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. 

Alaska Airlines Aviation Day

Do you want to learn about different paths in the aviation industry and education possibilities for a successful career?  Come to Aviation Day!

When: Saturday, May 4th

Where: Museum of Flight

Who: Students who are 13 to 18 years old  

Click Here to Register!  

BioQuest Academy at Seattle Children’s Research Institute

This 2-week lab experience will teach students about infectious diseases and global health research. Formerly at the Center for Infectious Disease Research, BioQuest Academy will continue this summer with two identical sessions focusing on microbiology, immunology, and public health.  

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday, March 31st

When: Session 1: Monday, July 15th to Friday, July 26th -OR- Session 2: Monday, August 5th to Friday, August 16th from 8:30am – 4:00pm

Where:  Seattle Children’s Research Institute  

Who:  Open to current 11th and 12th grade students   

Stipend Eligible

To Apply: http://bit.ly/2019BQ

*You may not apply for this position if you have already applied for the STEM Internship at Seattle Children’s.   

Learn more: https://www.seattlechildrens.org/research/centers-programs/science-education-department/bioquest-academy/

UW Nurse Camp: Summer Career Program

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!

Application is DUE April 5th, 2019! APPLY NOW!

  • When: July 15-19, 2019.
  • Where: UW School of Nursing   
  • Who: High school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp   
  • Application: Complete the nurse camp application and recommendation forms
  • Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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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.