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

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Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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


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.

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

Highline Public Schools: Career Workshops

Connect with local professionals for highlights in various career pathways. Learn about post-secondary credentials and pathways required for these roles. 


Seattle Foundation: Virtual Youth Philanthropy Workshop

"Due to COVID-19, Seattle Foundation will be hosting a one-day virtual youth philanthropy workshop in lieu of a full Youth Grantmaking Board cycle this year. This virtual workshop is offered at no cost and open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors in King County who are driven to create positive change and can help inspire more youth to join this movement. Supported by Seattle Foundation’s team of experts, workshop participants will:

  • Learn about and discuss ways we can work to build a more equitable and inclusive democracy
  • Evaluate funding requests from nonprofit organizations in our community
  • Make $10,000 funding recommendations to Seattle Foundation Board of Trustees" - Seattle Foundation


Youth in Focus (Spring Courses)

"Youth in Focus is committed to making sure you still have a place to be creative, to be heard, foster community and connect with your peers especially now when our world may seem full of fear and loneliness right now. We might not be able to hang in person but we aren't going to let that slow us down. Our new online photo sessions are designed to be interactive, challenging, informative, and accessible to anyone with a phone/computer and internet access. Your phone camera is all you need. Open to teens 13-19. Let’s face these challenges together and change the world through art!

All Youth in Focus programs are pay what you can. Your donation helps cover the cost of renting program space and paying our educators a fair wage, as well as classroom, photography and camera supplies. We are committed to equitable arts access for ALL youth." - Youth in Focus


Latinx Youth Leadership Day

Latino Civic Alliance will be hosting Latinx Youth Leadership Day! In this event, you will have the opportunity to participate in the following workshops: exploring Anti-Blackness in Latinx Communities, Environmental Justice, Mental Health, Activist Burnout and Getting Future Oriented: College Bound. 


Girls Who Code - Virtual Summer Immersion Program

"Girls Who Code's Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is a FREE, 2-week program for current 9th–11th grade students (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors), to learn about computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of students around the world. " - Girls Who Code


PAID KUOW: Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop

In this fun, challenging, and hands-on virtual workshop, teens learn radio journalism and storytelling skills, build confidence, and work with others while creating a radio story about one person in their home or community. The 2021 workshop will be held online on Zoom. The early application deadline is on Tuesday, March 9th. The final application deadline is on Tuesday, May 4th. We encourage you to apply early -- the application process will become more competitive after the first deadline passes.


YouthForce Virtual Events

"YouthForce will be offering Virtual Workshops to teens in King County. Every year YouthForce offers a variety of workshops for all incoming interns but we are happy to share these to a broader audience. " - YouthForce


Seattle Children's Research Institute: Research Training Programs

"Seattle Children’s Research Institute is committed to building 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 the opportunity to learn more about biomedical research.

We are committed to providing options that work for you. So for summer 2021, we are offering two programs led by PhD-level scientists and educators. 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. These programs provide students with a solid foundation for a future career in biomedical research, and there is no cost to participate.

  1. The Research Training Program (RTP) is an in-person, limited-capacity program, with a competitive application process for students from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. Stipends are available to offset costs for transportation and meals. We do not provide or arrange housing for students.
  2. The Virtual Research Training Program (VRTP) is an online program with no limit to capacity." - Seattle Children's Hospital


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


Thriving Elements STEM Mentee

Thriving Elements is a high quality mentoring program whose mission is to create access and opportunities for students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Upon selection into the program, you are matched with a STEM professional who will help prepare for you for college and a professional career in STEM. The vision is to develop and empower leaders in STEM to make a sustainable impact in their communities and inspire the next generation. If this resonates with you, we highly encourage you to apply. 


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


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: Aeronautical Science Pathway (2021-22')

"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


UW: 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. 


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


To apply for a position, please submit the following forms to : 

Alianza Youth Leadership Program

"Alianza Youth Leadership Program is a youth-led movement of collective voices connecting leaders to unlock their leadership potential and bring change to their communities. Through community organizing and training, Alianza aims to build the leadership of Latinx youth by providing them with a platform and resources to do so. If you are between the ages of 16-25 years old, we want you!

Meet other young leaders engaged in their communities through community and civic engagement projects on most pressing issues affecting our Latino community in Washington State, including environmental and climate justice.

Learn about:

  • Top issues affecting our Latino community in WA State, including environmental and climate justice.
  • How to communicate effectively with your policymakers.
  • Leadership skills and how you can become a community leader.
  • Facilitating workshops around community organizing and civic engagement." - Alianza Youth Leadership Program