The Long Beach Port will accept scholarship and summer internship applications until March 1st. You will therefore be better off applying soon.

Students attending a Long Beach school – be it high school student, City College or Cal State Long Beach – have several application options, including $ 1,000 to $ 5 $ 000; high school students and seniors can also apply for summer internships at Long Beach Harbor.

Scholarships

Students in high school or already in college who are pursuing a career in international trade, freight or other port-related industries may be eligible for the Port Scholarship Program. High school students who will soon finish their studies and students from universities who specialize in international business, engineering and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply. The port also offers scholarships to students in vocational training – those who are studying to become welders or electrical technicians – at City College.

High school students frequent Long Beach Unified and have a cumulative average of at least 2.50. Applicants must be enrolled full time in an accredited college, university or professional / technical program for the fall of 2019; and consider going into a field related to the port industries.

Application forms are available at académie.polb.com. Students from Cal State Long Beach or City College can also register through the scholarship application office of each school.

Summer internships

The Port of Long Beach offers a six-week summer internship program for LBUSD juniors and seniors. The program provides work experience and mentorship to those wishing to work in international trade in a related field, according to the Port.

The program runs from June 24 to August 1. Each trainee will earn $ 12 an hour and can work up to 30 hours a week.

Applicants must have at least 2.5 GPA and reliable transportation. They must attend the harbor training reception in May and provide legal documents at work. To apply, go to académie.polb.com.

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