2019 Internship Descriptions
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NameIndustryDescription of CompanyDescription of InternshipIntern RequirementsLocationHours & NotesWebsite
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California Water Service CompanyCivil & Mechanical Engineering
Water Utility - Engineering Department
California 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.The objective of the Capital Delivery Engineering Intern Program is to provide an enriching experience to Engineering students, promote Cal Water at local schools, and serve as a development opportunity for Capital Delivery Engineers. The intern will provide support in project management, data management, analysis and typical engineering job tasks under the guidance of a project manager within the Capital Delivery Engineering Department. Projects may include wells, tanks, pump stations, pipelines, and treatment plants. Projects may be new installations or modifications to existing facilities. Cal Water will focus on developing the intern in the following areas:
1. Technical
2. Professional
3. Personal

**THIS INTERNSHIP WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE SCHOOL YEAR AND BE A PART OF YOUR 12TH GRADE ENGINEERING COURSE. YOU WILL WORK REMOTELY AND SELECGT 2 DA VINCI STUDENTS TO BE YOUR "JUNIOR ENGINEERS" AND WORK ON PROJECT WITH YOU***
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills
o Schedule management skills
o Experience with Excel, Word and other Microsoft programs
TorranceThe work hours are Monday – Friday with continuous block of time between the hours of 8 AM – 4:30 PM. The specific block of time/s will be determined both by the Project Manager and the selected intern. For the Summer, the intern is required to work a minimum of 20-hours per week. During their school year starting in the Fall, per week, the requirement is 8-hours in the office and 12 hours remotely (there is some flexibility here for hours reduction depending on the complexity of the project/s) at their school location for a total target of 20-hours per week.
Starting earlier (June 15th-July 31st)

*Open to Da Vinci Science students only
https://www.calwatergroup.com/
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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/
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Litigation Legal InsightsLegal & CommunicationsLitigation Legal Insights is a national consulting firm that pairs litigation consultants with attorneys to help successfully prepare for a trial.
They provide sales and marketing and back office support for expert witnesses medical legal cases.



Marketing assistant: 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/
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New EarthNonprofit (Juvenile Justice)New 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
Able to work in flexible and fast paced work environment Culver CityFlexible
Their center is open 9-5 Monday through Friday
https://newearthlife.org/
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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.Comfortable around animals240 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
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Farmer Mark Farmer's MarketsNonprofit
Environment
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.This internship would be with the Hermosa Beach Farmers' Market, Wednesdays from 11-6 on Pier Plaza in Hermosa Beach. The Hermosa Beach market hosts a free weekly yoga class, a monthly beach clean-up, in addition to events partnering with local chefs and community organizations. The market has a strong presence on social media.
The responsibilities of our Farmer Mark Intern may include: assisting with market programming, staffing the information booth, posting flyers in community centers, and photographing the farmers' market to generate content for our social media accounts.
Excellent communication skills, comfortable talking to the public, photography/graphic design a plus.TorranceWednesdays from 11am-6pmhttp://www.farmermark.com/
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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
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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.Comfortable around kidsHawthorneFlexiblehttp://www.napacenter.org
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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
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Westchester Recreation CenterParks & 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!Comfortable around kids7000 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045 Flexiblehttps://www.laparks.org/reccenter/westchester
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Social Native
Tech / AdvertisingSocial Native is a tech platform that empowers brands to retain relevancy with consumers by providing a 1:1 personalized content solution. Our content engine enables brands to generate high volumes of content on demand, with cutting edge technologies to help creative optimization.

Social Native partners with some of the most influential brands in the world including Coca-Cola, Nestle, and GM. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, the company was founded by veterans of Google, Salesforce, Scopely and Buddy Media whose past startups have created over $6B in equity value.
THE ROLE:
Social Native is looking for an Operations Intern to help support ongoing Creator and Campaign focused projects. Tasks include but are not limited to research into the Influencer Marketing space, Creator acquisition/marketing, and generating creative strategies for campaign fulfillment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Identify quality Creators by industry (beauty, fitness, fashion, food, etc.)
- Research new means to generate Creator Leads
- Help optimize campaign matching through account tagging/ categorization
- Improve content quality by surfacing high quality, ‘epic’ content Creators
Beverly Hills, CAScheduled hours must be during normal office hours (M-F; 9-6pm)https://www.socialnative.com/
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Susan G. Komen and Race for the CureMedical
Non-profit
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $988 million in research and provided more than $2.2 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 60 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. That promise has become Komen’s promise to all people facing breast cancer.Assist the office with administrative tasks and research projects .Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office application. Near LAXHours must be between Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.https://komenlacounty.org
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Friends at WorkMusicFriends At Work is an LA-based music management and social-impact company that supports the careers of artists including John Legend, Raphael Saadiq, Lindsey Stirling, Ruth Anne and more. Founded in 2015, Friends At Work partners with leading creators, influencers and brands to elevate important voices and help their vision thrive, while also advising organizations and individuals on social-impact strategy, business development, and creative storytelling and production.DaVinci Student Entity will work alongside Friends at Work to present a Youth Lead Campaign for client social media and client distribution. Students will build and create a youth centered campaign to increase impact and awareness for education accessibility and programs leading to future employment. During this engagement, the DaVinci Student Entity will be responsible for the scope of work within the campaign project, including all aspects of production of the deliverables. This includes, but is no limited to: storyline, pre-production, post-production, crew assignments, production timelines, and budgeting. Must be comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills, multi-tasking abilities, and a team-player attitude.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail.
Must have a high technical aptitude working with Internet, software applications, and web research.
Must be very knowledgeable working in different social media platforms.
Music or entertainment industry interest preferred.
Culver CityIntern hours will be determined per the students' schedules. Normal office hours are M-F 9-6.http://friendsatwork.com/
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ScaleLATech Startup & Non-ProfitScaleLA is an innovation space in West LA focused on the healthcare sector. We provide educational, legal, funding, technical, and workspace opportunities to startups based here in Los Angeles. In addition, we have the ScaleLA Foundation, a non-profit initiative with a mission to create a pipeline of socially conscious entrepreneurs that leverage entrepreneurial thinking to promote collaboration and communication between underserved communities and the tech sector .-Work with the Director on logistics and coordination of workshops, events, etc.
-Assist in recruiting youth participants for non-profit programming
-Creating social media accounts and covering events (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
-Draft email correspondence and other written material
-Maintain communication with partners, members, and participants
-Research and contact potential partners including venues, caterers, and rentals
-Drafting and tracking feedback post event
Personable & Great Communication Skills! We want someone who can be forward facing and interact well with current/potential participants. Culver Cityhttp://scalela.com
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Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)Medical
Non-profit
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care and helps our patients more than 528,000 times each year in a setting designed just for their needs. Our history began in 1901 in a small house on the corner of Alpine and Castelar Streets (now Hill St. in Chinatown) and today our medical experts offer more than 350 pediatric specialty programs and services to meet the needs of our patients.

CHLA is a provider of more than $232.6 million in community benefits annually to children and families. As the first and largest pediatric hospital in Southern California, CHLA relies on the generosity of philanthropists in the community to support compassionate patient care, leading-edge education of the caregivers of tomorrow and innovative research efforts that impact children at our hospital and around the world.

-Work with the Innovation team to design solutions to better serve patients
-Work with doctors and nurses to learn about patient-centric design
Able to work independently, meet deadlines, and great writing/speaking skillsDowntown LAMust be available to work sometime between M-F from 9am-5pmhttp://chla.org
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