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    Updated 10/22/2018

    Below are some current Internship and Volunteer Opportunities.  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 or email him at

    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

    Washington Aerospace Scholars
    A two-part program for high school sophomores and juniors focused on the history and future exploration of space and topics in Earth and Space Science.
    Online distance learning course designed in partnership with NASA and the University of Washington, which provides scholars the opportunity to earn five UW college credits.
    A multi-day residency experience where scholars work with STEM professionals, NASA scientists, university students, and STEM educators to plan a realistic space mission.
    In addition to the course, WAS provides interaction with STEM industry professionals, hands-on engineering activities, and a national alumni network. WAS alumni are also provided exclusive opportunities for internships and college scholarships.
    Sophomore registration opens in December, Junior registration CLOSES 10/30/18!
    Washington Aerospace Scholars

    US Government Internship Program
    The Internship Program replaces the Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) and Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP). This Program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible for conversion to a permanent job in the civil service.
    Current students in an accredited high school, college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
    Program Information: Program Info


    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

    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 contact Doug Hartley for more information.

    Seattle Fire Department Cadet Program
    This program offers young adults an opportunity to explore a career in the fire service.  Must be at least 16 years old, in good physical condition, meet required attendance expectations and have a strong desire to be a Seattle Fire Fighter.  Open enrollment period is September 1st to December 31st.  
    Seattle Fire Cadet Program

    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 opens January 2019.
    Microsoft High School Internship Programs

    Seattle Children's Hospital Summer Nurse Camp
    During this 5 day camp students will gain insight into the world of pediatric nursing by participating in clinical observation sessions.  In these sessions students will shadow nurses in a clinical environment and observe as they provide patient care.  Applicants must be entering their Junior or Senior year of High School, must reside in the Puget Sound Area, must be available for the entire duration of Nurse Camp and must be on time each day.  Application opens February 2019.
    Seattle Children's Nurse Camp

    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.
    Police 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 Of Flight

    Rising Star Project
    The 5th Avenue Theatre's Rising Star Project offers students the chance to develop professional skills through the process of producing and performing a musical on The 5th Avenue Theatre mainstage.
    Beyond being entirely student performed, the 2018/19 Rising Star Project production of West Side Story will be run by a student technical crew and supported by a team of students who have taken on roles in the marketing, development, producing, creative and casting departments. All participants are trained and mentored by dedicated theater professionals at The 5th Avenue Theatre.
    Rising Star Project

    Seattle Children's STEM Internships
    Seattle Children’s Research Institute is committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse workforce, and inspiring the next generation of scientists, physicians, and healthcare workers. During the summer, our Science Education Department offers high school students from underrepresented groups in STEM the opportunity to apply for a competitive and paid internship position at Seattle Children’s Research Institute.
    Selected interns engage in cutting-edge research, work with leading research scientists, learn essential laboratory skills and take part in workshops on ethics, laboratory safety, college readiness and career exploration. This internship provides students with a solid foundation for a future career in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
    Seattle Children's STEM Internships

    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! 

    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
    High School Program Assistants may also count their hours towards a Service Learning requirement, however, this program offers a more structured internship-like experience for youth grades 9 -12. Participants choose from 4 assignment areas – Youth Sailing, Livery, Field Trips, or Visitor Services – to gain profession skills and service learning hours through meaningful engagement in program delivery.
    As a High School Program Assistant you will have the opportunity to work with classic wooden sail and row boats, repair and maintain our fleet, assist with the youth classes, and become part of the operations of a non-profit organization. You’ll have the opportunity to work with many different boats and people.
    Center For Wooden Boats Volunteer