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Professional Resources

Internship Program

What if when you were in college, you had the opportunity to learn valuable skills of negotiation from a seasoned executive? Or discover the ins and outs of starting your own business from an entrepreneur? Or develop and hone your resume with practical experience in and exposure to your field of interest?

And what if your connection to Sacred Heart made these incredible experiences possible?

Knowing first-hand the value of a Sacred Heart education and the benefit of having fellow Gators as colleagues, SHS alumni professionals are pushing the doors wide open in a variety of industries, alerting us to internship opportunities targeted for our younger collegiate alumni or those in career transition.

About the Internship Program

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  • For Alumni Internship Applicants

    Internship openings are submitted by alumni, current and past parents, and friends of Sacred Heart, and posted on this site throughout the year, with particular emphasis given to summer opportunities.  Please bookmark this page, and check back frequently for new listings.

    Don’t see your industry of interest represented? Then let us know, and we’ll see what we can do!  Email alumni@shschools.org.

    Application Submission Instructions (please follow these in addition to instructions that may be listed for individual opportunities below):
    • Email your resume, cover letter, and one reference or recommendation to alumni@shschools.org
    • The subject line of your email should be:, "Internship Application for [Name of Company]"
    • You may apply for more than one internship, however a separate submission is required for each opportunity of interest
    • Please note additional fees for college credit may apply; please  check with your college registrar
  • For Potential Employers

    If you are interested in learning more about providing an internship from your firm for a Sacred Heart graduate, please contact our Alumni Relations Manager at alumni@shschools.org or 650.454.8394.  

    Our goal is to develop long-term partnerships with employers to continue to offer internships each year for our alumni. Employers do not need to be alums to offer internships.

    And remember - Hire a Gator First!

Internship Opportunities

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  • Summer Civil Engineer Assistant (Internship)

    BKF is looking for civil engineering interns in multiple offices! 
    For questions, please contact BKF Engineer Lauren (Boyle) Berman (SHP '07), SHS Alumni Association President
    Apply Online here.
    BKF is searching for civil engineering interns with strong technical abilities, and an interest in land development project design, transportation project design, or water resources who are able to work with a team of engineers on small and large projects. 

    • geometric calculations and plotting (cross-sections, profiles, etc.)
    • routine hydraulics calculations
    • site grading calculations and plotting
    • computer and CAD systems usage
    • research/data collection from public agencies
    • Currently enrolled in B.S. Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited curriculum or equivalent plus appropriate continuing education.
    • 1-2 years of specific civil engineering classes and/or other internship related experience.
    • Must have strong communication skills and be team-oriented.
    What makes BKF a great choice?
    • The chance to work on iconic West Coast projects
    • Inclusive and engaging company culture
    • Competitive salary
    • Professional development, training and mentorship
    • Company funded retirement plan
    • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Employee wellness program
    • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Flexible work policy and hybrid work schedule
    Workplace Awards:
    • "Top Work Place” 2014 - 2021 by the Bay Area News Group 
    • ZweigWhite "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2014 - 2019
    • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8 years
    • ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year
    BKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm has 15 California offices and 1 Oregon office employing 450 staff. Our project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways, bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.
  • Hedge Fund Operations Intern

    CANNELL CAPITAL, Sausalito, CA
    In-person only

    Seeking a hedge fund operations intern with an interest in investing. Applicants should be rising college Juniors or Seniors with prior office-environment experience (of any type).  Dates to be determined.  College Credit.  

    Cannell Capital is a value-oriented hedge fund with more than 20 years of investing history and a compound annual rate of return of sixteen percent since inception. We apply an equity long/short strategy in order to generate attractive absolute, risk-adjusted returns on the assets under management (approximately $300 million). Our general investment strategy is to apply bottom up fundamental research and seek investment opportunities caused by imperfect distribution of information in the universe of neglected stocks.  The investment universe is primarily small capitalization, publicly traded companies in North America.  
    Seeking intelligent, hard-working and detail-oriented young specialists who are keen to pursue a career in finance and who want to acquire practical experience with trading and operations aspects of the fund’s activity. The position provides interns with the opportunity to get accustomed to research flow management and learn industry specifics. 

    Learning opportunities
    • Learn organizational structure of the fund, including financial intermediaries involved, daily operational documentation flow, and basic accounting principles and performance measurement applied.
    • Get to know typical software tools, such as Bloomberg, Eze and Axys, all of which are frequently used by investment companies in order to support operations, research and trading activities.
    • Get familiar with capital markets in general and the universe of alternative investments universe in particular.
    • Update information about the fund’s operations using different sources (prime broker reports, Axys reports and other operational documents).
    • Compile fund’s monthly closing accounting summary from financial statements and audit reports.
    • Assist research team with data research gathering and top-down equity screening.
    • Perform reconciliations in order to control offsite advisors and brokers, check accuracy of accounting and bookkeeping and validity of certain trades and payments.
    • Update, analyze and manage operational information in order to evaluate performance of the fund on a monthly basis.
  • PwC - Business Tax & Consulting

    What is PwC? 
    PwC is one of the Big 4 accounting firms globally and recruits for
    a variety of positions and backgrounds. This includes but is not limited to accounting, information systems, computer science, engineering, finance etc. There are opportunities to start your career in Advisory (Consulting), Assurance (Audit) and Tax.
    Not sure what you qualify for but are interested in PwC?  Take our programs quiz to find out which opportunities would be the best fit for you based on your major and graduation date.
    We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Here, you can create impact with clients, shape industries and provide a lasting impression in our communities. We connect people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets to solve important problems together—for our clients, our communities and for the world at large.
    Graduating college between December and June? 
    PwC has already filled a majority of our Summer positions. However, there may be a limited amount of Summer internship and full-time (associate) opportunities still available in various offices across the U.S. Please see our Careers site to see what positions are still available.  
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity

    CANDOU VENTURES www.candouventures.com
    Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Candou Ventures is an early stage investment firm focused on supporting entrepreneurs by offering capital, attention, and experience that enables them to focus on innovations that have impact on the economy and humanity.
    Who We are Looking For:  Seeking interns ASAP to work directly with Candou core partner team to create content and help manage our website and social media. The responsibility could vary from writing blogs, to helping partners with planning and coordinating an event, conducting research and gathering data to source investments, and sending company updates to our Limited Partners.  For successful interns, we may extend the opportunity to continue on during school year.
    This unpaid internship is currently remote, and circumstances permitting could be on-site in Silicon Valley. 
    Ideal Candidates:  We are interested in meeting students from a multitude of backgrounds, with strong writing skills, ability to think out of the box, try hard, and have great communication skills and quick learning ability.
    What You Will Accomplish:  You will have the exposure to our community and opportunity to learn the investment process, the tools and different investment platforms.

Alumni & PALs Contact

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    Shannon Melinauskas 

    Alumni & Past Parent Engagement Manager

Sacred Heart Schools Atherton

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

150 Valparaiso Ave
Atherton, CA 94027
650 322 1866
Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12