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    Below are some current Internship and Volunteer Opportunities.  We also have a list of Apprenticeships that are available in the Seattle area.  If you would like more information or are interested in some other options, contact the Roosevelt College and Career Specialist, Edward Rho at 206-252-4871 or email him at

      Microsoft Logo Icon of Flat style - Available in SVG, PNG, EPS, AI & Icon  fontsMicrosoft High School Summer Internship (PAID)

    Starting January, Microsoft High School Internship is open to current senior high school students that live within 50 miles of Redmond, Washington who have a demonstrated interest in technology. Students must be at least 16 years old and have a legal right to work in the U.S. for the duration of the internship. Applicants should be available to work PAID full-time for 10 consecutive weeks (June 22nd - August 28th, 2020). Find inspiration, plan for college, and empower your future with Microsoft's High School Program. Get hands-on experience and on-the-job learning as you work on technology projects that make a difference in people's lives around the world.


    For more information, please visit 

    Innovator Award Program · Institute for Systems BiologyISB (Institute for Systems Biology) High School Internship (PAID)

    ISB is offering 8-week PAID summer research internships for rising seniors (juniors) to learn complete systems of biology research and work with many specialists, directly involving in a variety of projects, using many types of technology and techniques, gain valuable microbiology, engineering, and computational experience. If you are enthusiastic about interdisciplinary research and the practice of systems biology and systems thinking and would like more information about an internship, please visit

    Young Scholars Program-REACH | Center for NeurotechnologyYoung Scholars Program - REACH 2021 Summer Program 

    The Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) at the University of Washington sponsors a five-day “YSP-REACH” program on the Seattle Campus during the summer. The goal is to provide students with exposure to the field of neural engineering and provide basic preparation for college studies in STEM subjects as well as future STEM careers. High school students receive an introduction to neuroscience and neural engineering, neuroethics, scientific communication, and the latest developments in brain-computer interfaces.


    Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, the 2020 YSP-REACH program was offered online only. We hope to provide an in-person YSP-REACH program in 2021.  The planned dates for summer 2021 are August 2-6, 2021.  If the program is held in-person, the cost will be $500/student; if the program is held online, the cost will be $100/student.  Scholarships to cover the costs for some students will be available


    Application for the 2021 Summer YSP-REACH program is now available with a receipt deadline of March 1, 2021. 

    For more information, please visit 

    Home - Northwest FolklifeNorthwest Folklife Internship Opportunities (PAID)

    Cultural& Creative Workforce Development Internships (PAID)
    Northwest Folklife, in collaboration with the Office of Economic Development and the Office of Arts and Culture, has developed a pilot internship program that provides paid internships for Seattle’s young creatives. Internships are catered for youth ages 16-25 from a variety of Seattle communities. These internships range between 12-24 weeks long and give youth hands-on training in various creative fields. Interns will work 12-14 hours weekly at their internship sites, and 1-2 hours with Northwest Folklife.

    • The Vera Project Creative Digital Equity Internship                      Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • 2100 Internship                                                                       Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Ground Zero Radio Media Internship                                          Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Sphere Solar Energy Internship                                                 Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Milli Digital Equity Internship                                                     Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Penguin Productions Digital Storyteller Internship                        Deadline: Dec 18, 2020
    • Penguin Productions Stage Manager Internship                           Deadline: Dec 18, 2020
    To apply, please visit the website: 

    Youth in Focus (@YIF_Seattle) | Twitter    2021 Creative Career Cohort 

    FREE 18-week career-connected learning program for BIPOC* students interested in creative career fields. This creative cohort will combine photography, graphic design, and creative direction with mock interviews, portfolio development, and more. Youth in Focus is partnering with Seattle-based outdoor recreation retailer, Evo, to complete professional projects and provide hands-on experience with professionals in the industry.

    Details and Dates

    • Open to 8 BIPOC students aged 15-19.
    • Participating students receive a $1,200 stipend and all materials/equipment are provided during the program including a camera, laptop, and digital editing software
    • Deadline for interest forms: Dec 11, 2020. Candidates notified by January 4, 2021.
    • January 11 - June 11, 2021 -  Tuesdays / Thursdays 4:30 - 7:00PM


    Please fill out the interest form - 

    TEENS IN PUBLIC SERVICETeens in Public Service Internship

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

    Through our Summer Internship Program, TIPS provides paid summer internships for enrolled, high school youth at local nonprofit organizations. These internships offer teens practical work experience, an understanding of ethical leadership, and a venue to put their values into action; and, our nonprofits gain additional staff during the summer months, at no cost to their organizations. The application is due by March 5th, 2021Information and Application       

    Machinists Inc Manual Machinist Job in Seattle, WA | Glassdoor   Machinist's INC. @ South Seattle Internship

    Machinist's Inc. facility in South Seattle is offering entry-level interns, high school students, and will learn directly from aerospace machinists, inspectors, fabricators, and management to begin building the necessary skills into manufacturing careers. This will be a 12-week part-time schedule and will work with master craftsmen and experienced technicians on the shop floor. 

    Please apply at Machinits INC. website!

         YEOC: Young Executives of Color University of Washington | FacebookYoung Executive of Color (YEOC) UW Foster Business Program 

    Young Executives of Color (YEOC) is a FREE nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program serves high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for:

    - college preparation, 
    - business lectures, 
    - professional development, 
    - powerful mentorship

     For an application or more information, please visit the YEOC UW Foster Business website.

    Welcome to Tilth Alliance! — Tilth Alliance  Tith Alliance: Rainier Beach Youth Stewards Program 

    The Rainier Beach Youth Stewards program, a program of Tilth Alliance works with young people to restore the wetlands at the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands. Youth aged 14-18 will participate in aspects of a farm operation, learn wetland restoration skills and practices at RBUFW and other sites, and build relationships with peers, adult staff, and volunteers. This is a PAID position. The description and application are in the link down below.