Capturing History One File at a Time

Imagine getting a glimpse of the history of your neighborhood from original documents. Over the past two years, a unique group of student interns have been sorting through dusty old records and maps to capture and preserve San Francisco history while gaining important skills at the same time.   “Our interns are creating important modern…

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The SFPUC kicked off the holiday season in style with this year’s Winter Wonderland event on Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Bayview Opera House. Mayor London Breed and District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton were two of many cheerful guests at Winter Wonderland this year and took time to speak with community members and snap photos…

CityWorks Interns Wrap Up their Summer with a Capstone Presentation

The 2019 CityWorks interns wrapped up their summer with a Capstone Presentation and End of Year Celebration on Friday, Aug. 9 at Young Community Developers that showcased their respective journeys through the program as they learned more about groundbreaking careers across the public utilities industry. Fifteen students from San Francisco’s Southeast neighborhoods gave a room…

City Internships Pave Career Pathways for Young Public Servants

Pipeline. Workforce development. Investing in the future. These are aspirations that seek to build avenues for young people to be an active part of their community now and in the future. Over the last week and a half, over 170 high school and college students began or continued their professional journey with the City and…

CityWorks Officially Kicks Off for the Summer

The SFPUC’s eighth CityWorks Summer Internship Program flipped the script on Friday, June 14 as some of the top construction and engineering firms in the Bay Area pitched themselves – to interns. The networking event served as the official launch of the paid summer internship program, giving 15 students from San Francisco’s Southeast neighborhoods real-world…