The UW Medicine Neurological Surgery NIH Summer Student Program provides “Bench to Bedside” exposure to students seeking summer lab placements to explore basic and clinical neurosciences. Our hope is that students will be so excited by their work that they will desire to pursue an academic career in research and/or medicine. Our mission is to recruit and educate a wide spectrum of students from diverse backgrounds, including those under-represented in STEM fields, and broaden their knowledge base in the field of biomedical research, including translational, clinical and basic research, and to inspire students to pursue a career in research, medicine or allied fields, especially in Neuroscience.
APPLICATION DUE JANUARY 2!
- $3200 STIPEND FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS/$2667 FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 18+
- EIGHT WEEK LAB PLACEMENT IN ONE OF OUR NEUROSCIENCE LABS
- WEEKLY NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY GRAND ROUND LECTURES
- WEEKLY NEUROSCIENCE FACULTY LECTURES
- NEUROSURGERY OR OBSERVATIONS
- STUDENT PRESENTATION ON INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM FOCUS
The UW LEAH Teen Advisory Board (LEAH = Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) will advise adolescent healthcare providers across multiple fields including medicine, nutrition, social work, psychology and nursing. Share your perspective and help to improve healthcare for teens.
APPLY BY JANUARY 6 2020!
Meet monthly at Seattle Children's Hospital to:
- Collaborate with healthcare providers
- Gain valuable leadership experience
- Earn community service hours
- Educate health providers about the teen experience
- Create and develop projects related to improving teen healthcare
Discuss topics such as:
- Mental health and stress
- Substance use and abuse
- Healthy lifestyles
- Sexual and reproductive health
- Confidentiality and your rights
Application link: https://tinyurl.com/wcwvfq2
Thriving Elements is a high quality mentoring program whose mission is to create access and opportunities for underrepresented girls in Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM). Upon selection into our program, you are matched with a STEM professional who will help prepare you for college and professional career in STEM. Our vision is to develop & empower women leaders in STEM to make a sustainable impact in their communities and inspire the next generation of young women. If this resonates with you, we highly encourage you to apply.
APPLY BY JANUARY 31!
APP Link: Click here to fill out and submit your application.
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!
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.
Want to gain career readiness skills and support your community through service? Bank of America has an eight-week paid internship, “Students Leaders” summer program at a local nonprofit organization. Where you will gain valuable civic, social and business leadership skills, AND have the opportunity to attend a summit in Washington DC!
APPLY BY January 31, 2020!
- Currently be a junior or senior in high school
- Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours a week
- Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September 2020
- Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC (July 13 - July 18, 2020) (All expenses paid. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.)
- Be a student in good standing at your school
- Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator. Contact your recommender as soon as possible to provide them with the requirements listed at the end of the application. You will need to upload the letter no later than January 31, 2020
Students visit Princeton from their hometown or state for our residential journalism program. Attend workshops, lectures and learn skills to produce your own newspaper. Classes at the program are taught by program alumni, reporters and editors from The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, The Daily Beast, Politico, Sports Illustrated and CNN, among other media outlets. You'll have the opportunity to tour major news organizations, such as The New York Times, Huffington Post and Bloomberg; cover a professional sports event; cover news events in the Princeton area; film and produce a short documentary; attend a film or theatre production; conduct an investigative project; author a group blog; and report, write, edit and design their own newspaper, The Princeton Summer Journal, which is published on the program's last day.
You will have the opportunity to attend sessions with renowned Princeton professors, as well as the president and representatives of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to experience first-hand Princeton’s approach to the liberal arts. Toward the end of the program, attend seminars on every aspect of the college admissions process, including test prep, writing personal narratives, choosing the best fit college, and understanding financial aid.
All costs to attend the summer program, including air or ground transportation to and from campus, housing, meals, technology, and resources, are covered by the program.
APPLICATION DUE FEBRUARY 17 2020!
Are you interested in a STEM career? The Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) at UW sponsors a five day neural engineering “YSP-Reach” program. You will have the opportunity to receive an introduction to neuroscience and neural engineering, neuroethics, scientific communication, and the latest developments in brain-computer interfaces!
DEADLINE IS February 21, 2020! APPLY TODAY!
- When: YSP-REACH 1 will be held July 6-10, 2020 | YSP-REACH 2 will be held July 20-24, 202
- Where: University of Washington, Center for Neurotechnology
- Who: High School Students
Learn more about the Young Scholars Reach Program on the UW Center for Neurotechnology website, and if interested, be sure to APPLY !
Want to develop public service leadership skills and support your community? TIPS (Teens in Public Service) has a six to eight week PAID internship opportunity this summer. You will work closely with a local nonprofit organization and gain practical work experience, an understanding of ethical leadership, and a venue to put your values into action!
APPLY BY February 28, 2020!
- Minimum age requirement: All applicants must be 15 years of age or older by May 31, 2020
- Maximum age requirement: Applicants may not exceed the age of 19 years during the summer program, which concludes on August 14, 2020.
- High School Enrollment: You must currently be enrolled in high school (graduating class years 2020 - 2023) to qualify for a TIPS summer internship.
- Important note: You must be able to provide a Social Security Number (SSN).
Caminos al Futuro is a fully funded, pre-college and residential summer program. During the 3-week intensive program, Caminos scholars examine the social, economic and political transformations affecting the Hispanic/Latino community in a college-like environment. Participants get a first-hand view of policymaking in the nation’s capital with visits to Congress, government agencies and leading non-profits. The program also includes lectures and small-group meetings with university professors and national Latino leaders.
APPLY BY MARCH 1, 2020!
Dates: June 30 - July 19, 2020
- Juniors (Rising Seniors)
- High-level of academic achievement
- Demonstrated commitment to service and leadership within the Latino/Hispanic community.
- Academic Series on Latinos in the US
- Changing the Narrative Writing Lab
- College Prep Academy
- Community Action Projects
- Site Visits & Networking Opportunities
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
ATTENTION SENIORS! Year Up is a leadership and professional development program that combines hands-on, college-level learning with a six-month corporate internship at top companies in the Greater Seattle area. Year Up prepares low-income young adults for a career in Information Technology and provides an opportunity to further your education. After a year of intensive, hands-on training, more than 85% of graduates from Year Up have either a full-time job paying an average of $19 hour or are enrolled in college full-time.
APPLICATION IS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS!
South Seattle College Campus
South Seattle College
Year Up - TEC 120
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle WA 98106
Seattle Central College Campus
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, 2BE Room 1128
Seattle WA 98122
- 18-24 years old
- High school graduate or GED recipient
- Of low to moderate income
- A U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or have an employment authorization card
- Available 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) for the full year of the program
- Highly motivated to learn new technical and professional skills
- Have not obtained a bachelor’s degree
- Submit a STUDENT INTEREST FORM
- Attend an open house or group information session
- Complete your APPLICATION
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 email@example.com