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EXP Internship Program


  • After registering, you’ll get an auto reply from Zoom with the link (save the link)
  • Can’t find the link the day of our session? Open up your Zoom account and click on JOIN MEETING and enter the Meeting ID: 967 7275 1386


Attendance is MANDATORY. Absence from any EXP workshop without proper communication to your Program Manager will result in you being dropped from the program. 


Should you have any questions/concerns feel free to email Eva Levingston or text  Eva at (310) 648-4155. 




Follow the steps below to complete the internship draft application:  

What you will submit:

  • Draft Resume
  • Draft Cover Letter
  • EXP Application
  • Essay Response: (300 word minimum) 
    • Question: “How will the EXP summer Internship Program serve as an essential part of you reaching your long-term and short-term career goals?"


Steps to submitting: 

Step 1: Create your own account with your email address. Please use the following link:


Step 2: Click “Get Started”


Step 3: Create a profile by typing in your name, email, and password. Hit submit once you're done but remember to write down your account information.


Step 4: Click on “Opportunities” which is located on the left-hand side of the second column. (See the application guide attached)


Step 5: Complete the EXP application online. This includes your personal information such as name, address, social security number, etc…


Step 6: Upload your resume.


Step 7: Upload your cover letter.


Step 8: Answer the essay response in the space provided. (answer the essay using 300 words minimum) 


Please apply online. No paper applications will be accepted. 

EXP Internship Program Dates:


EXP Internship Workshop 4: Discovering Who You Are

January 27, 2021 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

EXP Internship Workshop 5: Dress for Success

February 10, 2021 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

EXP Internship Workshop 6: Mastering the Interview

March 24, 2021 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

EXP Final Internship Portfolio Deadline

March 26, 2021 - 5:00 PM

EXP Mock Interviews

March 30, 2021 - Time TBD

EXP Barstow Mock Interviews

April 20, 2021 - Time TBD

EXP Internship Workshop 7: You Got the Job! Now What?

May 19, 2021 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

EXP Employer Orientation

June 10, 2021 - Time TBD

EXP Employer Interviews

June 15, 2021 - Time TBD

EXP Internship Matching

June 16 - 18, 2021 - Time TBD

Sample Job Interview Questions:

    1. Tell me something about yourself?
    2. What are your weaknesses?
    3. What are your strengths?
    4. What are your plans after high school?
    5. Why do you want to work at the port?
    6. Do you work well with others?
    7. How do you spend your spare time?
    8. Why did you choose to volunteer at the specific place?
    9. Can you tell me about your best accomplishments?
        Why is that important to you?
    10. What is your favorite subject in school? Why?
    11. What is your least favorite subject in school? Why?

Appropriate Workplace Attire

  • Covered shoulders and knee length attire is considered appropriate
  • Shorts are not appropriate in the workplace
  • Hair shall be clean and neatly groomed
  • Shoes must be worn at all times
  • Don't wear excessive high heel shoes
  • No clothing that depicts crude, vulgar/profane or sexually suggestive language, slogans and or pictures that infer and/or promote drugs, tobacco, and alcoholic beverages, membership or support of any group(s), gang(s), language, graphics, pictures or drawings that degrade others based on race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or other related factors
  • Do not wear excessive or flashy jewelry
  • Do not wear really tight clothing
  • No sleeveless, strapless, or spaghetti-strapped clothing
  • No cleavage showing
  • Avoid wearing too much cologne or perfume
  • No tattoos showing, no body piercing showing. Wear only one earring per ear
  • Never chew gum