundoah.com
Farmer Mark Farmer's MarketsNonprofit
Farmer Mark cares about the health of food, farms, communities—and you! Fueled by a knowledge of the power of real food, a passion for healthy living and a background as a tomato farmer, Mark is dedicated to improving the well-being of all of them. He does so through his five certified farmers’ markets and his nonprofit organization Sprouts of Promise.Health Marketing Internship: Interns will work with the market manager on various tasks such as logistics, communication with the farmers and vendors, greeting customers, social media, working the information booth, answering questions, market set up and breakdown, market counts and documentation, and overall clean up of the market.Multiple - Hermosa, Playa Vista, WestwoodHermosa Beach Farmers' Market (1 Pier Avenue): Up to 4 interns. On-site at market Wednesdays 11:30am-6:30pm

Playa Vista Farmers' Market (12775 W. Millennium Drive): Up to 2 interns. On-site market Saturdays 8am-3pm

Westwood Village Farmers' Market (TBD) - Up to 2 interns. On-site at market Thursdays 11:30am-6:30pm
Del Aire ParkParks & Recreation Summer CampsIn 1958, this seven-acre community park was given its name by then Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, just two years after it was acquired. The facility was once described in an article in the Los Angeles Times as one of the top places to play pickup basketball in the Los Angeles area. Over the past five years, the park has been the recipient of several refurbishment projects including a new children’s play area. It is also the current home of Wiseburn - Da Vinci Athletics until the new gym is complete.

Summer Camp Internship: Interns will supervise the after summer school and summer camp kids. They will organize games and activities for them to do as well. They will also patrol the park and make sure the community and kids are safe. Many past interns have earned paid jobs after their internship experience. This is a great opportunity for high school studnets to earn some money while they are in school!Del Aire Park Gym - 12601 Isis Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90251Flexiblehttp://parks.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dpr/Parks/Del_Aire_Park
Dependable SolutionsSoftware Marketing & SalesDependable Solutions, Inc. offers a portfolio of software applications that automate contract management, financial, royalty and creative operations through web-based solutions for licensors, agents and licensees. In just ten years, DSI has quickly become the #1 solution vendor for your automated licensing, approval and financial compliance processes.841 Apollo Street, Suite 324, El Segundo, CA 90245Flexiblehttp://www.dependablerights.com/
NAPA CenterMedicalThe Napa Center has been providing quality care to the residents of Napa County and surrounding areas. By combining proven tradition with progressive, tested innovation, we maintain our firm mission of clinical excellence and compassionate care.Interns are responsible for assisting with operations and customer service helping patients return to full health. Interns will get the opportunity to see the inner workings of a physical therapy office, interact with patients and staff, and learn about anatomy and injury recovery. Interns should have an interest in medicine, sports therapy, and/or health sciences.HawthorneFlexiblehttp://www.napacenter.org
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic ClinicMedicalKerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, part of the Kerlan-Jobe Institute and an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the spine, shoulder, elbow, knee, hand, and foot, as well as orthopedic trauma, arthritis, and work-related injuries. At Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, our goal is to give the most accurate diagnosis that prompts the best treatment for early recovery. Since the clinic’s inception in 1965, our medical experts have gained both national and international recognition as pioneers in the fields of sports medicine and orthopedics.Students will be responsible for assisting doctors, administrative assistants, and the rest of the Kerlan-Jobe team to ensure all parts of the clinic run smoothly. Interns will assist with medical paperwork and filing, and may even have the opportunity to assist in the recovery room and watch surgeries!6801 Park Terrace Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90045Flexible, approximately 2 days per weekhttp://www.kerlanjobe.com
Westchester Recreation Center
Parks & Recreation Summer CampsWestchester Recreation Center is on the corner of Lincoln Blvd. and Manchester Ave. It includes several activities icluding: tennis, swimming, baseball, basketball, volleyball, karate. It is also known for its Halloween Fright Night during the month of October. it's robust summer program brings kids from all over Los Angeles to enjoy breaks from school.Summer Camp Internship: Interns will supervise the after summer school and summer camp kids. It is preferred for the intern to have a skill or hobby that they would enjoy teaching to elementary to middle school aged kids during the summer camp because they will organize games and activities for their free time rotations. They will also patrol the park and make sure the community and kids are safe. Many past interns have earned paid jobs after their internship experience. This is a great opportunity for high school studnets to earn some money while they are in school!7000 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045 Flexiblehttps://www.laparks.org/reccenter/westchester
Thinklogic Inc.Software & WebThinklogic Inc. is a consultant software development firm that designs and develops business software systems and marketing sites. Our clients range from small start-ups to large corporations that span multiple verticals. Our custom solutions meet the individual needs of our clients' business by providing innovative design and web integration in a competitive, fast-paced market.Web Programming Internship: Interns will have the opportunity to learn about software development by shadowing experienced professionals, assisting in reviewing software platforms, and writing their own code. Since we have multiple projects running at once and the projects vary from week to week, we will try to match the intern with initiatives that are of most interest to them. Candidates should have an interest in web design or web programming. Interns will have the opportunity to work with one or more of our primary technology stacks: HTML/CSS, Javascript (JS, jQuery, Angular), Microsoft .NET (C#), SQL Databases855 N Douglas St.,Second Floor, El Segundo, CA 90245Flexible, ideally 2 interns will work on the same day to collaboratehttps://www.thinklogic.com
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