Summer Programs & Internships


Summer programs for students

Summer Program Directory - Teen Life

Teenagers with a range of outside-the-classroom experiences often do better in school, in the college admissions process, and in their adult lives. Our mission is to help teens and their parents find and participate in meaningful experiential learning opportunities. https://www.teenlife.com/

Summer Programs and Internships

Middle School Summer Programs

Pacific Science Center Summer Camps – Inspire the inner scientist in your child! Summer camps from Pacific Science Center are the perfect opportunity to explore, experiment and discover. Our exciting and enriching summer camps for kids are available at eight locations in the greater Seattle area for grades PreK-8 and offer hands-on science experiments, fun and challenging projects, and unique and innovative learning experiences. Some courses offered have been, Graphic Design, App Inventor, Robot Workshop, Astronomy 101, Zombie Survival School, Life Aquatic, and more. https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/summer-camps/

Girls Rock Math – At Girls Rock Math we reinforce that math is fun and imaginative. We aim to boost interest and confidence in mathematics and the program allows for collaboration, emphasizing persistence, strategy building and mathematical thinking. Through games, songs, crafts, science and math projects girls will explore a variety of math concepts.  Each camp, class or program, regardless of theme, includes the same great empowering messages, awesome hands-on math activities and lots of fun! https://www.girlsrockmathematics.com/counselors

Skyhawks Sports Camps - The development of Skyhawks Sports has been a wonderful ride for everyone involved, and we expect to continue to make a difference--one child at a time. Today we offer 10+ different sports, camps, and programs in Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Baseball, Multi-Sport, Tennis, Mini-Hawk, Lacrosse, Golf, Volleyball, Cheerleading, and Track & Field, providing countless ways for your child to grow. Our camps and programs are offered locally throughout over 500 communities.  The format includes traditional week-long summer day camps and year-round after-school programs that range from 45 minutes to 6 hours in duration, per day. Our progression of camps and programs, led by our expert staff, provide instructional lessons for youth looking for a sport introduction or those who want to refine and master their sport-specific skills. https://www.skyhawks.com/

UW Summer Programs – UW Summer Youth Programs are designed for curious children and teens who want to keep learning over summer break. Calling all scientists, tinkerers, and creative types! Middle schoolers dig into a variety of STEM and arts and humanities topics through engaging, hands-on activities. Your middle schooler can jump into topics like microbiology, 3-D design, coding and engineering with our courses for kids entering 6th-8th grades. Get ready for lots of hands-on learning and campus field trips. Choose from full-day or half-day options. https://www.summer-camp.uw.edu/camps-courses/middle-school/

YMCA Youth Summer Programs – There’s tons to learn, play and explore at YMCA Summer Camps. Kids grow, build skills and gain confidence in a safe, values-based environment. We summer day and overnight  camps, lifeguard camps, and leadership development programs for teens. Check your local YMCA for summer program availability. http://ykids.seattleymca.org/bellevue-family-ymca

Boys and Girls Club – The goal of the Boys and Girls Club is to inspire & enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Students can take part in all kinds of programs both during summer and year-round. Students can participate in summer sports camps and teen summer camps. https://positiveplace.org/summer/

Game Experience-Seattle - Ages 12-14 (Day or Overnight Programs) Get an inside look at the video game industry and what it takes to create a polished game project. You’ll learn the basics of game development as our professionals guide you through how games are created, from small indie projects to massive AAA (Triple A) titles. Then, use your newfound skills to create your very own game project. Come up with the concept, create the art, and bring your vision to life. Our instructors will be there every step of the way to help. 
https://game.experienceamerica.com/middle-school-seattle-program/

Camp Sparkle – Camp Sparkle is a free summer day camp offered to children ages 6-12 who have been impacted by cancer. Camp Sparkle is offered in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett and Bellevue. The children that attend camp are impacted by cancer in a variety of ways including; having a loved one with cancer, having lost a loved one to cancer or having cancer themselves. Campers experience a week of local field trips, learning about cancer and making friends with campers and counselors just like them! We are staffed primarily by young adult volunteers, most of whom have their own cancer experience. A week at Camp Sparkle, is a week filled with laughter, friendship and fun! http://cancerpathways.org/support/camp-sparkle/

Digipen ProjectFUN Summer Youth Programs - DigiPen Academy’s Summer Workshops offer exciting learning experiences for students of all ages. Under the encouraging guidance of our talented teaching staff, students learn, create and collaborate on hands-on projects in video game programming, art and animation, game design, engineering, and music and sound design. Each workshop is more than your average summer camp. By promoting teamwork and personal expression while reinforcing core academic subjects like math, physics, art and writing, students learn valuable lifelong skills in STEM. https://academy.digipen.edu/projectfun-workshops/summer-workshops/

Kirkland Youth Council –  The Kirkland Youth Council is a group of about 40 teens representing all Middle and High Schools in Kirkland. In addition, we also have members who attend private schools and who are home schooled. Each member of the Youth Council has the responsibility of representing their school, social and cultural group, the City, as well as the youth of Kirkland to the City Council and other local government groups. Youth grades 6-12 that reside in Kirkland or attend a school in Kirkland are eligible to apply for the Kirkland Youth Council. The recruitment process typically takes place just after the start of a school year with applications due in late September, Early application deadlines are usually in June. https://www.kirklandwa.gov/depart/parks/About_Parks_and_Community_Services/Youth_Services/Youth_Council.htm

iD Tech -  Dive into STEM education! At iD Tech, students explore a college campus, create an impressive project, learn from fun, tech-savvy instructors, and build skills that last long after summer. Kickstart your future in STEM with over 50 cutting-edge courses. From coding and game development to robotics and design, you'll build in-demand skills and innovate like a pro with industry-standard tech tools. http://learn.idtech.com/STEM/

Camp Killoqua Summer Camp - Established in 1941, Camp Killoqua offers a wide variety of programs for campers in grades K-12. Our beautiful 185-acre site in north Snohomish County features forests, trails, game fields and waterfront. These outdoor spaces are ideal settings for programs based on the Camp Fire philosophy: an emphasis on the small group, individual attention, acceptance of differences and a loosely-structured child-centered approach. Programs focus on appreciation of the out-of-doors, democratic group living, non-competitive sports and games, skill development, concern for others, fun and friendship. http://www.campfiresnoco.org/
Teens in Action Program - Teens in Action is a leadership and community service club for kids in grades 6-12th. The time together is spent planning and doing service projects in their communities as well as at Camp Fire events. http://www.campfiresnoco.org/group/older-youth

Girls Who Code Summer Coding Course – The Girls Who Code campus offers two-week summer coding courses for girls ages 10-18 in cities across the country. https://girlswhocode.com/campus/

High School Summer Programs

YMCA Youth Summer Programs – There’s tons to learn, play and explore at YMCA Summer Camps. Kids grow, build skills and gain confidence in a safe, values-based environment. We summer day and overnight camps, lifeguard camps, and leadership development programs for teens. Check your local YMCA for summer program availability. http://ykids.seattleymca.org/bellevue-family-ymca

Game Experience-Seattle - Ages 15-18 (Day or Overnight Programs) – Our professional game developers will teach you everything that goes into creating a game from the initial concept all the way to the final release. You’ll discover all the disciplines in the game industry and find the one that best suits you. Then, you’ll team up with your fellow students to form your own indie game company, and work together to create your first project. Everyone on the team will take a role as you follow the real-life process of game development. By the end of the program, you’ll have your own playable game and a clear understanding of what it takes to succeed in the industry. 
https://game.experienceamerica.com/high-school-seattle-program/

Girls Rock Math – High school students spend two weeks working with girls in 1st-6th grade at one of our math camps as Counselors. At Girls Rock Math we reinforce that math is fun and imaginative. We aim to boost interest and confidence in mathematics. Learning at Girls Rock Math allows for collaboration, emphasizing persistence, strategy building and mathematical thinking. Come join us as a counselor today! https://www.girlsrockmathematics.com/counselors

Boys and Girls Club – At the Club year-round and during the summer, teens have access to resources and experiences that expose them to a world of opportunities. It is a comfortable place to hang out with friends, connect with caring mentors, and participate in fun activities like sports, arts, leadership, and volunteerism. Teens can also participate in the junior staff and Counseling-In-Training (CIT) programs to work with younger members and gain job skills. https://positiveplace.org/teens/

UW Summer Programs - With offerings in programming, architecture, writing and more, teens can discover a new interest or go deeper on a topic they are already passionate about. Experience life on a college campus and tap into some unique learning opportunities. Our half-day or full-day courses are available for entering 9th-12th graders. Our high school programs are held at three locations: the UW Seattle Campus, at Puget Sound Plaza in downtown Seattle, and at the UW’s facility in Bellevue. https://www.summer-camp.uw.edu/camps-courses/high-school/

Camp Killoqua Summer Camp - Established in 1941, Camp Killoqua offers a wide variety of programs for campers in grades K-12. Our beautiful 185-acre site in north Snohomish County features forests, trails, game fields and waterfront. These outdoor spaces are ideal settings for programs based on the Camp Fire philosophy: an emphasis on the small group, individual attention, acceptance of differences and a loosely-structured child-centered approach. Programs focus on appreciation of the out-of-doors, democratic group living, non-competitive sports and games, skill development, concern for others, fun and friendship. http://www.campfiresnoco.org/

Teens in Action Program - Teens in Action is a leadership and community service club for older kids in grades 6-12th.  The time together is spent planning and doing service projects in their communities as well as at Camp Fire events.  The youth can use this time spent to fulfill required community service hours for their school. http://www.campfiresnoco.org/group/older-youth/ 

Camp Killoqua – Counseling in Training (CIT) or Day Camp Assistant (DCA) – This dynamic program prepares high school juniors and seniors to be summer camp staff. Take part in exciting workshops, shadow staff, work with lots of kids, and grow as a camp leader. Year 1 is a great introduction to how summer camp operates, combined with opportunities to define your own leadership style. Year 2 has even more hands-on opportunities, including two sessions as a co-counselor or riding staff assistant in your “live-ins”. Work closely with staff mentors, as you co-lead campers. Successful completion of the program might lead to a future position on the summer staff.  http://www.campfiresnoco.org/camp/resident-camp/teen-leadership/

WANIC Summer Courses - WANIC (Washington Network for Innovative Careers) Summer Skills Academy, located at the Lake Washington Technical College, offers a high quality learning environment with exploratory courses available for high school students. Each summer course is equivalent to a one semester high school class, condensed down to three weeks. The grade and credit earned will be reflected on the student's high school transcript. The work is fun, hands-on, and it gives students the opportunity to explore classes they may not see in their regular high school. https://wanic.lwsd.org/academics/summer-courses

Seattle Children’s Hospital: Summer Nurse Camp - For juniors and seniors. During this five-day camp, students will gain insight into the world of pediatric nursing by participating in clinical observation sessions. In these sessions, students will shadow nurses in a clinical environment and observe as they provide patient care and interact with patients and families. (Students will not provide patient care). Students will also work through interactive hands-on skills labs to learn and practice various nursing skills on models. In addition, students will have the opportunity to engage with an educational panel to ask questions and discuss nursing as a viable career path. https://www.seattlechildrens.org/health-safety/keeping-kids-healthy/development/summer-nursing-camp/

Carnation Farms Summer Job –  We are looking for teens in grades 9 and 10, who want to spend the summer working on a real 10 acre farm and learning about where their food comes from. Over the summer you will harvest produce and eggs, learn what farm to table means through daily interactive workshops, cook with the summer bounty in culinary workshops with professional chefs, learn job skills, and work with hunger relief organizations in the community. Students can earn $12/hour and will work 9am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Submit applications at carnationfarms.org/rooted

Camp Sparkle Counselor – Camp Sparkle is a free summer day camp offered to children ages 6-12 who have been impacted by cancer. Camps are offered in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett and Bellevue. The children that attend camp are impacted by cancer in a variety of ways including; having a loved one with cancer, having lost a loved one to cancer or having cancer themselves. Campers experience a week of local field trips, learning about cancer and making friends with campers and counselors just like them! Each year, the camp seeks out positive and energetic volunteer camp counselors ages 17 or older. Come enjoy 5 days of field trips, actives, and supporting children in need. Training is provided. http://cancerpathways.org/support/camp-sparkle/camp-counselor-page/

Project Biotech Summer Camps for High School Students – Provides high school students with hands-on science activities, face time with scientists, exposure to potential careers, and a glimpse of community college life. Programs include Biotechnology Essentials and Beyond, Biotechnology and Infectious Disease, and Biotechnology and Cancer. https://www.shoreline.edu/biotechnology/outreach/project-biotech.aspx

UW Nurse Camp – Current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in learning about the nursing field and how to get into nursing school are invited to apply to the UW School of Nursing Nurse Camp. This is a free week-long day camp geared towards increasing access and opportunities in nursing to minority and low-income high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp. Students from all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply. https://nursing.uw.edu/community/nurse-camp/

Washington Business Week - (Day or Overnight Programs available) In just seven days, Washington Business Week places students in a dynamic simulation where they role play as industry professionals, launch a company and develop a world-changing idea, sharpen their communication skills, and solve real-world challenges. Guided by a mentor from a local business, students learn to work as a team, explore careers, take a test run of university life, build a network with professionals and future leaders, earn college credit, and maybe even win a scholarship. Business leaders from around the state share their experiences and challenges, and provide valuable insight and direction as they mentor the teams. http://www.wbw.org/our-programs/summer/

Washington Business Week – Healthcare Week - At Healthcare Week, students are divided into teams and are responsible for running a safe, ethical, and affordable healthcare clinic. Teams are challenged to answer the question—how will we solve some of the world’s greatest healthcare crises and still keep our clinic fiscally viable to ensure care for those who need it? Each team is assigned a major illness or issue, such as breast cancer, diabetes, or AIDS, and are tasked with the challenge to invent an innovative new preventative method, treatment, or cure. Students learn about the gamut of healthcare careers and healthcare technology. Students visit the nursing skills centers at major universities and practice hands-on learning with modern medical equipment. http://www.wbw.org/our-programs/summer/healthcare/

Skyhawks Sports Camp Coaches - Must be 18 years or older by May 31st of your application year. Skyhawks is looking for high school students who are interested in teaching young athletes the fundamentals of sports. Today we offer 10+ different sports, camps, and programs in Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Baseball, Multi-Sport, Tennis, Mini-Hawk, Lacrosse, Golf, Volleyball, Cheerleading, and Track & Field. The format includes traditional week-long summer day camps and year-round after-school programs that range from 45 minutes to 6 hours in duration, per day. Apply online at www.skyhawks.com/staff/application/ 

Institute for Systems Biology High School Summer Programs - The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is an internationally renowned non-profit research institute dedicated to the study and application of systems biology. We are offering different types of opportunities for high school students. For all opportunities, students will learn about systems biology and apply their learning to a research project.  Students will learn microbiology and other laboratory and computer-based skills.  Students will also learn about various professional paths, develop a web page that describes their experiences, and may assist in the optimization of lab experiments for high school classrooms. https://systemsbiology.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=957703

Project Feed 1010 Ambassador Program - You can be a current 10th or 11th grader when applying to be an ambassador. Through this opportunity, students are trained during the summer through hands-on, real world experiences  at ISB to tackle the global food security crisis and then supported as they develop and implement a plan to integrate their newfound knowledge into their schools and community centers. www.projectfeed1010.com/become-an-ambassador

Systems Medicine Ambassador Program -  Apply as a 10th or 11th grade student for a 90-hour interactive experience that weaves art into systems medicine.  Learn how systems medicine is integrating science and technology to optimize current health and future wellness for individuals and communities. www.projectfeed1010.com/become-an-ambassador

Digipen ProjectFUN Summer Youth Programs - DigiPen Academy’s Summer Workshops offer exciting learning experiences for students of all ages. Under the encouraging guidance of our talented teaching staff, students learn, create and collaborate on hands-on projects in video game programming, art and animation, game design, engineering, and music and sound design. Each workshop is more than your average summer camp. By promoting teamwork and personal expression while reinforcing core academic subjects like math, physics, art and writing, students learn valuable lifelong skills in STEM. https://academy.digipen.edu/projectfun-workshops/summer-workshops/

Pre-College Programs - During this month-long program, students take on the roles of programmers, artists, sound designers and computer engineers to bring their creative visions to life as they learn what it takes to be successful game/hardware developers. Taught by DigiPen faculty-level instructors, we combine college-level coursework in fundamental like applied mathematics, computer science, and foundational art with practical production experience in a team environment. See website link above. 

Master Class Workshops - Master Class workshops provide high school students with the rare opportunity to learn directly from a seasoned professional in a fun yet challenging learning environment. Our Master Class instructors are experts in their respective fields who will share their extensive knowledge with students through a two-week, hands-on experience. Subjects include Scoring for Film and Games, The Art and Science of the Modern DJ and Cosplay: Pattern-making. See website link above.

Microsoft Summer High School Bootcamp – This 3-day summer program provides an enriching environment to learn more about the software engineering field. Participate in challenging yet achievable projects designed to encourage high school juniors and seniors to pursue STEM fields of study. https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/ushighschoolprogram

Minecraft Programming and Digital Art Camp – Minecraft has an exciting 6-week internship for juniors and seniors students interested in programming and/or digital art. Programming interns will work on the Minecraft Engineering Team, helping with feature development using Visual Studio, GitHub, and Bedrock Engine, and will participate in the annual Minecraft Game Jam. Digital Art interns will work on the Minecraft Art Team learning about various aspects of content creation and visual development.   

Kirkland Youth Council –  The Kirkland Youth Council is a group of about 40 teens representing all Middle and High Schools in Kirkland. In addition, we also have members who attend private schools and who are home schooled. Each member of the Youth Council has the responsibility of representing their school, social and cultural group, the City, as well as the youth of Kirkland to the City Council and other local government groups. Youth grades 6-12 that reside in Kirkland or attend a school in Kirkland are eligible to apply for the Kirkland Youth Council. The recruitment process typically takes place just after the start of a school year with applications due in late September, Early application deadlines are usually in June. https://www.kirklandwa.gov/depart/parks/About_Parks_and_Community_Services/Youth_Services/Youth_Council.htm

Camp Neuro - Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac, run by local medical students, serves as an ideal introduction for any high school student in exploring a career in medicine or psychology. It is a 1-week summer program held every June to give students opportunities to discover their interests and immerse themselves in these fields. Scholarship and Camp Applications for the UW Seattle Camp Neuro will open in February annually. http://www.campneuro.org/

Coding for Medicine - The sequencing of human genome is revolutionizing biology and medicine. Tomorrow's doctors will need to have computational expertise to understand the genomic data, whereas tomorrow's computer scientists will find developing bioinformatics algorithms as their most exciting challenge. Coding for Medicine,  in collaboration with Coding for Life Science, takes you to the center of that revolution. You will see how the worlds of computer scientists and medical doctors are merging together. We developed a set of courses to give young students the right skills to contribute to this fast-changing scientific world. https://hs.coding4medicine.com/index.html

Girls Who Code - Summer Immersion Program – Our summer immersion program is a free 7-week introductory computer science program for 10th-11th grade girls going into their junior or senior year of high school. During the 7-week program, participants learn about computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a sisterhood of girls who are using computer science to become changemakers. https://girlswhocode.com/

Summer Coding Courses – The Girls Who Code campus offers two-week summer coding courses for girls ages 10-18 in cities across the country. https://girlswhocode.com/campus/

Digigirlz High Tech Camp –Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs specifically for youth. High Tech Camp for girls works to dispel stereotypes of the high-tech industry. We continue to look for opportunities to give young people a chance to experience, firsthand, what it is like to develop cutting-edge technology. During the camp session, the girls listen to executive speakers, participate in technology tours and demonstrations, network, and learn through hands-on experience in workshops. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/digigirlz/hightechcamp.aspx

UW Math Academy - High-achieving high school juniors from Washington State live on the Seattle UW campus for a four-week, intensive, summer session. Students engage in coursework created by UW math faculty and designed to develop the skills necessary to meet the high standards of college-level math and engineering. https://www.engr.washington.edu/admission/k12/mathacademy

Computer Science Summer Institute - Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) is a three-week introduction to computer science (CS) for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology — especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field. CSSI is not your average summer camp. It's an intensive, interactive, hands-on, and fun program that seeks to inspire the tech leaders and innovators of tomorrow by supporting the study of computer science, software engineering, and other closely-related subjects. At CSSI, students will learn programming fundamentals directly from Google engineers, get an inside look at some of Google's most exciting technologies, and even design and develop their very own application with fellow participants that will be showcased to Googlers. Students attend the program at one of our Google offices and experience firsthand Google's unique and innovative office culture. https://buildyourfuture.withgoogle.com/programs/computer-science-summer-institute/#!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=cssi-at-google

While we primarily advertise in-state opportunities for summer programs, we encourage students to explore their interests throughout the United States and the world. Below are a few of the many, many opportunities that await your students:

  • ACLU Summer Advocacy Program
  • ASSE Study Abroad
  • AgDiscovery:Plants, Animals, and Agriculture - Middle and High School Students
  • CITYterm in New York
  • College Campus Summer and/or Pre-College Programs in Business, medicine, science, math, music, leadership. Example: Lewis & Clark College Summer Creative Writing Program 
  • College Leadership Programs
  • Davidson THINK Summer Institute – Students ages 13-16
  • Envision – Career Exploration and Leadership Development Programs
  • Envision Conference
  • Global Public Service Academies – Health Programs – High School Students
  • G-MEO China Study Abroad – High School Students
  • HOBY Leadership Conference for 10th Graders (Sign-ups in Fall)
  • Johns Hopkins-Center for Talented Youth
  • KE Future College Study Programs
  • LeanGap
  • Oxbridge Academic Abroad Programs- Business, Medicine, World Language, and more!    Grades 7-12
  • SPI Study Abroad
  • Summer Science Program in AstroPhysics or BioChemistry
  • TRY Engineering Summer Institute – Grades 8-12
     

High School Summer Internships

Bank of America Student Leaders Internship - As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs. Program is for current juniors and seniors. https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/student-leaders.html#fbid=w3_nKFKVyMg

The Borgen Project Internships – The Borgen Project is a nonprofit organization that is addressing poverty and hunger to work towards ends them. The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. We’re the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. The Borgen Project hires interns for positions at the organization’s headquarters in Downtown Seattle and often has opportunities in other parts of the United States. https://borgenproject.org/ngo-internships/

Microsoft High School Internship - Paid, 10-week, summer program offering an exciting opportunity to work side-by-side with software engineering teams on real Microsoft technical projects. Get valuable experience, contribute to meaningful work, and receive support from a mentor. Available for current juniors or seniors in high school who are interested in technology. https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/ushighschoolprogram 

Fred Hutch Summer High School Internship – (Open to current 11th grade students) 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 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. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/careers/internship-opportunities/high-school-internship.html

Institute for Systems Biology Summer High School Internship Program - ISB’s standard 8-week (~320 hours) internship. The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is an internationally renowned non-profit research institute dedicated to the study and application of systems biology. Students will learn about systems biology and apply their learning to a research project.  Students will learn microbiology and other laboratory and computer-based skills, various professional paths, develop a web page that describes their experiences, and may assist in the optimization of lab experiments for high school classrooms. Possible topics include but are not limited to: bioengineering with algae, computational modeling, systems medicine, and researching with model organisms (including archaea, algae, diatoms, anaerobes, bacteria, and/or yeast). All projects are aligned with a current ISB project and driven by a mentor.  We are seeking 6-10 temporary Laboratory High School Interns to work in the Baliga Laboratory and other ISB Labs. Only current juniors (11th graders) are eligible to apply. https://systemsbiology.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=957703

Sustainability Ambassador Internship Program - Sustainability Ambassadors is a professional development program for student leaders, teacher leaders and community leaders committed to educating for sustainability by aligning classroom rigor with community relevance. We initiate collective impact campaigns, benchmark improvements in sustainable community conditions and report progress to peers, parents, planners, and policy makers using the informed voice of youth. Develop projects that align with the skills that you want to develop as a young professional. Internship opportunity details can be found on our website. https://www.sustainabilityambassadors.org/internships

Teens in Public Service – 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. 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. TIPS looks for organizational partners who can provide teens with unique, life-changing summer internship experiences in areas like, social rights activism, environment, elderly care, community health, animal welfare, youth education and tutoring, Special needs, Homeless and humanitarian issues, medicine and hospital programs, and more! Applications usually open in Winter and close late February. https://teensinpublicservice.org/

YouthForce Career and Internship Program Acumatica – Acumatica is offering a great opportunity for teens that provides hands-on learning experience and exposure to sales and marketing fundamentals and career exploration. Acumatica is cloud accounting softaware and cloud ERP software for small to midsize businesses that helps unlock business potential. To learn more, visit www.acumatica.com/ . We are looking for teens who are responsible and driven-team players. Other critical skills include the ability to check their work and pay attention to detail. Apprentices should be comfortable with computer work.  https://positiveplace.org/youthforce/ 

LWSD Summer Programs