Internships

The following are some internship opportunities, we encourage you to do your own research 
though as we are not endorsing any of these programs and individual experiences can vary!

Pay attention to each of the due dates!
 

Camp Sea Lab Sailing Camp

Application: https://csumb.edu/campsealab/summer-camp-overview

Due:  applications open in December

Note: This is a five-day-long ocean-going adventure sailing down the California coast aboard

the Seaward, a classic 82' schooner for students ages 13-17.

 

Headwaters Outdoor School Apprenticeship

Application: https://hwos.com/apprenticeship-program/

Due:  check the website

Note:  This is a Northern California camp that teaches primitive skills that humans have

used throughout time to survive in kinship with the Earth. Skills include Wilderness Survival,

Tracking, Edible and Medicinal Plants, Nature Awareness, Earth Philosophy, and many others. 

 

Hooked on Theater

Application: https://tcm679.wixsite.com/hookedontheater

Due:  see website

Note:  It provides a professional, positive, and educational environment for students to learn

all aspects of live theater. It takes place at SLVHS PAC for ages 7-17. 

 

Kaiser Permanente Launch Paid Internship Program

Application: https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/

Due:   starting Feb. 21

Note: This is a summer-long (10 weeks) research internship program for high-school juniors

and seniors.

 

Little People’s Repertory Theater Teen Mentorship

Application: https://lprt.org/teen-mentorship-program/

Due:  see website

Note:  The mentorship serves approximately 15 to 25 teens each summer. We offer paid

internships to teens and young adults. Teens are trained to work with younger children as

rehearsal-assistants, in a camp-counselor style capacity.

 

NASA Internship Program

Application: https://intern.nasa.gov

Due:  Spring 2020: November 5, Summer 2020: March 8, Fall 2020: July 6

Note: This is a spring, summer or fall internship for students with at least a 3.0 GPA who are

at least 16 year old. It takes place in California and across the country.

 

Police Department of Scotts Valley Explorer Program

Application: https://www.scottsvalleypd.com/police-explorer

Due:  check website

Note:  This a fun and safe way for young people in our community, 14 to 20 years of age, to

learn about the field of law enforcement. They participate in ride-along, traffic control, crowd

control, give tours of the Police Department, and help with many other tasks and events.

 

SEAP Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program

Application: https://seap.asee.org/

Due:  Nov. 1

Note: This is an opportunity for high school students to participate in research at a Department

of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. Locations are nationwide, and the closest lab is in


Monterey There may be a paid stipend.

 

State Park Volunteer at Henry Cowell

Application: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=29718

Due:  check website

Note: This is an opportunity to join a team of dedicated volunteers who rove the trails,

interact with visitors, host at the visitor center and in general contribute to the inspiration,

education, and enjoyment of park visitors.  

 

State Park Volunteer at Big Basin

Application: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=28979

Due:  check website

Note: This is an opportunity to join a team of dedicated volunteers who rove the trails,

interact with visitors, host at the visitor center and in general contribute to the inspiration,

education, and enjoyment of park visitors.  

 

You Stem

Website: http://youstem.org/main/discover/?#subjects

Note: This is a search site for local opportunities for K-12 students in Science, Technology,

Engineering, & Math

 

Youth Conservation Corps in Yosemite

Application: https://www.nps.gov/yose/getinvolved/ycc.htm

Due:  March 29

Note:  This is a non-residential program. In Yosemite, YCC members work, learn, and

grow in public lands restoring, rehabilitating, and repairing the natural, cultural, and

historical resources protected as federally preserved places. Bus transportation may be

available from Mariposa, CA. Youth will be paid within California’s minimum wage. 


Youth Conservation Corps

Application: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/youthprograms/ycc.htm

Due:  March 29

Note:  This is a summer youth employment program that takes place in many park locations.

It engages young people in meaningful work experiences on national parks, forests, wildlife

refuges, and fish hatcheries while developing an ethic of environmental stewardship and

civic responsibility. YCC programs are generally 8 to 10 weeks and members are paid the

minimum wage for a 40-hour workweek. 

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