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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.

Available Opportunities - Apply Now

Click the below descriptions for more details and how to register. 

Undocumented Youth Organizing Summit 2019

The Undocumented Youth Organizing Summit envisions and aspires to uplift, honor, and directly support undocumented high school and college students to organize for educational change in their schools and uplift their local undocumented communities. The Washington Dream Coalition (WDC), a local grassroots organization of young undocumented scholars and professionals in Washington State that advocate for the undocumented community at the political and educational level, are happy to host our first annual summit.

APPLY BY NOVEMBER 25!

  • Date: December 7
  • Time: 8am-6pm
  • Location: Cleveland High School (5511 15th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108)
  • Application link: bit.ly/wdcregistration 
UW School of Dentistry: Community Health Professionals Academy

Community Health Professionals Academy (CHPA) is a multi-session at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. This program is aimed toward high school, junior high and middle school students from minority or underrepresented communities interested in dentistry, medicine, public health and other healthcare related careers. CHPA program provides insight into these fields through hands-on activities, public speaking skills, and receiving mentorship from current health professional students and provides. There are eight Saturday sessions between January to May at UW, and applications are accepted in the fall.  

APPLICATIONS DUE DECEMBER 1!

When: Select Saturday's from January to May

Where: UW School of Dentristry 

Who: Grades 8-12

Apply here: https://tinyurl.com/y2ma3xsk

YMCA: Environmental Leaders Summit

We're inviting local teens and adults from around the Puget Sound to discuss the environmental issues facing our communities. This forum will provide opportunities to share ideas, talk with environmental professionals, and connect with your peers about environmental topics you care about. Join community leaders and young environmentalists for a day of dialogue and discussion as we strive to create more sustainable schools and neighborhoods! There is no cost for this event, but registration is required and space is limited.

APPLY BY DECEMBER 3! 

Date: December 6

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Seattle University Campion Hall 914 E Jefferson Street, Seattle, WA 98122

APP Link: https://tinyurl.com/yxechama

Washington Passport to Careers

Have you been homeless? Do you want to continue your education or start a career in a trade? The Passport to Careers program can assist you on your journey toward a postsecondary education or apprenticeship. It provides financial assistance and support services, if you meet the following criteria:

  • Homeless or in Foster Care: You experienced unaccompanied homelessness (without a parent or guardian) during the prior school year, or were in the care of the Washington State, tribal, or federal foster care system. (See chart at right for eligibility dates.)
  • State Resident: You are a resident of Washington, or your case is based in Washington State.

Eligible Student:

  • You are or will be enrolled at least half-time in an eligible institution of higher education or a recognized pre-apprenticeship or registered apprenticeship program in Washington before turning 22.
  •  You are not planning to pursue a degree in theology.
  • You have not yet earned a bachelor’s degree.

Application Process: Download the consent form

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Highline Cancer Center, part of Highline Medical Center, is seeking students who are interested in healthcare issues and careers, especially in cancer prevention and treatment! Highline is an innovative Cancer Center offering the latest treatments including chemotherapy, biological therapy, robot-assisted surgery and naturopathic treatments. Take advantage of this rare opportunity available to you, and start making a big difference in people's lives while still in high school! 

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis!

  • Schedule: 2-3 days a week (6-10 hours total each week); Training and 100 hours total required.
  • Location: Highline Medical complex, 16233 Sylvester Rd. SW
  • Eligibility:
    • Commit to four hours a week for at least six months
    • 100 hours of service prior to the six months being completed
    • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Apply: Complete the online volunteer application to get started 
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
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