Get Prepared for a Skilled Trades Internship


7/30/19 9:00 am - 11/15/19 12:00 pm

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Skilled Trades flyer FINAL_Aug 2019

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Are you interested in a union apprenticeship at a public agency?

Get the skills you need to pass the exams and be successful in your job search.


Are you interested in hands-on work?   Union apprenticeships and careers at public agencies offer great benefits and opportunities for advancement. Get prepared to perform well on apprenticeship and civil service exams with this free 7-week program. Women and job seekers with previous conviction histories are encouraged to apply.

This part-time program provides:

  • Preparation for success in the union apprenticeship andcivil service process
  • Referral to local apprenticeship and civil service testing opportunities
  • Instruction in math, test-taking strategies, and spatial & mechanicalreasoning
  • Job search skills, interview prep and resume assistance
  • Site tours of potential employment sites at water andwastewater agencies
  • Weekly stipend provided

Application Process:

  1. Fill out the online application here:
  2. Eligible applicants will be contacted for a phone screen
  3. Attend a math test prep class (optional)
  4. Attend required math assessment and in-person interview
  5. High scoring applicants will be accepted


Program Dates
Sept 30 – Nov 15, 2019
Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 12:00pm
TBD, San Francisco

Fridays: Optional Study Hall

(based on academic performance)



  • Age 18 or older by Nov 15, 2019
  • Authorized to work in the U.S. by September 30, 2019
  • Able to obtain a driver’s license
  • GED or high school diploma (preferred)
  • Interest in the skilled trades

Questions? Contact us: