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    Franklin High School Internship Opportunities

    Franklin High School's College and Career Center is located in Room 205A, next to the counseling office. Linda Filley Bentler, Career Connected Learning Coordinator, organizes community service, internship and job opportunities, coordinates job shadows and field trips, and provides guidance with college and career planning. Drop by Room 205A for more information or email lifilleybent@seattleschools.org

    To find out about the latest internships and jobs, please see the list of opportunities below and sign up for "Franklin at Work" on REMIND by sending a text to: 81010 with the message: @befranklin

    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 Ms. Filley Bentler 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!


    Team Read logoTeam Read: Reading Coaches - OPEN NOW

    Teens bring energy, creativity, compassion, and commitment to their work as the reading coaches of our 2nd and 3rd graders. As coaches, the teens work one-on-one with the students by: modeling great reading with read-alouds; growing students’ vocabulary through work on phonics and recognizable “sight words”; asking questions that encourage reading comprehension; playing literacy games; developing fluency through reading “just right” books; building friendships that boost confidence; and sharing their love of reading. APPLY NOW! Deadline for returning coaches is September 20th and new coaches is September 25th.

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    SYEP logoSYEP's Year-round Program - OPEN NOW

    The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is launching a year-round program designed to help you (must be 16-24 years old) 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! Our year-round model runs from October 2019 to August 2020. Applications due September 16, 2019, click on link below!

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    Seattle Seahawks logoCenturyLink Suite Runner

    Are you an up-beat and service minded individual who will support guests at CenturyLink field during Seahawk games and events? As a Suite Runner, you will set up pre-event food, deliver orders, track inventory, maintain orderliness/cleanliness of the suite, complete closing functions and other duties as assigned. Your verbal communication and presentation skills are essential for this business and hospitality internship.

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    globeOne World Now Global Leadership Summer Program

    This language and culture camp focuses on fostering language acquisition, intercultural understanding, and a desire for international travel. During the camp, students will learn basic communicative writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills in classes taught using immersion methodology. The camp will introduce students to practices and perspectives of the Arabic-, Korean- and Chinese-speaking world, as well as the leadership skills that will enable them to become local youth leaders with a global perspective.

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    National Park Service logoNational Parks Service: In My Backyard Internship

    The National Park Service is currently accepting applications for its In My Backyard Youth Program based in Pioneer Square at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. During this program, interns (13-18 years old) are paired with college-age mentors to explore sense of place, community, storytelling and the intersections with public lands, including national parks. The program is 10 weeks long starting June 25 until August 30, 2019. The program will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. A stipend will be rewarded to each participant along with a free transportation pass for the summer.

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    Key Bank logoTeller Internship

    Gain business and finance experience this summer working part-time for KeyBank! The role of the Teller is to be welcoming, build rapport and provide outstanding service to the Bank clients while performing account transactions. The Teller is responsible for performing accurate account transactions and functions which mirror the sales process (Opportunity Management, Needs Assessment, Present/Pitch, Fulfillment, and Follow Up) in their daily work to create a positive client experience.

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    arms raised in a fistUnion Summer Internship

    Are you or anyone you know interested in working for social change? Union Summer is the paid ($16/hour) summer internship program for people interested in getting involved in the labor movement. Union Summer participants will spend an exciting six weeks — June 25-August 3 — working full-time and hands-on with different campaigns — talking to our community, marching for justice, and gaining first-hand experience in the movement. The positions are based in and around Seattle, but campaigns may take place throughout the region.

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    MOHAI logoYouth Advisors

    MOHAI (Museum of History and Industry) is looking for creative and motivated teens who are passionate about history and community to get involved, connect and have an impact at MOHAI. Earn a monthly stipend of $75 for twice a month meetings from September - June. Be a youth leader and make a difference!

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    Young Executives of Color - UW Foster School of Business

    YEOC is a nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program currently serves 190 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from 75 schools in the state Washington. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for college preparation, business lectures, professional development, and powerful mentorship. YEOC is a FREE nine-month program. The only cost to students is transportation to UW Seattle.

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    NRU Youth Enrichment Internship

    NRU Youth Enrichment program is a six week Seattle Parks & Recreation program that provides hand on work experience, life skills, career development training and 21st Century skills. It focuses on team-based efforts for environmental restoration, urban agriculture, advancing the green industry and building community through events and projects from July 8 - August 16th. Earn $800 and 60 community service hours.

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    Aeronautical Science Pathway at Museum of Flight

    Are you a high school student interested in becoming a Professional Pilot, Air Traffic Controller, Airport or Airline Manager, or Unmanned Aerial Systems Specialist? If so, then you and your parent are invited to Aeronautical Science Pathway (ASP) Info Night! Join us for a presentation and Q&A about how you can join the 2019-2020 ASP class to jumpstart your career in aviation. Aeronautical Science Pathway is for high school juniors and seniors.

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    Seafair Ambassador Internship

    Each year the Seafair Foundation invites local area high school sophomores and juniors to apply for one of ten Seafair Ambassador positions. Selected students represent Seafair in a unique yearlong calendar of community participation. From essays submitted, the group is narrowed down for personal interviews from which ten students are chosen. Through volunteerism, mentor meetings and participating in festival events, Ambassadors learn just how global and local their own community is in preparation for an even greater learning experience as they host students from one of Seattle’s Sister Cities, Kobe, Japan and are hosted in Kobe.

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    King County Clean Water Internship Program

    Do you care about the environment and keeping our waters clean and healthy? In this internship, you will develop communication skills, learn environmental work through field trips that focus on environmental issues and careers, participate in job shadow project managers, engineers, water operators, environmental educators, planners, construction managers, and develop project ideas and proposals designed for your school and community. To learn more, attend an informational workshop this spring to qualify for the internship and learn about careers that help keep our water clean.

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    Pacific Science Center: Lead Science Educators in Training Volunteers

    Lead Science Educators in Training (LSET) are intern volunteers in Camps for Curious Minds which have operated for over 30 years. This opportunity provides high school volunteers ages 16 and up with rich science and nature based learning opportunities. LSET volunteers gain leadership experience, career exploration opportunities, service learning verification and more. There are new camp locations in South Seattle (Rainier Prep) this year too!

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    Girls Who Code: Summer Immersion Program

    This program is a FREE, seven week program for 10-11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to learn about computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of girls across the US. Each week, girls are introduced to computer science principles through real world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, game development, web development and more. Participate in workshops, connect with female engineers and guest speakers, go on field trips and much more!

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    Seattle City Light - Summer Paid High School Internships

    Seattle City Light is offering summer internships for 16+ year olds who have not graduated yet. Work focus will be in public service, business and other administrative roles, and these internships will be an outstanding experience to support college application and career goals. The pay is $15.45 an hour and there are multiple positions available.

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    Port of Seattle - Summer Paid High School Internships

    Interested in public-service? Are you currently a student looking for professional experience to advance yourself in the job market? The Port of Seattle offers a diverse field of opportunities for students of every level to pursue career advancement in their respective field of study. The internship program is designed to provide qualified candidates with an opportunity to excel in their field of study and perform real work to jumpstart their careers. In return, the port gains a fresh perspective from the next generation of community leaders. The port offers internships for high-school, undergraduate, and graduate students in various fields of study including but not limited to: Accounting, Auditing, Construction Management, Engineering, Environmental, Finance & Budget, Human Resources, Marketing, and Planning.

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    Youthforce Alaska Airlines Summer Internships

    The Alaska Airlines Internship program is designed to give high school students the opportunity to develop the skills, experiences, networks that are critical to any professional career while gaining a good understanding of what it's like to work for an airline. Internships last eight weeks during July-August and pay $12/hour. There are a variety of roles available including Flight Training, Marketing, Financial Planning, Technology and other focuses. We are looking for interns who are team players, responsible, driven and have computer skills. Must be 16 by July.

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    Bank of America Summer Internship

    Assist and educate customers on self-service banking and develop professional skills in a financial center environment in this eight week program. Build your skills in business, finance and customer service! You must be a high school senior OR within six months of your 18th birthday to apply. $15/hour.

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    UW Students Exploring Pharmacy (STEP) Program

    Students Exploring Pharmacy (STEP) is a customized program designed to inspire Seattle-area high school students as they explore pharmacy as a career option. Students engage in hands-on activities that provide an introduction to pharmacy practice and perspective on the numerous ways a pharmacist contributes to improving people’s health—in ways that go far beyond dispensing medications. STEP students learn from the best. World-renowned UW School of Pharmacy faculty experts lead these classes. The UW School of Pharmacy is ranked in the top 10 nationally and internationally and has pioneered leading-edge pharmacy practices.

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    UW Nursing Camp

    Current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in learning about the nursing field and how to get into nursing school are invited to apply to the UW School of Nursing Nurse Camp.This is a free week-long day camp (July 15 - 19) geared towards increasing access and opportunities in nursing to minority and low-income high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp. Students from all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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    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. During this three-day camp, 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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    KUOW Radioactive Intro to Journalism

    In this fun, challenging, and hands-on workshop you'll learn technical and storytelling skills, build your confidence, and work with others while creating radio stories and podcasts for KUOW about the topics you care about. This is a PAID opportunity open to 15-18 year olds! This workshop is the entry point to RadioActive's advanced producer program, a year-round opportunity to collaborate on youth-led radio productions.

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    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Summer Internship

    Current juniors and seniors 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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    PSESD - Leaders in Training High School Interns

    Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is an educational organization that works to eliminate the opportunity gap by leading with racial equity. PSESD believes listening to young people is a critical part of their racial equity work in education. PSESD is seeking up to 12 high school summer interns to work 10-25/hours a week at $15/hour to support different departments and initiatives in PSESD's Renton office.

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    YouthForce Doorways Internship

    The Doorways Project is an internship program provides youth ages 16-21 with paid internship opportunities with various businesses in Seattle from March - May for up to 20 hours a week at $15/hour. Interns should demonstrate leadership, responsibility and have a desire to gain critical skills needed in the work force. Interns should be able to maintain their schedule, communicate effectively and perform their job duties to the best of their capability. Each internship site will provide a job description that will detail the responsibilities and duties expected of their interns. Must be 16 years old, reside in Seattle and be a current high school student.

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    Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

    Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides internship opportunities for young people (16-24) in our community who are from low-income households (see guidelines) and communities that experience racial, social, and economic disparities. SYEP promotes work readiness and helps young people explore career opportunities during their summer internships. Students must be a Seattle resident with a demonstrated ability to be responsible, determined and committed and must complete designated job readiness trainings and orientations.

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    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 2019 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 all application materials must be received by their February annual deadline. Click link below for more info.

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    Microsoft High School Intern Program

    Do you want to work on cutting-edge technology that will make a real difference in people's lives all over the world? Do you want an inside look into high-tech professions that will inspire you as you make plans for college? Get a head start on building a good resume and GET PAID! This paid 10-week summer program offers an exciting opportunity to work side-by-side with software engineering teams on real Microsoft technical projects. Get valuable experience, contribute to meaningful work, and receive support from a mentor (eligible only for students in Western Washington).

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    Institute for Systems Biology High School Intern Programs

    The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is an internationally renowned non-profit research institute dedicated to the study and application of systems biology. Three options for summer internships include: (1) ISB's standard 8-week (~320 hours) internship in research labs working as an assistant starting July 1st. You must be a current junior to apply for this option. (2) Project Feed 1010 Ambassador Program. You can be a current 10th or 11th grader when applying to be an ambassador. (3) “STEAM Towards the Future” and be among our first cohort of Systems Medicine Ambassadors. Apply as a 10th or 11th grade student for a 90-hour interactive experience that weaves art into systems medicine.

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    City of Seattle's Camp Long LEEF Program

    Camp Long is hiring now for their pre-employment program called Leaders in Equity, Environment, and Facilitation (LEEF) Program for 17-21 year old students which pays $15/hour, commitment from March to August. Gain skills in facilitation and certification environmental education leadership and community building. Workshops race, social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Personal goal-making and planning technical skills in outdoor learning, public speaking, group facilitation, and environmental education. Networking with Seattle peers and professionals employment pathway skills.

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    Google Computer Science Summer Institute

    Google is invested in increasing the enrollment and retention of Computer Science students, particularly those who are historically underrepresented in the field. The study of Computer Science can be challenging and fun, and Google wants to inspire these students – the innovators of the future – to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.

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    Inspiring Girls (Girls on Ice)

    Inspiring Girls Expeditions interweaves science, art, and backcountry travel to inspire future leadership, curiosity, confidence and success. Each year we select expedition teams of 8-9 teenage girls and 3 instructors to spend 12 days exploring and learning about a remote wilderness environment. Through scientific field studies with our team of professional scientists, artists, and wilderness guides, you will build critical thinking skills, gain self-confidence, and make lasting friendships. Unique experience, tuition free.

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    Bank of America Student Leaders

    Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school and are working to make a difference in your school or community, we want to support you. As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.

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    Renaissance 21 STEM Internship

    Renaissance 21 provides education, training, and resources to social entrepreneurs to develop their ideas into nonprofit programs. Help provide STEM education and a pathway to the STEM workforce to Washington State's 61,000 at-risk & homeless youth! Earn $13/hour, 12 hours/month with paid training. Recruit other HS students and lead two 4 hour Saturday Volunteer Meetings January - May. To apply: send an email and include the Internship job title, your name, phone number, email, and 2 references.

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    Museum of Flight Apprentice Program

    The Museum Apprentice Program provides high school students with an absolutely free, unique and exciting volunteer opportunity. MAP is a year-round volunteer program specifically designed for high school students. During this program, students work on projects related to the museum field, museum education, oral histories, living history, documentary making, and public service. Students take part in an eight hour training course. Please check your schedule before you apply to make sure you can meet this requirement as well as attend the regular MAP meetings every Thursday evening. Students learn about exhibit design, practice presentation and teaching techniques, and delve into aviation and space related topics.

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    Museum of Flight Washington Aerospace Scholars

    Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) is a two-part program for high school juniors focused on topics related to the history and future exploration of space by NASA and topics in Earth and Space Science. Phase One is a five-month distance learning course designed in partnership with NASA and the University of Washington, which provides students the opportunity to earn five college credits. Phase Two is a six-day residency experience based at The Museum of Flight in Seattle in which students plan a human mission to Mars.

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    Washington State House of Representatives Page Program

    Since 1891, young people from across the state have come to Olympia to serve as pages for the Washington State House of Representatives. Paging presents students with a unique educational opportunity to participate in the legislative process. Selection as a page is a great honor. Page duties are varied. They range from ceremonial tasks such as presenting the flags to operational chores like distributing amendments during legislative sessions. Each job is vital to the efficient operation of the Legislature. As the week-long experience draws to a close and pages return to their schools and communities, it is hoped that pages will share their experiences and observations with others in an effort to contribute to a more universal understanding of the legislative process. Applicants must be at least 14 years of age and have not reached their 17th birthday.

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    Washington State Senate Page Program

    The Washington State Legislature has one of the finest page programs in the country. Hundreds of students throughout Washington State have an opportunity each year to take part in the legislative process and observe the Legislature and other branches of state government in action. The page is a helping hand during legislative sessions, which run from January through March or April. Pages perform many tasks that allow senators and staff to focus on legislative duties. Pages spend two hours each day in page school learning about the legislative process. Applicants must be at least 14 years of age and have not reached their 17th birthday.

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    DO-IT Scholars

    DO-IT Scholars prepares Washington State high school students with disabilities for success in college and careers. Scholars attend Summer Study sessions, held during two consecutive summers at the University of Washington campus. This allows students to experience college life and work on self advocacy skills. Throughout the school year, Scholars connect with program staff, DO-IT Mentors, and each other using email and e-lists. They also meet in-person at DO-IT events, complete individual and group projects, and receive valuable information and support for the transition to college.

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    Rising Star Project at The 5th Avenue Theatre

    The 5th Avenue Theatre's Rising Star Project offers students the chance to develop professional skills through the process of producing and performing a musical on The 5th Avenue Theatre mainstage. Beyond being entirely student performed, the 2018/19 Rising Star Project production of West Side Story will be run by a student technical crew and supported by a team of students who have taken on roles in the marketing, development, producing, creative and casting departments. All participants are trained and mentored by dedicated theater professionals at The 5th Avenue Theatre.

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    Community Health Professionals Academy

    Community Health Professionals Academy (CHPA) is a multi-session at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. This program is aimed toward high school, junior high and middle school students from minority or underrepresented communities interested in dentistry, medicine, public health and other healthcare related careers. CHPA program provides insight into these fields through hands-on activities, public speaking skills, and receiving mentorship from current health professional students and provides. There are eight Saturday sessions between January to May at UW, and applications are accepted in the fall.

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    KEXP Music Radio Production Internship

    KEXP’s internship program seeks to provide interns from historically under-invited communities with hands-on experience in the nonprofit arts sector. our program is designed to develop and equip emerging leaders interested in furthering their careers in a broad array of fields including music programming, production, development, business support and software development.our interns learn skills in business communication, project management, problem-solving, audio technology, database management and more. Internships are six months long and interns must have availability of 15 hours per week, during regular business hours (9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday). All interns are paid a stipend equivalent of $15/hr.

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    YouthForce Sounders TeamWork Internship

    YouthForce's Sounders TeamWork Internship opens in late January/early February every year! King County teens age 16 to 20 participate in our paid internship program in partnership with Sounders FC. Interns work in a range of Guest Services, Game Presentation, and Hospitality positions at CenturyLink Field during Sounders FC home matches. Youth receive training, college and career guidance, mentorship, access to a workshops and events for career-readiness, and many other resources and opportunities.

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    Bank of America Student Leaders - OPEN NOW

    Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school and are working to make a difference in your school or community, we want to support you. As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs. Deadline is 2/1/19 Apply early!

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    Bank of America Student Leaders - OPEN NOW

    Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school and are working to make a difference in your school or community, we want to support you. As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs. Deadline is 2/1/19 Apply early!

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    Bank of America Student Leaders - OPEN NOW

    Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in high school and are working to make a difference in your school or community, we want to support you. As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs. Deadline is 2/1/19 Apply early!

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