State of California requires students who are under 18 years to obtain a work permit from their home school. Application is available at the College & Career Center or you may download application from the Download button below. Please return completed application with Student ID card along with original Social Security Card to Mrs. Robles for processing.
1) Get a Job then.... 2) Get a work permit!
Emma Bowen Foundation
PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Open to SENIORS: For the past 26 years, the Emma Bowen Foundation has recruited promising students of color and placed them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation’s leading media and technology companies. Each summer, top media companies welcome the Emma Bowen students into their ranks by providing meaningful work experience, exposure to the media industry, and connections to mentors and colleagues in the field.
Samuels Family Latino and African American High School Internship Program (LA-HIP)
Children Hospital of Los Angeles (LA-HIP)
What: Internship for hands on laboratory research
Who: Latino & African American High Schoolers
Benefits: Free transportation, meals & $1500 stipend for those complete the program
MCS - WIOA Youth Program
What: 100 hours of paid internship
Requirements: 17-19 years old, receiving CalWorks public assistance or Foster Youth
Contact Info: Jessica Hoa (626) 677-2654,
Currently looking for graphic/web designers, writers/journalists, administrative assistants, and marketing/advertising students who are willing to complete 160 hours. Must be at least 16 years old.
Download PDF for more information or visit the Career Center.
Archdiocesan Youth Employment
On-going. More info at:
Info: Guadalupe Gallegos (323)832-1240
AT & T Job Opportunities
Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce Youth Intern Program (Jaycees)
What: 23 hours of internship opportunities
If you’re interested in joining, please RSVP for the Information Session by contacting Jennifer Kennedy, Intern Program Chairperson, at
474 W. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91103
Benefits: Certificate of Achievement, Letter of Recommendation, Ceremony/Luncheon
Cedars-Sinai Teen Volunteer Program
Looking to get community service experience? Want to help others? Interested in learning about different medical careers? Apply for the Cedars-Sinai Teen Volunteer Program! Must be between 14-18 years old, additional requirements & information at APPLICATIONS OPEN IN FEBRUARY! Apply early! Last year, the application closed after a few days with over 600 applicants!
Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library
LAMP Literacy Program: Become a one-on-one volunteer tutor in the program and experience the personal satisfaction of helping someone to improve his or her reading abilities. LAMP will provide all needed materials.
Homework Help Assistance Program: Become a homework helper in the Children’s Department by helping students with their daily homework.
Community Service Volunteers: Perform a variety of tasks throughout the library, from shelving books to dusting the bookshelves. Assignments are made on an as-needed basis.
Junior Friends of the Bruggemeyer Library Club
In order to become a member, you must complete the application. You can acquire an application from the Reference Desk or at one of the club meetings.
Monterey Park Hospital
If you have a caring, positive, friendly attitude -- interact with patients by volunteering in a service position. If you would like to volunteer without patient interaction -- we have clerical and support jobs for you too
The program is available for those who are 15 years of age and older.
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
We welcome junior volunteers (under 18) for our summer program. If you are interested in joining the SGVMC Team of Volunteers, and learning more about our program, please contact Volunteer Services at (626) 570-6533.
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES/SUMMER PROGRAMS
Please note that many of these programs are annual so even if the deadline passed, the opportunity may come up again so visit their website to find out more info.
2019 Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
The annual Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project (APYLP) conference provides a select group of 50 Asian and Pacific Islander seniors and juniors from public, private and charter high schools throughout California with a unique opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the legislative process, community leadership, and political activism. During the four-day, three-night conference, students will participate in a Mock Legislature at the State Capitol that includes the election of peer legislative leaders, lively debate of current issues through the introduction of legislation, and the lobbying of bills during committee hearings and the Senate floor session.
There is no cost to students accepted to the high school leadership conference. Through its fundraising efforts and generous sponsorships, APYLP pays all costs for travel, lodging, meals, and conference materials for all students selected to participate in the conference.
Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than October 25, 2017, so don’t delay and apply now!
2019 High School Conference DATE: April 11-15, 2019
LOCATION: Sacramento, CA
DEADLINE: November 15, 2018
JUNIORS & SENIORS: Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Mentor Program
What: Students will shadow a nurse, nutritionist, pharmacist, lab technician or a physician
Who: 11th & 12th graders (birthday before 4/1/2002)
• Complete application online, print and mail by 2/21, 2018 at www.lapedsoc.org or pick up a paper application at the CCC
• Parent signed consent form
• Extra-curricular Activities & Honors/ Awards (no more than 2 pages, list and explain)
• 2 copies of unofficial transcripts
• 1 recommendation letter
• Answer Essay questions in 2 pages single sided typed pages using 12 size font (number and type each question)
1. What initiated/ prompted/ inspired your interest in the medical field?
2. What qualities does a good healthcare provider possess? Tell us about your background/ character/ abilities; why will
you make a good healthcare provider?
3. It is often said that what you put into this program is what you get out of it. What do you plan on investing into this
program and what do you hope to learn? How will all of this impact your overall career goals?
• 2 sets of required documents in order (application, consent form, extracurricular/honor/award page, essay, letter of recommendation & transcript and or Jr. Volunteer App. (USC appl. Only) with paper clip to:
Los Angeles Pediatric Society
P.O. Box 4198, Torrance, CA 90510-4198
JUNIORS & SENIORS: The ACLU’s Summer Advocacy Institute will bring together a diverse group of students entering their junior and senior years of high school from across the United States to participate in an advanced, firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. Through an intensive 8-day program, students will learn directly from lawyers, lobbyists, community activists, and other experts working to defend the civil rights and liberties critical to a free and open society. Don't forget to apply for their financial aid/scholarship (https://tinyurl.com/yaytmk2j).
The ACLU is proud to offer generous scholarships to candidates who qualify. Available scholarships range in amount from $400 to $2,895 and will be granted based on student need.
Program Dates: July 18 - 25, 2018
Location: Washington, D.C. Application Deadline: January 19, 2018
USC Bovard Scholars Program
CURRENT JUNIORS: FREE 3 week summer residential program on USC campus. Receive one-on-one support in career exploration, admission & financial aid, test prep, & leadership development. Scholars will continue receiving support from USC through their senior year.
Junior in high school (11th grader) at time of application
Currently hold a 4.0 GPA or above
Enrolled in Algebra II, Trigonometry or above
Demonstrate financial need
Have taken advanced placement/international baccalaureate courses, if offered
WHEN: JULY 16- AUGUST 5, 2018
APPLY AT: https://bovardscholars.usc.edu/
February 16, 2018 – application deadline
USC Resident Honors Program
Are you a high school junior who is ready for college now? Next year, you could be packing your bags to begin your college career as part of the Resident Honors Program, the University of Southern California's early entrance program.
USC CAMM Jr Fellows
The Center for Applied Molecular Medicine (CAMM) and the Westside Cancer Center (WCC) have developed a unique program to foster scientific achievement for rising high school seniors interested in clinical or research oncology. We believe that passion, coupled to outstanding aptitude, are the hallmarks for success. This program attempts to foster scientific education by incorporating hands-on experimentation in a collaborative environment.
The application consists of an essay, a letter of recommendation, and a copy of the student’s transcripts. The essay should be used as a forum to convey the student’s passion for science/medicine. We will be accepting applications from February 1 through April 7, 2017. The program will begin on June 14th and requires the students to commit 6 hours each weekday until June 30th at the Health Science Campus of USC. A strong preference will be given to students in the 11th grade. Please contact Dr. Kian Kani (email@example.com) for more information. More info here.
SUMMER ACADEMY at UCR
NOW CLOSED BUT PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR 2017 APPLICATION AND DATES AS WE GET CLOSER TO THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR
Summer Academy at the University of California, Riverside, is an opportunity for advanced high school students to get a taste of the college experience by taking a class during a five-week summer session. Students will have the opportunity to earn college credit on an official UC transcript, meet prominent faculty, and build relationships with fellow classmates. Summer Academy students receive a 45% discount on tuition. This brings the cost of tuition for a 4 unit course to only $725! Need based financial aid is also available.
MORE DETAILS AND ONLINE APPLICATION: http://summeracademy.ucr.edu/
UCLA High School Summer Sessions
Precollege Summer Institutes are designed for advanced high school students who wish to gain academically challenging college-level experience.
Listed below are the 2016 Precollege programs*:
APPLICATIONS OF NANOSCIENCE**
ACTING AND PERFORMANCE SUMMER INSTITUTE
ART SUMMER INSTITUTE**
DANCE/PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER INSTITUTE**
DESIGN MEDIA ARTS SUMMER INSTITUTE**
GAME LAB SUMMER INSTITUTE**
MODEL UNITED NATIONS SUMMER INSTITUTE**
MOCK TRIAL SUMMER INSTITUTE**
NANOSCALE MICROSCOPY LAB SUMMER INSTITUTE**
NANOSCIENCE LAB SUMMER INSTITUTE**
SCI|ART NANOLAB SUMMER INSTITUTE**
TEEN ARCHSTUDIO SUMMER INSTITUTE**
WRITING WORKSHOP SUMMER INSTITUTE**
* The STEM CELL SCIENCE SUMMER INSTITUTE is now offered as an academic course: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology 50 .
** Not eligible for an F-1 visa
REGISTER BEGINNING FEBRUARY 15.
Engineering Summer Academy at UPenn
The Engineering Summer Academy at Penn (ESAP) welcomes highly motivated and talented students to explore Engineering at the college level. The Academy’s intensive, three-week programs combine sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies. Work with leading faculty while earning college credit, live on Penn’s historic campus, and connect with new friends from around the world.
Interested students may visit: https://esap.seas.upenn.edu/about/
2017 Young Scholars Program
(11th and 12th grade)
Join other high achieving high school rising juniors and rising seniors doing original research in biology and the natural sciences at UC Davis, June 25 - August 5, 2017. Participants in the 2017 Young Scholar Program will work one-on-one with research faculty and research groups in state-of-the-art laboratories for six weeks. Each student will work on an individual project and prepare a journal quality paper and symposium presentation about their work. At the same time, each student will experience the climate and culture of living and working on a university campus.
*Participants must be 16 years old by the date the program begins, but not 18 years old before the date that the program ends.
Interested students may visit: http://ysp.ucdavis.edu
New York University Pre-College program
(11th and 12th grade)
Rising juniors and seniors, have you ever wondered what college is like in New York City, NYU Precollege is your chance to find out. Pre-College offers high school students the opportunity to experience NYU by spending six weeks living and learning in our community. In addition to focusing on academics in the classroom, students develop critical college-level writing skills, prepare for the college admissions process, and explore New York City’s endless cultural opportunities. Students earn college credit while taking courses in their favorite subject or by exploring new areas of interest.
For more details and the most up-to-date information, please visit www.nyu.edu/precollege
Summer Discovery & Discovery Internships
Studying Business? Stand out on your college applications. There's no denying that competition for acceptance into the best universities is tough. So, why not spend your summer getting ahead! And give yourself something to talk about on your college admissions essay at the same time.Calling all aspiring business students and future leaders to check out these exciting summer program options:
The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports Institute @ UCLA Anderson School of Management
Digital Marketing and Social Media Institute @ UCLA Anderson School of Management
Sports Business Institute @ UCLA Anderson School of Management
Technology Business Innovation Institute @ UCLA Anderson School of Management
Global Entrepreneurship Institute @ University of Texas at Austin
World of Business @ University of Colorado Boulder
Business & Entrepreneurship Institute @ University of Michigan
Global Leadership & Social Change @ University of Michigan
Business & Entrepreneurship Institute @ Penn State University
Business & Entrepreneurship Academy @ Georgetown University
Business & Marketing Institute @ Pace NYC
Marketing & Advertising Institute @ Emerson College Boston
International Business Institute @ INTO City University of London
Internships in Business, Finance, and Marketing @ NYC, Boston, and London
Need help deciding the best program for you? Contact or apply today.
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Did you know about these amazing summer opportunities?
Engineering Innovation @ Johns Hopkins University
4 & 6 week Enrichment Program @ UC Santa Barbara
2 & 3 week Enrichment Program @ Penn State University
Sports Medicine Institute @ University of Texas at Austin
Cooking and Baking at Legendary Zingerman’s® @ University of Michigan
Law Academies @ Georgetown University
STEM Academies @ University of Colorado Boulder
English Language Institute @ Emerson College Boston
Acting & Auditioning for Film, TV, & Stage @ Pace NYC
Internships in 25+ career fields @ NYC, Boston, and London
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Want to learn about 3 week Academies and other special programs at University of Pennsylvania? Check out these summer opportunities:
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn Summer Prep Program
Want to get an Ivy League experience this summer at the University of Pennsylvania? The Penn Summer Prep Program allows ambitious students to enroll in two undergraduate-level modules from across disciplines while benefiting from the rich educational resources of the university.
For students completing grades 9, 10, and 11.
Session A: July 10 – July 22
Session B: July 24 – August 5
Module topics include:
SAT/College Admissions Prep
. ..and many more!
Barnard College Pre-College Programs
(10th &11th grade)
Students from around the globe come to New York City to pursue their passions in a rigorous, academic setting. With five distinct programs to choose from, ranging from entrepreneurship to dance, you have the unique opportunity to explore an area of interest on a deeper level through both in-class discussions and city exploration. As part of the learning experience at Barnard, you will get a taste of both college life and the Big Apple! Students will be challenged and stimulated while living and learning like a college student in NYC. For more information, including dates and fees, please visit our website www.barnard.edu/summer.
Job/ Internship Opportunities (Priority for CTE Capstone/Academy students)
Are you interested in a job or internship?
It is our goal to develop internship opportunities for students taking any CTE Capstone classes as a way for students to gain the real life experience in the related industry sector. Capstone classes are taken as the 2nd class in the CTE Pathway. Visit our CTE Pathways page for more information on CTE Pathways and the sequence of classes.
NOTE: Priority for internships will be given to students enrolled in CTE Capstone classes, as well as those fulfilling the Academy internship requirements.
For more information, please fill out the CTE Internship Information Sign Up form.
Lisa Gonzales, CTE Workforce Development Technician will be in touch.