Resources tagged "Internship"


HIRE LA’s Youth / Summer Youth Employment Program

Deadline: Rolling

HIRE LA’s Youth is a program endorsed by Mayor Eric Garcetti designed to put L.A. youth to work and put them on the path to becoming lifetime earners. Once enrolled, youth can sign up for Job Skills Workshops, held all around the city, and earn their Work Readiness Certificate to make them more competitive for a job. HIRE LA’s Youth also administers the Summer Youth Employment Program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 14-24 years old
  • Resident of the City of Los Angeles
  • Family meets low-income criteria or receives public assistance; OR foster youth; OR homeless
  • Right to work in the U.S.

APPLY: Enroll online for access to workshops and certification sessions

Samuels Family Latino and African American High School Internship Program (LA-HIP)

Deadline: January 31, 2016

LA-HIP is a summer research training and college preparatory program for Latino and African-American rising senior high school students from public schools in Los Angeles County. The overall goal is to provide students that have a genuine interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with the opportunity to learn hands-on laboratory-based research and to promote their careers to become future scientists or physician scientists. Interns conduct their own research projects and also receive professional college and financial aid counseling to help them with the college application process.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled junior at a public high school
  • Resident of Los Angeles County
  • Genuine interest in STEM as evidenced by courses taken and extracurricular activities
  • Academically outstanding student
  • Committed to your education and rigorous learning

APPLY: The online application will be available beginning in October 2015. An unofficial transcript and recommendation from your science teacher or academic counselor is also required.

The Intern Project

Deadline: Check back for 2016 Program Information

The Intern Project (TIP) engages high-profile businesses to provide mentorship, professional development, and paid summer internships for LAUSD students. TIP interns work in one of the following areas: (1) Arts, Media, & Entertainment, (2) Energy, Environment, & Utilities, (3) Health Science & Medical Technology; and (4) Government, Philanthropy, & Social Impact. Interns also have the opportunity to participate in job training, bond with other interns through group activities and blog about their experiences.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • LAUSD students 16 years of age and older (preference given to current high school juniors)
  • Interest in one of the internship program areas
  • Ideal candidates have a record of high academic achievement (GPA of 3.0 or better), consistent attendance and knowledge of social media

APPLY: Applications can be submitted online at the TIP Hub. Application includes personal information, resume, leadership experience, extracurricular activities, work/volunteer experience, essay questions and 2-minute video.

Venice Arts Advanced Studies Internship

Deadline: Rolling; first-come, first-available basis

The Venice Arts Internship Program was created to provide talented, responsible low-income teenagers enrolled in Venice Arts Advanced Studies programs an opportunity to learn about the education, experience, and skills required to work in creative industries. This career development training program includes internship placements at Venice Arts and in a creative business in the local area. An interest in pursuing an advanced degree in the arts, or working in a creative field, is not a requirement for participation: simply a commitment to your own learning and growth! For more information, see the program overview and application form, or contact Brigid McCaffrey at (310) 392-0846.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 14-18 years of age
  • Be from a low-income family, as determined at registration
  • Have participated for at least one session in Venice Arts’ Advanced Studies Track
  • Have demonstrated responsibility (for example, regularly attended your workshops at Venice Arts, helped with exhibits or class set-up, etc.)
  • Show a spirit of initiative
  • Are available to intern at least 4 hours per week after school
  • Have the approval of your parent/guardian

APPLY: Download the application form and instructions online. Application can be emailed, mailed or dropped off in person.