Gain valuable experience in areas of your interest and build your resume with summer internships.
Diversified Vegetable Apprenticeship The DVA is a new formal apprenticeship that pairs beginning farmers with master growers to provide a guided pathway toward managing or starting a vegetable farm. The program operates in Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. DVA benefits both beginning and experienced growers: Apprentices acquire the skills they need to manage or start their own vegetable farm, while master growers gain a committed employee invested in farming as a career. (Must be a high school graduate.) Deadline: Rolling
Julian Krinsky Internships for High School Students Internships are glimpses into possible career paths — and maybe even your own professional future! JKCP internships place you within your field of choice, with a mentor who gives you a hands-on, three-week look at what they do — a priceless opportunity to see a career in action. Walk away from your internship with a better understanding of industry realities as well as your own interest. Internships can be found in business, creative fields, engineering & computer science, entertainment, hospitality, marketing & advertising, medicine, and politics. https://www.jkcp.com/program/internships-for-high-school-students.php Deadline: Varies
National Institute for Mental Health Summer Internship Program The Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Biomedical Research is open to high school, college and graduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in biomedical research.The goal of this program is to match student research interests with a basic neuroscience laboratory or clinical branch where those interests might be pursued. Participants work a minimum of eight weeks between May and September with established investigators, receive training in research procedures and conduct research in selected areas of investigation under the guidance of an assigned preceptor. To be eligible to participate, students must be either U.S. citizens or permanent residents. For more information, prospective applicants should contact Aneka Reid. www.nimh.nih.gov/labs-at-nimh/scientific-director/office-of-fellowship-and-training/fellowships-and-training-programs/summer-internship-program-sip.shtml Deadline: March 1, 2019
National Inventors Hall of Fame Summer Internship Designed exclusively for high school and college students, our Leadership Intern program reinvents summer volunteer opportunities. Leadership Interns work closely with Camp Invention® and Invention Project® participants to help them explore STEM concepts and become creative thinkers who can invent a better tomorrow. For high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and college students, our Leadership Intern program is the ultimate college application or resume builder. Camp Invention and Invention Project participants need great leaders, so don’t miss this unique opportunity to gain mentoring skills and leadership experience, as well as Intellectual Property knowledge. https://www.invent.org/programs/leadership-intern Deadline: Rolling Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Teen Summer Internships A three-week internship running Monday through Friday from 9AM to 3PM. Teen interns work with their supervisors to assist with projects, engage with the public and collect feedback, and learn more about the Penn Museum and its operations, departments, and initiatives. Internships available in Conservation, Development, Exhibitions, the Museum Library, Social Media, Visitor Services, and more. www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/teen-programs/1027-teen-summer-internships Deadline: March 1, 2019
Philadelphia Youth Network: Work Ready Summer WorkReady models offer educationally-enriched work opportunities to in-and out-of-school young people ages 14-21. Participants complete a six-week (120 hour), paid work experience that fosters the acquisition of the 21st Century skills through work-based learning. Each program is designed to challenge youth to understand the correlations between work experience, skill attainment and high school completion and how those variables impact their potential for college and career success. Additionally, they offer participants a pathway for credit attainment within the School District of Philadelphia. Opportunities are offered through one of four program models: career exposure, service-learning, work experience, and internships. http://www.workready.org/ Deadline: May 1, 2018