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    Seattle Children's Hospital 

    1. Seattle Children's Hospital allows students 16+ to volunteer for 3 hour weekly shifts. For any student who has an interest in health care or child development, you are encouraged to look at their volunteer opportunities available HERE.
    2. Seattle Children's STEM Internships
    Seattle Children’s Research Institute is committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse workforce, and inspiring the next generation of scientists, physicians, and healthcare workers. During the summer, our Science Education Department offers high school students from underrepresented groups in STEM the opportunity to apply for a competitive and paid internship position at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Selected interns engage in cutting-edge research, work with leading research scientists, learn essential laboratory skills and take part in workshops on ethics, laboratory safety, college readiness and career exploration. This internship provides students with a solid foundation for a future career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Seattle Children's STEM Internships

    Camp Cardiac and Camp Neuro ~ Deadline for scholarships is April 15

    These summer camps are run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, including Seattle, and serve as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine. Both camps are open to high school students (including 2019 graduates) 15-18 years of age as of first day of assigned session and currently residing in the US.

    With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Cardiac provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field.  In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise.  Although Camp Cardiac's primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.
    Click here to apply.


    UX/Design Intern (High School) ~ Deadline = open until filled

    The UX/Design Intern will work with various development teams in the Host Connectivity products area of the Application Modernization and Connectivity Development department to design and develop assets to modernize user interfaces while aligning with corporate design standards. The Host Connectivity team is a close-knit team that uses modern agile development practices to move quickly and focus on what’s most important for delivering value. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to work as part of an engineering team and experience agile development processes.

    The UX/Design Intern will:
    Develop graphic assets for a wide-range of products utilizing Adobe Illustrator and Scratch.
    Develop mock-ups of product user interfaces, as required, to ensure consistency and excellent usability.

    Experience and Education: High School degree or High School enrollment

    Skills and Knowledge: Be skilled at operating various elements of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.
    Have basic knowledge of Windows and Mac environments.
    Be able to take direction and complete assigned tasks.
    Have the ability to quickly learn new technologies.
    Have effective task-prioritization and time-management skills.
    Be a self-motivator with a high level of initiative and a demonstrated passion for technology.
    UX/Design Intern Application

    Discount Divers Supply Internship - Open Until Filled

    Discount Divers Supply has internships available for two types of positions/skill sets. 
    One of the jobs would be a jack of all trades generalist - with training then to assist in marketing, photography, processing incoming equipment, pricing and displaying products for sale.
    The other type would be primarily technical - working under the guidance of a Sr. Scuba Technician to perform routine testing of equipment and light maintenance on scuba tanks, regulators, drysuits, and Buoyancy Compensaters.
    For more information call John Burns, Owner at 206-719-1577.
    Discount Divers Supply Website


    Ophthalmology Summer Internship at UW Medicine ~ Deadline to apply is Monday, May 20
    As part of the Department of Ophthalmology Scholars Summer Internship program, students will join an Ophthalmology lab for the summer and work toward completing a project in vision science. Interns will learn techniques from faculty members, post-docs, and graduate students, and work through a weekly project plan. Students will present what they have learned to fellow lab members and other Ophthalmology scientists and faculty members when the internship concludes. Students will also have the opportunity to shadow a practicing ophthalmologist in the clinic and in the operating room, to gain an understanding of the clinical side of vision science in addition to exploring vision science in a laboratory setting.

    This is a truly valuable opportunity for high school students to gain experience in a functioning vision sciences research lab. In its pilot year of this internship program, the Department of Ophthalmology will host two highly engaged junior or senior level high school students, or rising college undergraduate freshman student, per summer.

    The intern for summer 2019 will begin at the beginning of July, concluding at the end of August. Interns in this program work for 8 weeks, for 30 hours a week. Interns will receive a stipend of $3,000 to be disbursed via installments throughout the internship. A background check will be performed prior to appointment. Interns must be able to work in the United States and be at least 16 years of age. 

    The following materials are required to submit in the online application:
    Current high school GPA
    Your School’s full name and address
    Name and email address of your reference*
    A series of short answer questions (limit 50 words per answer)
    Previous lab experience
    Other commitments for the summer
    Ophthalmology Summer Internship at UW Medicine

    Port of Seattle ~ Apply between April 1 and April 28 by 8:00PM

    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:
    Jump start 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 Port of Seattle Internships 

    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 work week. Most YCC opportunities are non-residential programs which 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

    UW Libraries Internship ~ Application deadline is April 22nd

    This summer, selected high school interns will take part in a 30-hour internship at the UW Libraries. A successful intern will create at least two digital stories and one interactive story map; learn about primary sources, information/data literacy, and Geospatial Information Systems (GIS); present their work to staff and librarians in the Libraries; and gain a familiarity with careers in libraries and life at a University campus.

    Internship dates & times
    July 15th, Monday 12 pm - 4 pm
    July 16th, Tuesday 12 pm - 4 pm
    July 17th, Wednesday 12 pm - 4 pm
    July 18th, Thursday 12 pm - 4 pm
    July 22nd, Monday 12 pm - 4 pm
    July 23rd, Tuesday 12 pm - 4 pm
    July 24th, Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm
    July 25th, Thursday 1 pm – 4pm

    Selected interns commit to attending internship programming at the UW Libraries (Seattle campus) during the above dates and times. If you are unable to make programming at these times, let Elliott Stevens ( or Kian Flynn ( know as soon as possible, and alternative arrangements may be able to be accommodated.

    Stipends & required paperwork
    Each intern that successful completes the program will receive a stipend of $500. In order to receive the stipend at the conclusion of the internship, interns will be required to complete paperwork with the UW Libraries payroll department. These forms require a Social Security number. Interns will also track their hours worked on a timesheet.
    UW Library Internship Application


    Seattle Police Explorers

    The mission of the Seattle Police Law Enforcement Exploring program is to bridge the gap between youth and police by educating and involving them in police operations and to interest them in Law Enforcement.
    Exploring is for young men and women 14 to 21 years of age
    Exploring can:
    Further each Explorer's education
    Encourage the Explorer's participation in a rewarding and productive service activity
    Enhance the Explorer's preparation for future roles as citizen and community members.
    Police Explorers


    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 Opens a New Window. 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 


    KUOW RadioActive Workshop ~ Early App March 5 / Final April 30

    Students ages 15 - 18. Improve your communication skills: writing, listening, talking to people.
    Build your confidence and leadership skills.
    Work with professional journalists.
    Gain mentors to support your career and education path.
    The workshop runs from Monday, July 1st - Friday, August 16 from 10am - 4pm. 
    Snacks and Orca cards are provided. Students successfully completing the workshop earn $1200!


    Clean Water Ambassadors ~ Applications available April 1

    Students ages 15 - 18.
    Summer of 2019 and 2019/20 school year.
    Internship Focus: water systems, environmental health, communications and professional development. Job shadow project managers, engineers, water operators, environmental educators, planners, construction managers, and more. Develop project ideas and proposals designed for your school and community.
    Meeting location: Downtown Seattle
    Part-time, paid.
    For more information, please email Kristin Covey:
    King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks / Wastewater Treatment Division


    SS VIRGINIA V, a US-Coast-Guard-inspected vessel ~ Deadline May 3

    This internship introduces students to the skills and tasks required to operate and maintain this vessel, which is a National Historic Landmark, and also provides students with an introduction to career opportunities in the maritime industry. Students are paid $15/hour for their weekend work shifts and attendance at required events during the internship, and will have the unique opportunity of helping to operate one of the last wooden-hulled passenger steamships anywhere in the country.

    The internship program runs from early July through the first of September, and includes hands-on training and work shifts, job-skills training, career exploration events, and networking opportunities with other students and maritime professionals. More information can be found on their website:

    Applicants must be 16 years or older. Download application below. Submit completed application to Margaret Saunders at with "2019 Internship Application" in the subject line. For more information, contact Margaret Saunders at or call (206) 624-9119.
    2019 Internship Application