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

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

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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. 

Team Read: Reading Coach (Multiple Openings)

Team Read is a tutoring program that hires and trains students as reading coaches for 2nd and 3rd-grade students reading below grade level. You'll gain leadership skills, gain work experience, and support with your post-secondary goals.

APPLY BY OCTOBER 18!

ACE Mentor Program

Want to pursue a career in architecture, construction or engineering? The ACE Mentor Program is a year round program that will connect you with industry professionals to learn about the various pathways. Learn more about their program on their webpage here.

APPLY BY OCTOBER 18!

Burke Museum: International Archaeology Day

Join the International Archaeology Day free event hosted by the Burke Museum for an afternoon of fun activities, including information on local and global archaeology. Participate in activities such as making your own Roman tablet, flint knapping, and more! You'll find out what’s under Seattle with early Seattle artifacts from the Burke Museum’s archaeology collections, and see mounts be made for fragile 2,000-year-old Mediterranean glass in the visible Archaeology Workroom.  

ATTEND ON OCTOBER 23!

NFFTY Film Career Day

NFFTY is proud to announce the return of Film Career Day, produced in partnership with the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development and Office of Arts & Culture. You don’t have to be in a film class or media arts program to attend — anyone who is passionate about making videos can expand their understanding of career paths in the film industry, and network with industry leaders and peers to connect with opportunities.

ATTEND ON NOVEMBER 6!

Virtual Public Lands Recruitment Event

Are you interested in working in nature? Join to learn about seasonal jobs in wildland fire, recreation, trails, ecosystems, visitor services, administration and more!  Hiring managers from the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service will provide one-on-one assistance with federal resumes, answer questions about seasonal jobs, and share tips on building a successful application. 

REGISTER TODAY!

University of Washington: Community Health Professions Academy (CHPA)

Community Health Professions Academy (CHPA) is a multi-session program at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. CHPA is aimed towards students from underrepresented communities interested in dentistry, medicine, public health and other healthcare related careers. You'll participate in hands-on activities, public speaking, and receive mentorship from health professional students and providers.

APPLY BY DECEMBER 12!

Thriving Elements STEM Mentee

Thriving Elements is a high quality mentoring program whose mission is to create access and opportunities for students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Upon selection into the program, you are matched with a STEM professional who will help prepare you for college and a professional career in STEM. The vision is to develop and empower leaders in STEM to make a sustainable impact in their communities and inspire the next generation. If this resonates with you, we highly encourage you to apply. 

APPLY TODAY!

Employment Services: TRAC Associates

"TRAC Associates has been a leader in offering employment services for job seekers and employers since 1983. We assist job seekers with the changing needs of employers and the labor market. Programs for Job Seekers include: 
“TRAC to Work” Homeless Employment Services, BFET & TANF Community
Jobs, ORIA - Office of Refugee & Immigrant Assistance and WIOA - Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act. TRAC Associates matches employers to job seekers by providing the following services: Recruitment & Placement, Applicant screening & testing, Job readiness & competency, Vocational training, Job retention and Career advancement." - TRAC Associates

SIGN UP TODAY!

YouthForce - Employment Assistance

Need help applying to your next job? YouthForce can assist with resume review, interview prep and serve as a reference for current and past interns.

UW: 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!

Alianza Youth Leadership Program

Alianza Youth Leadership Program is a youth-led movement of leaders that unlock their leadership potential to bring change to their communities. Through community organizing and training, Alianza aims to provide a platform and resources. You'll meet other youth leaders engaged in their communities through community and civic engagement projects on issues affecting the Latinx community, including environmental and climate justice.

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON AN ONGOING BASIS!