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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. 

PAID WAISN Fellowship Program

 "The Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network’s (WAISN) mission is to protect and advance the power of immigrant and refugee communities through a multiracial, multilingual and multi-faith coalition and organizing strategy that educates and mobilizes statewide to uphold and defend the rights and dignity of all immigrants and refugees, centering the voices of impacted communities.

Are you looking to expand your resume during this summer break? Do you want to be a part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to be a changemaker for immigrants and refugees in Washington and the nation during this crucial time in history?

Do not linger, apply now for a stipend summer fellowship with the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network! Deadline July 15th. We are looking for passionate people seeking to learn and grow experience in the nonprofit sector and uplift our communities. This summer we have the following fellowship positions available:

  • Hotline Fellow
  • Keep Washington Working Fellow
  • Language Justice Fellow
  • Immigrant Youth Fellow" - WAISN

APPLY BY JULY 15!

PAID: WEC Community Engagement & Campaign Internship

 "Want to be part of a team of passionate and resourceful organizers who are building power to resist attacks on the environment? Does the idea of working for clean air, clean water, and equitable environmental protection for all Washingtonians excite you? Come join our team! 

Washington Conservation Voters (WCV) and Washington Environmental Council (WEC) are seeking a talented individual who wants to make a difference in local communities. Our Community Engagement & Campaign Interns will work as a team with our Field Organizers on targeted voter contact and volunteer recruitment. Interns will engage in WCV’s efforts to elect environmental champions to office. They will also support WEC’s issue programs with project management, advocacy, and mobilization opportunities. This is a great position for someone who is interested in building their skills around environmental activism and advocacy, state and local political races, and honing their outreach skills." -WEC

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS!

Boeing Academy for STEM Learning at Home

"The Boeing Academy for STEM Learning at Home provides families with a series of exciting week-long experiences designed exclusively for students in grades 3-12. Using project-based learning techniques, each experience is designed around a specific theme, or subject, and is guided by our own Museum educators.

All our weekly experiences provide families with an engaging way to get learners excited about science, flight, space, and engineering. Each offers a unique blend of hands-on educational activities as well as engaging virtual community experiences designed to provide participants with projects that they can complete on their own schedule. At Boeing Academy at Home, your learners won’t just sit in front of their computers, they will interact with our Museum educators and other STEM professionals in a simple, structured environment! Plus, participants will have unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the world’s largest educational air and space museum! In addition to discovering their inner scientist or engineer, participants will be able to showcase their learning with family and their new online friends." -Museum of Flight

SIGN UP TODAY!

Southside Argonauts 2020

"The goals of our 2020 Southside Argonauts program have not changed with the pandemic, but, our delivery methods have. Which is why our 2020 Workforce Exploration Program will be completely virtual!

We are excited to bring our students the same skill development, teamworkcommunity engagementleadership, and mentorship over a social-distancing-based learning platform. Participating students will receive exclusive presentations from accomplished professionals from our region's vibrant STEM, Business, and Entrepreneurial Industries. Along with being able to learn skills that will help them develop the career of their dreams!

More information will be released in the near future regarding program specifics." - Southside Argonauts Program

 2020 Summer Youth ORCA Pass

"Summer Youth ORCA Pass is available to 8th – 12th grade students in Highline, Lake Washington, and Tukwila school districts who are eligible for Free or Reduced Price Lunch. Due to COVID-19, ORCA cards will not be mailed until King County officials allow for safe, non-essential travel on transit.

Please check with a parent/guardian before signing up. If you have questions, please call or email the Summer Youth Pass Coordinator, at (206) 263-8751 or dhurula@kingcounty.gov." - King County Metro

SIGN UP TODAY!

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

UW Forward with SWENext

"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!

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!

Wilderness Awareness School (Various Volunteer Opportunities)

"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

APPLY NOW!

Deloitte Team Tech Challenge

"Deloitte is excited to host the Team Tech Challenge. This free* 3-day challenge will take you into the world of professional services to help hone your technical skills, compete with teammates in a tech innovation challenge, and help prepare you for the next step ahead: college. We’ll talk artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, analytics, and more. Winning team members of the Team Tech Challenge will each win a $250 gift card."- Deloitte

APPLY NOW

PAID: Museum of Flight Camp Counselors (Various Positions)

 "The Museum of Flight is the largest independent, non-profit air and space museum in the world! With over 175 aircraft and spacecraft, tens of thousands of artifacts, millions of rare photographs, dozens of exhibits and experiences and a world-class library, the Museum and its people bring mankind's incredible history of flight to life.

The Museum of Flight Aerospace Camp Experience provides an amazing opportunity for children of all ages to enjoy many of the Museum's resources and beyond for STEM learning.  As we strive to be the foremost educational air and space Museum in the world, we know it takes a team of talented and diverse people. This is a seasonal position with dates of employment roughly corresponding to the ACE summer calendar"- MOF Aerospace Camp Experience 

APPLY 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

REGISTER TODAY FOR A ZOOM INFO SESSION!

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.

The Seal of Washington State on top of the shape of Washington State filled in solid green

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
The Seal of Washington State on top of the shape of Washington State filled in solid green

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