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    Seattle Youth Employment Program Logo Summer Youth Employment Program 

    The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) will help you grow as a community leader and prepare for future work and career opportunities. Through SYEP, you will build your job-readiness skills, explore new careers, and complete a summer internship in the Seattle area. The goal is to increase your ability to pursue careers that pay well and have meaning, as defined by you! The summer program runs from July 8 - August 18, 2020.  You must between 16-24 years old and your family's income must meet eligibility requirements.  

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    ACAP Accounting   Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) at UW Seattle

    Join this free Summer 2020 Residency Week at the University of Washington-Seattle for students who will be sophomores and juniors and seniors in Fall 2020. The program introduces participants to majors and careers in the accounting and business fields, through participation in classroom lectures, campus life, accounting firm & company visits, community activities, and networking with ACAP students and business professionals. Students reside on the UW-Seattle campus and this program is 100% free and includes housing in campus dorms, food, and all activities. Residency Week 2020 is tentatively scheduled July 26-31.  

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    Fred Hutch  Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Summer Internship 

    Rising seniors (current juniors) are welcome to apply for an 8 week, paid summer research internship at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Hutchinson Center 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 training. This includes 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. The internship culminates with a reflection presentation during the final week.  

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    City of Seattle log  City of Seattle's IT Summer Interns 

    Are you a senior in pursuit of a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate degree with a focus in business or technology?  Do you have a passion for learning and serving the public good?  Seattle IT will be hosting interns to complete projects and technical work in a multitude of areas.  An internship with Seattle IT will provide you with an opportunity to apply your knowledge and continue to learn and apply new skills in business and technology, as well as expand your professional network.  $17/hour to work between 20-40 hours this summer during a six week term. 

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    City of Seattle Mayor's Youth Climate Council - OPEN NOW

    Mayor Durkan is creating an opportunity for young leaders to continue building their own capacity as advocates, shape new ideas for policies and programs to stem the climate crisis and offer feedback on existing City policies and programs. Applications to be part of the Mayor’s Youth Climate Council are now open. Southend youth who are passionate about working on climate change and climate justice are strongly encouraged to apply for the Mayor’s Youth Climate Council.  Deadline is ASAP to email your application to:  Paul.Quinonez-Figueroa@seattle.gov  If the essays are an issue, email Mr. Figueroa to ask for a phone call interview instead!

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    UW Nursing Summer Symposium

    The dates of the UW Nursing Summer Symposium will still be July 13-17, 2020. Our students are diligently planning a fun and interactive experience for high school students. This will include meeting current nursing students, nurses in the field and other interactive activities. This opportunity will allow high school students to be mentored by our nursing students.

    For more information, visit the UW Nurse Camp website.

    Applications are still available online at: UW Nursing Summer Symposium Application

    Just a reminder that the deadline is May 15, 2020. To expedite the application, it can be scanned and sent to uwnursecamp@uw.edu. Transcripts & letters of recommendations are no longer required since schools have been closed and access to these documents may be limited. The requirement is still current sophomore or junior standing, 16 years of age at time of the symposium and able to attend the full week. If you have students who applied with the original Nurse Camp application for this year, we will still include those applications in our pool of students for the symposium this year.


    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.

    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

    Seattle Children's Hospital Seattle Children's Hospital Nurse Camp

    Every year we offer local high school students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to participate in our Nurse Camp at Seattle Children’s. From July 13 - 17, 2020, students will gain insights 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 student will have the opportunity to engage with an educational panel to ask questions and discuss nursing as a viable career path. 

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