Internship Program

Internship opportunities are available to currently enrolled LATTC Transportation students who meet program eligibility.  For Transportation Student Internship opportunities click here.

City of Los Angeles & LATTC Dealer Automotive Technician Internship Program

Program Purpose: To provide relevant dealership industry internship experiences to LATTC Transportation Technician students.

Program Duration: Seven-Ten-weeks, total of 120-180 hours with intern schedule and total hours determined by LATTC with Participating Dealerships

 Program Components

  • 120-180 hour dealer paid internship with student participants earning 2-3 college units
  • Dealerships provide opportunities based on NATEF related tasks to align ASE certification that will be tailored to technician intern duties  
  • Joint certificate indicating areas covered awarded to intern completers from LATTC/Dealership
  • Dealer industry experience with feedback for program participants

 Dealer Participation Requirements

  • Identify a dealer single point of contact to coordinate student intern activities with LATTC Transportation Coordinator
  • Provide a dedicated toolbox that will remain at the dealership for intern use
  • Provide any related mandatory work attire and Personal Protective Equipment as required by the task(s) assigned
  • Perform and complete LATTC Transportation Intern Evaluation on a bi-weekly basis to document intern progress and submit to LATTC Transportation Intern Coordinator
  • Schedule and provide relevant opportunities that include a variety of NATEF related tasks/jobs for interns. These tasks will be pre-determined and scheduled before the beginning of internship term

 

Participating Dealerships:  Longo Toyota, Shamis Group, and others.  


Interested Dealers May Contact

Jess Guerra

Associate Professor, Coordinator

Diesel, Alternative Fuels and

Hybrid Vehicle Technology

Los Angeles Trade-Technical College

400 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90015

(213) 763-3919 Guerraj@lattc.edu