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Career | July 19, 2021

Cal Poly Business Student Gains Hands-On Experience with Rosendin Internship

3rd -year student Celiana Lamas selected by nation’s top innovative electrical contracting firm

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San Francisco, CA (July 19, 2021) – Rosendin, the electrical contracting industry’s largest employee-owned firm, welcomed California State Polytechnic University-Pomona student Celiana Lamas to its 2021 Summer Internship Program. This year’s intern class is comprised of 65 students from 35 colleges and universities from across the country. Rosendin’s internship program gives college students real-world experience in project management, estimating, safety, Building Information Modeling, IT, finance, and marketing while pathing the way for further career development.

Lamas is a junior studying Business Administration with emphases in Management and Human Resources in Cal Poly Ponoma’s College of Business Administration. She is a Project Management Assistant at Rosendin’s San Francisco office, where she is developing new skills and learn what it takes to build a 20-story residential building on the coastline of San Francisco.

“When I was searching for a summer internship, I was particularly drawn to Rosendin’s vision of creating an environment that leads, inspires, and builds,” said Celiana Lamas, Rosendin Intern. “My favorite part of this internship has been meeting new people, learning their careers, and seeing how hard they’ve worked to get where they are. I’ve gained hands-on experience to prepare me for life after college, and I’ve learned that being a project manager is all about inspiring others, seeing another person’s needs, hopes, and fears as valid.”

Lamas’ internship will last 12 weeks at Rosendin’s San Francisco office, one of 17 regional offices nationwide. She will explore her career path, gain valuable job experience, fulfill university fieldwork requirements, and grow her professional network. Lamas will work alongside a designated Rosendin mentor to solve real-world construction industry challenges in project management.

“Rosendin is serious about recruiting the brightest young minds and growing them into future leaders, like Celiana. We look for students from all backgrounds because having a diverse pool of interns brings new perspectives to our teams and strengthens our company,” said Jim Millett, Vice President in Rosendin’s San Francisco Region. “I am pleased to welcome Celiana to our team, and I look forward to seeing what she’ll accomplish.”

The goal of Rosendin’s Summer Intern Program is to help students realize their full potential and develop them into future leaders. Upon successful program completion, interns are invited back the following summer or offered a full-time position. Rosendin frequently recruits Cal Poly students through campus career fairs and recruiting events. For updates on recruiting, visit or Rosendin’s LinkedIn profile.


About Rosendin

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Rosendin is employee-owned and one of the largest electrical contractors in the United States, employing over 7,500 people, with revenues averaging $2 billion. Established in 1919, Rosendin remains proud of our more than 100 years of building quality electrical and communications installations and value for our clients but, most importantly, for building people within our company and our communities. Our customers lead some of the most complex construction projects in history and rely on us for our knowledge, our ability to scale, and our dedication to quality. At Rosendin, we work to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential by building a culture that is diverse, safe, welcoming, and inclusive.

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