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Planning and Outreach Division Intern - Application Period Closes May 2, 2014

Assistance in the implementation and outreach of critical APCD programs

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is recruiting one Cal Poly student to hold an internship from approximately May 2014 through January 2015 (at minimum).

Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Assist program managers with tasks associated with the Engine Emission Reduction Incentive Program and other grant related programs.
  • Provide assistance with project review in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act.
  • Work with APCD staff and sister agencies on Trip Reduction Programs.
  • Assist in estimating cost benefits and air pollution reduction from various alternative fueled vehicles.


  • Communications and outreach, as well as program implementation of all APCD Outreach Programs (e.g. SLO Car Free, Food Miles, Clean Air Ambassadors, etc).
  • Help with coordination and staffing of APCD attended events.
  • Help update and maintain APCD (and APCD program) social media accounts and websites.


  • Attend an initial training to review APCD operations and expectations.
  • Attend work at the APCD office 20-40 hours per week (prefer 30 – 40 hours in the summer).
  • Represent the APCD in a professional manner.
  • Familiarize yourself with the key concepts of all APCD programs.

Intern compensation:

  • $12 - 15 per hour
  • Work experience

Application Materials to be submitted:

  • Resume
  • Brief, 1 page, letter of interest
  • Please include Cal Poly graduation date
  • Please provide the times and dates that work best for you to be interviewed during the week of May 12-16, should you be selected.

Timeline for Application submittals:

  • All applications are due by 5 PM on May 2, 2014.
  • Interviews for selected candidates will occur on May 12-16, 2014.

How to Apply:

Please submit all applications to Meghan Field at by May 2. They can also be dropped off to the APCD offices at 3433 Roberto Court, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401