West Seattle High School

West Seattle
High School
College & Career

Career Resources

WSHS Career Resources

  • Doctor For A Day–  free in-person event with hands-on activities focusing around learning about oncology and healthcare professions. Lunch included and Free Swag!


City Light

Apprenticeships – City Lights

Apprenticeship Program Booklet

About: Apprenticeship is a system of education and training using a planned, closely supervised combination of hands-on, on-the-job training, and academic classroom-style education. City Light apprenticeships are paid positions designed to help those interested in skilled trades get the experience they need for a career in the electrical utility industry.

Apprenticeship programs are open to all candidates who meet our qualifications. Our goal is to have apprentices reflect the diversity of the greater Seattle area. We are dedicated to increasing the number of women and minorities in our apprenticeships while providing opportunities for all qualified applicants.

Benefits:  Apprenticeships at City Light are full-time, paid positions, earning at least $34/hour to start, with wage step increases as you gain experience and knowledge. It also includes full medical, dental, and vision benefits offered to City of Seattle employees. As an apprentice, you receive on the job training, classroom instruction, and have the opportunity to take City and Union required exams upon program completion.

Construction Skills Trade Program

Skills Trade Pre-Apprenticeship

About: The program is designed to help students gain valuable experience in the construction industry. One enrolled, students will be paired with construction contractors to gain 80 paid hours of valuable work site experience. The work experience is required for students to enter into the Construction Pre-Apprenticeship program.

By the end of the 11 Week Pre-Apprenticeship program:

  • Learn punctuality, perserverance, positive attitude, and work ethic.
  • Earn qualification to enter a state-approved construction trade apprentice program.
  • Pass the Washington State driver’s license exam.
  • Learn basic hand & power tool use.
  • Read tape measures and blueprints.

Contact: Michael Smith 360-228-5175 or email at michael@bellolive206.com

Job Opportunities

Pedal Heads Bike


Student Conservation Association– Community Programs in the Pacific Northwest

AA Asphalting

Safe Futures Summer Internship

Umpires Northwest LLC and Sports Officials

Umpires Northwest is looking for NEW or Experienced umpires and referees. Great Pay, Flexible Schedule, weekday or weekend schedules available. This job would be a part time position. For information contact: Pablo de Leon 206-271-3722 Pablo@umpiresnw.com, Lenny Akins 253.266.9970 havochoops22@gmail.com, OJ Simpson 360.509.3232 ojsjc32@gmail.com, or Steve Reed 206-962-9113 steve@umpiresnw.com or stevenreed@sportsofficialsnw.com.