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    Below are some current Internship and Volunteer Opportunities.  We also have a list of Apprenticeships that are available in the Seattle area.  If you would like more information or are interested in some other options please contact Roosevelt's Career Connected Learning Specialist, Doug Hartley​ by email at dchartley@seattleschools.org.  You may also contact the Roosevelt College and Career Specialist, Edward Rho at 206-252-4871 or email him at ewrho@seattleschools.org.

    Lifeguard Training

    Get certified!  Sign up for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course and NW Lifeguard test.  Get hired! Send a resume and cover letter or Aquatic Application to parksaquatics@seattle.gov. Lifeguard Training is the first step in becoming a lifeguard for the City of Seattle.  The course is approximately 30 hours in length and provides certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED. For more information call (206)684-4078. Lifeguard Training Application

    UW LEAH Teen Advisory Board

    The UW LEAH Teen Advisory Board (LEAH = Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) will advise adolescent healthcare providers across multiple fields including medicine, nutrition, social work, psychology and nursing. Share your perspective and help to improve healthcare for teens.

    Meet monthly at Seattle Children's Hospital to:
    - Collaborate with healthcare providers
    - Gain valuable leadership experience
    - Earn community service hours
    - Educate health providers about the teen experience
    - Create and develop projects related to improving teen healthcare
    - Discuss topics such as:

    Mental health and stress
    Substance use and abuse
    Healthy lifestyles
    Sexual and reproductive health
    Confidentiality and your rights
    The deadline for applying is January 8th, 2020 by 6PM.  Advisory Board Applications

    Teens in Public Service

    Teens In Public Service is a not-for-profit dedicated to developing future leaders committed to their communities. TIPS selects teenage leaders for paid community service internships and pairs them with charitable organizations over the summer.

    Through our Summer Internship Program, TIPS provides paid summer internships for enrolled, high school youth at local nonprofit organizations. These internships offer teens practical work experience, an understanding of ethical leadership, and a venue to put their values into action; and, our nonprofits gain additional staff during the summer months, at no cost to their organizations. Applications due by Feb. 28, 2020Information and Application                                               

    Microsoft High School Internship Programs 
    Microsoft has several Internship programs available for High School students including Summer Internships, Minecraft Programing and Digital Art Camp and High School Boot Camp.  Applicants must be High School Juniors or Seniors, be at least 16 years of age and be able to attend the entire time of the program. (Times vary see website for details) Application are closed for 2019, check back in the early 2020.
    Microsoft High School Internship Programs
    Application Page

    Port of Seattle
    Why intern with the Port?
    It's not just another summer job. Few organizations, public or private, can offer high schools interns the experience the Port of Seattle provides:
    Jump start your future professional career.
    Work experience on your resume at a well-known public organization with a long history.
    Selfie-worthy work locations at Sea-Tac Airport or along the Seattle waterfront.
    Real work on real projects that impact local communities and the regional economy—no coffee runs.
    100% of our internships are paid.
    The Port of Seattle offers over 80 available high school internships across all departments that fall into the following career focus areas:
    Business Management, Planning, and Administration
    Business Technology and Solution Design
    Communications and Outreach
    Customer Service
    Engineering and Construction Management
    Facility Management and Operations
    Finance and Accounting
    Skilled Trades
    High School Internship Application Page  Applications are closed for 2019, check back in early 2020.

    Seattle Children's Hospital Volunteer Program
    Children's is opening applications for Volunteers for just a few days.  If you are interested in volunteering at the hospital click on the link below for more details.  This is a great opportunity to get involved in a hospital environment and get your service learning hours.  At this time the applications are only for people 18 years of age and older.  Applications for students 16 to 17 years old will open sometime in the Spring.
    Seattle Children's Volunteer Program

    Year Up
    This program is for graduating Seniors ages 18-24. 
    Our program combines hands-on skills development, courses eligible for college credit, and corporate internships to prepare students for success in professional careers and higher education.
    Develop skills you need for the job you want.
    We align our training with corporate partner needs and market trends to ensure that the skills you learn will be in-demand. Learn valuable technical and professional skills, and gain work experience during internships at top companies.
    Earn while you learn.
    Earn a stipend throughout the program (both while you train and during your internship) and complete courses eligible for college credit.
    Get ongoing support and guidance.
    Our staff (including program managers, coaches, and student services teams) and our strong alumni network support you in reaching your maximum potential, both as a student and as a working professional.
    Year Up Program

    The United States Youth Conservation Corps
    YCC is a summer youth employment program that engages young people in meaningful work experiences on national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and fish hatcheries while developing an ethic of environmental stewardship and civic responsibility. YCC programs are generally 8 to 10 weeks and members are paid the minimum wage for a 40-hour work week. Most YCC opportunities are non-residential programs which provide paid daytime work activities with members who commute to the Federal unit daily.
    Who is eligible?
    Youth, 15 through 18 years of age, who are permanent residents of the United States, are eligible for employment without regard to social, economic, racial, or ethnic backgrounds. Youth with physical or other challenges who can effectively participate in most YCC activities are eligible. Youth must have no history of serious criminal or other antisocial behavior that might endanger their safety or that of others; have or be able to obtain a work permit as required under the laws of their State; have a Social Security number or have made application of one.
    Youth Conservation Corps

    Fred Hutch Summer Internships
    High school students are welcome to apply for an 8 week, paid summer research internship at Fred Hutch. The Hutch has an international reputation for its pioneering research in biological sciences, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, cancer prevention, epidemiology, and biostatistics.
    Selected interns will spend 1 full week in training. This includes hands-on training in laboratory safety techniques and skills in our Training Labs, designated safe labs for minors. Interns will then be paired and matched to a host mentor who will supervise them over the remaining 7 weeks on specific projects or activities in the host lab. Interns also attend weekly workshops and seminars. The internship culminates with a reflection presentation during the final week.  Applications open February 1, 2020 and close March 31, 2020.
    Fred Hutch Summer Internships

    National Security Agency
    Take advantage of NSA’s student programs to learn more about NSA, deepen your knowledge of your career field, and collect a paycheck or scholarship money. We offer internships, scholarships, a co-op program and more. Search for the perfect opportunity for you based on your education level and field of interest.
    Remember, NSA selects most of its student program candidates up to a year in advance. That means your application will be due at least nine months before you start, so don't forget to plan ahead!
    NSA High School Programs

    Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program
    The apprentice program is designed to encourage high school students to pursue science and engineering careers; acquaint qualified high school students with the activities of Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories through summer science and engineering research experiences; to provide students with opportunities in and exposure to scientific and engineering practice and personnel not available in their school environment; to expose those students to DoN research and engineering activities and goals in a way that encourages a positive image and supportive attitude toward our defense community; and to prepare these students to serve as positive role models for their peers by encouraging other high school students to take more science and math courses. SEAP places academically talented high school students with interest and ability in science and mathematics as apprentices in DoN laboratories for eight weeks during the summer. These students work with scientists and engineers who act as mentors. The program offers students a unique and positive experience in their fields of interest, thus encouraging them to pursue careers in science and engineering.
    SEAP Program Information, SEAP Program in Washington is in Keyport, WA
    Applications have closed for Fall 2018, anticipate opening again in Fall of 2019.

    KEXP Internship
    KEXP has a few Internship openings for High School students.  If you are passionate about music and considering a career in the radio or music industry click on the link below to learn more about the available postions.
    KEXP Volunteer Page

    Seattle Police Explorers
    The mission of the Seattle Police Law Enforcement Exploring program is to bridge the gap between youth and police by educating and involving them in police operations and to interest them in Law Enforcement.
    Exploring is for young men and women 14 to 21 years of age
    Exploring can:
    Further each Explorer's education
    Encourage the Explorer's participation in a rewarding and productive service activity
    Enhance the Explorer's preparation for future roles as citizen and community members.
    Po
    lice Explorers

    Pacific Science Center
    The Science Center has various volunteer opportunities available, click on the link below to go to their web page.
    Pacific Science Center

    Museum Of Flight
    The Museum Apprentice Program (MAP) is a FREE year-round program that provides high school students with unique and exciting volunteer opportunities. During this program, students work on projects related to the museum field, education, oral histories, living history, documentary making and public service. Students who join MAP will learn about exhibit design, practice presentation and teaching techniques, and delve into aviation and space related topics.
    Museum Apprentice Program
    The Museum of Flight relies on our volunteers to give docent tours and run our many diverse programs. New volunteers are required to attend a Volunteer Orientation, which is held on a monthly basis, and additional training may be required for specific volunteer assignments. Active volunteers are asked to record a minimum of 8 hours of work per month, throughout the year.
    MOF Volunteer Opportunities 

    Museum of Pop Culture
    Various volunteer jobs are available for students 16 and up. MoPOP’s community of passionate volunteers enhance the guest experience while extending the staff’s reach. Join our team! 
    MoPop Volunteer Information Page

    Seattle Art Museum
    SAM involves hundreds of volunteers in dynamic and engaging opportunities at all three museum sites. Our volunteers provide great customer service, support administrative tasks, facilitate art experiences, and more.
    Prospective volunteers should be passionate about art and enjoy interacting with the public. We have Open Volunteer positions for people able to make at least a six-month commitment to a weekly or every-other-week schedule. We also occasionally offer One Day Volunteer opportunities for people who are not able to make a longer commitment. Click below for volunteer applications.​​
    Seattle Art Museum Volunteers

    The Center For Wooden Boats
    Since 1977, The Center for Wooden Boats has been a volunteer powered organization. Today, over 800 volunteers contribute on a regular basis to support hands-on learning and access to the water. Volunteers help with virtually every aspect of CWB’s operations and lead many of its most mission-centric programs. Opportunities include:

    Visitor Services

    Livery

    Boatshop

    Sunday Public Sail

    Sailing Instruction

    Special Events

    Office Assistance

    Special Skills and more!

    BECOME A VOLUNTEER (AGES 18+)

    Join us at Orientation to learn more or get started. Orientations take place every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am-12pm. No RSVP required but completing the application before arrival is strongly preferred. Just arrive at the Boathouse and look for the signs.
    CFWB Application and Information Page