Frequently asked questions

What can I expect after I apply online?


The Academy team will review your application. If you are selected for an interview you will receive an email to schedule. Please note that we receive about 100 applications for 10-14 open positions and we aren’t able to offer interviews to all applicants.




How are interns selected?


Applications are reviewed on a first come, first served basis. BAYCAT prioritizes San Francisco residents who are unemployed or underemployed. Low-income young adults of color and young women are strongly encouraged to apply.




What is the compensation?


Interns are paid hourly on a bi-weekly basis. The hourly rate is currently $16.50.




How many hours a week do I need to be available?


Currently interns are required to work on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30am-5pm with a max of 16 hours a week. Other work days will be based on each intern's availability.