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New Start High School
614 SW 120th Street Burien, WA 98146

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New Start High School
614 SW 120th Street Burien, WA 98146

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Career Programs, Camps & Events

There are quite a few career programs, camps and events for high school students that are offered on a rolling basis by a variety of incredible businesses and organizations. Camps, special events and programs can provide students with a wealth of knowledge in any given industry, help them network and become more aware of future career opportunities.

Check back regularly to see what new and exciting programs have become available.

Available Opportunities - Apply Now

Click the below descriptions for more details and how to register. 

Career Workshop "Emerging Technologies"

Join the Port of Seattle Department of Information & Communications Technology event with guest speakers who will share insight in the growing field of tech. Hands on activities will include examples of machine learning through game play! You'll learn about post-secondary credentials and pathways required for these roles. 20 spots are available!

SIGN UP TODAY!

University of Washington: Community Health Professions Academy (CHPA)

"The CHPA program starts in January each year and continues through May. During CHPA, scholars will explore various health professions, including Public Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Neurotechnology, and Traditional Medicine. All scholars will have opportunities to connect with professionals in these fields and participate in hands-on activities that will be mailed to them. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all CHPA activities will be conducted virtually. All students who reside in Washington state are eligible to apply to CHPA."

APPLY BY DECEMBER 6!

ZGiRLS Winter Program

 "An online 6-week ZGiRLS program, led by professional athletes like Brianna Decker, Dr. Seun Adigun D.C, Kaylin Richardson, Hilary Bowen, Helena Scutt and many more…

  1. REGISTER TODAY - Join the Sisterhood & learn ZGiRLS’ fun and easy mental skills taught by collegiate to professional level athletes.

  2. ENJOY THE SEASON - Every Wednesday, join the exclusive live-broadcast party and connect with hundreds of girls and professional athletes around the world!

  3. SKILLS FOR LIFE - Kick self-doubt to the curb forever and watch your daughter use the skills to face every challenge with confidence!" -ZGiRLS 

REGISTER TODAY!

Employment Services: TRAC Associates

"TRAC Associates has been a leader in offering employment services for job seekers and employers since 1983. We assist job seekers with the changing needs of employers and the labor market. Programs for Job Seekers include: 
“TRAC to Work” Homeless Employment Services, BFET & TANF Community
Jobs, ORIA - Office of Refugee & Immigrant Assistance and WIOA - Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act. TRAC Associates matches employers to job seekers by providing the following services: Recruitment & Placement, Applicant screening & testing, Job readiness & competency, Vocational training, Job retention and Career advancement." - TRAC Associates

SIGN UP TODAY!

UW Forward with SWENext (Multiple Opportunities)

"The Society of Women Engineers at the University of Washington are hosting a VIRTUAL college/career development program for female high schoolers in the Puget Sound area. This program is designed to connect students interested in engineer with current UW engineering students to encourage curiosity and personal development. This program is open to any high schooler student who identifies as female.

Through this program you will:

  • Be paired with a small group of other students and an engineering student at UW to mentor the group
  • Work with your mentor along with your group via the online platform Zoom one time per week
  • Discuss and plan out your academic, career, and personal growth goals
  • Be connected with opportunities related to your interests (events, jobs, programs, communities)
  • Connect with other high school students in the area who are interested in engineering
  • Virtual workshops to help prepare for college and beyond

You will hear back within a week of you filling out this form. We're very excited to start this program for the first time in Spring 2020, and look forward to meeting you!- UW SWENext

APPLY NOW!

YouthForce - Computing For All Internship

"Did you know that 18 of the top 20 skills projected by annual job openings and growth in Washington state (2017 to 2027) are related to information technology?

Join the Digital Skills Youth Academy Registered Pre-Apprenticeship Program and:

  • Explore a wide range of tech careers
  • Earn stipends while you learn
  • Work on real-world projects with skilled IT industry mentors
  • Visit companies and interact with local employers" - YouthForce

COMING SOON!

YouthForce - Employment Assistance

"Need help applying to your next job? We can assist with resume review, interview prep and serve as a reference for current and past interns." - YouthForce

Museum of Flight: Aerospace Camp Experience

"Aerospace Camp Experience (ACE) is an American Camp Association accredited and award-winning day camp for any child who is excited about scientific pursuits. All campers are welcome at ACE regardless of gender, race, national origin, or religious affiliation. If you have an inquiring mind and want to have fun this summer exploring the world of STEM, ACE is the camp for you!"- ACE 

REGISTER TODAY!

Museum of Flight: 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, 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. In addition to academic/technical content, this course includes a strong leadership component. Students will learn how to best prepare for job interviews, how to work most effectively in teams and assume key leadership roles, and how to successfully participate in competitive events. Mentoring by industry leaders and connection to internship experiences, as well as scholarship opportunities to continue post high school education and flight training, will be key benefits of the program. And, there will be lots of opportunities to participate in aviation events and meet leaders in the industry!" - ASP Program

DO-IT Scholars

DO-IT Scholars prepares Washington State high school students with disabilities for success in college and careers. Scholars attend Summer Study sessions, held during three consecutive summers at the University of Washington campus. This allows students to experience college life and work on self advocacy skills. Throughout the school year, Scholars connect with program staff, DO-IT Mentors, and each other using email and e-lists. They also meet in-person at DO-IT events, complete individual and group projects, and receive valuable information and support for the transition to college. 

APPLY BY JANUARY 30 FOR TOP PRIORITY!

Important note: Applications are accepted throughout the school year for the upcoming summers. However, priority is given to applications received by January 30th. Applications received after January 30th are considered on a space-available basis.

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The Senate Page program, part of the Washington State Legislative Page School, is a great opportunity for those interested in learning how decisions are made in their state government through providing a helping hand during legislative sessions. Pages perform many tasks that allow Senators and staff to focus on legislative duties, including but not limited to delivering documents, picking up supplies, attending page school, and serving on the senate floor of the state capitol building! Stipend provided of $35 per day.

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! APPLY TODAY!

  • When: Work for one week during the legislative session, Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:45am-4:50pm. Must attend a 2-hour orientation the Sunday before your assigned work week.
  • Where: State Capitol in Olympia, WA (see details regarding host homes)
  • Who: Must be at least 14 years of age and have not reached your 17th birthday.
  • Application link: https://app.leg.wa.gov/pageapplication
  • Transportation and Living Expenses Scholarships available
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The House Page program, part of the Washington State Legislative Page School, is a great opportunity for those interested in learning how decisions are made in their state government through providing a helping hand during legislative sessions. Pages perform many tasks that allow House Representatives and staff to focus on legislative duties, and also spend two hours each day in a classroom setting learning the legislative process. Stipend provided of $35 per day.

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! APPLY TODAY!

  • When: Work for one week during the legislative session, Monday-Friday between hours of 7:30am-5:00pm. Must attend a 2-hour orientation the Sunday before your assigned work week.
  • Where: State Capitol in Olympia, WA (see details regarding host homes)
  • Who: Must be at least 14 years of age and have not reached your 17th birthday.
  • Application link: https://app.leg.wa.gov/pageapplication
  • Transportation and Living Expenses Scholarship available
Museum of Flight (Various Volunteer Positions)

The Museum of Flight is a non-profit organization, and relies on volunteers to give docent tours and supporting their many 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. Current opportunities for youth ages 14-17 are Gallery Ambassador, Pavilion Ambassador, and Museum of Apprentice Program

APPLY NOW! 

To apply for a position, please submit the following forms to volunteers@museumofflight.org : 

Museum of Pop Culture (Various Volunteer Positions)

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! 

APPLICATIONS OPEN ON A ROLLING BASIS!

Volunteering perks:

  • Volunteers are regularly invited to exclusive exhibit previews, receive free admission, are eligible for discounts, and get the inside scoop on all things MoPOP.
  • Seattle Center parking provided for volunteer shifts.

Application process:

  • Complete the online MoPOP Volunteer Application. If you have any questions, or would like to request a paper application please email volunteers@MoPOP.org or call 206-770-2750.
  • Two volunteer shifts are typically required per month (see position descriptions for details).
  • All MoPOP volunteers must successfully complete a background and reference check.
Volunteering At KEXP

Thank you for your interest in KEXP's Volunteer Program! Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age.  We look for individuals who are motivated team players who are organized, efficient, and excellent communicators. Our volunteers have a love of music and passion for KEXP's mission to serve the community. Become a KEXP volunteer today!

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS!

  1. Create a volunteer account
  2. Join KEXP Fundraising Drive Teams
  3. Sign up for shifts via the Shiftboard Calendar
Teen Police Academy

"The SeaTac and Burien Police, in partnership with the King County Sheriff's Office, are working to educate youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police officer by offering a Teen Police Academy.  The academy will be held over one week in the summer from 8:00am to 1:00pm.

APPLY TODAY! 

The academy is free of charge to teens age 14-18 who meet the following qualifications:

  • In good standing with school and the community
  • Provide two written character references by an adult
  • Must attend all 5 days to graduate
  • Must have own transportation to and from City Hall
  • Must be a Highline School District Student
  • Must be able to pass a background check"
Alianza Youth Leadership Program

Want to unlock your leadership potential and enact change in your community! The Alianza Youth Leadership Program is a movement of collective young leaders. You will have the opportunity to learn community organizing through training's and civic engagement projects. A few issues you will be engaging in are issues affecting the Latinx community in Washington state such as environmental and climate justice.

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON AN ONGOING BASIS!

Who: Latinx youth ages 16-25 years old

Where: Various locations

Apply: Apply here and or contact Salvador Salazar, Civic Engagement & Advocacy Coordinator, at salvador@latinocommunityfund.org