Skip To ContentSkip To Content

    Due to Covid, many opportunities for teens have been cancelled or postponed. Watch this space for upcoming opportunities as things open up and more become available. Thank you.

    Cindy L. Jamieson is the Career Connected Learning Coordinator at Nathan Hale and organizes community service, internship and job opportunities, coordinates job shadows and field trips, and provides guidance with beyond high school planning. For more information email

    What is an Internship?

    • An internship is a workplace experience, like a job, which can help you grow and learn about careers you might want to pursue. An internship will have a position description, several learning objectives, as well as start and end dates.
    • An internship can be full or part-time, paid or unpaid, and offered during the school year or summer. If a student wants to earn high school credit for an internship, a parent or legal guardian will need to give written permission for a student to participate, and Cindy Jamieson will visit the site to help make sure all policies are followed. After the paperwork is completed, 180 hours are required to earn .5 CTE credit per semester.
    • Please remember you are not guaranteed an internship but you are encouraged to apply and have your resume and cover letter ready at all times.

    CHECK OUT INTERNSHIPS LISTED BELOW!  Click here for teen job search ideas.


    Teens in Public Service Logo Teens in Public Service 

    Teens in Public Service (TIPS) is dedicated to producing future leaders committed to their communities by connecting teens with life-changing opportunities and internships at non-profit organizations. These summer internships offer teens practical work experience, an understanding of ethical leadership, and a venue to put their values into action. Students age 15-19 can now apply to serve as a paid summer intern in the 2021 TIPS Summer Internship Program. TIPS Interns work with a selection of nonprofit organizations in a variety of roles to support their community-based and develop public service leadership skills.  Two letters of recommendation are required and the application deadline is March 5, 2021. Click link below for more info.

    » Info and Apply

       Team Read Needs You

    Here is an excellent opportunity to earn service hours OR get paid for 1:1 online tutoring.  If you choose the job option, it pays $16.37 an hour and is a great first job experience. Applications are due January 4Applications are available online at  For more info please email:

    We are looking for well-rounded individuals who have a passion for teaching youth about sports in a fun, safe and interactive environment. Candidates need to have high-energy and also be responsible leaders focused on providing quality, safe camps and classes. This is a great learning experience for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in coaching, teaching, sport management or enjoy working with kids.