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    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 you counselor 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 and SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED BELOW!


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    Excited to share the application for the first cohort of the King County Parks Youth Conservation Corps Internship! Please find an overview of the program and application process attached.

    Applications are open until May 30. We are looking for high school students (must be 15 years old by July 6) interested in learning about careers related to parks and the environment.

    We will be hosting a webinar with more details about the program and the application process on Wednesday, May 12 from 3 pm – 4 pm. Interested high school students and their families can register here: https://kingcounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iTOF52PJRiCQoxC2qMtyPg

    We will also be offering drop-in application support on Wednesday, May 19 from 5 – 7 pm at the Teen Center in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd St , Seattle, WA 98146).


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    FREE Seattle Maritime Career Fair on May 26

     

    Did you know the average annual salary, before benefits for maritime industry employees, is $70,800 - $20,000 more than the average wage in Washington?

     

    Discover amazing shoreside or at sea careers when you join top maritime leaders at the FREE Seattle Maritime Virtual Career Fair from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26. Register at:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UXb-uowQSlykoCIeYSj2fA?fbclid=IwAR1VPeuVGwzSmOlsoeNH4ag9p67DmMlriv9FFiaO9MRJidIS46XviQVVhFs

     

    Meet representatives from Foss Maritime, Pacific Fishermen Shipyard, the Puget Sound Pilots, Compass Courses, Argosy Cruises, Western Towboat, Washington State Ferries, the Port of Seattle and others! Moderator: Sarah Scherer, City of Seattle Maritime and Manufacturing Advocate and Co-President, Seattle Propeller Club.

     

    Check out the incredible opportunities! Discover opportunities for women and communities of color. Hear about the high-tech aspects of the industry, its passion for environmental sustainability, and commitment to family wage jobs. Learn about the skills and training needed to be successful in the industry. Connect with companies that are looking for people like YOU!

     

    Sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club, Port of Seattle, City of Seattle, and Washington State Ferries. Presented in cooperation with King County Maritime, Washington Maritime Blue, Youth Maritime Collaborative and their members, Seattle Marine Business Coalition, and the North Seattle Industrial Association.

     

    Purdue College Scholarships: 

    45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students" published by Purdue University Global. This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

    Below is the URL to the scholarship opportunities guide:

    https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/scholarships-minority-students/


    Summer Leadership (internship) Program with Add3

    Summary

    Who: black high school students in the Seattle area (must be incoming junior/senior)

    What: summer internship that showcases what it means to work in an advertising agency

    Where: Zoom/Google hangouts (video is required)

    When: Start of July 6, 2021 | 8 weeks | 10 hours weekly | $15/hour

    How: submit an essay by June 6, 2021 | internship@add3.com

    full details: https://www.add3.com/about/summer-program/


    RadioActive's Summer 2021 Online Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop

     

    Last chance to apply: Teens can get PAID to make radio this summer

    In the four-week virtual Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop, teens learn storytelling and audio production skills, build confidence, and work with others while producing a radio story about one person in their community. Youth earn $600 for completing the workshop.

    The Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop is open to teens ages 15-18 who live in the greater Seattle area (King, Pierce, Snohomish, or Kitsap county).

    No previous journalism experience is necessary. In fact, we prioritize youth who are not already part of other arts and media programs.

     

     

    Final deadline: May 4 // 11:59 PM PT


     

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logo Department of Commerce logoNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)- NOAA's Western Regional Center (WRC) is located in Seattle on Lake Washington, adjacent to Seattle's Warren G Magnuson Park. Here are some upcoming student opportunities: 

    They also have a form for outreach tours when the campus is back and running you are welcome to share around with folks! https://www.pmel.noaa.gov/OutreachEventsandSeminars


     

     

     

    JOB READINESS

     


    Virtual Skills Workshop

     

     

    Come to a free virtual workshop! The Seattle Public Library has been hosting free virtual workshops as part of their "Virtual Job Skills Series". Join them on May 6 to get help creating a LinkedIn profile and learn thebasics of building a professional and compelling profile. The workshop takes place at 3pm on Thurs. May 6 and registration is required.

    Check out the link below to view and/or register for this workshop or others in SPL's Virtual Job Skills Series.

     

     

     

    Renton's 6th Annual Career Fair

     

     

     

     

    King County School-to-Work Virtual Transition Fair

     

     


    You Are Invited!

    The 14th Annual King County School-to-Work Transition Fair, sponsored by the Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division (DDECSD), is a chance for students with disabilities and their families to get info and resources about life after school! The virtual fair goes through May 31st, 2021, and includes helpful resources, educational videos, presentations, and exhibits on topics like:

    • Supported employment and higher education
    • Community resources and family advocacy
    • Transportation and housing resources
    • Parks and recreation and more!

    To address COVID-19, King County presents the 2021 School-to-Work Transition Fair 100% online! You can go to LIVE presentations and EXPLORE the expo! Attendees can meet more than 40 community partners and attend live presentations.

     

     

     

    Express Drive Thru Job Fair

     

     

     

     

    RESOURCES

     


    Washington Covid-19 Immigrant Relief Fund

     

    Applications are due by May 15th!

     

    This relief fund is a one-time $1,000 payment that is available for immigrants in need. If you or anyone you know is experiencing financial hardships due to COVID-19 and you do not qualify for federal financial relief or unemployment insurance, this fund may provide you with the help you need. Any immigrant living in Washington state is eligible for this fund (this includes those who are undocumented).

     

     

     

    Google Career Certificates

     

     

    The Google Career Certificates program, developed by Google, provides practice-based training for students in community colleges and career and technical education (CTE) high schools in IT support, user experience design, data analytics, and project management.

     

     

     

     

    Crisis Connections connects people in physical, emotional and financial crisis to services that will be of help.

    We do this to reduce immediate emotional distress and defuse crises for individuals, families and the community; to reduce the immediate risk of violence to one’s self and others; and to increase the ability of people to access the safety net,particularly for mental and emotional support services.

    Crisis Connections serves all people (in physical, emotional and financial crisis) withan emphasis on serving King County residents.

    Here is a list of help lines provided by Crisis Connections:

    24-Hr Crisis Line:866-427-4747
    King County 2-1-1:800-621-4636
    TTY:206-461-3610
    Teen Link:866-833-6546
    WA Recovery Help Line:866-789-1511
    WA Warm Line:877-500-9276

     

     

     

    Xfinity Internet Essentials

     

    Affordable Internet For Those Who Qualify!

     

     

    Internet Essentials is a program for families and other low-income households who currently do not subscribe to Internet at home. Xfinity Internet customers are not eligible for Internet Essentials. For full eligibility requirements, click below.

     

     

     

     

    A List of Resources for Immigrants Throughout the United States

     

    This website is dedicated to increasing access to resources and knowledge for the undocumented immigrant community across the U.S. We understand that these times are especially hard on immigrant communities dealing with the unique challenges of corona virus and immigration status.

    The following resources will be updated on an ongoing basis, so check back frequently!

     

     

     

    City of Seattle COVID-19 Vaccination Notification List

     

    Complete this form to be notified of City of Seattle vaccination appointment opportunities

     

     

    This subscriber form is ONLY for people who:
    1) Are 16 years-old or older,
    2) Have NOT yet received a COVID-19 vaccination,
    3) Live or work in King County, AND
    4) Would like to be vaccinated at one of the four City-affiliated vaccination clinics:

    • The Lumen Field Event Center (330 S Royal Brougham Way, Seattle, WA 98134)
    • North Seattle College Community Vaccination Hub (9600 College Way N, Seattle, WA 98103)
    • Rainier Beach Community Vaccination Hub (8702 Seward Park Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118)
    • West Seattle Community Vaccination Hub (2801 SW Thistle St, Seattle, WA 98126)

     

     

     

     

    *We accept self referrals* | 3722 S Hudson St. Seattle, WA 98118

     

    Hours of Operation:

    Emergency Shelter: 8PM-8AM
    Transitional Shelter: 8PM-8AM
    Drop-In Services: 10AM-1PM

    Services:

    • Hot Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
    • Case Management
    • Connections to Resources
    • Shelter
    • Basic Hygiene Needs
    • Education/Employment Training
    • Housing Support

    Qualifications:

    • 16-24 Years of Age: Day Services
    • 18-24 Years of Age: Shelter
    • Valid ID or Working on Obtaining ID
    • Currently Experiencing Homelessness

     

     

     

    Real ID Updates:

     

    Real ID ACT has been extended to May 3rd, 2023

     

    The Real ID Act will begin enforcement on May 3rd, 2023.The Act does not require individuals to present identification where it is not currently required to access a Federal facility (such as to enter the public areas of the Smithsonian) nor does it prohibit an agency from accepting other forms of identity documents (such as a U.S. passport or passport card). For more information visit their website!

     

     

     


    Undocumented Relief

     

    For DACA Renewal Financial Support

     

     


    Help with the Blood Shortage:
    Donate Blood Today!

     

     

    BloodworksNorthwestisdeclaringa“Code-Red”alert,callingonour
    communitytocombattheongoingblood shortage affecting local hospitals and trauma centers across the Pacific Northwest. A sustainedincrease in patient demand for blood, combined with low donor turnout, means only 85% of the bloodneeded by patients is now available. Now is the time to give.Make your appointment atbloodworksnw.orgcall 1-800-398-7888.

     

     

     


    Youth Healing Project

     

    Applications are due May 7th!

     

     

    The Youth Healing Project is a youth-led funding effort that supports small grassroots organizations and young leaders working to improve the mental health, connection and wellbeing of youth in S. King County.

    Young people with project ideas can apply for up to $5,000 and small, grassroots organizations can apply for up to $15,000. Applications are due May 7, and funds should be spent between June and December.

    Click the link below for more information!

     

     

     


    Tools for Teens

     

    Submit Permission Slips by May 5!

     

     

    Check out the link below to sign up! Once completed please send your forms to Youthforce@positiveplace.org, and we will send it to an Area Director. Thank you for your participation. *available just for YouthForce past and current interns.

     

     

     

    EMPLOYMENT

     

    EMPLOYMENT ASSITANCE

     

    Need help applying for your next job?

     

     

    If you need any assistance applying for any job during this time please contact us at youthforce@positiveplace.org. We can assist with resume review, interview prep and serve as a reference for current and past interns.

     

     

     

    WEX Internship

     

     

    WEX Internships provide one on one mentorship, job skills training and external resources in order for youth to stay engaged in school, obtain work experience and meet other desired outcomes.Services include paid internships, job skills training, professional development, and more!

    Eligibility:

    • Age 14-21
    • access to Current HS or GED student or seeking enrollment.
    • Low income or receives free or reduced lunch
    • Must meet an additional barrier (contact YouthForce for more information)

    Our outcome is to help youth obtain employment, stay engaged in school, prepare for post-secondary education, and/or connect to industry-focused education and training programs. If you qualify for WIOA, you will also qualify for one of our WEX internships!


    Ifinterested in the WIOA and WEX program or for more information, please call(206) 463-1843or email YouthForce atyouthforce@positiveplace.org!

     

     

     

    Boys & Girls Club Opportunities

     

     

    At Boys & Girls Clubs of King County, we are taking youth programming to a new level. We are a leader in youth development, providing a safe, affordable place for kids and teens during critical out-of-school time. Our Clubs offer life-changing programs and services to more than 26,000 youth throughout the greater Seattle area.

    As the third largest major metro Boys & Girls Club organization in the United States, we have a rich 75 year history serving King County youth. If you are passionate about youth development, love to connect with people, have a proven track record of results with youth, and want to be part of an extraordinary team, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is for you!

    For positions hiring within the Boys & Girls Club, click on the button below!

     

     

     

     

    Work Source

     

    Employment During COVID-19

     

     

    The outbreak of COVID-19 in our region has caused widespread social and economic disruption, including layoffs and changes to the business landscape. In the midst of this, essential workforce needs have emerged in response to societal changes, including hiring increases for grocery stores, cleaning companies, healthcare, government services, and others.

    Many companies are still hiring in this challenging environment. Learn about opportunities as they become available at WorkSourceWA.com. You can also learn more about employment during this timeby clicking below.

     

     

     

    CBREHiring Now!

     

     

    CBRE is hiring for full-time positions!

    CBRE’s more than 100,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in 100+ countries by combining local market insight, broad services, specialized expertise and premier tools and resources.

    At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career where you want it to go.
    Enjoy workplace flexibility with tremendous scale—in an inclusive, collaborative environment with supportive teammates. You will be challenged to grow and be at your best every day.

    Commercial real estate is much more than the physical space between the ceiling and the floor. Yes, it’s office, industrial, retail, multifamily and other property types. It’s also management, investments, finance, logistics, workplace experience, strategic consulting, environmental sustainability, digital solutions and more. But mostly, it’s people.

    If you want to explore every corner of commercial real estate, then look no further. Apply now and join our 100,000 employees in locations worldwide.

     

     

     

    Get a Job with Gate Gourmet

     

     

     

     

    Hudson Group Hiring Event

     

    Hudson Group is holding a hiring event with immediate interviews on Wed., May 12, 2021 between 10am-1pm!

    Hudson Group is seeking Warehouse Associates, Stock Associates, Specialty Sales Associates, Bookstore Associates, Warehouse Supervisor and Sales Associates for exciting opportunities at Sea-Tac International Airport!

    Sales Associate positions are responsible for accurately operating a cash register, achieving sales goals, assisting in maintaining a clean, stocked, and visually appealing stores.

    • Previous retail or cash register experiences a plus
    • Good communication skills both in-person and on the phone
    • Able to execute good judgment in the manager's absence
    • Ability to follow dress code
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule
    • Ability to lift and/or move up to 40lbs

    Warehouse/Stock Associate positions are responsible for maintaining adequate stock level of all products carried in the stores:

    • Valid Driver's license
    • Ability to lift and/or move up to 40lbs

    Hiring Event Location - Airport University Classroom @ SEA:
    From ticketing level, locate and go through the hallway between the Starbucks and US Bank near Security Checkpoint #3. Take the elevator (blue elevator doors) to Floor 2, which will open across from the Airport University classroom and the event.

    ** Airport Jobs is a program of Port Jobs. Port Jobs is not the hiring employer for this event. Port Jobs is not responsible for the actions of the hiring employer.

     

     

     

    Urban ArtWorks: Artistic Associate

     

    Applications are due May 10th!

     

     

    Urban ArtWorks is hiring an Artistic Associate! The Artistic Associate reports to Urban Artworks’ Project Lead and works with contract artists, volunteers, and program staff, to support Urban Artworks’ public art projects. The Artistic Associate is responsible for conducting research, producing schedules, budgeting, contracting and managing artists’ projects including staff and volunteers, among other duties. Learn more about the position and Urban ArtWorks in the link below!

     

     

     

     

    United Way of King CountyOur United Way of King County AmeriCorps team is looking for Summer 2021 HungerCorps Associates to serve between two cohorts. The first cohort will serve from May 24, 2021 to August 1, 2021. And the second cohort will serve from June 14 to August 22.

     

    Brief Description:

    Summer HungerCorps Associates help to fight food insecurity by helping families and youth access healthy meals during the summer. Members will deliver meals directly to families’ doors at an apartment complex, serve Grab and Go meals at a community center, or distribute groceries to families at a neighborhood food pantry. Training will be provided in site management, marketing, community engagement, and data tracking – meaningful skills that will both serve our community and be powerful on a resume. Service placements include Seattle, Tukwila, Renton, Auburn, East King County, Kent, and Federal Way.

    Here is the application link: https://bit.ly/HungerCorps2021.   


    West Seattle Student Athletes Monogram Club

    Background

    The West Seattle Monogram Club provides scholarships to West Seattle High School student athletes pursuing higher education.

    The Monogram Club will provide $12,000 for scholarships this year, with individual scholarships up to $1500. The scholarships can be used at any accredited two-year, or four-year institution of higher education. The awards will be mailed to the selected institutions to defer costs for tuition and fees.

    Selection Criteria

    • Be a 2021 graduate with at least one varsity letter. If you are a Running Start student, at least 50% of your senior-year courses must be at West Seattle High School
    • Plan to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution of higher education in the fall of 2021
    • Demonstrate success in both athletics and academics
    • Financial need will be considered along with athletic and academic achievement
    • Has a 2.5 grade-point average or higher
    • Has a good idea of what he or she wants to accomplish in college

    Application Process

    1. Complete the scholarship application on-line on the school website.
    2. Submit application and required coach’s recommendation to Steve Palmer, Monogram Club, by Friday, May 21st, 2021.
    3. Be available for an interview with the Monogram Club Scholarship Committee on Thursday, May 27th, 2021. Interviews will be conducted with Zoom.

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    Washington State Controls

    The Washington State Controls Specialist Apprenticeship program develops professional expertise in the application, programming and management of building controls and automation systems.

    Why choose Apprenticeship?

    Apprenticeship combines classroom studies with on-the-job training supervised by a journey-level trade professional. Much like a college education, it takes a few years to graduate. But unlike college, as an apprentice you will earn while you learn.

    Apprentices gain valuable business, job and leadership skills. You graduate as an experienced, journey-level professional with a state-issued, nationally-recognized industry credential, eligible to earn the same top wages as other professionals in your field.

    And the extra added bonus:  No student loans to pay off.


    Seattle University

    A Summer Business Camp Committed to Diversity in Entrepreneurship

    The Albers Summer Business Institute (SBI) at Seattle University is a credit-bearing, project-based summer business camp for high school students focused on social entrepreneurship.

    The program provides youth fromAfrican-American, Latino/Hispanic, Native American Indigenous, and Pacific Islander heritages the opportunity to explore entrepreneurship, data visualization, economics, and more.The week-long program costs $50 for qualified students, thanks to the support of our gracious sponsors.

    Do you have a high school student interested in entrepreneurship? Are they interested in experiencing college-level business, marketing, and economics classes? SBI is a great way for them to sample the instruction, interactions, and opportunities that business school offers. 


     

    Youth Maritime Accelerator Project

    March 19, 2021

    The Youth Maritime Accelerator Project is an 8-week culturally-relevant program that connects underrepresented youth with maritime employers while teaching youth skill-based learning to earn fulfilling jobs in the maritime industry. The YMC Maritime Youth Accelerator curriculum will include modules in areas such as professional communication, time-management, confidence-building, and problem-solving. The program includes job shadow experience with a maritime employer, technical training days that focuses on building proficients in Microsoft Office, G-Suite, and Adobe, and other platforms, and experiential learning days which includes networking opportunities with maritime professionals, site visits to youth-serving maritime organizations, and an opportunity to participate in vessel operator simulations. Submit a Student Internship Application today! Hurry space is limited!


    Join Girls Who Code this summer for the free virtual 2-week Summer Immersion Program for current 9-11th grade girls and non-binary students (beginners welcome)!  

    You’ll learn the intro coding skills you need to address problems in the community you care about; get an inside look into tech through Girls Who Code’s top company partners like Disney, Walmart, AT&T, and more; and tap into exclusive alumni benefits to help you build your career no matter what you want to do in the future. Plus - you’ll have flexible options to participate in the traditional 2 week program or a flexible self-paced option to learn whenever works best for you. 

    Apply here for a summer with Girls Who Code before the application deadline on March 19th!


     

    Please remind your students that the deadline to enter this year's We the Students essay contest is April 15, 2021, less than a month away.

    This essay prompt this year is: What is the relationship between equality and justice?

    The sixteen student winners will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship prizes. More details including rules and regulations can be found on our website.


    Paid Internship with T-Mobile!

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    T-Mobile Paid Internship | JUNIORS | Full Stack Web Developer Program T-Mobile, in partnership with Seattle Colleges and the SPS District, is excited to offer students a paid internship and fast-track training Full Stack Web Developer program for current high school juniors in SPS. It is forecasted that that there are 1.4 million unfilled jobs for Full Stack Web Developers in the USA, with an average starting salary around $58,000 in our region. To apply, attend the informational event on Thurs March 11 starting at 6:00 p.m. Bring your parents!! Complete your information via the Online Event Registration Form and we will send you the TEAMS link for the meeting. 

    Summer 2021 Online Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop

     

    Teens can get PAID to make radio this summer!

    Applications for RadioActive Youth Media's online Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop are open now.

    Teens will experience what it means to be a radio journalist in this fun, challenging, and hands-on virtual workshop. They willlearn storytelling and audio production skills, build confidence, and work with others while producing a radio story about one person in their lives.

    This is a PAID summer opportunity open to teens ages 15-18 who live in the greater Seattle area (King, Pierce, Snohomish, or Kitsap county).

     

    LEARN MORE AND APPLY NOW

     

    Early deadline: March 9
    Final deadline: May 4

    We encourage youth to apply early — the process becomes more competitive after the first deadline passes.

     


    Launching Office 365 for Exchange Professionals at Microsoft Ignite | Thoughtsofanidlemind's BlogBlacks at Microsoft (BAM) Scholarships

    This year BAM will award 27 scholarships totaling US $175,000:

    — four (4) $20,000 scholarships distributed over 4 years ($5,000 per year, renewable)

    — eight (8) $10,000 scholarships distributed over 2 years ($5,000 per year, renewable)

    — 15 - $1,000 one -time scholarships

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx?fbclid=IwAR0rUlXzJWKmlo9pq-otQ7dTfdp2EWsgxoBncnWQMf9DReAUCwe25yl7Zh0


    The Seahawks Players’ Equality & Justice for All

    Scholarship Fund aims to build a more compassionate and inclusive society by supporting career opportunities for students who have overcome significant adversity. Preference will be given to students of color and first-generation college students.


    The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

    The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, located on the western slopes of Washington’s Cascade Mountains, is recruiting for two Student Conservation Corps Aquatics crew members to work from June 7 - September 24, 2021. We are seeking candidates with a desire to work outdoors, engage the public with these wild places, and may want a career in public land management. Members receive a one time $650 round trip travel allowance, $250 weekly living allowance, housing at the ranger station, eligibility for a $1,638 AmeriCorps education award,and an exceptional life/ career experience. Application period is open until positions are filled. Apply at https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/aquatics-crew/po-00731518If


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    Northwest Folklife

    Northwest Folklife, in collaboration with the Office of Economic Development and the Office of Arts and Culture, has developed a pilot internship program that provides paid internships for Seattle’s young creatives. These internships range between 12-24 weeks long and give youth hands-on training in various creative fields. Interns will work 12-14 hours weekly at their internship sites, and 1-2 hours with Northwest Folklife.

    The Cultural & Creative Workforce Development Internships are catered for youth ages 16-25 from a variety of Seattle communities. The program takes a collaborative; community-informed approach to provide opportunities to sharpen skills and competencies in culturally and creatively focused occupations. The program aims to develop creative capital, give hands-on experience, foster networks and shape the emerging network economy. We center artists, and we are excited to build capacity for creatives in our communities and provide successful internship experiences for youth and young adults.” Please note right now all duties will be done remotely. However once stay at home order is lifted, interns will be advised by host site supervisors when to report in.

    All Applications must be accompanied by a completed Creative Force Intern Intake form.

    Internship Opportunities:

    The Rhapsody Project Internship

    About: 

    The Rhapsody Project celebrates and extends the power of American roots culture to strengthen communities, facilitate cross-generational exchanges, and deepen connections to heritage. The Rhapsody Project serves young musicians and tradition bearers from the greater South Seattle community, with a special emphasis on historical marginalized community members and populations. We serve Seattle's musicians and music culture by fostering a more diverse and inclusive atmosphere for the transmission of diverse musical traditions. We serve festival and communities across the Northwest by enriching and broadening awareness about their events among diverse communities of musicians.

    Deadline: Applicants are requested to submit no later than Feb. 22, 2021.

     

    Cultural & Creative Workforce Development Intern

    About: This intern will support the Creative Workforce Development Program here at Northwest Folklife. They will get experience with digital marketing, scheduling, editing, graphic design, and even production.

    This intern is essential for the success of the Cultural & Creative Workforce Development program and Northwest Folklife’s voice, by sharing and featuring external content that highlights the program. This intern will be collaborating with many different community organizations, and build quite the network. The ideal intern will be creative, adaptable, dependable and offer fun ways to market Northwest Folklife opportunities to broader audiences.

    Deadline: Applicants are requested to submit no later than Mar. 1, 2021.

     

    The Hydrant & Blue Cone Studios Intern

    About: The Hydrant is a creative think tank and platform that amplifies the voices, stories, and impact of emerging leaders in the arts community. Acting as a hub, The Hydrant connects young creators to one another, to mentors, new inspirations, and audiences. It provides inspiration, opportunities, and resources, and local organizations active on issues most important to young people, their families, and communities the most. The Hydrant’s mission is to sustain a thriving youth-led platform that provides opportunities to network, showcase, and inspire through arts of all kinds from a local to global scale.

    Blue Cone is a coalition of independent artists dedicated to seeking out, collaborating with, supporting and promoting local Black, Indigenous, Non-Black POC, LGBTQ+, and neuro-divergent artists and orgs. Our ongoing mission since 2015 has been to uplift Seattle’s creative community through direct investment in and engagement with emerging artists from typically marginalized communities.

    *The Hydrant Studio Apprenticeship is an in-studio position that will be supporting the Blue Cone Studio Reopening as an anchor partner and youth ambassador. It requires physical presence and in some cases physical labor. Youth who have previously volunteered with Hydrant and Blue Cone will be given priority consideration for this position.

    Deadline: Applicants are requested to submit no later than Mar. 8, 2021.



    TEENS IN PUBLIC SERVICEhttp://www.teensinpublicservice.org/
       

    TIPS Internships: More Than Just a Summer JOB. What is Teens In Public Service? Teens In Public Service (TIPS) provides paid public service internships to teenagers, working in non-profit organizations throughout King County and the surrounding region for 6 – 8 weeks during the summer. Why is TIPS a good choice for summer employment? •

    TIPS is a rewarding summer job. You can earn a paycheck while giving back to your community. • TIPS gives teens an inside look into how community-based services are carried out by nonprofits. • TIPS internship participation is a valuable item on a resume or college application. What can I expect to get out of a TIPS internship? • Gain exposure to professional work environments in fields such as social and human services, education, youth development, and program management. • Learn transferrable work and leadership skills which can be applied to future jobs or academics. •

    Who should apply to be a TIPS intern? TIPS is seeking high school students ages 15 – 19 who are interested in community service, and who are hardworking and dependable. All applicants must be able to meet our program requirements to be considered. More info can be found on our site: teensinpublicservice.org/tips-intern-faqs What is required of TIPS interns?

    Each intern is assigned 160 hours to complete at their internship. Interns are responsible for fulfilling this requirement by committing to a schedule between 20 to 30 hours/week for 6 to 8 weeks.


    Applications OPEN for Research Training Program at Seattle Children's Research Institute

    For Summer 2021, Seattle Children's Research Institute is pleased to offer two programs for high school students interested in biomedical research.

    1. The Research Training Program (RTP) is an in-person, limited-capacity program, with a competitive application process for students from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research.
    2. The Virtual Research Training Program (VRTP) is an online program with no limit to capacity.

    Students will learn how to work in a research laboratory environment and learn about topics including biochemistry, immunotherapy, gene editing, and infectious diseases. Students will also participate in workshops on college readiness and career exploration.

    There is no cost to participate in either program. Stipends are available for students participating in the in-person RTP to offset costs for transportation and food. We do not provide or arrange housing for students.

    New for 2021:

    • Both programs are open to current 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students who have not yet applied to college.
    • The RTP is open to open to students from underrepresented groups in biomedical research.
    • The VRTP is open to all students.

    To learn more, please visit our website at seattlechildrens.org/scienceeducation.


    Sasaki Time: Inspiring Stories: Dolby Supports Girls Who Code, Young Women in STEM

    Learn to Code this Summer with Girls Who Code!

    Apply to Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) for an unforgettable summer experience! During this FREE 2-week virtual program, you'll learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact, get an inside look into the tech field, and join a supportive lifelong sisterhood — all while being virtually hosted by influential companies, like Twitter, AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart, and more.

    Current 9th -11th grade girls and non-binary students are eligible to apply. SIP is 100% free and need-based stipends of up to $300 are available for those who qualify. Low tech? No tech? No problem! Girls Who Code is there to support you!

    Apply now using this link! The early acceptance deadline is mid-February, and the final acceptance deadline will be in mid-March.

    Want to learn more? Check out the Girls Who Code SIP Flyer or join a webinar!


    United Way of King County

    Are you looking for a job that benefits your community? Join the United Way AmeriCorps VISTA team in the Greater Seattle Area. United Way of King County is looking to hire 21 VISTA members to serve directly with United Way or with partner non-profit organizations.

    Program Overview
    Position: United Way AmeriCorps VISTA
    Issue Areas: Food Security, Education Equity, or Housing Stability
    Timeline: April 12, 2021 - April 11, 2022

    United Way of King County is a local leader in developing and funding innovative anti-poverty programs to help people in need and solve our community’s toughest challenges. United Way engages people, volunteers, and resources in building a community where people have homes, students graduate and families are financially stable.

    LEARN MORE


    Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS)

    WSOS supports students with flexible financial aid and student support services such as mentorship, professional development and networking. WSOS helps students achieve success from their first day on campus to the launch of their professional careers in Washington state.

    Scholarship programs

    The Baccalaureate Scholarship (BaS) offers up to $22,500 for Scholars pursuing a bachelor's degree in a high -demand STEM or health care field. Learn more about BaS here!

    • The BaS 2021-22 application period will close on February 11, 2021.

    The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) offers $1,500 per quarter for Scholars pursuing a certificate, apprenticeship or associate degree in a high-demand trade, STEM or health care field. In addition to CTS, rural CTS applicants are eligible for additional funding through the Rural Jobs Initiative (RJI). RJI provides an additional $2,000 in the first quarter, $1,000 in the second quarter and $500 per quarter for the remainder of the program. Learn more about CTS and RJI here!

    For applicants planning to enroll in the 2021 spring quarter, the CTS Spring application period opens on January 6, 2021, and closes on February 11, 2021.

    • For applicants planning to enroll in the 2021 fall quarter, including current high school seniors, the CTS Fall application period opens April 14, 2021, and closes on June 4, 2021.

    Grants for Washington State K-12 Public School Teachers!

    Applications are now being accepted for the "Ellison Education Grants." Grants are intended for K-12 public school teachers in Washington State. The Ellison foundation has awarded 52 grants and $218,000 to Washington State teachers the past four years. The Ellison Foundation will award grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 in the spring of 2021 (for use during the 2021-2022 school year).

    Applications must be submitted by March 27th, 2021.

    To learn more about the "Ellison Education Grants" please go to the following link.


    Fearless Computing: Intro to Cybersecurity

    Featuring Women Cybersecurity Leaders from Intel, Microsoft, and More!

    Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021

    4 - 5 pm

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to keep your computer or cellphone data secure or how technology keeps Zoom calls and social media accounts from being hacked? 

    Learn the basics of cybersecurity and meet woman executives from some of the world’s largest organizations! Speakers will discuss what it means to be in cybersecurity and the actionable steps you can take right now to follow in their footsteps with these exciting, cutting-edge careers! 


    Build a full stack future. Apply to the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship program

    A serious 2-for-1 opportunity for students like you. Win $40,000 for college and a paid programming internship at Amazon. Applications open NOW!

    Application Deadline: February 18, 2021

    Apply now! Meet Last Year's Winners!

    At Amazon, supporting underserved students in their computer science education is not only important to us–it’s imperative to building a diverse tech industry and future. Our Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship program provides students like you with an opportunity to upgrade their careers with a $40,000 scholarship, plus a paid summer internship programming at Amazon.


     

    http://www.teensinpublicservice.org/   

    TIPS Internships: More Than Just a Summer JOB. What is Teens In Public Service? Teens In Public Service (TIPS) provides paid public service internships to teenagers, working in non-profit organizations throughout King County and the surrounding region for 6 – 8 weeks during the summer. Why is TIPS a good choice for summer employment? •

    TIPS is a rewarding summer job. You can earn a paycheck while giving back to your community. • TIPS gives teens an inside look into how community-based services are carried out by nonprofits. • TIPS internship participation is a valuable item on a resume or college application. What can I expect to get out of a TIPS internship? • Gain exposure to professional work environments in fields such as social and human services, education, youth development, and program management. • Learn transferrable work and leadership skills which can be applied to future jobs or academics. •

    Who should apply to be a TIPS intern? TIPS is seeking high school students ages 15 – 19 who are interested in community service, and who are hardworking and dependable. All applicants must be able to meet our program requirements to be considered. More info can be found on our site: teensinpublicservice.org/tips-intern-faqs What is required of TIPS interns?

    Each intern is assigned 160 hours to complete at their internship. Interns are responsible for fulfilling this requirement by committing to a schedule between 20 to 30 hours/week for 6 to 8 weeks.


     

     

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    We’re excited to announce the below programs available to Core Plus Aerospace students this year!

    More information about each program is available in the attached flyers.

    The application deadline for all programs is February 28, 2021.

    We will be hosting a webinar for students and instructors about Resume Preparation and Interviews on February 3rd  from 3:30 to 4:15. An invite to this webinar will be sent out later this week.

    We will be releasing the content to instructors as a series of short videos immediately after the session.

    PROGRAM

    LOCATION

    DATES

    MINIMUM AGE BY START OF PROGRAM

    APPLICATION

    Manufacturing Fellowship

    Virtual

    Spring 2021

    At least 16 years old

    https://boeing.avature.net/Fellowship

    Core Plus Aerospace Internship

    Virtual

    Summer 2021

    At least 16 years old

    https://boeing.avature.net/CPAInternship

    Facilities Maintenance Internship

    On-Site – Multiple sites

    Summer 2021

    At least 18 years old

    https://boeing.avature.net/FACInternship

     

    If you have any questions, please reply to this email, or email the Boeing Workforce Development Team at WorkDev@exchange.boeing.com.


    What is MentorU?

    MentorU is an opportunity for you to build on the strengths you already have. You can learn how to grow healthy relationships, set and achieve your personal goals, and receive support from a mentor.

    Once a month, students meet virtually with their mentors, hosted by Ms. Jen. The main goal is to ensure you feel supported, safe, have fun, and maybe even learn something new about yourself along the way.

    How do I sign up?

    Click this link to enroll: https://bbbs.tfaforms.net/f/MentorU
    For questions contact Ms. Jen at: Jennifer.Boyce@bbbsps.org - or - 801-577-0867