"Interested in a career or job that helps public health and the environment? Most people do not realize the variety of jobs, from engineers to electricians, that are needed to keep our water clean. Join us to explore career opportunities."- King County WTD
Examples of careers represented :
- Engineer (civil, mechanical, environmental)
- Environmental scientist
- Wastewater flow controller
- Industrial mechanic
- Community relations
- Project manager
- Environmental educator
Are you interested in gaining insight in the healthcare field? Healthcare Exploration for Youth (HEY) is a 8-week summer class opportunity at Highline College campus! You will meet professionals in the field, go on field trips, obtain certifications in First Aid and CPR while learning high school or college credits. You will get to experience firsthand the college life + environment and find ways to further your education after high school. You do not want to miss out on furthering college + math readiness and mapping out your next steps for training & employment.
"The Summer High School Internship Program (SHIP) is an eight-week, full-time paid internship for rising 12th graders, with special consideration given to 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. For the remaining seven weeks, interns are paired and immersed in mentored activities in a Fred Hutch research group in Seattle. 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.
SHIP gives students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research the opportunity to explore, clarify, and strengthen their research-related career interests." -Fred Hutch
APPLY BY MARCH 31!
"A weeklong summer camp utilizing hands-on learning principles of applied math, physics, and chemistry. A unique team-based, intensive problem-solving science experience under the direction of a world class engineer or researcher “Materials Mentor”. A combination of mini-demonstrations and field trips with extensive involvement in laboratories, facilities, and using instruments to actively explore materials science, engineering, and biology principles."
APPLY BY APRIL 3!
- Grades 10-11
- All students must be 16 years old on or by July 13
- Students looking for a FREE activity to support their college applications, AND who are involved in math, science and technology classes
- Highly motivated inquisitive learners with an interest in math and science and a desire to explore new content areas.
- Students must have basic knowledge of algebra, chemistry, and physics and describe why they want to learn more about engineering and materials science as a possible college major and career
"MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute (BWSI) is a rigorous, world-class STEM program for talented students who will be entering their senior year in high school. The four-week program teaches STEM skills through project-based, workshop-style courses. BWSI began in 2016 with a single course offered to 46 students, a mix of local daytime students and out-of-state residential students. In this course, RACECAR (Rapid Autonomous Complex Environment Competing Ackermann steering) students programmed small robotic cars to autonomously navigate a racetrack." -MIT Beaver Works
APPLY BY APRIL 3!
"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 groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research the opportunity to apply for a competitive position in the program at Seattle Children’s Research Institute.
For Summer 2020, the Research Training Program will host 2 identical sessions for 3 weeks each, with unique experiences in both the BioQuest Lab in 307 Westlake and the Science Discovery Lab in Building Cure.
Students will learn how to work in a research laboratory environment and learn about topics including biochemistry, immunotherapy, gene editing, and infectious diseases. Students will also participate in workshops on college readiness and career exploration. This program provides students with a solid foundation for a future career in biomedical research."
APPLY BY APRIL 5!
"The Perry Initiative inspires young women to be leaders in Orthopaedic Surgery and Engineering by partnering with medical centers, universities and high schools nationwide. Apply to participate in this free, one-day program. Explore hands on workshop modules and receive mentorship from women surgeons and engineers."- The Perry Initiative
APPLY BY APRIL 9!
Are you interested in gaining insight in the nursing world? UW School of Nursing is offering a free week-long day camp where you can shadow nurses at UWMC in various hospital units, complete CPR certification and HIPAA training, learn about infection control, how to take blood pressure and vitals, how to prepare for college and getting into nursing school, network with nurses from all areas of health care including forensics, public health, emergency and research; you’ll also meet new friends and get cool free stuff!
APPLY BY APRIL 15!
"Seattle Children’s is a richly diverse organization. The patients and families we serve come from many backgrounds and bring distinct values, family structures, strengths and special needs. We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family’s beliefs, values and heritage.
To reach our goals, we are committed to recruiting the best nurses, cultivating an inclusive and diverse workforce and inspiring diverse high school students to pursue a career in nursing. Every year we offer local high school students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to participate in our Nurse Camp at Seattle Children’s.
During this five-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 and interact with patients and families. (Students will not provide patient care.)
Students will also work through interactive hands-on skills labs to learn and practice various nursing skills on models. In addition, students will have the opportunity to engage with an educational panel to ask questions and discuss nursing as a viable career path." -Seattle Children's Nurse Camp
APPLY BY APRIL 17!
Students Exploring Pharmacy (STEP) is a customized summer program designed to motivate high school students to explore pharmacy and gain career insight! Students will have the opportunity to take classes facilitated by faculty in the UW School of Pharmacy. You will engage in hands-on activities that will introduce you to the practice of pharmacy and numerous ways of a pharmacist supports people’s health, beyond dispensing medications!
APPLY BY APRIL 15!
"The Bus Fellowship is a ten-week paid political, social justice and community-building program for young people. The fellowship is part time, and is open to 18-25 year olds. Fellows spend the summer grassroots organizing, building community and driving progressive change in sunny Seattle. Alumni leave the program with the ability to champion issues they are passionate about, and the skills to make real change in their communities. More details are available on our website at http://www.wabuseducationfund.org/fellowship/."- Washington Bus
APPLY BY APRIL 22!
"ACAP’s Residency Week program introduces underrepresented Washington state high school students of color to the accounting profession and business world. This week-long residential program has been held annually since 1982 at the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. The program is free for selected participants."- ACAP
APPLY BY MAY 1!
Are you a pop culture enthusiast? Interested in further developing your writing skills and exploring broadcasting and journalism! KUOW, RadioActive Youth summer internship is the opportunity for you. You will get the opportunity to work alongside professional journalists and develop career readiness skills.
Early application deadline is March 10 AND the final application deadline is May 5 !
- Who: Must be 15 to 18 years old
- When:June 29 through August 14
- Where: KUOW’s Studio in the University District
- Stipend: You will receive $1,200 upon completion!
- Application link: https://tinyurl.com/qufj8rh
YEOC is a free nine month college pipeline program hosted by the UW Foster School of Business. Students attend sessions one Saturday every month on the UW campus. These sessions will be filled with college preparation, powerful mentorship, professional development and business lectures. Network with professionals from EY, Microsoft, Google, Nike, Amazon, and more!
APPLY BY MAY 31!
"The Residency seeks aspiring teen hip-hop artists who want to get paid to learn from and work alongside professional teaching artists and a virtual who’s who from Seattle’s vast hip-hop and creative arts community.
Participants will record an EP of original music at a professional studio, and put on a final performance inside of MoPop’s Sky Church." -The Residency
APPLY BY JUNE 1!
"Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in learning more about working with kids, either as an intern or a volunteer? Can you commit to at least a week of supporting instructors leading and playing games and activities? Then our summer camp volunteer opportunities might be a good fit for you!
Summer Camp Volunteers act as assistant instructors for our summer camps and receive training in our unique approach to mentoring youth in nature, which focuses on curiosity, play and asking questions as much or more than a delivery of facts."- Wilderness Awareness School
"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 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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org