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Updated December 5, 2022

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Live list of available internships open to all Seattle Public Schools students (ages vary).

Review the tabs below to search for internships available for SPS students. Some are paid, unpaid, volunteer, and more. Check back often for new postings!

Internships & Programs – OPEN

Quick highlights of Internships and Programs that are OPEN right now below:

What: Coyote Central sparks creativity in young people, providing training opportunities with professional artists. Coyote Culture is grounded in equity, ingenuity, collaboration, and fun. The Equity and Inclusion Task force helps Coyote create an equitable and inclusive teaching environment.

Who: Everyone

When: Applications Due December 15, 2022

Questions: alex@coyotecentral.com

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What: Employment Training Program (virtual,  with $299 Stipend), students receive pre-employment training to enhance job experience, gain skills such as resume writing and interviewing, have the opportunity to apply for summer and spring internships upon completion.

Who: SPS Students

When: Registration closes January 11, training will take place virtually from January 17 to March 2 , Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 to 6:30

Questions? Please contact teen.programs@seattle.gov

What: Work to serve and improve WA State Parks as part of a youth leadership group.

When: The Leadership Program will meet during the 2022-2023 School year with the option of meeting during the summer at a regional State Park. Meetings will be held after school hours and on weekends.

Where: Most meetings will be on Teams, with some in-person options.

How to apply: Click the link below and scroll down to look for the “What’s New” section. Click on the green Youth Leadership Program picture and you will be directed to an interest/application form.

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Who: All BIPOC Seattle Youth, ages 15-19 (sophomores-seniors)

What: A 17-week internship for young people interested in learning about photography and creative career fields including arts education, technical photography skills, work on commercial projects, and a supportive community. Eligible students earn a stipend of $1400 for participating

Where: Based in Youth In Focus Seattle Office

What: Interns spend 6-8 weeks working with non-profits in a variety of service areas, developing skills and working on a wide array of projects. This is a paid internship with a stipend of $2900.

Who: Students aged 15-19 by the start of the 2023 summer program in June, committed to part-time work schedule for 6-8 weeks from June – August, available for three mandatory training dates, passionate about community service

Who: Current juniors or seniors in high school in school, passing all classes

When: Deadline to apply is January 13, 2023

What: Paid 8-week internship at a local nonprofit (35 hours per week), participation in week-long Student Leadership Summit in Washington DC (July 17-24)

Poetry Out Loud virtual registration is open now for students grades 9-12! Poetry is a national poetry recitation competition for students in grades 9-12. This national arts education program builds on elements of slam poetry and spoken word to engage students with the power of literature.

Who: 9th – 12th grade students

When & Where:

  • Classroom implementation & POL Virtual: between September 2022 and early January 2023
  • School Finals deadline: January 20, 2023
  • Regional Finals deadline: February 5, 2023; regional finals dates vary by region
  • State Final: March 11, 2023 hosted by Tacoma Little Theatre
  • National Finals: May 8-10, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

Seattle Rep’s youth engagement program collaborates with over 12,000 educators, teens, and student theatergoers, engaging with the next generation of creative minds and art enthusiasts.

List of Youth Programs:

  • Improve for Wellness Troupe
  • Y-WE Speak
  • Next Narrative Monogolgue Compeetition
  • Black is Light
  • Youth Engagement Residencies
  • Student Matinees
  • Youth Works Festival
  • Teen Nights
  • Theater for Neurodivergent Adults (ages for 18+)

Who: Varies from different programs

When: Varies from different programs

Where: Seattle Rep

Young writers with disabilities (generally, ages 14-19) enrolled in high school are invited to submit a ‘ten-minute script’. Entries may be the work of an individual student or a collaboration of two students that includes at least one student with a disability. A panel of theater professionals selects division winners.

Writers are encouraged to craft short (10 minute) works from their own experiences and observations through the creation of fictional characters and settings, writing realistically, metaphorically or abstractly about any topic, including the disability experience.

Who: Ages 14- 19 years of age

Where: Kennedy Center, Washington DC

Deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Since 2011, Rising Star Project has offered professional mentorship for students interested in theater-related careers. In early 2023, we will bring the Rising Star Project back to The 5th Avenue stage performing Into the Woods, the iconic and
beloved musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Student teams will be involved in various aspects of the performance, technical, artistic leadership, and administrative roles of this production, working alongside industry professionals in this unique mentorship experience.

Who: 14-19 years of age

When: Performing Mar 16, 17, and 18

Where: 1308 5th Avenue Seattle, WA 98101

Women &/or Trans Sessions offer an exclusive space for skaters who identify as women, trans, non-binary and/or gender non-conforming to build community through skateboarding.

Who: women, trans, non-binary and/or gender non-conforming

When:

  • Mondays Nights, 7-10pm (All Skill Levels)
  • Thursdays Nights, 7-9pm (Levels 2 & 3)

Where: 3500 Stone Way N. Seattle WA, 98103

Others:

  • You must REGISTER prior to attending (fees involved)
  • Please wear your mask over face & nose at all times
  • Helmet & Pads required for everyone under 18
  • If you’re feeling sick please stay home and we will issue you a refund!
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The Seattle Police Law Enforcement Exploring program aims to bridge the gap between youth and police by educating and involving them in police operations and to interest them in Law Enforcement.

Who: Exploring is for young men and women 14 to 21 years of age with a grade point average of 2.5 or above

When: must attend 2 – 4 monthly meetings in succession.

Cost: Free

Deadline: N/A

Application: If you’re interested, please reach out to Officer Tre Smith, tre.smith@seattle.gov.

Young adults seeking a career as a Seattle firefighter can apply to participate in our department’s cadet programs.

Who:
To qualify for the program, you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be in good physical condition (must complete Cadet Program Physical Ability Test)
  • Meet required attendance expectations
  • Have a strong desire to be a Seattle Firefighter

When: Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m

Where: Joint Training Facility

Cost: Initial cost of $95.00 and $10.00 per month in membership dues. There are additional fees for special trips and events. Financial assistance is available

What: Participants will create a personal story based on a prompt and develop it into a theatrical original work. This series includes one-on-one guided meetings with a professional Macha mentor leading to a public workshop reading of the final piece.

Who: Teens ages 13 – 18. No previous experience is needed.

When: Spring Cohort: Jan 14–Mar 13, 2023

Deadline: Dec 30, 2022

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What: Femme2STEM is a FREE program geared toward serving female-identified BIPOC youth ages 17 – 24 who are furthest from opportunity by assisting them to overcome institutional barriers and racial & social inequities to explore, plan, and ultimately launch careers in STEM

Who: Female-identified BIPOC youth ages 17 – 24 who are furthest from opportunity and interested in STEM

When: Rolling application

Services offer:

  • Career exploration
  • STEM college & career readiness
  • College & career navigation support
  • Academic & social-emotional support
  • Internships
  • Mentorship and peer support
  • Site visits
  • Informational interviews

Contact Carina cforsell@ywcaworks.or

For more information, please visit their website


Internships and Programs – CLOSED

We’re sorry that you missed some of these opportunities, but do not worry! Internships and programs are year-round, so in the meantime, please view the internships and programs and mark your calendar to register next time.

Agriculture Sciences

Hip Hop is Green’s mission of creating healthy communities by promoting plant-based, culturally relevant eating and teaching Black, Indigenous, and other youth of color (BIPOC) ages 12 to 24 traditional organic and innovative hydroponic farming methods and reconnecting them to a long tradition of BIPOC farmers. The Farm & Lab is a unique opportunity to showcase community-developed, innovative solutions for food security and food justice.

Who: BIPOC students ages 12 to 24 years old

When: June 28th to September 8th

Where: Cherry Street Urban Farm

Compensation: $500

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King County Parks Youth Conservation Corps is a summer internship program that provides 10 high school-aged youth environmental learning opportunities.  This seven-week program runs from July 5 –to August 18, 2022. Interns will work with King County Parks & Recreation Division staff at multiple Parks locations to better understand the breadth and depth of environmental justice, ecological restoration, and parks and recreation management practices. The program will provide growth and learning opportunities, foster positive work relationships, and support youth in experiencing the work life environment.  

Who: 10th – 12th High school students

When: Tuesday, July 5 – Thursday, August 18, 2022

Where: Thurnau Park/TAF Bethaday Community Learning Space (605 SW 108th St, Seattle, WA 98146)

Compensation:$17.72 – $22.47 Hourly

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Participants will prepare for careers as environmental professionals in science and education fields, develop leadership skills, work with children in a camp setting, and lead a horticultural project in the Washington Park Arboretum.

  • Who: High school students, 16 or older
  • When: This Summer! July 11 – August 5, 2022
  • Where: Washington Park Arboretum. Interns will also spend time meeting with environmental professionals from different backgrounds and types of environmental organizations across the Puget Sound region.
  • Compensation: $1,500 stipend paid upon successful completion of the internship. ORCA transit card. Fulfillment of volunteer/service-learning requirements. References are available upon request after completion.
  • Deadline: May 28th, 2022
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King County Wastewater Treatment Division partners with Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust to offer a paid internship experience for a cohort of high school interns to learn about local environmental issues, solutions, and careers focused on clean water in our region.

Who: For high school youth at least 15 years old. We strongly encourage applicants who are underrepresented in environmental careers and new to exploring environmental topics.

When: (2022): July 5 – Aug 17, 30 hrs./week; followed by 40+ hrs. during the next school year.

Where: Interns meet in downtown Seattle. ORCA cards are provided.

Compensation: $17.72 per hour

Deadline: May 10, 2022

Please click the apply button to view more information and apply.

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Youth Community Program is a non-residential, day program for 15 to 19-year-olds. With the experience of field staff guiding them, participants complete service projects in their own community each day and return home at night. Crews meet at a designated site every morning and evening, Monday through Friday. Members spend an average of 6 hours per day working and one hour participating in an educational lesson, from which they earn high school credit and a $325/week stipend. During these 5 week sessions, participants learn new skills, challenge themselves, make new friends, and better their communities!

Who: High school students, 15 – 19-year-old

When: Summer! (Timeline varies), Monday – Friday

Where: Varies

Compensation: $325/week stipend

Deadline: Please view the website

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What: Join the Seattle Aquarium to learn more about salmon! Trained naturalists will be on-site to help you spot spawning salmon and learn about the things we can all do to help them. Free and family-friendly!

Who: All ages

When: Saturdays (August – October), 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Where: Cedar River (August – September) & Location varies (October) *Please visit the website for specific dates and locations

Fees: Free

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The Seattle Aquarium is proud to host this FREE, online, drop-in club for teens in grades 9–12 who are interested in and passionate about marine conservation.

The club will meet online every Tuesday from 4:30pm to 6pm, with a monthly in-person meeting focused on a fun conservation activity.

They cover a variety of marine conservation-based topics each month, including:

  • Empathy for local marine organisms
  • Equity in marine conservation
  • Careers in marine conservation
  • Local marine environments such as tide pools and eelgrass habitats
  • Research conducted by the Seattle Aquarium
  • And so much more!

Who: 9th – 12th grade students

When: Every Tuesday

Where: Virtual

Fees: FREE

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YESC is hosting its annual Environmental Symposium on March 25, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall. We are looking to get information about the event out to as many parents, students, teachers, and green teams as possible. This event is open to all teens and we are hoping you would be willing to share it with your network.

YMCA Environmental Symposium

The Symposium gathers passionate, motivated student leaders together at the University of Washington to learn about the environmental issues facing our world and how to create a sustainable future for our schools, communities, and beyond!

Participants will take part in hands-on workshops led by local organizations and designed to educate students about environmental topics as well as give teens the skills they need to address environmental issues in their schools and communities. Youth will be networking with peers and adults and gaining tools to create real, positive change.

Who: All High School Students

When: March 25 from 8:30 am – 1:30 PM

Cost: Free

Deadline: Feb 22

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Are you interested in joining an expedition team next summer? We don’t require any specific skill sets, just a willingness to learn, explore, and challenge yourself in a new environment!

Inspiring Girls Expeditions is a tuition-free program that interweaves field science, artistic inquiry, and backcountry travel. We seek engaged, multi-faceted, talented participants who embody the human experience; we believe the diversity of our program makes our expeditions so much stronger and more insightful. Because we look for applicants who will share their perspectives and learn from one another, we do not choose team members based solely on their individual applications. We choose the team as a whole, according to what each member brings to the team.

Who:

  1. Diversity of backgrounds: a range of racial, ethnic, cultural, economic, gender, sexual orientation, family, and geographic identities and backgrounds.
  2. Diversity of interests and life experiences: a balance of interests in science, environment, art, outdoors, philosophy, social issues, and more. If you are passionate about something, tell us about it!
  3. Opportunity: we recognize and support applicants who hold identities and backgrounds historically excluded from science, technology, art, engineering, and math (STEAM) fields and those who may face more significant barriers entering STEAM and outdoor fields.

When: Summer 2022

Cost: Free

Deadline: February 7th

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We’re looking for passionate young people who have an interest in learning about the ocean and will work to inspire others to take conservation action.

Who: Grades 9–12 in a high school, Running Start, or homeschool program at the time of application.

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: Summer 2022

Business & Marketing

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At Add3, we are hoping to provide an opportunity to local Black Seattle High School students to immerse themselves in our summer internship that showcases what it means to work in an advertising agency.

  • Mentorship & Professional skill development program
  • Education in the marketing industry (digital marketing, types of jobs,
  • presentations, with different departments)
  • Digital notebook and final presentation
  • Add3 digital boot camp certification & Google certifications (optional)

Information:

  • Who: Black high school students in the Seattle area
  • When: Summer 2022 (6 Weeks)Starting July 18th
  • Where: Hybrid – Add3’s Seattle Office, 500 E. Pike St, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98122
  • Hours: 10 hours weekly
  • Pay: $15

Email your resume & cover letter*

To Apply: internship@add3.com

Port of Seattle

Applications are now open for our paid, eight-week, hybrid internship program. Interns will work 25 hours a week to complete a team project, explore a variety of Port of Seattle careers and facilities, and develop transferable skills in

  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Networking
  • Leadership

Who: 16 years old by July 1st

When: 8-week, hybrid internship program, 25 hours a week starting: July 6th – August 26th

Where: Port of Seattle

Compensation: $17.56

Penguin Productions | TeenTix

Penguin Productions unites youth leadership and adult mentorship to co-create theater and cultivate a healthy, equitable, and thriving future. Penguin Productions is hiring a Communications Manager/Digital Storyteller, where you will manage and drive communication channels including social media (Instagram, Facebook, and Tik Tok), video channels, e-newsletters, Penguin’s website, programs, and print/marketing collateral.

What: Communication Manager/Digital Storyteller

When: June 15 –September 15, 2022, Hours: Flexible, with some evening and weekend events. Hybrid virtual and in-person work. 5-10 hours/week depending on what’s going on.

Who: Students and emerging professionals ages 17–25 especially encouraged to

Compensation: $300/month

Deadline: Open until filled

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a sample of creative content to shana@penguinproductionsseattle.org Open until filled

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BLAC (Building Leaders and Creators), is a paid, remote 12-week internship program, to bring more young Black people into advertising, ensuring they can fully express themselves, find community, and ultimately lead.

DNA Advertising in Seattle will be hosting 2 BLAC interns this summer. The internship runs from early May through the end of July 2022.

Built on three pillars: Education, Inspiration, and Experience, BLAC is like a 12-week version of an advertising school that not only offers paid training and job opportunities but also connects BLAC alumni with the growing, national BLAC community.

Who: Black High School student

When: May 9 – July 29, 2022

Compensation: Unknown

Deadline: April 1, 2022

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Do you have a high school student (currently in grade 9, 10, or 11) interested in entrepreneurship? Are they interested in experiencing the college-level business, marketing, and economics classes? If so, the Albers Summer Business Institute (SBI) is a great way for them to sample the instruction, interactions, and opportunities that business school offers.

SBI at Seattle University is a credit-bearing, project-based summer business camp for high school students focused on social entrepreneurship.

The program provides youth from African-American, Latino/Hispanic, Native American Indigenous, Pacific Islander, Hmong American, and Nepalese American heritages the opportunity to explore entrepreneurship, data visualization, economics, and more.

Thanks to the support of our gracious sponsors, the two-week-long program is free to apply, has a $50 registration deposit, and operates on an equitable tiered scholarship support model for program tuition.

Who: 9th, 10th, & 11th-grade students of color

When:Self-paced: July 3 – July 9, 2022, or Real-time: July 10 – July 15, 2022

Where: Seattle University at Alber School of Business and Economics

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Accounting Career Awareness Program

WA state students can now apply to ACAP Seattle’s free Summer 2022 Residency Week Program for WA high schoolers!

Seattle ACAP (the Accounting Career Awareness Program) is pleased to invite applicants to its summer 2022 Residency Week program at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. ACAP’s mission is to help underrepresented students realize academic and career opportunities in accounting and business.

This free, week-long residential program for rising WA state high school participants to accounting, and the many opportunities offered in a field that is actively seeking to diversify its workforce. Participants reside on campus, learn in and out of the classroom, visit accounting firms, build valuable life skills, and network with other ACAP students and diverse professionals while enjoying a taste of campus life.

Who: 10th, 11th, 12th-grade Students of Color

When: July 24th – July 29th

Cost: Free and includes housing in campus dorms, food, and all activities

Deadline: April 15th, 2022

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Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Now Accepting Applications for 2020  Summer Internships

The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) supports young people (ages 16 to 24) from qualifying-income households and communities that experience racial, social, and economic disparities. The goal is to increase youth and young adults’ ability to pursue careers that pay well and are meaningful to them.

School-Year Programs (Foundations / Pathways): Participants identify professional interests, gain marketable skills, are exposed to various career fields, and build their social network. Students receive stipends based on their quarterly participation.

Who: ages 16 – 24

When: October 17th, 2022

Compensation: $17.25 per hour for 20-25 hours a week

Deadline: September 23, 2022 at 3 PM

The TeenTix Arts Podcast (TAP) is a group of teens ages 13 – 19, spanning grades 8 through early college students. who produce a monthly podcast focused on arts and culture.

  • Learn about arts orgs around you!
  • Work with like-minded teens!
  • Broadcast your work with TeenTix!
  • Be the first to hear about Teen Opportunities!
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United Way is hiring a team of 22 Food Access Associates (aka HungerCorps Members). Food Access Associates are paid AmeriCorps members who provide critical capacity support and connect families directly with food. Members will be deployed for one year to hunger relief agencies across the county, to provide on-the-ground support.

Who: High School Graduates, 18 year old or older

When: 09/01/2022 – 08/31/2023

Where: Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton

Compensation: Bi-weekly stipend of $1,158 (pre-tax)

  • $250 monthly housing stipend
  • $6,495 Education Award upon successful completion of service
  • Additional $1000 completion bonus from UWKC upon successful completion of service
  • And more!
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Urban ArtWorks is currently recruiting teens aged 14 – 19 for Spring Mural Apprenticeship Program (March 1 – May 14, 2022, from 4-6 p.m.), a paid opportunity for youth to get arts employment training while researching designing and installing public artwork in Seattle. Youth work with a professional teaching artist to work on visual art skills and the mural project.

Responsibilities include:

  • Arrive on time and prepared
  • Communicate promptly with mentors when scheduling issues arise
  • Wear paint clothes
  • treat others with dignity and respect
  • give things a try
  • Represent Urban ArtWorks during the apprenticeship period – both inside and outside the studio
  • Willingness to learn about artists that create public art and practice new techniques

Summary:

Who: Teens ages 14 – 19

When: March 1st – May 14th, 2022 from 4 PM – 6 PM

Where: Urban ArtWorks Inscape Arts Building – 815 Seattle Blvd S, Suite B7, Seattle, WA 98134

Compensation: $16 per hour

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Join MYA! MOHAI is looking for creative and motivated teens that are passionate about history and community to join the MOHAI Youth Advisors (MYA).

MYA is a place for high school students to investigate, explore, and be empowered to create a more teen-friendly museum.

At the same time, MYA gives teens access to museum professionals and adult mentors, and helps them connect with their local history. MYA meets twice a month, getting a behind-the-scenes look at the museum, providing feedback & input on MOHAI projects, and planning events & opportunities for teens at the museum.

Who: High School Student ages 14 – 18 years of age

When: September – June, Twice a month

Where: Mohai Museum

Compensation: $75 a month

Activistas – A social justice program for BIPOC girls and gender expansive high school students. Participants will be engaged in activism, explore issues they’re passionate about, and create a youth-led conference and celebration called Girvolution.

Who: 14 – 19-year-old BIPOC girls

When: 10 weeks (6/27 – 8/31)

Compensation: $1600

Deadline: June 13th

PV Radio – All youth of color podcast + creative space where girls + gender expansive youth talk about their interests and navigate injustices that impact their lives.

Who: 14 – 19-year-old BIPOC girls

When: 10 weeks (6/27 – 9/1)

Compensation: $1600

Deadline: June 13th

Seattle Public Library is hiring a Student Assistant Program, you must be at least 16 years old, currently enrolled in high school, college (undergraduate), vocational school, or a G.E.D. program.

High school students must be available to work for at least four months for an opportunity to gain valuable work experience.

Who: 16 years of age or older

Compensation: $17.27

Deadline: October 5th, 2022

Illumination Learning Studio

looking for creative and reliable individuals to fill immediate openings in our afternoon cultural, performing and fine arts programs as an Assistant with a team of 4-5 others. This role will assist our Creative Arts Instructors and Site Supervisors to ensure the implementation of the K-5 curriculum each day. This is a great opportunity if you enjoy working with talented students and being a mentor and good role model.

Specialized instructors and assistants work as a collaborative team to create and deliver sensational cultural, performing, and fine arts-focused lesson plans. Students in our programs gain exposure to interactive learning technologies, music, drama, dance, voice, fine arts, and yoga.

Who: High School Students: 9th – 12th


When: M, T, Th, F 2:30-6 pm and W 12:45 pm – 6 pm

Where: 5628 Airport Way S Ste 305, Seattle, WA

Compensation: $16.69-17.50/hour

Benefits:

  • On-the-job training and advancement opportunities
  • Work with a creative and passionate team of individuals
  • Excellent experience and resume building
  • Earn above average, competitive hourly wages

Email your resume, cover letter, and 2 references to jobs@ilskids.com

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What: Group of young high school thinkers, makers, and leaders who explore new ideas and build a community around contemporary art.

Who: Youth of Color, LGBTQ+, and Individuals of all abilities

When: First Session November 3rd

Where: Henry Art Gallery

Benefit & Compensation: Community Service Learning or flat $599 stipend

Deadline: Oct 13th, 2022

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Arts Corps is pleased to offer youth in 9th-12th grades TWO paid arts internship opportunities, one virtual/hybrid and one in person from July 18th – 30th. Earn $550 for the engaging work of expressing your passion either through digital art or mural painting.

  • Art 4 Life: Digital Art Web 3 (Virtual)
  • Art 4 life: Analog: Sustaining Expression (In-person)

More information about the job

Who: 9th – 12th grade students

When: July 18 – 30, 2022

Where: In-person, hybrid, virtual

Compensation: $550

Deadline: on Monday, May 29th @ 7 PM

The Washington Youth Arts Leadership (WAYAL) Program is a yearly cohort of youth and young adults (ages 16-19) from across Washington State. WAYAL leaders work with the Arts in Education (AIE) team at ArtsWA to build community, gain arts leadership skills, and explore arts careers with mentors in the field.

Who: 16 – 19 years old

When: September 2022 – June 2023; Monthly meetings

Where: Hybrid

Compensation: Stipend

Important dates:

  • Application Opens: April 26, 2022
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022, at 5:00 pm
  • Notification to WAYAL cohort members: July 1, 2022
  • Cohort virtual retreat: August date TBD (3 hours)
  • WAYAL Program: September 2022 – June 2023
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In RadioActive Youth Media’s fun and hands-on summer Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop, teens learn radio journalism and storytelling skills, build confidence and work with others while creating a true radio story about one person.

Participants will learn basic radio production skills, including recording and editing using professional audio equipment from KUOW. Each participant will produce a short radio story with the support of a mentor. Stories will be released on the RadioActive Youth Media podcast and posted on kuow.org.


When: Monday-Friday July 11th-15th, 2022.

Where: Online for three days and at KUOW in Seattle’s University District for two days. We’ll also have a short online orientation on July 6th, 2022.

Who: Up to 18 youth, ages 15-18, will be admitted to the program. Admission will be by lottery, with priority given to students who have less access to high-quality arts and media programming. All complete and enthusiastic applications will be considered for admission.

Compensation: $250

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TAG is an intensive program for high school-aged youth interested in leadership, highly opinionated, who want to learn about themselves and the world through art, and want to make SAM fun and engaging for teens. TAG plans all aspects of Teen Night Out, from selecting performers and art activities to leading special tours and organizing screenings and gallery talks. TAG meets every Thursday 4:30 – 6:30 pm. This year’s program will meet from October – to May and will likely be held in person although we will continue to monitor and adhere to COVID statewide precautions and mandates. Participants receive community-service learning credit or a stipend for their participation. (NOTE: students must be 14 years or older to receive the stipend).

Who: 14 years or older

When: October – May 2023

Where: Seattle Art Museum

Compensation: Paid or Service-learning hours

Deadline: Sunday, May 15th

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TIPS has provided over 1,100 teenagers with internships in more than 230 nonprofits in the Puget Sound area and provided over 230,000 public service hours.

During the program, our interns spend 6-8 weeks working with their nonprofits in a variety of service areas. They develop skills and have the chance to work on a wide array of projects with some of the most driven and inspiring nonprofit organizations in the Puget Sound area.

We also provide our interns with opportunities to work with their larger class at a job-readiness orientation, leadership and professional development training day, a day of service, and a service celebration.

Who: High school students ages 15 – 19

When: Summer 2022

Where: 2900 NE Blakeley St. Suite B Seattle, WA 98105

Compensation: $17.26 per hour

Deadline: March 16th

Introducing Pedalheads – West Island Mommies

Learn how to operate at the highest standards of excellence through our industry-leading programs, while doing work that has meaning. We can forever impact a child’s life by teaching fundamental skills, building confidence, and igniting their sense of adventure. Pedalheads also offers a generous give-back program through annual social giving and a generous bursary program.

The Opportunity: We’re looking for Bike Instructors for our Spring Camps to join our team. Here’s how this job plays a role:

As a bike instructor, you will spend your days outside while inspiring the next generation of cyclists. It’s active, it’s adventurous, it’s fun and it’s incredibly rewarding.

You don’t have to be a bike expert because we provide training for our programs for you to get going in your new role! 

Who: at least 16 years or older

When: Work dates: April 11 – 15, 2022

Where: Ballard Elks Club & Maple Leaf Lutheran Church

Compensation: $16 per hour

Deadline: March 1st, 2022

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Our approach is collaborative and community-driven. Partners and sites are prioritized by their grounding in community development as well as their commitment to building a more equitable cultural and creative ecosystem

Who: Internships are generally open to individuals aged 16-26 years, based in Seattle and surrounding communities (some positions may have more specific age requirements)

When: Internships range from 12-24 weeks long and 10-14 hours a week at the internship sites and participate in 1-2 hours of CCWD program activities

Compensation: Varies

Deadline: Please view the application through their website

Youth in Focus is committed to making sure you have a place to be creative, be heard, foster community, and connect with your peers. Check out our new classes below and sign up for one or more. Open to teens 13-19!

All Youth in Focus programs are free or donation-optional, and we provide free bus passes if needed. All supplies and equipment are provided. Your donation helps cover the cost of our amazing art educators, equipment, and program space. We are committed to equitable arts access for ALL youth.

Courses offered:

  • Darkroom (Full)
  • Street Photography (Full)
  • Photos, Books, Poem (Open)
  • Making History Visible Through Photography (Open)
Gage Academy of Art - Seattle, WA

From comic book artists, animators, video game designers, graphic artists… They all start somewhere! Build skills while doing what you love. Gage offers a safe digital space for 9th-12th graders to learn from creative, forward-thinking, professional teaching artists!

Fee does apply

A FREE after-school program for high schoolers to gain hands-on skills from professional mentors across the fields of drafting, lighting, sound, and more!

Be the next Northwest Sound. As the premier under-21 music showcase in the Pacific Northwest, MoPOP’s Sound Off! provides artists the tools to learn, grow, and express themselves through music.

Through a series of performances highlighting new and upcoming talent in MoPOP’s Sky Church, Sound Off! lets young artists shine by playing in a professional concert setting while making their mark on the future of the PNW music scene.

The Sound Off! Artist Experience:

  • Play a show on the big stage at MoPOP’s Sky Church
  • Get a taste of the rockstar life — cue lights, cameras, and adoring fans
  • Learn the ropes with industry professionals
  • Join an awesome community of musicians
  • Become a part of the next Northwest sound

Deadline: September 30, 2022

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From screenprinting to audio recording, Vera offers hands-on workshops for all ages and all experience levels, taught by expert members of our community. With each class, you will build skills necessary for volunteer and professional opportunities at Vera and in the music industry at large.

Workshop includes:

  • Screenprint studio
  • Poster Printing
  • Concert Lighting
  • Live Sound
  • Monitors
  • Recording Studio

Who: Students of all ages

When: September (Varies from different workshops)

Where: 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109

*Fees apply

MoPOP’s Youth Advisory Board (you can just call it YAB) gives you a voice in teen programming at the museum and an opportunity to give back to your community. You’ll collaborate with local musicians, artists, and community groups while creating original content for the Voice Box exhibit and YAB social media. Not a bad way to rack up some community service hours.

Camp Bill is a series of fun and interesting programs offered every summer. Students can sign up for one-week acting camps where they will be introduced to Shakespeare’s works, practice basic acting concepts, and play fun improv games with new friends. They can also participate in a 3-week “production intensive” camp where middle and high school students create their own full productions. In these 3-week camps, teaching artists direct students not only in rehearsal and performance, but to design and build the set and costumes for their production! There’s something for almost every age and level.

**Fees apply**

OneWorld Now!

The application for OneWorld Now’s Summer Intensive Language & Leadership Program is now open!

  • Study beginner Arabic, Korean, or Mandarin Chinese
  • Develop your leadership skills and ability to create positive change
  • Experience new cultural practices and traditions
  • Make friends from across the country and
  • Earn up to 1.0 world language credit in just 4 weeks (equivalent to 1 year of study)!

Who: 9th – 12th grade students

When: Level 1A: June 27th – July 8th, Level 1B: July 11th – July 22nd, Monday-Friday, 9 am-1 pm Pacific

Where: Zoom

Deadline: June 5th

Fee? Fee applies

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Work with youth ages 5-17 each week to develop skills and perform short productions ranging from musical adaptations like Hamilton and Frozen, and news stories from the worlds of Star Wars and Minecraft. Interns will develop classroom/rehearsal management skills and gain firsthand experience in bringing a script from page to stage with young performers, including observing and collaborating with experienced teaching artists and leading games and exercises. Interns must be available to work a minimum of four weeks, from late June through August in our outdoor summer camps.

Who: 9th – 12th graders

When: June 13th – August 26th from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm on weekdays during the summer.

Where: Wallingford Presbyterian Church

Transportation: It is helpful if Interns can drive and have access to a car, but not required.

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Reel Queer Youth (RQY) is a video production and media literacy program for LGBTQ+ youth
and allies grades 9–12.
During this week-long camp, participants will create a film using available media and tools, under the guidance of Reel Queer Youth facilitators and special film industry guests. We’ll learn about different forms of filmmaking (narrative, documentary, experimental), and how story and identity can be shared through each. We’ll also cover planning a production, recording video and sound, and editing to create dynamic films.

Who: LGBTQ+ youth and allies grades 9–12.

When: Aug. 1–5 from 11 am – 2 pm PT

Where: Northwest Film Forum and on ZOOM (links and passwords will be provided)

Cost: This camp is on a sliding scale, from $0-to $250, pay what you can. No payment is required to apply or attend. If you are accepted to the camp, we will send you a payment link and parent/guardian release form to have them complete.

Deadline: N/A

TeenTix

Calling all creative writers! Join us for a new series of FREE creative writing workshops, hosted by TeenTix in collaboration with On the Boards.

In each Art Begets Art mini-workshop, you’ll attend a performance at the On the Boards, then produce a piece of creative writing in response to the performance. Mini-workshops consist of three meetings: a pre-meeting to learn about the performance you’ll be seeing, the performance itself, and a post-meeting to work on your creative writing.

You’ll get to discuss the performance with other art-loving teens, meet the artist after the show, and receive individual mentorship from a professional writer on your work. There will also be an opportunity to publish your work on the TeenTix blog and receive a stipend for publication!

There are three different mini-workshops, each revolving around a different performance at On the Boards. You can sign up for one, two, or all three workshops!

Sign up for the TeenTix writing workshop

On the Boards website

Are you courageous in the kitchen? This special teen cooking workshop challenges you to try a new cuisine, improve your culinary skills, and learn about ingredients and nutrition!

Who: Teens ages 13th – 17th

When: Saturday, Sept 3, 2022, 1pm to 2:30pm

Where: Coal Creek YMCA – Kitchen Community

Fee: $18 (members only) & $27 (Non-members)

Deadline: September 1st, 2022

Comic book artists, animators, video game designers, graphic artists… They all start somewhere! Build skills while doing what you love. Gage offers a safe digital space to learn from creative, forward-thinking, professional teaching artists!

Teen Art Studio (TAS), is a free, year-round, youth arts program that increases access to arts education for 1,500 King County youth, ages 13-18, who face barriers or limited access to creative outlets and who are experiencing homelessness, or are at-risk, LGBTQIA, underserved, or speak English as a second language. Learn more or register HERE

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Every Friday, Year-Round

  • Capitol Hill Location 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. with Fatima Elzein
  • Bellevue Location TBA
  • South Park Location TBA

Support from YOU will provide resources to sustain and grow TAS and ensure that TAS meets the needs of low-income youth and youth experiencing homelessness so that they experience pivotal outcomes. In addition to developing creative skills, program participants report personal growth, improved abilities to forge strong peer relationships, and self-dedication to community involvement.

Penguin Youth Leaders invite teens to join them for the next Penguin Artistic Cohort retreat Mon, Feb 21.

Retreats are our time to connect, play, deepen our skills, work with special guests, and hone our performance piece.

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  • Explore leadership through acting
  • Bring a social justice lens to both leadership and theater
  • Connect with peers
  • The PAC is collaborating on a multi-disciplinary exploration of empathy and connection that weaves together their passions and interests: Shakespeare, Original Work, Music, and Movement. They are working towards a public performance in the spring.

No prior PAC involvement is necessary. Teens are welcome to join at any time in the process.

Health Sciences

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Subtext: Cures Start Here

The Summer High School Internship Program (SHIP) is a competitive, eight-week, full-time paid internship for rising 12th graders. The program is specifically designed for students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical science.

Selected interns attend an orientation day, then begin the internship with one week of hands-on training on laboratory safety techniques and skills in the Fred Hutch Training Labs. Interns are paired and immersed in mentored activities in a Fred Hutch research group in Seattle for the remaining seven weeks.

Interns also participate in research education seminars, attend professional development workshops focused on college and careers and enjoy social activities with their teams and peers. The program culminates with intern presentations to the Fred Hutch community.

Who: Rising 12th graders

When: June 27th – August 19th, 2022 (Students must be able to commit to this entire period in order to participate)

Compensation: full-time, pay rate: Unknown

Deadline: March 31, 2022

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The University of Washington School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the 2022 Students Exploring Pharmacy (STEP) summer camp! STEP is a 4-day program designed to inspire high school students as they explore pharmacy as a career option. Students engage in hands-on activities that provide an introduction to pharmacy practice and perspective on the numerous ways a pharmacist contributes to improving people’s health—in ways that go far beyond dispensing medications.

STEP will occur July 18-21, 2022, at the University of Washington campus and is open to students in grades 9-12 as of Autumn 2022, including incoming freshmen.  An application is required and students should be prepared to submit a personal statement discussing their interest in health, wellness, healing, medical care, or related fields. Applicants must also identify a teacher, counselor, or other school officials, willing to serve as a recommender.  Interested students should visit the STEP website for further information and application instructions.   

Who: Grade 9th – 12th

When: July 18th – 21, 2022

Cost: Free

Deadline: April 30, 2022

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Every year SCH offers local high Junior and Senior students the opportunity to participate in our free Nurse Camp at Seattle Children’s. The goal of the program is to provide high school students with a background that is historically underrepresented in the biomedical and health sciences an opportunity to engage in learning activities at Seattle Children’s that introduce them to nursing career pathways.

Who: 11th & 12th-grade students

When: Monday, July 11 – Friday, July 15, 2022, 9 AM to 3 PM each day

Location: Seattle Children’s Hospital Campus, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Cost: Free

Deadline: April 18, 2022

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We have had to postpone opening the Project Biotech camp application from March 15th to April 1st. 

  • Camp #1 = Biotechnology Essentials and Beyond July 11-15, 2022
  • Camp #2 = Biotechnology and Cancer: Causes, Cures, and Careers Aug. 1-5, 2022

Shoreline Community College presents BioTech Summer Camps available to high schools students, in July and August 2022

July 11 – 15, 2022

Biotechnology Essentials & Beyond

Recommended for up-coming 9th & 10th graders but open to all high school (HS) students for basic biotechnology training

  • Micropipette
  • DNA purification & DNA sequencing
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Career panel and discussions with scientists
  • Use computers to analyze data for genetic testing

August 1 – 5, 2022

Biotechnology & Cancer: Causes, Cures and Careers

For High School students with biology or biotech lab experience

  • Genetic mutations which can result in cancer
  • Bioinformatics relevant to cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Lab assays for DNA and protein analysis
  • Career panel and discussions with scientists

Providing high school students with hands-on science activities, face time with scientists, exposure to potential careers, and a glimpse of community college life can have a lasting, positive impact.

What does it cost?

  • $450 per student per camp
  • Registration includes daily snacks and Friday lunch
  • A limited number of financial need-based scholarships are available.
  • A reduced camp fee of $225 is available to the first 20 Seattle Public School District students accepted into a camp. (Fee applies to only one camp per student.)

How does one apply?

Online applications available on the Shoreline Community College website on April 1, 2022

Apply to Project Biotech

The camp program has been designed and will be taught by experienced educators from Shoreline Community College’s Biotechnology Program and scientists/educators from the Seattle biotechnology and research community.

For more camp information contact: Dr. Reitha Weeks at reithaweeks@gmail.com Dr. Dina Kovarik at dkovarik@shoreline.edu

Shoreline Community College Project Biotech

Skilled & Technical Sciences

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Interested in learning about architecture and design?
Join The Miller Hull Partnership for the 2022 Open Studio Internship: an introduction to
architecture and design for an under-resourced student who has completed 11th or 12th grade.
Learn about the architectural profession, connect with people in design and discover how
architecture shapes and engages our world.

Who: 11th – 12th-grade high school students

When: 4 weeks, beginning August 1, 2022, and ending on August 26, 2022

Where: Polson Building – 71 Columbia, 6th Floor Seattle WA, 98104

Compensation: $15 hourly rate

Deadline: June 30th, 2022

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Are you a high school or college-aged kid looking to earn extra income and gain valuable experience this summer? LifePort is looking for dependable, motivated, and hard-working people to assist in our production areas. List of positions that are open below:

  • Cabinet builder trainee
  • Facilities / Maintenance Assistant
  • Production technician
  • Mechanical assembler
  • Inventory clerk
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Come Aboard. Spread Your Wings. Apply to the Port of Seattle High School Internships! Join us for a paid, eight-week hybrid internship program to explore careers at the Port of Seattle in aviation, maritime, governance, and green jobs while learning skills in Project Management, Public Speaking, Networking, and Leadership. Summer 2022

Who: High School students: Must be at least 16 years old, have US Work Authorization, and have Full Covid-19 vaccination

When: July 6th to August 26th

Where: Hybrid

Compensation: $17.56 per hour, up to 25 hours/week

Come to a virtual open house to learn more:
English: Every Thursday in April | 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Spanish: Every Wednesday in April | 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Find an upcoming Port of Seattle High School Internship session

Interested in exploring the business of energy production and distribution? City Light provides high school internships that allow you to get a paid, hands-on experience with the business of the utility.

Who: at least 16 years of age by the start of the internship with a 2.0 GPA and is a US Citizen or have a US-legal work permit

When: 8 Weeks, hours range from part-time to full-time

Where: City Lights, 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104

Compensation: Unknown

Deadline: Unknown

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LawYours is a free event dedicated to helping underrepresented Puget Sound-area high school students explore the field of law. This event takes place at Seattle University School of Law on Wednesday, August 10. Register by July 1, 2022

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Private Pilot Ground School (PPGS) is a unique course that provides the opportunity for rising 9th-12th grade students to explore the world of aviation while creating a base of aeronautical knowledge that pilots need to successfully pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) private pilot exam.

Dates: Monday, June 27, 2022 to Friday, July 15, 2022 (no class Monday, July 4)

Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM; Monday – Friday

To earn the .5 high school elective credit, students cannot miss more than two days of class

Who: Rising high school students (grades 9 – 12)

Location: The Museum of Flight

Program fee: Free

Museum of Flight: Aeronautical Science Pathway PRogram: Fast track your way to a high demand aviation career with Aeronautical Science Pathway!

The Aeronautical Science Pathway (ASP) program is designed for high school juniors and seniors who want to become professional pilots or work in one of many aviation operations management fields, such as unmanned aerial systems (drones), air traffic control, airport management, or airline dispatch. Six college-level courses will be embedded within each yearlong course, all which are core to earning an Associate and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Aeronautical Science at Green River College.

Dates: Mondays to Thursday

Time: 3:45 to 6:00 PM (plus an additional 3.5 hours per week of online learning)

Who: Rising juniors and seniors (grades 11 and 12)

Location: The Museum of Flight

Program fee: Free

Apply for the Lifeguard Training Team - FREE summer program for teens! -  Parkways

The Lifeguard Training Team is a FREE summer program designed to train and certify Seattle’s youth in lifesaving skills. The eight-week program for youth ages 15-18 will train participants to be lifeguards and build other important job skills. Seattle Parks and Recreation provides training, books, uniforms, and basic materials at no charge. The Lifeguard Training Team includes a full American Red Cross lifeguard training course, and much more! Participants get the opportunity to test for certification at the end of the program.

Who: Youth ages 15 – 18

When: June 27th – August 18th, Monday – Thursday, 1 pm – 5 pm

Where: Mount Baker Beach, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd S, 98144
(Just south of the I-90 Bridge. Located near bus lines # 14 & 27)

Fee: FREE

Benefits: Certification and getting hired directly

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King County officially launched the Youth Council here at United Way of King County! If you recall, we ran the Youth Commission that identified 5 recommendations that would support the success of BIPOC Youth. At its conclusion in Feb 2022, we shared that those youth (Ruby, Tsion, McCoy, Noah, Paris, Hikma, and Devan) would build off these lessons to start the Youth Council, which will focus on living their findings in the report, but also (1) move $100,000 into youth identified issues in our region and (2) produce a BIPOC Youth Policy Agenda (a way to leverage the grantmaking and research to push for systemic changes).

Who: 10 Community Investment & Policy Managers, ages 16-25

When: commit 10-15 hours each month from March 28th – Dec 31 2022.

Compensation: Stipend of $5,000

Deadline: March 13th at 11:59 pm.

If you have any questions, please feel free to direct them to rolandayjr@uwkc.org or ask the Youth Council on Instagram.

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Land an internship with King County International Airport-Boeing Field!

Who: We’re looking for high school, undergrad, and graduate students to join our 2022 Internship Program. Positions available:

  • CAD Design Intern (HS)
  • Finance Intern (UG)
  • Engineering Intern (UG)
  • Airfield Operations Intern (UG)
  • Engineering Intern (GS)
  • Public Administration Intern (GS)

When: Please view the website

Compensation: Varies

Deadline: Applications are due March 27.

Get details and apply at kingcounty.gov/airport (look for the “Internship Program” tab).

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The Seattle University AI4ALL is an experience for high school students interested in criminal law and artificial intelligence (AI). Students will learn about the intersection of modern technology and criminal justice issues throughout the two weeks, such as bias and equity. This program is project-focused and will include engagement with law enforcement and Seattle area tech companies.

Seattle University offers full, holistic, merit scholarships to students who need financial assistance to attend. Priority is given to students who are under-represented in higher education, including Black/African American, Hmong American, Latino/Hispanic, Indigenous/Native American, Nepalese American, and Pacific Islander descents. Please see the Scholarship page for more detail.

Who: high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors

When: July 18 – July 29, 2022

Where: Seattle University

Cost: $50 non refundable or

Deadline: April 15, 2022

STEM

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The Amazon Career Launch206 Externship is a paid-for-credit, in-person and virtual hybrid externship program. In-person sessions will be on the Seattle Public Schools Campus and students will have the opportunity to visit an Amazon campus. The program is aimed at inspiring High School students to pursue technology careers of the future, prioritizing underserved and underrepresented communities. We have 70 spaces available for rising and juniors and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to earn 0.5 High School CTE credit and a $500 stipend.

Who: Rising 11th & 12th grade students

When: July 11th – July 22nd from 10 am – 4 pm.

Where: Hybrid (In-person located SPS campus)

Compensation: $500

Credit: 0.5 CTE credit

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In partnership with Seattle Colleges and the Seattle Public Schools District, T-Mobile is excited to offer Seattle high school students a paid, fast-track training Full Stack Web Developer program for current high school juniors in Seattle Public Schools. It is forecasted that there are 1.4 million unfilled jobs for Full Stack Web Developers in the USA, with an average starting salary of around $58,000 in our region.

Eligibility
▪ Must be a High School Junior
▪ Must turn 17 by June 30th, 2022
▪ 2-year commitment

When: Class starts fall of 2022

Pay: $20 per hour

Deadline: May 6th @ 5 PM

Your Future is Magenta

▪ Certificate Program with a paid summer opportunity
▪ Receive college credit while in High School
▪ Learn from Industry Professionals
▪ Networking opportunities for career guidance
▪ Opportunities for future employment with the T-Mobile

Here is the website explaining the full program

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Find inspiration, plan for college, and empower your future with Microsoft’s High School Discovery Program. Get hands-on learning as you explore technology opportunities at Microsoft that make a difference in people’s lives around the world.

Who: In order to be eligible, students must:

  • Graduate high school in the spring and begin a Bachelor’s degree program in the fall
  • Be over 16 years of age
  • Live within 50 miles of Redmond, WA at the time of application
  • Have demonstrated interest in STEM through participation in:
  • Computing for All
  • College Success Foundations
  • Washington MESA
  • Rainier Scholars, or
  • Technology Access Foundation

When: July 11-August 5, 2022

Where: Microsoft, Redmond

Compensation: $18 per hour

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ISBs are currently offering 3 opportunities for high school students. These opportunities will be a mix of in-person and virtual experiences, depending on COVID-19 restrictions. They begin as soon as this winter and extend potentially throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.

The application for all of these opportunities is the same. This means your one, a complete application will make you eligible for all of the opportunities that you state you are interested in. Details on the programs are below. Please read all information available before contacting our staff with questions.

Interns will receive a stipend of $4,700, split into 3 payments across the summer, that will cover the entire 7-week experience

  • Systems Thinkers in STEM Ambassadorship (STiSA)
  • 7-Week Summer Internship for Rising Seniors
  • Environmental Systems in the Outdoors Research Experience

Who: 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students (each program’s eligibility requirements are different. Please read carefully)

When: 7-week program (Time frame varies by each program)

Compensation: $4,700 stipend

Deadline: March 16, 2022, at 4 p.m. PT

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Boeing invites students from select Boeing-partnered high schools and community/technical colleges in Washington state to take part in manufacturing student development programs. Since 2015, more than 250 students have participated in a Boeing manufacturing student development program.

These programs provide students with:

  • Hands-on Training
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career Development Tools & Coaching

Aligned Boeing job roles:

  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Electrical Assembly
  • Seal

Internship Details:

  • Virtual for 2021 (Usually Onsite), July-August; 4 Weeks
  • PAID
  • Participants: 25

For more information, contact the Boeing Workforce Development Team at WorkDev@exchange.boeing.com

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Boeing invites students from select Boeing-partnered high schools and community/technical colleges in Washington state to take part in manufacturing student development programs. Since 2015, more than 250 students have participated in a Boeing manufacturing student development program.

These programs provide students with:

  • Job Shadowing
  • Hands-on Training
  • Career Development Tools & Coaching

Aligned Boeing job roles:

  • Mechatronics, HVAC, Electrician, Machine Maintenance, Electronics Technician
  • Mechanical Assembly; Electrical Assembly; Seal

Internship details:

  • Onsite (All Puget Sound Locations)
  • June-August; 8 Weeks
  • PAID
  • Participants: 17

For more information, contact the Boeing Workforce Development Team at WorkDev@exchange.boeing.com.

Be among the first to know when applications for the 2022-23 WAS program open in the Fall, by clicking the learn more button below.

Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) is an online distance learning course and summer experience specifically designed for high school juniors interested in pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) pathways through the exploration of space and space travel.

The online curriculum is a University of Washington college course focused on NASA’s space exploration program and Earth and Space Science topics.

If scholars successfully complete the online curriculum, they are invited to participate in multi-day summer experiences that provide them the opportunity to work with STEM professionals, NASA scientists, university students and STEM educators.

**Fees may apply.**

For more information:

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There is a 2-week summer immersion program (SIP) as well as a self-paced program. Both are 100% free with options to join between June 17 – August 12 and empower high school students who identify as girls or non-binary to make a difference in the world with technology.

Both programs offer incredible college and career benefits that support you for life!

1. Summer Immersion Program (SIP)

The 2-week Summer Immersion Program (SIP) welcomes current 9th-11th graders to join live virtual classrooms. You’ll make lifelong friendships as you learn web design, creating real-world projects in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

You’ll even get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at industry-leading companies like EA, Pfizer, and ViacomCBS.

Plus, all SIP students can access need-based grants up to $500 for completing the program!

2. Self-Paced Program

A Self-Paced Program is an alternative option that gives current 9th-12th graders the flexibility to earn beginner-level badges in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript or an intermediate-level badge in Python for cybersecurity through independent study.

Coding for Medicine is an innovative organization dedicated to teach coding skills to young people (9th – 12th graders) based on real-life problems. Primary areas are biology and medicine, but also offer interesting modules like “Calculus Meets Coding” to teach calculus and coding together and “Catching Pokemon with Coding” to teach coding to the middle-school students. Please view the modules below.

**Fees apply**

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Private Pilot Ground School (PPGS) is a unique course that provides the opportunity for rising 9th – 12th-grade students to explore the world of aviation while creating a base of aeronautical knowledge that pilots need to successfully pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) private pilot exam.

Who: 9th – 12th-grade students

When: Monday, June 27th, 2022 – Friday, July 15th, 2022 (No class Monday, July 4) from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Benefit: earn 0.5 high school elective credit, student cannot miss more than two days of class

Fee: FREE

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Boeing invites students from select Boeing-partnered high schools and community/technical colleges in Washington state to take part in manufacturing student development programs. Since 2015, more than 250 students have participated in a Boeing manufacturing student development program.

These programs provide students with:

  • Hands-on Training
  • Job Shadowing
  • Career Development Coaching
  • A Significant Head Start in pursuing their next step!

Internship details:

  • Virtual April- May; 7 Weeks
  • UNPAID
  • Participants: 11

For more information, contact the Boeing Workforce Development Team at WorkDev@exchange.boeing.com

Deadline: Feb 28, 2022

Credited to Edward Rho – Career Center Specialist