Student Opportunities

California Science Center Community Teen Internship


Deadline: September 2016

The Community Teen Program provides an opportunity for high school students who love science to support community education and develop public speaking, customer service, workforce preparedness and leadership skills. Junior interns (students currently enrolled in their sophomore year) interact with guests of all ages, doing cart presentations and hands-on activities in various exhibits in the museum. Teen interns work five days a week (days vary) and earn $9.00 an hour. Senior interns (currently enrolled juniors) are trained to serve as mentors and teaching assistants for the Curator Kids Club, a science enrichment program for kids ages 11-13.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled high school sophomore or junior with a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Ability to work 5 days a week in June & July
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic
  • Preference given to applicants who live within one mile of the California Science Center

APPLY: The 2016 Community Teen Internship application can be downloaded online or picked up from the Science Center information desk starting in the spring. Application includes personal info, recommendation, transcript, essay questions and personal statement.

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