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    Updated 6/10/2019

    Below are some current Internship and Volunteer Opportunities.  Mr. Hartley also has 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​ at 206-252-5770, email him at dchartley@seattleschools.org or stop by his office 141D.

    Elementary School Homework Club Volunteer Position- Mercy Magnuson Place
    Do you like working with elementary school students? Do you think you might want to be a teacher, school or youth counselor or work at a non-profit? Have you had someone at your school who has encouraged you and you want to give back? Come test your skills working with youth in a fun and vibrant setting!

    We are a non-profit, program-enriched housing provider that focuses on out-of-school time programming for youth on-site with the goal of providing academic support and building social skills. We strive to support our students holistically and increase outcomes in youth such as:
    • Physical and emotional safety
    • Academic skill development and success
    • Social and emotional learning skills
    • Youth civic engagement
    • Sense of community

    A normal day might include activities like:
    • Helping a K-5 student on their assigned homework
    • Building literacy skills with a young child by helping them learn to read
    • Engaging youth in educational games and activities
    • Implementing physical activity during program through structured play
    • Building a safe and caring bond with students
    For more information contact: Vy; vle@mercyhousing.org, Lindsey; lkaras@mercyhousing.org, or Brittney; Brittney.Friend@mercyhousing.org
    Mercy Housing Website

    Seattle Maritime Academy 4 Day Summer Camp
    Free 4-day Experiential Events... Not your typical 9-5 job. Adventurous and challenging. It requires situational awareness and can be physically demanding. It is an exclusive industry looking for a new energetic generation. It is not for everyone. Want to find out if it is right for you? Learn more at Seattle Maritime Academy’s Experience Maritime.
    FEATURING · Ocean Literacy · Ocean Lab Exercises · Shipboard Operations · Watch standing · Marine Safety · Survival at Sea · Damage Control · Line handling · Marine Mechanics · Diesel Engines · Maritime Career Pathways · Maritime Training Options
    This course is for High School Students (Grades 9-12).
    Camp Dates are July 9 to July 12 and July 16 to July 19.
    The class will be 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day.
    Lunches are provided.
    This project is made possible by a grant from Washington SeaGrant.
    PLEASE SIGN UP USING THE STUDENT'S NAME (NOT THE PARENTS NAME). PLEASE INCLUDE A PHONE NUMBER IN THE REGISTRATION.
    IF YOU FIND OUT YOU CANNOT ATTEND AFTER REGISTERING, PLEASE CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION ASAP. This allows others to attend. Thank you!
    Seattle Maritime Academy Events Page

    Seafair 2019 Ambassador Program
    Program Overview: Each year the Seafair Foundation invites local area high school sophomores and juniors to apply for one of ten Seafair Ambassador positions. Selected students represent Seafair in a unique yearlong calendar of community participation. From essays submitted, the group is narrowed down for personal interviews from which ten students are chosen. The ten selected students will be International Ambassadors and receive the benefits listed below.

    Ambassadors receive: • Mentor from the Seattle business community in a field of interest to them
    • International Sister City exchange student hosting opportunity
    • Exchange trip to Kobe, Japan
    • Numerous opportunities to contribute time and talents to Seafair events and projects
    Commitment: All selected Ambassadors must be willing to participate in/volunteer at the following events (exceptions may be made for qualified applicants with pre-scheduled conflicts):
    June 21 – Seafair Kickoff
    July 4 – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Summer Fourth
    July 13 – Lucerne Seafair Milk Carton Derby presented by Safeway Albertsons
    July 27 – Alaska Airlines Torchlight Parade
    August 1 – Brunch and the Blues
    August 2-4 – Seafair Weekend

    Ambassadors will also be required to complete a community service project together during the summer.
    The Seafair Ambassador Program has positively influenced the lives of many local teens. These former Ambassadors are now academic and professional leaders who provide inspiration to their communities.
    Selection Criteria: Completed application and essay (500-750 words) and/or multi-media presentation (Video: 5-7 minutes, PowerPoint: 10-15 slides) with your insights on the following: Describe a community or school service activity you participated in that has been most meaningful to you. What impact did it have on your community? How has it changed you? Applicants will be selected based on their application materials and interviews held with Seafair staff and Board members. Ambassadors will represent a cross-section of the Puget Sound community: different high schools, interests and backgrounds. Applicants would do well to highlight what makes them unique, in addition to the requested information about their community service experience.
    Yearlong Program: The selected students will be active as Seafair Ambassadors for the period of one year. Through volunteerism, mentor meetings and participating in festival events, Ambassadors learn just how global and local their own community is in preparation for an even greater learning experience as they host students from one of Seattle’s Sister Cities, Kobe, Japan and are hosted in Kobe.
    Submissions due May 17, 2019
    Ambassador Program Information
    Ambassador Program Application

    UW Medicine Ophthalmology Scholars Summer Internship Program
    As part of the Department of Ophthalmology Scholars Summer Internship program, students will join an Ophthalmology lab for the summer and work toward completing a project in vision science. Interns will learn techniques from faculty members, post-docs, and graduate students, and work through a weekly project plan. Students will present what they have learned to fellow lab members and other Ophthalmology scientists and faculty members when the internship concludes. Students will also have the opportunity to shadow a practicing ophthalmologist in the clinic and in the operating room, to gain an understanding of the clinical side of vision science in addition to exploring vision science in a laboratory setting.

    This is a truly valuable opportunity for high school students to gain experience in a functioning vision sciences research lab. In its pilot year of this internship program, the Department of Ophthalmology will host two highly engaged junior or senior level high school students, or rising college undergraduate freshman student, per summer.

    The intern for summer 2019 will begin at the beginning of July, concluding at the end of August. Interns in this program work for 8 weeks, for 30 hours a week. Interns will receive a stipend of $3,000 to be disbursed via installments throughout the internship. A background check will be performed prior to appointment. Interns must be able to work in the United States and be at least 16 years of age.
    Deadline to apply is Monday, May 20th. Period of internship will be from July 8, 2019 to August 30, 2019.
    UW Med Ophthalmology Program  

    Children's Hospital Summer Research Internship
    We have multiple summer internships available at Seattle Children’s Research Institute!
    Duration: 8-12 weeks
    This is a great opportunity for students to engage in basic, clinical, and/or translational research projects during the summer at Seattle Children’s Research Institute under the mentorship of experienced researchers and Principal Investigators. The purpose of the internship is to provide exposure to biomedical and/or public health research and to engage students to consider careers in science, medicine, or public health and enhance the research capabilities of underrepresented minorities in research. Students will learn to use lab equipment (as applicable), meet with mentors, and gain valuable research experience. In addition, summer interns will have the ability to attend career and professional training sessions and may be afforded the opportunity to shadow physicians at Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide exposure to the clinical facets of medicine.

    Strong candidates will have a strong background and interest in neuroscience, biology, chemistry, mathematics, pre-med, public health, or related biomedical field. Students must also be in good academic standing with a strong GPA. Underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

    Selected interns will be paid an hourly rate and will receive an ORCA card, lunch stipend, and career/professional development training.

    Requirements
    - Must be 18 years of age. Currently enrolled, or will be enrolled, in an undergraduate program at an accredited University or a rising high school senior.
    - Working knowledge of computers, standard office software packages (Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc.), standard office equipment (photocopiers, facsimiles, telephones, pagers, etc.).
    - Excellent interpersonal skills.
    - Possess a ‘can-do’ attitude and a customer service orientation.
    - Ability to work in a discretionary way and to maintain confidentiality of processed information.
    - Excellent organizational skills.
    Summer Research Internship Information and Application Page

    Product & Visual Design Summer Internship
    Here at Freckle, our mission is to ensure that every student gets a world-class education. We believe that students do their best learning when teachers can reach them at their individual levels. Yet, most teachers are only provided with resources that teach to one specific level.

    To overcome this, teachers work nights and weekends to find the perfect piece of content for each of their students. Then, during the day, they work with their classes in small groups so they can personalize their instruction as best they can. Teachers are doing this all on their own and they deserve our help!

    That’s why, at Freckle, we’re passionate about providing teachers with the resources and data they need to teach all of their students at the level that’s best for them. As of today, we reach over 10 million students across 50% of American schools and, with your help, we’re excited to make an even larger impact.

    What you will do

    Join Freckle for the summer as a Design Intern, and help fulfill our mission of reaching every student at their level. You’ll help our senior designers, marketers, and curriculum designers by doing things like:

    Create visual assets for the product or marketing materials that convey what Freckle does
    Develop our library of standardized visual elements, so that the product can get more consistent and easier to use over time
    Contribute ideas for user interactions based on research into teacher and student needs
    Help us document our design processes and workflows to expand the impact of our design efforts
    Work with engineers in an agile development process to help them ship a great product
    REQUIREMENTS
    Raw design talent — show us your portfolio!
    Awareness of what great software looks like
    A hunger to know how great software is made
    A collaborative spirit
    Great communication skills
    A desire to make things better for students and teachers
    Illustration skills are a mega bonus!
    This is a paid internship for the months of June through August, in either San Francisco or Seattle, paying $800 per week.
    If you are in Seattle, you'll work with a local senior designer and will get to work from home on some days, and meet in person on other days.
    Freckle Internship Application Page

    UW Summer Youth Programs
    Experience life on a college campus and tap into some unique learning opportunities. Our half-day or full-day courses for entering 9th through 12th graders let your teen build skills or explore a new interest.

    Our high school programs are held at three locations: the UW Seattle campus, at Puget Sound Plaza in downtown Seattle and at the UW's facility in Bellevue.

    Go to the website to see additional details, such as location, description and cost.

    A note about registration status: Although we strive to keep this website up-to-date, it may not reflect the latest availability. If you’d like, you can check availability before you register.
    UW Summer Program Information Page

    Ophthalmology Summer Internship at UW Medicine
    As part of the Department of Ophthalmology Scholars Summer Internship program, students will join an Ophthalmology lab for the summer and work toward completing a project in vision science. Interns will learn techniques from faculty members, post-docs, and graduate students, and work through a weekly project plan. Students will present what they have learned to fellow lab members and other Ophthalmology scientists and faculty members when the internship concludes. Students will also have the opportunity to shadow a practicing ophthalmologist in the clinic and in the operating room, to gain an understanding of the clinical side of vision science in addition to exploring vision science in a laboratory setting.

    This is a truly valuable opportunity for high school students to gain experience in a functioning vision sciences research lab. In its pilot year of this internship program, the Department of Ophthalmology will host two highly engaged junior or senior level high school students, or rising college undergraduate freshman student, per summer.

    The intern for summer 2019 will begin at the beginning of July, concluding at the end of August. Interns in this program work for 8 weeks, for 30 hours a week. Interns will receive a stipend of $3,000 to be disbursed via installments throughout the internship. A background check will be performed prior to appointment. Interns must be able to work in the United States and be at least 16 years of age.

    The following materials are required to submit in the online application:

    Current high school GPA
    Your School’s full name and address
    Name and email address of your reference*
    A series of short answer questions (limit 50 words per answer)
    Hobbies
    Previous lab experience
    Other commitments for the summer
    Deadline to apply is Monday, May 20th. Period of internship will be from July 8, 2019 to August 30, 2019.
    Ophthalmology Summer Internship at UW Medicine

    2019 Technology Explorer, Intern Undergrad (Bellevue, WA)
    The Explorer Program is an 8-week paid learning experience for graduating high school students where you'll get hands on learning experience from our army of project managers, web developers, and engineers, all working like a well-oiled machine to keep our network running and our customers connected.
    Responsibilities:
    As an Explorer Intern you will work with our Digital Technology Team to contribute your creativity and great ideas, while learning from your innovative colleagues and mentor. They will push you to be your very best and will let you experience what it's like to work in positions such as:
    Software Development Engineer
    Project Management / Product Management
    Automation Systems Engineer
    Business Analyst
    Information Security Analyst
    Big Data/ Artificial Intelligence
    Qualifications:
    You're graduating High School in Spring of 2019 and planning to pursue a Bachelor's degree in a STEM field such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Security, Information Technology, Mathematics, Project Management, Statistics, etc.
    You have a passion for learning and aren't afraid to ask questions.
    You are ready to BE MAGENTA!
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • At least 18 years of age.• Legally authorized to work in the United States.• High School Diploma or GED.• Pre-employment background screen.
    T-Mobile Internship Application Page

    Shoreline Community College Biotech Summer Camp
    Are you interested in learning more about the field of biotechnology?
    Want to know what scientists actually DO in the lab?
    Then join us for week-long experiences in Shoreline's state-of-the-art Biotechnology Lab!
    Each camp can accept only 24 students so early registration is encouraged. Applications from current 8th through 11th graders will be reviewed immediately. 12th grade student applications will be reviewed after June 15th if there are camp openings available.
    Camp dates and topics are listed below. Additional details about camp content will be posted as they become available.
    If cost is a prohibiting factor in your ability to attend this camp, funding may be available for you. Please email Dr. Dina Kovarik (dkovarik@shoreline.edu) for more information.
    Registration fee is $450.
    Biotech Summer Camp Info Page


    Discount Divers Supply Internship
    Discount Divers Supply has internships available for two types of positions/skill sets.
    One of the jobs would be a jack of all trades generalist - with training then to assist in marketing, photography, prossessing incoming equipment, pricing and displaying products for sale.
    The other type would be primarily technical - working under the guidance of a Sr. Scuba Technician to perform routine testing of equipment and light maintenance on scuba tanks, regulators, drysuits, and Buoyancy Compensators.
    For more information call John Burns, Owner at 206-719-1577.
    Discount Divers Supply Website

    King County Clean Water Ambassadors Internship
    For youth 15-18 years old.  Part-time paid internship program, meets in downtown Seattle.  Develop communications skills, learn environmental work, job shadow Project Engineers and develop project ideas and proposals.  Applications open April 1st and close May 15th. 
    Cleanwater Ambasador Application Page

    Exotic Metals - Manufacturing Interns
    Several jobs available for graduating Seniors, including Lean Engineering Intern, Assembly Intern, Control Systems Programming Intern and Quality Assurance/Quality Engineering Intern at their Kent, WA facility. 
    Exotic Metals Open Positions Page  
     
    Novinium High School Engineering Internship

    At Novinium you’ll find that our culture is fueled by fun and teamwork. We are driven to succeed and our core values of safety, quality, integrity, innovation, and learning inspire us to be the best at what we do. World headquarters is in Kent, WA, an easy reverse commute from Seattle and the Eastside.
    Position Summary:
    Work with great people, learn a lot, and have some fun! Novinium is looking for a currently enrolled high school student to work as an intern. In this role, the student will contribute to the Research & Development team, providing prototype, development, lab testing, part sourcing, documentation, and drafting support.
    Requirements:
    Working towards or planning to pursue a bachelor’s or a master’s in mechanical engineering
    Strong preference for students that are already attending an accredited college although high school seniors may apply
    Prior knowledge of test stations a plus
    Excellent internet skills for searching, reviewing, identifying and sourcing state of the art technologies, components and solutions
    Working Conditions:
    This position works in a typical office environment.
    About Novinium:
    Novinium is the only full-service power cable expert that partners with utility companies of all sizes to keep their networks operating at peak performance, using the most advanced, cost-efficient, environmentally friendly methods available. Novinium’s founder and CEO invented the revolutionary technology behind underground cable rejuvenation 30+ years ago, and the company continues to champion ways to keep power flowing to those who depend on it. We are also a proud recipient of best places to work award from Seattle Met Magazine.
    Novinium Application Page

    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 are closed for 2019, check back in February of 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