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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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. 

nXu Fellowship Program

nXu is an innovative youth purpose and leadership program that brings together diverse cohorts of high school students from a diverse group of schools to explore, articulate, and pursue their purpose in life!

DEADLINE TO APPLY: MONDAY, MAY 27

When: 1-year out-of-school fellowship program starting Fall 2019

Young Executives of Color | UW Foster School of Business

YEOC is a free nine month college pipeline program hosted by the UW Foster School of Business.  Students attend sessions one Saturday every month on the UW campus.  These sessions will be filled with college preparation, powerful mentorship, professional development and business lectures.  Network with professionals from EY, Microsoft, Google, Nike, Amazon, and more!

DEADLINE TO APPLY: MAY 31st! 

  • When: Sept. 2019 – May 2020
  • Where: UW Seattle Campus (Foster School of Business)    
  • Who: Must be current high school freshman, sophomore, or junior.  First-gen and historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply: African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), American Indian/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian.   
  • To Learn More: Visit the YEOC website  
  • To Apply: Fill out the Online Application!
Third Annual Peace in the Hood Job Fair

 The PNTH Job Fair in partnership by Southwest Youth and Family Services, YWCA, Youthsource, and the King County Parks and Recreation White Center Teen Program provides employment and mentorship opportunities to youth ages 16-24! You will have the opportunity to meet over 30+ employers and select employers will be conducting on-site interviews. Resume & Job Application Assistance will be provided in advance!

No REGISTRATION is required│EVENT is free and open to all

  • When: Friday, June 7th from 2:30-5:00 PM
  • Where: Steve Cox Memorial Park Log Cabin, 1321 Southwest 102nd Street Seattle, WA 98146 (White Center neighborhood)
  • Who: Youth Ages 16-24
  • Resume & Job Application Assistance
    •  May 14th, 16th, 21st & 23rd from 4-6pm at Steve Cox Memorial Park Log Cabin
  • Language interpreters available upon request: Contact dan.bernard@kingcounty.gov no later than May 30th
Healthcare Exploration for Youth (HEY!) - Summer 2019

Are you interested in gaining insight in the healthcare field? Neighborhood House, academic program, Healthcare Exploration for Youth (HEY) is a 9-week summer class opportunity at Highline College campus! You will meet professionals in the field, go on field trips, obtain certifications in First Aid and CPR and earn 11 college credits. You will get to experience firsthand the college life/environment and find ways to further your education after high school. You do not want to miss out on furthering college/math readiness and mapping out your next steps for training & employment.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 30!    

  • When: Classes begin July 1st9-weeks, Monday - Thursday
  • Where: Highline College     
  • Who:
    • Youth ages 16 to 24
    • Able to meet the free or reduced lunch program guidelines
    • Provide an active social security card number and/or green card & non-expired photo ID
    • Show serious interest in the healthcare field
  • Free:
    • Tuition costs/fees
    • Textbooks
    • Transportation needs (bus pass/gas cards provided)
    • Academic & career support services
    • Lunch card with funds loaded weekly (eat on campus, yum!)
  • To Apply & find out more contact, Elisa Grant-Holler
    • elisag@nhwa.org | 206.643.9624
Youth in Focus-Photography classes

Are you interested in exploring the world of digital photography? Youth in Focus has photography courses available in SUMMER 2019. You will get the opportunity to work closely with professional teaching artists that are all paid professionals in the field! Materials and supplies are provided, including a quality camera you can check out for the entire quarter.

Registration is NOW OPEN for Summer Quarter!

  • When: Summer Quarter 2019: June 29th – August 9th 
  • Where: Youth in Focus
  • Who: Youth ages 13-19    
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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.