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    Below are some current Internships and Volunteer Opportunities. If you would like more information or are interested in some other options please contact Career Center Specialist, Edward Rho at 206-252-4871 or email him at

    Graphics | UW BrandWinter Courses High School Program 

    Starting in January, the University of Washington will be offering remote courses below. Fees included. 

    • Algorithmic Thinking: Programming Logic Fundamentals (10th-12th grades)
    • Coding in Java II (10th-12th grades)
    • Writers' Workshop (10th-12th grades)

    For details, please visit

    Microsoft Logo Icon of Flat style - Available in SVG, PNG, EPS, AI & Icon  fontsMicrosoft High School Summer Internship (PAID)

    Starting January, Microsoft High School Internship is open to current senior high school students that live within 50 miles of Redmond, Washington who have a demonstrated interest in technology. Students must be at least 16 years old and have a legal right to work in the U.S. for the duration of the internship. Applicants should be available to work PAID full-time for 10 consecutive weeks (June 22nd - August 28th, 2020). Find inspiration, plan for college, and empower your future with Microsoft's High School Program. Get hands-on experience and on-the-job learning as you work on technology projects that make a difference in people's lives around the world.


    For more information, please visit 

    Innovator Award Program · Institute for Systems BiologyISB (Institute for Systems Biology) High School Internship (PAID)

    ISB is offering 8-week PAID summer research internships for rising seniors (juniors) to learn complete systems of biology research and work with many specialists, directly involving in a variety of projects, using many types of technology and techniques, gain valuable microbiology, engineering, and computational experience. If you are enthusiastic about interdisciplinary research and the practice of systems biology and systems thinking and would like more information about an internship, please visit

    Young Scholars Program-REACH | Center for NeurotechnologyYoung Scholars Program - REACH 2021 Summer Program 

    The Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) at the University of Washington sponsors a five-day “YSP-REACH” program on the Seattle Campus during the summer. The goal is to provide students with exposure to the field of neural engineering and provide basic preparation for college studies in STEM subjects as well as future STEM careers. High school students receive an introduction to neuroscience and neural engineering, neuroethics, scientific communication, and the latest developments in brain-computer interfaces.


    Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, the 2020 YSP-REACH program was offered online only. We hope to provide an in-person YSP-REACH program in 2021.  The planned dates for summer 2021 are August 2-6, 2021.  If the program is held in-person, the cost will be $500/student; if the program is held online, the cost will be $100/student.  Scholarships to cover the costs for some students will be available


    Application for the 2021 Summer YSP-REACH program is now available with a receipt deadline of March 1, 2021. 

    For more information, please visit 

    How to Setup & Use Digital Wallets with your Bank of America CardsBank of America Student Leader Program for Juniors and Seniors (PAID Internship)

    Since 2004, Student Leaders has been part of our ongoing commitment to youth employment and economic mobility. Preparing a diverse pipeline of community-minded young students with the leadership training they need to be successful in the workforce is vital to our approach to responsible growth and helps to build thriving communities. Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect 225 community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development, and service. 

    They're awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits such as Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Habitat for Humanity and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C. The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill-building and creating a more civically engaged society. If you or someone you know have a passion for improving the community, click here to see where the Student Leaders Program operates and learn more about our eligibility criteria. The 2021 Student Leaders application period will be open from November 2, 2020 - January 31, 2021.

    For more information:

    Contact info:                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Esther Richmond                                                                                                                                                                                                               Vice President Seattle Market Community Relations Mgr II                                                                                                                                  Local Markets Organization                                                                                                                                                                                           Bank of America, WA1-501-33-45                                                                                                                                                                                   800 Fifth Avenue, 33rd Floor, Seattle, WA 98104                                                                                                                                                               T 206-358-6445                                                                                                                                                                         

    Home - Northwest FolklifeNorthwest Folklife Internship Opportunities (PAID)

    Cultural& Creative Workforce Development Internships (PAID)
    Northwest Folklife, in collaboration with the Office of Economic Development and the Office of Arts and Culture, has developed a pilot internship program that provides paid internships for Seattle’s young creatives. Internships are catered for youth ages 16-25 from a variety of Seattle communities. These internships range between 12-24 weeks long and give youth hands-on training in various creative fields. Interns will work 12-14 hours weekly at their internship sites, and 1-2 hours with Northwest Folklife.

    • The Vera Project Creative Digital Equity Internship                      Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • 2100 Internship                                                                       Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Ground Zero Radio Media Internship                                          Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Sphere Solar Energy Internship                                                 Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Milli Digital Equity Internship                                                     Deadline: Dec 16, 2020
    • Penguin Productions Digital Storyteller Internship                        Deadline: Dec 18, 2020
    • Penguin Productions Stage Manager Internship                           Deadline: Dec 18, 2020
    To apply, please visit the website: 

    TEENS IN PUBLIC SERVICETeens in Public Service Internship

    Teens In Public Service is a not-for-profit dedicated to developing future leaders committed to their communities. TIPS selects teenage leaders for paid community service internships and pairs them with charitable organizations over the summer.

    Through our Summer Internship Program, TIPS provides paid summer internships for enrolled, high school youth at local nonprofit organizations. These internships offer teens practical work experience, an understanding of ethical leadership, and a venue to put their values into action; and, our nonprofits gain additional staff during the summer months, at no cost to their organizations. The application is due by March 5th, 2021

    Information and Application  

    Youth in Focus (@YIF_Seattle) | Twitter   2021 Creative Career Cohort 

    FREE 18-week career-connected learning program for BIPOC* students interested in creative career fields. This creative cohort will combine photography, graphic design, and creative direction with mock interviews, portfolio development, and more. Youth in Focus is partnering with Seattle-based outdoor recreation retailer, Evo, to complete professional projects and provide hands-on experience with professionals in the industry.

    Details and Dates:

    • Open to 8 BIPOC students aged 15-19.
    • Participating students receive a $1,200 stipend and all materials/equipment are provided during the program including a camera, laptop, and digital editing software
    • Deadline for interest forms: Dec 11, 2020. Candidates notified by January 4, 2021.
    • January 11 - June 11, 2021 -  Tuesdays / Thursdays 4:30 - 7:00PM


    Please fill out the interest form - 


    Machinists Inc Manual Machinist Job in Seattle, WA | Glassdoor   Machinist's INC. @ South Seattle Internship

    Machinist's Inc. facility in South Seattle is offering entry-level interns, high school students, and will learn directly from aerospace machinists, inspectors, fabricators, and management to begin building the necessary skills into manufacturing careers. This will be a 12-week part-time schedule and will work with master craftsmen and experienced technicians on the shop floor. 

    Please apply at Machinits INC. website!

    City of Seattle (@CityofSeattle) | TwitterThe City of Seattle's Office of Emergency Management 

    The City of Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management is looking for 15 high school volunteers to do outreach to area businesses regarding its Alert Seattle program. Volunteers will be expected to commit to a minimum of 20 hours during the November 1 – December 31 time period. You will distribute Alert Seattle promotional materials (posters and business cards) to businesses and other community locations throughout the city. You will be responsible for tracking where you have distributed these promotional materials using an online form accessible via phone or PC.If you have questions or would like to provide a resume, please email

    The deadline for application is October 9th. Apply at Application to Volunteer.

    United Way of America - Wikipedia UniteWay of King County

    United Way of King County brings caring people together to give, volunteer, and take action to help people in need and solve our community’s toughest challenges. United Way offers great volunteer opportunities both in-person and virtually. Please visit the United Way of King County website. 

    VolunteerMatch - WikipediaVolunteer Match

    Search Volunteer Opportunities. VolunteerMatch is the #1 volunteer-engagement network. Find volunteer information and listings in your local community now! Please visit the Volunteer Match

    Seattle Works on Twitter: "Join @the_SCA for a #EarthDay volunteer project  in #Seattle's #WashingtonParkArboretum:  #FindYourPark"  Seattle Work

    Seattle Work offers great volunteer opportunities both in-person and virtually around the Seattle community! Find volunteer information and listings in your local area now! Please visit the Seattle Work website. 


      YEOC: Young Executives of Color University of Washington | FacebookYoung Executive of Color (YEOC) UW Foster Business Program 

    Young Executives of Color (YEOC) is a FREE nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program serves high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for:

    - college preparation, 
    - business lectures, 
    - professional development, 
    - powerful mentorship

     For an application or more information, please visit the YEOC UW Foster Business website.

    Welcome to Tilth Alliance! — Tilth Alliance  Tith Alliance: Rainier Beach Youth Stewards Program 

    The Rainier Beach Youth Stewards program, a program of Tilth Alliance works with young people to restore the wetlands at the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands. Youth aged 14-18 will participate in aspects of a farm operation, learn wetland restoration skills and practices at RBUFW and other sites, and build relationships with peers, adult staff, and volunteers. This is a PAID position. The description and application are in the link down below.

    Red Tail Hawks (RTH) Flying Club

    Jesse Hayes, the President Of Red Tail Hawks (RTH) Flying Club, RTH is the Seattle chapter of Black Pilots of America Inc. (BPA).  BPA’s mission is to introduce and educate underserved and underrepresented youths to the exciting world of aviation and promotes aviation excellence and safety among scholars. Jesse is currently seeking high school students (ages 16+) to participate in the Summer Flight Academy, students will train to fly solo for “free” at Mukilteo. 
    Applications are DUE May 15th, please share with your friends and your parents. For more information and to acquire the application, please email the Career Center at or contact the Red-Tailed Hawks FLY Cadet at or 425 -521-0089.

    Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) Camp BioMed Internship

    Are you interested in Genetic Engineering Recombinant DNA Technology? Global Health Challenges? Medical Microbiology? Or maybe you want to solve a murder mystery like Criminal Minds? If you say "yes" to all those, check out the Camp BIOmed  NWABR(Northwest Association for Biomedical Research). This is a week-long summer program for 9th - 12th-grade students interested in biomedical or health science careers. This summer program will be located at Seattle Pacific University and there is a fee to this camp. For more information, please click the link below.

    T-Mobile Explorer Internship

    T-Mobile is offering PAID summer internship for graduating high school students who are interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree in the STEM field. You'll get hands-on experience in what's it like to work at eg. Software developer, project management, Business Analyst, Information Security Analyst. 

    Federal Trade Commission NW Regional Office (Summer Internship) 

    Seattle is hiring a summer intern! The position is open as of today and students must apply at this link The announcement will be open for two weeks or until a maximum application limit is reached, whichever comes first. 

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforces federal consumer protection laws that prevent fraud, deception, and unfair business practices. The FTC also enforces federal antitrust laws that maintain competition between businesses by preventing anticompetitive mergers and other anticompetitive business practices. The FTC’s actions include individual company and industry-wide investigations, lawsuits in federal court, rule-making proceedings, and consumer and business education.

    Student Trainee (Administrative and Office Support) GS-0399-01

    • Monday June 22, 2020 to Friday August 28, 2020

    • Full time - 40 hours a week, Mon-Fri, 830am-5pm

    • $11.89 an hour

    • Intended for rising seniors, must be at least 16 years old to apply

    • GPA of 2.0 or higher required

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen

    • Subject to background check

    • Transit subsidy provided

    • Position will be at Jackson Federal Building: 915 Second Ave Suite 2896, Seattle, WA 98174

    Interested students must apply through the link above and will be instructed to create an account on the website. They will need to include a resume and a copy of their most recent grades/transcript as part of their application. 

    For more information, please contact Nicole Worley at 206-220-4478 or

    CISC (Chinese Information Service Center) Volunteer Opportunity 

    We have a volunteer opp. for students who need community service hours for graduation requirements. CISC (Chinese Information Service Center) assists immigrants throughout King County providing information, referral, advocacy, social, and support services. The After-school program is offering tutoring sessions, homework help, STEM activities, leadership training, and social skills program for newly immigrated students between 1st - 5th grade. Hours are from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm and the location is at Chinatown, right next to the Daiso store. 

    For more information, please visit the Career Center.

    Clean Water Ambassadors Internship Program 

    King County Wastewater Treatment Division offers a PAID internship program for high school students (15- 18 years old) This is a 6-week summer program where you will learn about human and natural water systems. During the school year, you will be working additional 40+ hours on projects that include: 

    • Environmental and social justice issues
    • Improve communication skills
    • Develop and implement project proposals 

    For more information or would like to contact the manager of this program, please visit King County Internships and Career Exploration. 

    Discovery Corps Internship - Pacific Science Center 

    Discovery Corps consists of a system of training and assessment leading to increased levels of responsibility, pay, and skill. Pacific Science Center looks for motivated youth ages 14 and older who are interested in gaining job and life skills while volunteering and working to provide Pacific Science Center’s guests a unique and interactive experience.

    Once a youth has completed approximately 100 hours of service-learning, including training, as a volunteer, he/she will be assessed on skills and performance. If expectations have been met, he/she may be promoted into a paid position (assessment periods and new hiring sessions will vary depending on staffing and the youth’s volunteer schedule). This promotion includes increased responsibilities and more available training to assist with the continued development of skills. Paid youth can continue to work towards further promotions within the structure of the program.

    Discovery Corps is designed to support youth from the time they enter the program until they graduate from high school or an academically equivalent program. Youth learn job skills and are exposed to numerous aspects of science, math, and technology which will hopefully inspire them to pursue careers in these fields. Applications for the May session are due on April 4th, 2020.

    Discovery Corps Application Page

    KEXP 2020 Paid Internships 

    The KEXP is now accepting applications for a paid internship program! All internships are a 6-month commitment of 15 hours/week at a rate of $15/hour. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age to apply. The deadline is Friday, February 14th. For more information please visit KEXP Internship website.
    Audio Post-Production
    Creative Production
    Morning Show Producer
    Sales & Business Marketing

    Software Development

    YouthForce TeamWork Internship Program

    YouthForce offers teens a meaningful entry-level work experience supported by caring adults, positive peer and professional networks during Sounders FC home games, and on the job training. Teens must participate in college readiness, career exploration, and financial literacy workshops held throughout the season. For additional information, please visit the YouthForce TeamWork Internship website. 

    Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

    SHPEP offers an educational opportunity for First or Second Year College students interested in exploring a career in the health profession. Careers include dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and public health. For additional information, please click the SHPEP link. 

    Lifeguard Training

    Get certified!  Sign up for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course and NW Lifeguard test.  Get hired! Send a resume and cover letter or Aquatic Application to Lifeguard Training is the first step in becoming a lifeguard for the City of Seattle.  The course is approximately 30 hours in length and provides certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED. For more information call (206)684-4078. Lifeguard Training Application

    UW LEAH Teen Advisory Board

    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.

    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
    The deadline for applying is January 8th, 2020 by 6 PM.  Advisory Board Applications

    Microsoft High School Internship Programs 

    Microsoft has several Internship programs available for High School students including Summer Internships, Minecraft programming, and Digital Art Camp and High School Boot Camp.  Applicants must be High School Juniors or Seniors, be at least 16 years of age and be able to attend the entire time of the program. (Times vary see website for details) The application is closed for 2019, check back in early 2020. Microsoft High School Internship Programs Application Page

    Port of Seattle

    Why intern with the Port? It's not just another summer job. Few organizations, public or private, can offer high schools interns the experience the Port of Seattle provides: Jumpstart your future professional career. Work experience on your resume at a well-known public organization with a long history.
    Selfie-worthy work locations at Sea-Tac Airport or along the Seattle waterfront.
    Real work on real projects that impact local communities and the regional economy—no coffee runs.
    100% of our internships are paid.
    The Port of Seattle offers over 80 available high school internships across all departments that fall into the following career focus areas:
    Business Management, Planning, and Administration
    Business Technology and Solution Design
    Communications and Outreach
    Customer Service
    Engineering and Construction Management
    Facility Management and Operations
    Finance and Accounting
    Skilled Trades
    High School Internship Application Page  Applications are closed for 2019, check back in early 2020.\

    Seattle Children's Hospital Volunteer Program

    Children is opening applications for Volunteers for just a few days.  If you are interested in volunteering at the hospital click on the link below for more details.  This is a great opportunity to get involved in a hospital environment and get your service learning hours.  At this time the applications are only for people 18 years of age and older.  Applications for students 16 to 17 years old will open sometime in the Spring.
    Seattle Children's Volunteer Program

    Year Up

    This program is for graduating Seniors ages 18-24. 
    Our program combines hands-on skills development, courses eligible for college credit, and corporate internships to prepare students for success in professional careers and higher education.
    Develop the skills you need for the job you want.
    We align our training with corporate partner needs and market trends to ensure that the skills you learn will be in-demand. Learn valuable technical and professional skills, and gain work experience during internships at top companies.
    Earn while you learn.
    Earn a stipend throughout the program (both while you train and during your internship) and complete courses eligible for college credit.
    Get ongoing support and guidance.
    Our staff (including program managers, coaches, and student services teams) and our strong alumni network support you in reaching your maximum potential, both as a student and as a working professional.
    Year Up Program

    The United States Youth Conservation Corps

    YCC is a summer youth employment program that engages young people in meaningful work experiences on national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and fish hatcheries while developing an ethic of environmental stewardship and civic responsibility. YCC programs are generally 8 to 10 weeks and members are paid the minimum wage for a 40-hour workweek. Most YCC opportunities are non-residential programs that provide paid daytime work activities with members who commute to the Federal unit daily.
    Who is eligible?
    Youth, 15 through 18 years of age, who are permanent residents of the United States, are eligible for employment without regard to social, economic, racial, or ethnic backgrounds. Youth with physical or other challenges who can effectively participate in most YCC activities are eligible. Youth must have no history of serious criminal or other antisocial behavior that might endanger their safety or that of others; have or be able to obtain a work permit as required under the laws of their State; have a Social Security number or have made application of one.
    Youth Conservation Corps

    Fred Hutch Summer Internships

    High school students are welcome to apply for an 8 week, paid summer research internship at Fred Hutch. The Hutch has an international reputation for its pioneering research in biological sciences, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, cancer prevention, epidemiology, and biostatistics.
    Selected interns will spend 1 full week in training. This includes hands-on training in laboratory safety techniques and skills in our Training Labs, designated safe labs for minors. Interns will then be paired and matched to a host mentor who will supervise them over the remaining 7 weeks on specific projects or activities in the host lab. Interns also attend weekly workshops and seminars. The internship culminates with a reflection presentation during the final week.  Applications open February 1, 2020 and close March 31, 2020.
    Fred Hutch Summer Internships

    National Security Agency

    Take advantage of NSA’s student programs to learn more about NSA, deepen your knowledge of your career field, and collect a paycheck or scholarship money. We offer internships, scholarships, a co-op program and more. Search for the perfect opportunity for you based on your education level and field of interest.
    Remember, NSA selects most of its student program candidates up to a year in advance. That means your application will be due at least nine months before you start, so don't forget to plan ahead!
    NSA High School Programs

    Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program

    The apprentice program is designed to encourage high school students to pursue science and engineering careers; acquaint qualified high school students with the activities of Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories through summer science and engineering research experiences; to provide students with opportunities in and exposure to scientific and engineering practice and personnel not available in their school environment; to expose those students to DoN research and engineering activities and goals in a way that encourages a positive image and supportive attitude toward our defense community; to prepare these students to serve as positive role models for their peers by encouraging other high school students to take more science and math courses. SEAP places academically talented high school students with interest and ability in science and mathematics as apprentices in DoN laboratories for eight weeks during the summer. These students work with scientists and engineers who act as mentors. The program offers students a unique and positive experience in their fields of interest, thus encouraging them to pursue careers in science and engineering.
    SEAP Program Information, SEAP Program in Washington is in Keyport, WA
    Applications have closed for Fall 2018, anticipate opening again in the Fall of 2019.

    KEXP Internship

    KEXP has a few Internship openings for High School students.  If you are passionate about music and considering a career in the radio or music industry click on the link below to learn more about the available positions. KEXP Volunteer Page

    Pacific Science Center

    The Science Center has various volunteer opportunities available, click on the link below to go to their web page. Pacific Science Center

    Museum Of Flight

    The Museum Apprentice Program (MAP) is a FREE year-round program that provides high school students with unique and exciting volunteer opportunities. During this program, students work on projects related to the museum field, education, oral histories, living history, documentary making, and public service. Students who join MAP will learn about exhibit design, practice presentation, and teaching techniques, and delve into aviation and space-related topics. Museum Apprentice Program The Museum of Flight relies on our volunteers to give docent tours and run our many diverse 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.
    MOF Volunteer Opportunities  

    Museum of Pop Culture

    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! 
    MoPop Volunteer Information Page

    Seattle Art Museum

    SAM involves hundreds of volunteers in dynamic and engaging opportunities at all three museum sites. Our volunteers provide great customer service, support administrative tasks, facilitate art experiences, and more.
    Prospective volunteers should be passionate about art and enjoy interacting with the public. We have Open Volunteer positions for people able to make at least a six-month commitment to a weekly or every-other-week schedule. We also occasionally offer One Day Volunteer opportunities for people who are not able to make a longer commitment. Click below for volunteer applications.
    Seattle Art Museum Volunteers

    The Center For Wooden Boats

    Since 1977, The Center for Wooden Boats has been a volunteer-powered organization. Today, over 800 volunteers contribute on a regular basis to support hands-on learning and access to the water. Volunteers help with virtually every aspect of CWB’s operations and lead many of its most mission-centric programs. Opportunities include:

    Visitor Services



    Sunday Public Sail

    Sailing Instruction

    Special Events

    Office Assistance

    Special Skills and more!


    Join us at Orientation to learn more or get started. Orientations take place every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am-12pm. No RSVP required but completing the application before arrival is strongly preferred. Just arrive at the Boathouse and look for the signs.
    CFWB Application and Information Page