Long Beach, CA
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File #: 15-0291    Version: 1 Name: PRM - Facilitate Internship Opportunities w/CSULB at PRM
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 3/5/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/7/2015 Final action: 4/7/2015
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute an agreement and any related documents with the Trustees of the California State University, on behalf of California State University Long Beach, to facilitate internship opportunities at Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine facilities for California State University Long Beach, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies students, commencing upon full execution of the agreement, and expiring on January 30, 2019. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Parks, Recreation and Marine
Indexes: Agreements
Attachments: 1. 040715-C-12sr.pdf
Related files: 33905_000
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute an agreement and any related documents with the Trustees of the California State University, on behalf of California State University Long Beach, to facilitate internship opportunities at Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine facilities for California State University Long Beach, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies students, commencing upon full execution of the agreement, and expiring on January 30, 2019. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
In 2014, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) received a proposal from the Trustees of the California State University, on behalf of California State University Long Beach (CSULB), requesting that PRM facilitate internships at its facilities for CSULB Recreation and Leisure Studies students. PRM will benefit from the proposed agreement, as the student interns will be providing labor and services at no cost in exchange for the learning experience gained through the internship. This type of request is not new to PRM; California State University Fullerton, California State University Dominguez Hills, and the CSULB Department of Family and Consumer Sciences have also placed student interns at PRM facilities in the past.

PRM will directly supervise each student intern and will submit timecards and performance reports to CSULB. CSULB will be responsible for providing all student orientations, placements, provision of liability and workers’ compensation insurance, and payment of all applicable salaries/benefits while the students are interning at PRM facilities. The City of Long Beach will not incur any costs from the proposed agreement.

This matter was reviewed by Deputy City Attorney Kendra L. Carney on March 16, 2015, and by Budget Management Officer Victoria Bell on March 13, 2015.

TIMING CONSIDERATIONS
City Council action is requested on April 7, 2015, in order to enable the execution of the agreement so that CSULB may begin placing student i...

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