Internship Opportunities

The OCS Summer Internship Program started in 2017 to provide Oaks Christian High School juniors and seniors and college-age alumni the opportunity to have real work experience in the field they are currently pursuing or considering.

The school’s role is to be a conduit between the OCS professional community and our alumni and upperclassmen to connect and network with the Oaks Christian community and local businesses. Internships help students and alumni learn new skills, and explore career interests in many areas including; business, non-profit, medicine, journalism, technology, real estate, entertainment, marketing, hospitality, construction, design, law, engineering, accounting, and more!

Note to Business Partners

If you own a small or large business, or work for a company that would be interested in hiring a qualified high school junior or senior or college-age alum for the 2018 summer, we’d love to partner with you!

Please contact Director of Alumni Relations Laura Mason at lmason@oakschristian.org to present your opportunity and for more information about the Oaks Christian School internship program. Thank you for your interest in helping and mentoring the next generation.

Important Instructions

  • Please pay attention to the time commitment and all of the requirements prior to submitting an application.
  • A separate printed, hard copy application is required for each internship.
  • If applying to multiple internships, please send all completed applications together and rank them in order of interest to Director of Alumni Relations Laura Mason at lmason@oakschristian.org noting your ranking.
  • All applications must be sent via USPS or submitted to Director of Alumni Relations Laura Mason in the Oaks Christian advancement office (in the high school reception area). No electronic submissions will be accepted.

Important Dates

3/5/2018 Application Submission Open
3/13/2018
OR
3/14/2018
Internship Seminar in the Disciples Chapel, 6:00pm to 7:00pm. High school applicants must attend one seminar. Each seminar is identical.
3/30/2018 Application Deadline Extended to 4/04/2018

 

 

Summer 2018 Internships

Peak Models and Talent Agency

Eligibility: Rising junior or older (16 years +)

Number of internships available: 3

Location: Westlake Village

Time Frame: June 1 to August 1, (flexible with vacation schedules)

Hours: 3-4 days per week depending on the intern’s availability, 3-4 hours each day—flexible hours

Compensation: Trade for experience

Description: Interns will learn the basics of the talent agency business. Hands-on experience with casting, submissions, corporate client projects, along with in-house castings. Interns will also have the ability to contribute to the blog. Looking for an intern who enjoys Instagram (to post, like comment and follow other Instagram accounts), and other social media platforms.

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Desire to see others succeed in an industry where integrity must be first
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to write a short, entertaining PR spot
  • Ability to submit images through an online platform
  • Phone skills—making calls to talent to remind them of their meetings
  • Attention to detail
  • Note: This is a fast-paced, fun industry—social media skills are welcomed

Los Robles Children's Choir

Eligibility: Rising junior or older (16 years +)

Number of internships available: 2

Location: Westlake Village

Time Frame: June 20 – August 10

Hours: Flexible, but we need 3-4 hours per week

Compensation: Volunteer

Description: Two internship opportunities: Social media intern and office manager intern.

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

Social Media/Marketing Intern: develop ideas for widening the advertising of LRCC and implementing tools including print, social media, other online tools, etc. to make this happen.

Administrative Intern: music filing, data entry, organizational skills, people skills for making calls and working with the directors.

Central Courier

Eligibility: 16 years or older

Number of internships available: 1-2

Location: Ventura

Time Frame: June 1 to July 31

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Compensation: $11/hour

Description: Gain entrepreneurial experience by working in a small to medium size company.

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • Sales skills
  • Tech savvy
  • Finance
  • Passion to learn

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

Association Reserves, Inc.

Eligibility: College-age alumni

Number of internships available: 1-2

Location: Calabasas

Time Frame: May 1 to August 31

Hours: 3-5 days/week, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Compensation: $12/hour

Description: Provide support in data entry, research, and site inspections.

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Good character
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Trustworthy

Hi-Temp Insulation

Eligibility: 17 years or older

Number of internships available: 4-5

Location: Camarillo

Time Frame: May to September

Hours: 5 days per week - open to availability

Compensation: $15/hour

Description: Engineering, Accounting, Human Resources, Facilities

JRI, Inc.

Eligibility: Rising junior or older (16 years+)*

Number of internships available: 5-10

Location: Westlake Village

Time Frame: Open for discussion

Hours: 5 days per week unless long term, 6:00am to 2:00pm is best, but based on needs

Compensation: Must be a 3.0 student (voluntary), 3.5 GPA (minimum wage), 4.0 GPA (minimum wage + $1/hour)

Description: Manufacturing engineering, quality engineering, quality inspecting, drafting from 3-D model-based tooling to 2-D form boards for layouts, filing of quality records. Each position will rotate responsibilities to provide the intern the best learning experience if selected for a position.

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Task-focused
  • Personal drive for success
  • Willing to learn and go beyond the standard responsibilities

We are on an honor system at JRI so time clocks are not present. We expect members of the family to be on time and accountable for their own actions, so honesty is the most important part of our company’s success.

*Past interns are welcomed and encouraged to apply again!

Trillium Medical Corp. (OB/GYN)

Eligibility: Female graduating senior or alumni (18 years or older)

Number of internships available: 1-2

Location: Westlake Village

Time Frame: May 1 to August 31

Hours: Tuesday/Wednesday, 8:45am to 4:30pm and Thursday/Friday 8:45am to 1:00pm

Compensation: Determined upon discussion

Description: Working in a busy OB/GYN office assisting doctor and nurse

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Pre-Med or Pre-Nursing majors
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliable
  • Computer skills helpful.

Bio Designs, Inc.

Eligibility: Graduating senior or alumni (18 years or older)

Number of internships available: Maximum of 3 depending on skill set

Location: Westlake Village

Time Frame: Flexible

Hours: Tuesday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, potential for full or part-time

Compensation: Dependent on skill set

Description: Working/observing in a prosthetic/R&D facility. The facility treats patients, does research, has a DARPA contract, and invents products in and outside the prosthetic industry. Interns would need to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

*There is also a marketing intern opportunity, please specify which one you are interested in.

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Engineering background
  • Experience with CAD/CAM
  • Experience with 3D printing
  • Some office experience preferred.

Learn more about the company at:

www.facebook.com/biodesigns

www.youtube.com/biodesignsvideos

www.biodesigns.com

Buena Vista Family Medical Center, Inc.

Eligibility: High school student or college-age alumni

Number of internships available: 1-2

Location: Oxnard

Time Frame: Flexible

Hours: Days/week are flexible; Hours are 9:00am to 12:00pm and 2:00 to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday

Compensation: Volunteer

Description: Follow, observe, and learn at a primary care setting which treats children and adults

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Interest in healthcare
  • Good team member
  • Friendly, compassionate

DPA Fine Art Consulting

Eligibility: 16 years or older

Number of internships available: 1

Location: Malibu

Time Frame: Anytime through September 1

Hours: 2-3 days/week; flexible hours

Compensation: Dependent on skill set

Description: We are an art consulting firm and work on public art projects

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Organized
  • Good with people
  • Creative
  • Computer skills
  • Like art

Hudson Partners Commercial Real Estate

Eligibility: College-age alumni

Number of internships available: 1

Location: Studio City

Time Frame: Flexible

Hours: 5 days/week, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Compensation: Performance-based, will be paid weekly if goals are met

Description: Exposure to all facets of commercial real estate: underwriting, field data collection, building and safety (development entitlement work), marketing of exclusively listed inventory

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Ability to make phone calls
  • Driver’s license
  • Self-starter
  • Communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

St. James Presbyterian Church

Eligibility: 16 years or older

Number of internships available: 1

Location: Tarzana

Time Frame: June through August, 5 days/week during VBS and 2 days/week rest of summer

Hours: VBS 8:30am to 1:00pm; Tuesdays and Sundays varies

Compensation: Negotiable

Description: Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministry

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Love for children
  • Christian faith
  • Organizational skills
  • Creativity and vision

If you are interested in teaching and/or pursuing a career in the ministry, this is a great hands-on opportunity.

Christie Realty Group/Engel and Volkers

Eligibility: 16 years or older

Number of internships available: 1-2

Location: Westlake Village

Time Frame: June through September

Hours: 3+ days/week, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Compensation: Determined upon discussion

Description: Marketing/social media skills, sales and client follow-up.

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Media
  • Marketing
  • Office and client contact

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Conejo Valley

Eligibility: 16 years or older

Number of internships available: 5

Location: Agoura Hills

Time Frame: June 5 to August 15 (flexible within that frame)

Hours: Between 1:00pm and 5:00pm (flexible and depends on internship chosen); 9 to 40 hours weekly dependent on internship

Compensation: Between volunteer to $13.50/hour depending on internship

Description: We have multiple opportunities: camp staff, summer staff, office intern - all dependent on the skill set of those interested and selected

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Great attitude
  • Flexible
  • Solution-oriented
  • Creative
  • Must enjoy being around kids or love data and office work

Una Strategies, LLC (DBA: Future Trained Kids)

Eligibility: Rising junior or older (16 years+)

Number of internships available: 6 minimum interns or part-time assisting positions

Location: Thousand Oaks

Time Frame: Spring break/Summer 2018 (TBD)

Hours: Afterschool Program: 4 days/week, 2-3 hours/day; spring/summer break will be 5 days/week (as a weekly camp). 8:00am to 4:00pm (can be as late as 5:00pm)

Compensation: TBD. It is available as a volunteer/service hours, or as an internship with part-time paid hours or as a part-time assistant facilitator

Description: The internship(s) will be in the after-school program and non-school day camps (spring break/summer break), as a workshop/camp facilitator working with kids to help with educational activities and learning opportunities

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

We welcome students and graduates to apply who want to be a "big brother or big sister" figure to kids, who are interested in pursuing a college degree in education/teaching, who will volunteer for service hours, who want to gain experience working with kids, who have something to offer (a skill or knowledge) that can be a positive contribution to the program(s). Join us as we build and grow the programs here in the Westlake/Thousand Oaks school communities.

The 5 main Responsibilities Include:
  • Assisting kids with educational activities like writing/reading, art, in-class project, presentation, etc.
  • Supporting the lead facilitator(s) with the activities and other tasks related to the program or camp
  • Communicating/relating with kids in a friendly and fun way to keep them energized/engaged
  • Enjoy working with kids or being around kids to encourage and empower their experiences
  • Enjoy recreation activities, sports, arts, (visual arts, performing arts, creative arts) computers & technology and/or entrepreneurship studies.

Additional Information:
The After-School Programs and Camps are in partnership with Westlake Hills Elementary School, to provide an enrichment learning experience for kids K-Grade 5; help them to expand their knowledge and skills outside the standard education, in areas of personal development (self-esteem), life skills (communication, team building, problem solving etc.), financial literacy (introduction on money, budgeting, investing etc.), computers/technology (interactive lessons on coding programs, technical skills, internet literacy) and entrepreneurial studies (turning their ideas into an invention or a business opportunity in real-time).


Bambu Tech

Eligibility: College-age alumni

Number of internships available: 1

Location: Calabasas

Time Frame: June 5 to August 1

Hours: 3 days/week, hours TBD

Compensation: Stipend depending on hours

Description: Marketing driven - research, process, programs

Main Responsibilities/Skills Required:

  • Good computer surfing skills
  • Interest in marketing
  • Organizational capabilities
  • Energy and interest