2017 Productive Summer Guide
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Looking for a Summer Job or Internship? Attend the Youth Jobs+ Fair on March 18, 2017 from 10am - 2pm. There will be 50+ programs that provide amazing jobs and internships to high school students. If you are interested in tech, business, hospitality, construction trades or health science, be sure to attend. See you on March 26th! Make sure you register online!
There are City Job Fairs available on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm with SF Recreation & Parks, US Post Office, SF Airport, JOBS now of Human Services Agency; SF Sheriff's Department; SF Fire Department; and localcommunity organizations. The Job Fairs will be on January 21, 2017 at Betty Ann Ong Recreation Center; January 28, 2017 at Hamilton Recreation Center; February 4, 2017 at Joseph Lee Recreation Center; and on February 11, 2017 at Mission Recreation Center.
MatchBridgeCheck website for deadlineJune - early AugustMatchBridge facilitates a Summer Internship Program during the summer. The internship is 20 hours per week, for 6-8 weeks. Accepts youth ages 16-24. http://matchbridge.org/Paid Internship
SFUSD Career Technical EducationApplication Available March 1, 2017 and will be DUE April 14, 2017June 7, 2017 - July 13, 2017The Career Technical Education office coordinates the Summer Internship Program for current SFUSD sophomores, juniors, and seniors. This is your opportunity to expand your knowledge outside of the classroom. Summer internships are the perfect opportunity for you to explore potential careers, gain valuable job experiece and learn about yourself.https://mb.formstack.com/forms/sfusd_2017
MYEEP - Mayor's Youth EmploymentCheck website for deadline (Application available in March)Year Round and SummerInternship training and placement for SF youth ages 14-17. Mentoring and personalized job experience based on your interests/career plans. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States. www.myeep.orgPaid Internship
Workcreation Teen Employment ProgramApply Now - January 11Year Round and SummerSchool-year and summer employment, mentorship and training program for all youth, ages 14-17 (or 18, as long as the student is still in high school). Participants earn minimum wage leading recreational, aquatic, horticultural activities or sports. Employment is with SF Parks and Recreation dept.http://sfrecpark.org/about/jobs/Paid Internship
INROADS InternshipsApply Now - AprilVaries by ProgramGraduating Seniors only. H.S. senior must have 3.0 cumulative GPA. INROADS offers a paid multi-year Internship with a top company and an opportunity for continued employment after college graduation. Year-round professional and personal coaching and guidance from your INROADS manager and corporate mentor. who takes a personal interest in you. Access to scholarship opportunities. Free tutoring. http://www.inroads.org/applyPaid Internship
SF Youthworksapplications available March 13, 2017
June - mid AugustYouthworks will help you find work and train you professionally. Students must be current 10th/11th graders who can commit to working 16 hr/week for the entire summer and be flexible with their schedulehttp://sfyouthworks.org/Paid Internships
Metro Transportation Commission (MTC) High School Internship ProgramApril 10thJune - mid AugustMTC internship introduces students in the 10th, 11th or 12th grades to career opportunities in the field of transportation, traffic engineering, finance and city planning. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by date of hire, have completed the 10th grade, have an unweighted grade point average of 2.8 or higher (students with a lower GPA will be considered if he/she submits two letters of recommendation), must complete online job interest card and submit all parts of application.http://jobs.mtc.ca.gov/InternshipOpportunities/HighSchoolInfo/highschoolintern.htmlPaid Internship
Project PullApply Now - March 21, 2017June 12 - August 4Paid summer internship sponsored by the City and County of San Francisco. Eight-week program, interns explore careers in architecture, business, engineering and science by interning with a full-time City employees from various City departments. Minimum 2.75 GPA. Ages 15-19http://sfgov.org/projectpull/how-applyPaid Internship
Enterprise for High School Students (EHSS) Summer ProgramsCheck website for deadlineVaries by ProgramEHSS offers three programs for youth interested in gaining hands-on experience work experience, including the Career Exploration Program (CEP), the Junior Cradle Program, and the Summer Gardening Program. Requirements include SF high school student and 14-18 years old.http://www.ehss.org/summer.htmlPaid Internships
SFO Summer InternshipsMarch 24th (ONLINE only)mid June - Mid AugustPaid internships for 11th and 12th grade residents of SF with interest in public service. Interns assist in the overall operation of the airport, and assist passengers by providing customer service, clerical work, or doing something hands on. http://www.flysfo.com/internships Paid Internships
United Airline Summer Associate InternshipMarch 5, 2017 by 11:59p.m.June 1-July 31, 2017United is hiring youth (age 18-24) between June 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017, who come from our great local communities and who are also determined to reach for the stars in their careers and education. Our United Summer Associates program supports and offers the interns a new horizon and the insight to pursue the fantastic career opportunities that await them. United is hiring youth (age 18-24) between June 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017, who come from our great local communities and who are also determined to reach for the stars in their careers and education. The United Summer Associates program supports and offer interns a new horizon and the insight to pursue the fantastic career opportunities that await them. This is not your ordinary summer job--United Summer Associates work alongside current United employees and receive authentic Airline work experience! Interns benefit from a core work structure with an overlay of community and government involvement. The program even provides mentorship opportunities and exposure to various facets of the airline industry so that you can grow your professional network into a career.
Transbay Transit Center ProgramApril 8thJune 13 - July 22Local rising 11th or 12th grade high school students who are available to work for the entire six-week period. We encourage students interested in exploring careers in architecture, engineering, finance, or public service to apply. Prior work experience is not required.www.transbaycenter.orgPaid Internships
Sports Camps @ Humboldt StateCheck website for deadlineDates TBD Offers overnight and day camps. Camp competitions and famous athletes will be at the camp. For student athletes that are 2nd-12th grade, all levels. Apply online as soon as possible. http://www.hsulumberjacks.com/sports/2015/6/16/GEN_0616155252.aspx?id=475$65-$120+ depending on campNO
USF Upward BoundApply nowDates TBD The programs provides the following: The Upward Bound Summer Experience, including a five week residence program and Southern California College Tour, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Enrichment,Instruction in reading, writing, study skills, and other subjects necessary for success in education beyond high school. Students interested in participating must meet ALL of the following criteria:
Must be in the 9, 10 or 11th grade and enrolled in one of the following San Francisco High Schools: Academy of Arts and Sciences, John O’Connell, Thurgood Marshall, Phillip and Sala Burton, June Jordan, Mission High School
College Prep Camp at the Lair of the Golden Bear (UCB)Check website for deadlineAugust 6-10, 2017For incoming juniors or seniors- college search workshops, college application seminars, personal statement workshops, SAT/ACT prep, financial aid/scholarships info. Fun! Hiking, campfires, skits, sports competition, college stories from real college students, and more! alumni.berkeley.edu/lairIncludes food, lodging, instruction- $1095+NO
Oasis for GirlsCheck website for deadlineDates TBD Oasis For Girls is to partner with girls and young women of color from under-resourced communities in San Francisco to help them cultivate the skills, knowledge, and confidence to discover their dreams and build strong futures. Oasis offers a Springboard Seriees for Girls whihc is a yearlong sequence that emphasizes the development of both internal awareness and external skills. It provides girls with opportunities to create trusting relationships with positive, supportive sdults, to develop a sense of identity and partnership within their group, and to build and practice key skills. http://www.sfoasis.org/Participants earn $300-$500 stipends depending on their tenure in the program.
Youth Jobs + (formerly Summer Jobs+)Rolling (Apply Now!)Year Round and SummerConnects job seekers with employers. Students can find jobs through referrals, employer events, and via the online job board the summer. Accepts youth ages 16-24.http://sfsummerjobs.org/Paid Employment
Institute for Educational Advancement Check website for deadlineDates TBD Apprenticeship working alongside professionals of art, history, medicine, industrial design, science, law, and business. Locations are in and around Los Angeles-- working out of hospitals, USC and other academic centershttp://www.educationaladvancement.org/Tuition is $3000+ depends on programYES !
Richmond Village BeaconCheck website for deadlineDates vary by programThe Richmond District Neighborhood Center is pleased to provide an assortment of summer camps for youth in elementary school through high school. The high school summer programs include: Bands, Junior Nurses, Cinema Collective, SAT Prep, Lion Dance and Leadership Institute.Rvbeacon.org
SF Public Library - The Mix (Teen Center)Check website for deadlineYear RoundThe Mix offers a variety of career exploration and leadership activities for teens. Opportunities range from college and career planning, game design, audio/visual production, coding, and an engineering/maker design. http://themixatsfpl.org/
All Stars Development School for Youth (DSY)Check website for deadlineDates TBD For students 16-21. During the fall and spring semester DSY's leadership training is organized as a series of weekly workshops led by senior executives from some of SF's leading corporations. Businesses partner with the program, introducing students to the worlds of finance, culture, communications and other leading industries. Students learn skills such as public speaking, how to dress for success, and how to write a resume.Upon successfully completing the program, students are placed in a 6-week paid summer internships provided by sponsoring companies.https://allstars.org/dsy/Free leadership training, results in PAID inernship
SFUSD Career Technical EducationApplication Available March 1, 2017 and will be DUE April 14, 2017June 7, 2017 - July 13, 2017SFUSD CTE office offers paid summer work experiences for students interested in Building Construction Trades and Automotive Technology. Students will earn high school credit, CCSF credits, in addition to financial compensation. The programs are open to students interested in engine and the trades. Students must be SFUSD students who are current sophomores, juniors or seniors and intersted in architecture, trades, engineering and/or robotics.https://mb.formstack.com/forms/sfusd_2017
Summer Engineering Seminar (Contra Costa County Camp)March 1, 2017 by 5pmThere are three sessions:
Session 1: July 9-12, 2017
Session 2: July 16-20, 2017
Session 3: July 23-27, 2017
This special summer experience is for current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in exploring the field of engineering. The program is designed to acquaint participants with the engineering profession, the academic expectations of college, and the nature of life at a university. http://www.cococostemsummercamps.org/engineering-camp.htmlFREEUnknown
Santa Clara University Summer Engineering SeminarsCheck websiteCheck website for datesThe SIHC program will provide students experience in mobile technology and its importance in empowering underserved people in local or foreign communities. The possibility of a conference publication and the donation of their code for use by humanitarian organizations will also provide participants with an opportunity to conduct research and get a paper published prior to college. Any high school student approaching completion of their Junior or Senior years in the SF Bay Area may apply. https://www.scu.edu/engineering/beyond-the-classroom/outreach/summer-institute-for-humanitarian-computing/$250 registration fee
students from low-income families may submit a letter from their principal stating that they are on a free or reduced price lunch program to apply for one of six $200 registration fee discounts.
SMASH Academy- Summer Math & Science HonorsMarch 1, 2017 at 11:59pm PST. Academy Dates by SMASH Academy Location:
SMASH Berkeley: June 17-July 22, 2017
SMASH Davis: July 1-August 5, 2017
SMASH Morehouse: June 10-July 15, 2017
SMASH Stanford: July 1-August 5, 2017
SMASH UCLA: June 24-July 29, 2017
SMASH Academy is a three-year 5-week summer math and science enrichment program for high achieving, low-income 9th grade students of color. Focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Applicants must be African American, Latino Native American, Filipino, Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian (i.e. Cambodian, Laotian, Vietnamese), http://www.lpfi.orgFREE
Summer Engineering Institute @ SF StateCheck websiteCheck website for datesSummer Engineering Institute is a two-week residential summer camp at San Francisco State University designed to provide real-world context to the study of engineering through practical, applied and hands-on problem solving and design-oriented projects. Open to high school graduating seniors who plan on attending SF State in the Fall as Engineering major.http://canadacollege.edu/stemcenter/SEI.phpFREE
ACE Mentorship ProgramProgram is for 9th-12th grade students who have an interest in architecture, construction and engineering. Program provides hands-on experience and mentorship with working professionals in the field. http://www.acementor.org/FREE
AIM HighApplication Period January- March, Interviews February- AprilJune 6th- July 22nd
M-F 7:30am- 3:30pm
Middle School Mentorshttps://www.aimhigh.org/
CORO Exploring Leadership ProgramApplication Period: Dec- Mar
Selection Day: April
June 13th- August 5thhttp://coronorcal.org/$800 for 8 weeks
Exploratorium High School Explainers ProgramFor summer 2016 program - apply on-line between April 1st - April 8th Application Open 3/26/17High School Explainers are students (age 15 +) who engage visitors at exhibits, lead demonstrations, and run museum operations. Some are interested in science; all have a spark for learning new things. Explainers learn about exhibits and facilitate visitor-exhibit interactions; open and close the museum; run daily demonstrations (including dissections). Work a 4-month “semester” 12-19.5 hrs/week. May be rehired for additional semesters.http://www.exploratorium.edu/programs/explainer/Paid internship
JamestownApplications: January/February
Interviews: March/April
School Year Teaching Assistants in After School Programs or Summer Assistant Camp Counselors (Approximately 30 hrs/week)http://www.jamestownsf.org/SF Minimum Wage
Summer Institute for Tomorrow's EducatorsApplication Due 3/24/17May 30th - July 14thThe SFUSD-CCSF Summer Institute for Tomorrow’s Educators will provide paid on-the-job training and City College San Francisco units at no cost to you. Students will attend classes at CCSF, complete paid 120 hours working with children in San Francisco summer youth programs.http://bit.ly/SFUSDSummerFutureTeacherSF Minimum Wage
Youth Worker InstituteApplication Due 3/24/17June 5-July 7ONLY for SFUSD Seniors! SFUSD will be looking for HUNDREDS of Youth Workers for the 2017-18 school year! Do you want a meaningful part-time job while going to college? with possibility of higher hourly rates? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!http://bit.ly/JobInAugustSF Minimum Wage
Academy of Sciences Careers in Sciences (CIS) ProgramCheck website Program durationn is multiyear & year-round participationPaid internship for 9th or 10th grade students w/ interest in science. Minimum 2.0 GPA, no grades lower than a "C". Students learn about science and conduct experiments with staff. http://www.calacademy.org/careers-in-science-cis-intern-programFREE
ACE (Alliance for Climate Change Education) Action Fellowship Fellowship Deadline has passedSchool YearThe Action Fellowship teaches young people the knowledge and skills to be confident climate leaders. To apply, you must be a high school student and recent ACE graduates. Each year, ACE recruits between 50-100 high school students and recent ACE graduates across our regions to participate. Fellows meet weekly over the course of the school year.https://acespace.org/fellowship
The deadline for applications has passed. If you have questions, email Rouwenna Lamm at rouwenna@acespace.org
Receive a $100 stipend per semester.
ATDP Summer School at UC BerkeleyReturning Student Deadline: Wednesday, February 15,, 2017
New Student & Financial Aid Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
June 19 - July 28Open to all grades, average GPA 3.5 or higher (this is not a GPA requirement) Students take courses at UC Berkeley. Courses include: Writing & Literature, Fine Arts, Languages, Computer Science, Math, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Application requires copy of latest report card, STAR scores, essay and teacher recommendation.http://atdp.berkeley.edu/about/sd/$650-$1100 (AP Biology: $1500)YES !
BEETS: Band of Environmentally Educated & Employable Teens Applications available NowFeb 2- April 38 Tues/Thurs 3:45-5:45 + 1-2 Saturdays/month15-19 yr old HS students encouraged to apply to BEETS job training program. Interns will work in community gardens and parks while teaching garden classes. Job training and field trips.http://www.communitygrows.org/application-for-beets-january-2015/Paid Internship $800
BYE: Bay Youth for the Environment (BYE) Candlestick Point Eco-stewards ProgramRolling BasisSchool Year 3:00- 6:00pmBay Youth for the Environment (BYE) is a youth development and park stewardship program providing year round leadership and environmental education training to high school students via paid internships to youth who reside in the southeastern edge of San Francisco. BYE interns host 6-12 peer to per education service learning programs per year to reach an additional 240 school age children in San Francisco. Additionally, they host 12 volunteer events which reach up to 500 adult volunteers per year. Youth cohort training talks are presented twice yearly to increase public engagement in stewardship of San Francisco open spaces. Classes are held on Saturdays, from 9am-1pm, and on occasional weekday evenings from 4pm-6pm.To learn more about Bay Youth for the Environment, please contact Cecille Caterson atcecille@calparks.org or by calling 415-262-4406.Paid $12.00/hour
California Academy of Sciences
Sunday, April 2 at 11:59 pm.
Summer 2017The California Academy of Sciences is now recruiting teens currently in 8th-12th grade for summer 2017. We're accepting applications for the Careers in Science andTeen Advocates for Science Communication programs.For more information about our programs, visit www.calacademy.org/youthprograms.
City of San Francisco Parks & Recreation Department
Exploratorium High School Explainers Programapply on-line between March 26 - April 8, 2017 Check website for details High School Explainers are students (age 15 +) who engage visitors at exhibits, lead demonstrations, and run museum operations. Some are interested in science; all have a spark for learning new things. Explainers learn about exhibits and facilitate visitor-exhibit interactions; open and close the museum; run daily demonstrations (including dissections). Work a 4-month “semester” 12-19.5 hrs/week. May be rehired for additional semesters.https://www.exploratorium.edu/education/high-school-explainersPaid internship
FUF: Friends of the Urban ForestRolling Basis
Check website for deadline
Summer (June- August)
Fall (September- December)
Spring (January- May)
Along with your current resume, please send us a brief cover letter highlighting why you’re interested in the program and whether you’re seeking school credit. Be sure to indicate the term(s)/year(s) you’re interested in applying for. We will take applications on a rolling basis and will contact candidates about follow-up steps around one month prior to each session. Email resume and cover letter to esmeralda@fuf.net, with “[Your Name] Internship Application” in the subject line.http://www.fuf.net/get-involved/internships/PaidNo
GreenagersApril 29, 20172017- 2018San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the Port of San Francisco sponsor this youth leadership program for students in SF East side schools. Greenagers improve our city’s green spaces & raise awareness by working in parks throughout SF, creating place-based projects, collaborating with other youth orgs, facilitating workshops, & more.http://sfrecpark.org/greenagers-now-accepting-2017-2018-applications/
iCLEM: UC Berkeley Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (I-CLEM)March 12, 20178 weeks June 14- August 48-week paid summer biotech internship for high-potential, low income sophomores and juniors. In addition to basic science and research, the program also exposes students to career exploration and prep for college application process, including field trips to biotech companies, talks with scientists, writing a personal statement and visiting colleges.http://www.synberc.org/iclem stipend of $1500, plus a scholarship of $500 upon completion
NexGene GirlsMarch 15, 2017June 5 - July 28, 2017Students will develop Bioscience and leadership skills assisting iwth administering hands-on science lessons to middle school girls and working on individual science projects. At teh NexGeneGirls Science Academy, students will have the opportunity to explore Bioscience careers meetin with leading femaile STEM professionals and experts, and visiting prominent academic and industry research organizations. http://www.nexgenegirls.org/our-programs/
Project Pull Apply Now - February 28, 2017June 12 - August 4Paid summer internship sponsored by the City and County of San Francisco. Eight-week program, interns explore careers in architecture, business, engineering and science by interning with a full-time City employees from various City departments. Minimum 2.75 GPA. Ages 15-19http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=4094Paid Internship
Research Science Institute @ MITCheck website for deadlineJune 26- August 6th6 week residential programhttp://mitadmissions.org/apply/prepare/summer$50 app fee and transportation
SF Bike Coalition InternshipRolling BasisYear RoundWe accept both student and practical experience internships, and generally request that interns make a minimum commitment of 10 to 20 hours per week. The spring intern semester runs approximately from January through May.http://www.sfbike.org/news/now-hiring-summer-interns-3/Not Paid
SFSU Summer Business Sustainability CampSpring 2017July 31 - Aug. 4th, 2017The 2017 workshop is designed for public high school students in San Francisco, with an opportunity to learn more about environmental and social sustainability in the business community – corporate, small business and social entrepreneurial. SF State professors, SFUSD teachers and MBA-Sustainable Business Emphasis students are collaborating on a one-week workshop @ SFSU.For more info and an application contact: molloyr@sfusd.eduFree
SFSU College of Science and Engineering: Sierra Nevada CoursesRegistration Materials upon RequestDates vary by courseEnroll in one of 20 courses offered through SFSU at the Sierra Nevada Field Campus. Such courses can be Ecology, Biology, Geology, Field Sketching, Wildlife Photography, Astronomy. Will earn college credit. http://www.sfsu.edu/~sierra/Courses.html$300-$600 per classNO
Students on Ice03/01/178/8/17- 8/23/17The 2017 Arctic Expedition begins in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa. After several days of pre-expedition activities, we fly to Resolute Bay Nunavut and set sail through the Canadian high Arctic to explore the diverse communities and coastlines. The ship will then cross the Davis Strait to discover the western coast of Greenland. Our expedition will end in Kangerlussuaq, where we will board our charter flight back to Ottawa.Applications are now open to join the expedition as a Student or a Staff. There are several scholarships available for Canadian and international youth. The deadline to apply for scholarships is March 1, 2017!Yes- Application Due 3/1
TEEM: NatureBridge Teen Environmental Education Mentorship- MarinMarch 31, 2017August- May The Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) is a paid internship in environmental education and leadership for San Francisco and Marin High School Students.Through TEEM; participants discover their inner strengths as leaders, their ability to influence others, and the importance of community.TEEM interns gain first-hand knowledge about the field of environmental education through field trips, mentorships with our professional educators, leading interactive activities with our elementary school students, and creating their own environmental teaching tools.https://naturebridge.org/golden-gate/teen-environmental-education-mentorship$350
Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM)
March 31, 2017Early Aug training & Jan retreat During school year: 4:30-7:30pm 1x/ wk (Tues or Thurs) + one Saturday event/month, Sept 2013-May.Paid Internship for HS students who enjoy working outdoors, want to learn more about their environment and how they can make a difference. Candidates should be excited about one or more of the following: education, environment, science, community stewardship, leadership and working with school-age children. http://www.naturebridge.org/youth-leadership-a-year-with-teemPaid Internship during the school year
USCAt the School of Earth Sciences, high school students spend the summer working in different laboratories. The students work on existing research projects and are supervised directly by graduate students, post docs and lab managers. Focus is on agriculture, biodiversity, environment and geology.
Unpaid internship/ Diversity honorarium of $500 available for students who qualify
USC Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina IslandApplication available NOW and due date of March 10, 2017July 6-12, 2017Spend one week this summer with a select group of hihg school students to explore the Earth's ocean, including the deep ocean and life below the ocean floor. You'll investigate the technology sceintist use in challenging ocean environments and learn what these environment can tell us about the the ocean' health, and our future. To qualify you must be entering 9th, 10th, or 11th grade in the fall 2017. You must also be a US Citizen and preference will go to ones who are the first in their family to go to college.
UC Summer School for Mathematics & Science (COSMOS)February 17, 2017 at 5:00p.m. (PST)July 9-August 5, 2017Four-week summer residential program for students with a demonstrated aptitude for careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Students work with researchers and scientists on hands-on and lab intensive curriculum.http://www.ucop.edu/cosmos$2,950 tuition feeYES ! Full and partial scholarships available based on income/family size
USDA Dept of AgriculutureMayJune, July, AugustThe USDA Agricultural Ambassadors Program provides high school students with the opportunity to intern with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Edinburg, TX, and Parlier, CA. Students selected will also receive a leadership development training. Ambassadors are selected based on their academic excellence, interest in science, and demonstrated leadership qualities.https://www.dm.usda.gov/employ/student/internship.htmPaid Internship
Youth Lead! (Fort Miley Ropes Course)4/17/2017June 3rd - August 8th15 - 20 yr olds. “Youth Lead!” is PLI’s teen leadership initiatives that trains and develops urban youth to lead PLI’s outdoor adventure programs - including the Fort Miley Adventure Challenge Course, mobile team building and our challenge course at Camp Arroyo. The YL! program fosters leadership, community and professionalism in these youth through outdoor work experiences, leadership and professional development at SFSU, community service projects and other outdoor adventure opportunities.http://www.pliprograms.org/index.php/programs/youth-lead
YLC3/15/20172017- 2018 (Orientation 4/30/17, Expedition 8/5/17- 8/18/17, Service Projects & Meetings: 2nd Sunday of every month from 9/10/17- 4/8/17, Graduation 4/29/17The Youth Leadership Corps (YLC) is a leadership program offered by Outward Bound for Bay Area high school students who want to develop leadership skills and gain service experience. Participants will begin the 1-year program with a two week backpacking expedition to the Sierra Nevadas followed by monthly student-led service projects in San Francisco.http://www.outwardboundcalifornia.org/planning/scholarships/youth-leadership-corps
VA Summer Volunteer Program5/05/2017 accepting late applications until May 12May 29 - August 11Volunteer for 40-100 hours at the VA during the summer of 2017! The VA offers a host of fun assignments including hospital ambassador, coffee cart, book cart, etc. Learn new skills, build your resume, give back to your community and have fun. You must be able to commit to a consistent shift of at least 3 days a week M-F, either from 8am-12 noon or 12 noon-4pm, May 29- August 11 2017.
You must be 14 years old or older, get a TB test and attend a mandatory orientation.

https://docs.google.com/a/sfusd.edu/forms/d/1TshFDXkDQzPdUtuuUDRERsi12SRjqNUmElkbrbcVd8g/editNo cost, no pay
SEP Cellular Construction Workshop March 107/24/17 - 8/4/17SEP is excited to announce a new NSF-funded summer program as part of the Center for Cellular Construction.(http://ccc.ucsf.edu) This two-week workshop will engage bay area public high school student/teacher teams in design challenges as they learn about cellular engineering. This new field will apply our burgeoning knowledge of how cells (and systems of cells) are built, make decisions, and accomplish tasks to develop new cell-based technologies. Students cannot apply, they must be recommended by a teacher.To download a flyer, click here (https://ucsf.app.box.com/v/CCWFlyer) Teachers please contact Rita Molloy at molloyr@sfusd.edu for a link to the application. You may use the application to apply for yourself, recommend students or both.Teachers and students work together. Teachers get paid $1200 and students $900 for a 2 week period
Brain Camp @ UCSFMarch 15thOrientation:July 19th 5:30 - 7:00Camp Week:July 31st– August 4thfrom 8:30 am – 4:00 pmBrain Camp @ UCSF is a free, immersive, week-long experience for underserved high school students in San Francisco, led by UCSF medical students and faculty. The Camp features an exciting combination of hands-on activities (such as suturing and brain dissection) and interactive learning sessions led by UCSF’s world-class faculty. The Camp also includes an emphasis on college preparation with workshops, college panels, and extensive opportunities to interact with neurology faculty and medical students. The Camp is open to current sophomores or juniors who have taken biology and achieved a C grade or higher.http://eaop.ucsf.edu
FREE; lunch included but not transportation to and from UCSF Parnassus
Not Applicable
CCSF BTECH5 1UnitAprilJune 5 to June 23rd, MWF, 2pm-4pmUnderlying principles of molecular biology and the laboratory procedures involved in the
biotechnology industry. Examples of new products, processes, and prospects for the future in
medicine, environmental restoration, forensics, and agriculture. Implications for society and
governmental regulations. Features lectures by scientists currently working in the
biotechnology industry.
https://tinyurl.com/hh2opgaNo Cost
CCSF BTECH6 3UnitsAprilJune 5 to June 23rd, MWF, 9:10am-1:00pmIntroduction to cell culture and stem cell biology and techniques. Topics include aseptictechniques, counting cells, cell/stem cell culture maintenance, transfection, cytotoxicity,fluorescence labeling and stem cell differentiation. Practical experience includes use ofcommon laboratory equipment such as micropipettes, centrifuges, inverted and fluorescentmicroscopes. CSU transferablehttps://tinyurl.com/hh2opgaNo Cost
CCSF HLTH 33 Intro to Health and WellnessApril6-12 to 7-213 Unitshttps://tinyurl.com/hh2opga
CCSF HLTH 25 Women's HealthApril6-12 to 7-213 Unitshttps://tinyurl.com/hh2opga
UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research Initiative to promote Diversity in Radiology (RIDR Program) January 31, 20188 weeks June through August Start date can varyEligible applicants include those from groups historically underrepresented in radiology or disadvantaged groups, including (but not limited to) women, races/ethnicities underrepresented in medicine, individuals who identify as LGBTQ, persons with disabilities, religious minorities, and those from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. On the application, you will be asked to explain how you qualify. Participants may be at the high school, college, or medical student level.https://radiology.ucsf.edu/about/diversity/RIDR-program
BioTech Summer CampCheck website for Applications End of MarchJune 27-July 1Join us for five days of summer fun and learning! Camp features a full variety of experiences including a balance of lecture, hands-on labs and field visits. Camp will take place at CSU East Bay (Concord Campus)http://ccpartnership.org/stemsummercamps-contra-costa-county.html No costUnknown
iCLEM: UC Berkeley Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (I-CLEM)1/1/2017-3/12/20178 weeks June 19- August 118-week paid summer biotech internship for high-potential, low income sophomores and juniors. In addition to basic science and research, the program also exposes students to career exploration and prep for college application process, including field trips to biotech companies, talks with scientists, writing a personal statement and visiting colleges.https://www.jbei.org/education/research-experiences/iclem-program/ Stipend of $2000
UCB Rosetta Institute3/15/2017Check websiteAdvanced classes for high achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as pharmacy, nursing, biomedical research or drug development. Three separate workshops - Molecular Biology of Cancer, Molecular Neuroscience and Molecular Immunology - that are taught by PhD-level instructors with years of research and teaching experience.https://www.rosettainstitute.org/biomedical-summer-camps/ $1980-$3280There are 2 full scholarships (travel not included) available to students from disadvataged backgrounds. Email us for details about the essay. Due 3-12-17
SF Exploritoriumapply online between March 26th and April 8th 2017Check WebsiteHigh School Explainers, the Exploratorium’s youngest employees, are a diverse group of students who engage visitors at exhibits, lead demonstrations, and run many museum operations.http://explainers.exploratorium.edu/highschool/applyPaid
Stanford Medical Youth Science Program2/15/2017 (Apply Now!)June 19 – July 24Open to sophomores/juniors interested in science and medicine/health career exploration. Students must be low-income, first in their family to attend college and have B average in math/science classes. Online application, essay, transcripts, two letters of recommendations (one from science teacher). http://smysp.stanford.edu/education/summerProgram/index.htmlNo Cost24 students earn scholarships
SMASH Academy- Summer Math & Science HonorsNow Open! http://www.lpfi.org/smash/ Due March 1st, 2017Mid June through Mid July 2017The Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) is a free of cost, STEM-intensive, college preparatory program for underrepresented high school students of color. SMASH boasts a rigorous 5-week, 3-year summer STEM enrichment program which provides access to rigorous coursework and access to mentors, role models, and support networks of students of color. http://www.lpfi.org/smash/Free
American Red Cross: Volunteer and Summer InternshipsTBD (Check website)mid June - mid AugustRed Cross programs provide youth with opportunities to learn and serve. Our goal is to provide youth with meaningful opportunities for training, leadership and community service. Programs include: Youth for Chinese Elderly, Youth Instructors, Leadership Development Conference
International Youth Programs, Summer Internship Program
http://www.redcross.org/ca/san-francisco/volunteer/youth-volunteer-services http://www.redcross.org/local/california/northern-california-coastal/volunteer/youth-volunteer-services/summer-internship-program Volunteer or Intern
RAMS Summer Bridge ProgramTBD--Late April June - August
Mon/Wed/Fri, 1-5pm (exact dates TBD)
8-week summer mentorship program for students age 16-20 who are interested in the field of psychology. Students participate in weekly site visits to explore career possibilities in psychology/health service. http://www.ramsinc.org/summerbridge.htmlStipend
John Muir Health Summer Intern Program3 weeks in Februarymid-June through mid-AugustStudents 16+ can work within a health system, gain knowledge about health care careers and earn high school credits. Interns perform clerical work at Concord and Walnut Creek locations. Online application, resume, cover letter and interview required. 40 hours/wk for 8 weeks.http://www.johnmuirhealth.com/content/dam/jmh/Documents/workforce-development/FAQs_Summer_Internship_2010.pdfPaid Internship
Summer Science Internship Program at UCSF and Stanford Arthritis Foundation11/15/17 - 2/27/2017 (Apply Now!)June 13- August 3, 2017Applicants must be 17 by June 1, 2015. Program chooses 12 students to work with scientists in research/clinical labs at Stanford and UCSF. Interns receive hands-on experience in the fields of rheumatology and immunology, with a focus on arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Contact djackson@arthritis.orghttp://www.kintera.org/htmlcontent.asp?cid=619275&_ga=1.264699657.761460830.1454448831Paid Internship ($1500 stipend)
UCSF SEP Internships and Health InvestigatorsCheck website Now accepting teacher nominationsCheck websiteHealth Investigators for rising juniors: http://sep-sfhi.ucsf.edu Internships for rising seniors: http://biochemistry2.ucsf.edu/programs/sep/HIP.html http://biochemistry2.ucsf.edu/programs/sep/internships.html
UCSF PITCH Program03/07/17July 10-28 2017Exposure to Health Careers, College Awareness, Group work research project. Online application, transcripts, possible letters of recommendation. Will work with medical professionals and mentors, receive college advising, perform experiments and research. Students must commit to a multiple week program, full days. Must be current 10th grader. Topics will be dental, medical, nursing, and pharmacyhttp://eaop.ucsf.edu/pitch FREE
Kaiser Permanente L.A.U.N.C.H. ProgramFeb 22, 2016 by 5pm Get application from your teacherCheck websiteFor 11th and 12th grade students, LAUNCH (Learn about Unlimited New Careers in Health Care) and High School Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) offers paid a 8 week summer work experience at Kaiser facilities. You can earn up to 10 Cooperative Vocational Education units. These units may be added to the total units required for HS graduation.http://share.kaiserpermanente.org/article/ncal-launch/#highschoolPaid Internship
UC Santa Barbara Pre-College programsRolling (Apply Now!) Due March 1, 2017June - August 10th to 12th grade, minimum 3.5 GPA. Four 6-week programs: the Early Start Program, Academic & Enrichment Program, Enrichment Program and the Research Mentorship Program. Students take regular UC Santa Barbara courses (over 100 courses to choose from)http://www.summer.ucsb.edu/pre-college/pre-college-programs $3,000 to $8,000 tuition Call for specific program/tuition information: 805-893-7053
UC Davis Young Scholars Program12/1/2017- 3/16/2017 (Apply Now!)June 25- August 5For current sophomores and juniors. Residential research program to give 40 students the chance to research biological, environmental and agricultural sciences and perform experiments with peers and professionals. Online application, signature sheet, transcripts, two teacher recommendation forms, copy of recently graded writing samplehttp://ysp.ucdavis.edu/ $6200 tuition fee (includes room/board, field trips, and 5 units of college credit)YES ! Reduced fees based on financial need.
UCSC/UCD COSMOS ProgramJanuary 19 - February 17 (Apply Now)July9-August 5 2017COSMOS is an intensive four-week summer residential program for students who have demonstrated an aptitude for academic and professional careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. http://cosmos.ucsc.edu/ https://cosmos-ucop.ucdavis.edu/app/mainApplication fee $30 Tuition $3,400 (includes room and board)Financial assistance is available for tuition.
Stanford High School Summer ProgramApply Now!! Applications due March 31, 2017 for residential program and May 15 for commuting programJune 18 - Aug 14Summer College is a residential eight-week college experience that provides academic, social, and intellectual opportunities for program participants to take challenging college-level courses. Credit earned is documented on a Stanford University transcript. Must be 18 and graduated from HShttp://summercollege.stanford.edu$4,554-$13,225Horizon Scholars Program: 15 scholarships for low-income, high-achievers
Stanford Clinical Anatomy Summer Programs Jan 20-March 17 2017June 19-June 30 2017The two-week Clinical Anatomy Summer Program is for students considering careers in procedure-based medical fields, such as surgery, dental surgery, EMTs/paramedics, and nursing. It may also be of interest to students who intend to study biomedical engineering, occupational or physical therapy, sports medicine, medical education or other health-related fields.anatomy.stanford.edu/outreach/summer.htmlApplication fee $50 Tuition $4,250*A limited amount of financial assistance may be available for those in need. Please review the "Financial Aid" section for detailed information
Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR)February 25, 2017June 12- August 12 2017SIMR is an 8 week summer internship program for high school juniors and seniors. Students have the opportunity to do research with top class Stanford mentor. They also have the option of doing a bioengineering bootcamp.http://simr.stanford.edu/program-information.htmlStudents will be paid $500-$1500 Application fee $40/ waivers available
Stanford Medical Youth Science Program (SMYSP)Apply Now!!June 25 - July 30, 2017The Stanford Medical Youth Science Program (SMYSP),
a five-week summer residency, held on campus, combines faculty
lectures, laboratories, college admissions guidance, mentoring, and
hands-on medical experiences to encourage low-income
and under-represented groups to aim for careers in the medical and
health professions.
http://smysp.stanford.edu/Full scholarships for all accepted
Children's Hospital of Oakland Summer Research Program (CHORI)February 10,2017June-AugustThe CHORI Program provides students with a research training experience
to stimulate interest in pursuing a career in biomedical, clinical,
basic and/or behavioral research in a friendly and nurturing
Galileo Science Camp CounselorApply Now! Check websiteHappily support camp operations to keep camp running smoothly, from
setting up space for families to check-in each morning to tagging in
when Team Leaders and Assistant Instructors need a break.
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