This internship offers young people ages 18-25 the opportunity to gain work experience at the airport. Interns work in one of the many Airport Commission offices assisting with mostly administrative, or clerical tasks. There are also internship positions that involve hands on work and customer service.

ABOUT CAREER CONNECT: EMPLOYMENT TRACK (35 hours per week, $18.63/hr)

8-month paid internship that allows youth to gain on-the-job training and increase their ability to get and keep a job.

Interns in our training programs are hired as temporary employees of the City and County of San Francisco in the 9920 Assistant to Professional series.

All interns receive training in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook. There are paid opportunities to take more computer classes as an intern.

Interns attend a paid six week SFO orientation. During orientation interns work between 15-20 hours per week.

After successful completion of the orientation Employment Track interns are placed in their SFO Host Office. SFO Host Office sites include   Reprographics, Contracts Administration

Unit, SFPD: Airport Bureau, the Security Access Office, Terminal Systems, and more! Each intern’s host office is determined by SFO Internships staff.

In addition to working in an office at SFO, interns will also work with the SFO Internships team to develop life skills around money management,

communication, housing and transportation, and job readiness.

BART tickets/transit tokens are provided to interns in good standing.

AFTER EMPLOYMENT TRACK: Transition to SFO Employment with one of the tenant businesses

?         Interns are evaluated throughout their internship by all levels of SFO Internships staff and their SFO Mentors at their host office.

o    Interns that successfully complete the Employment Track internship are provided transition services in seeking employment with private companies at SFO

o    Past SFO Interns have transitioned to positions such as Ramp Agents, Customer Service Associates, Baristas, Food Service Workers, Bag Wrappers, etc. The average wage for an employee at an airport company is $13.52/hour

The path for a successful Career Connect: Employment Track intern:

Employment Track Internship (orientation, on-the-job training) ðGraduation from Employment Track ð Employment Transition Workshopsð Hired at an SFO company


Permanent or long-term employment with the Airport, Airport Commission or the City and County of San Francisco is not promised or guaranteed by this program.  The goal of this program is to assist the participants to become job ready.


?         Between the ages of 18-25

?         GED, Diploma, or Certificate of Completion

?         No felony convictions for the last 10 years

?         Ability to pass a drug screen

?         Ability to work up to 35 hours per week MondayFridaybetween the hours of 8am-5pm

?         Either living in San Francisco or with a San Francisco affiliation (originally from SF, went to school in SF, out of home placement in SF, etc.)

?         No need to be the “perfect” job candidate. Career Connect is for young people with little to no work experience, or with the desire to improve their professionalism and skill set.


HOW TO GET THE Career Connect: Employment Track APPLICATION

Email to request an application


Call 650-821-5241 to request an application



10/5/15: Online Application Available

11/13/15: Online Application Closes at 5pm

11/16-11/20: Interviews at SFO

11/20-11/24:  Notifications to selected candidates

11/30-12/29:  Selected candidates attend processing appointments with Human Resources and SFO Medical Clinic (appointments are unpaid, transportation tokens provided)

1/11/16:  First day of internship




Questions are encouraged! Please call or email if you want to discuss the program or have any questions about the application process.


Laurel Moeslein

Programs and Training Coordinator

SFO’s Office of Employment and Community Partnerships

650-821-5241 or