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Job

Make money, gain experience, and bolster your skills

Job Shadow

A day (or longer) in the life of a profession that interests you

Internship

Learn to add value by taking on a short-term role

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Independent, off-site work-based learning opportunities with local companies and mentors

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Get involved, give back and improve your community

Program

Enriching and engaging  experiences specifically designed for young people

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WANT Summer Journalism Fellowship
Duration: August 20-23, 2018
Eligibility: High school students
Posted 5/31/18
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Internship / Job Shadow at Grovemade
Duration: One Day
Eligibility: High school student
Posted: 5/21/18
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(Job Shadow) Innovation at Intel
Duration: One Day
Eligibility: High School Students, ages 14+
Posted: 5/14/18
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(Externship/Independent Project) Build a Website
Duration: Flexible start/end date
Eligibility: High School preferred, but College Students may apply
Posted: 5/14/18
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(Program) Fire Camp
Organization: Portland Fire and Rescue
Duration: July 13-15 or August 10-12, 2018
Eligibility: Young women ages 16-20 years old
Posted: 4/21/18
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(Job & Program) NW Youth Corps Day Program
Organization: NW Youth Corps
Duration: 5 week programs, Summer 2018
Eligibility: 15 - 18 years old
Posted: 4/21/18
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(Volunteer) The Pixie Project
Organization: The Pixie Project
Duration: Summer and beyond 2018
Eligibility: 16 years old and older
Posted: 4/21/18
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(Program) Teen Science Alliance
Organization: OMSI
Duration: Multiple week-long sessions
Eligibility: Ages 13-18
Posted: 4/21/18
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(Job) Seasonal Ice Cream Scooper
Organization: Salt & Straw Ice Cream
Duration: Summer 2018
Eligibility: 18 years and older
Posted: 4/21/2018
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(Program) Summer Business Institute
Organization: Portland State University
Duration: July 30th - August 4, 2018
Eligibility: College-bound rising sophomores and juniors that identify as one or more of the following: first generation, student of color, LGBTQ, Pell Grant eligible, undocumented student
Posted: 4/21/18
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(Job) Summer Jobs with Lake Oswego
Organization: City of Lake Oswego
Duration: Summer 2018, start/end date varies by position
Eligibility: 16 and older
Posted: 4/21/18
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(Program) High School Journalism Institute
Organization: The Oregonian and Oregon State University
Duration: July 21 -28, 2018
Eligibility: High School Students in the Portland area
Posted: 4/16/18
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(Program) WorldOregon’s Young Leaders in Action
Organization: WorldOregon
Duration: Monthly meetings from July 2018 - April 2019
Eligibility: Sophomore or Junior High School Students in 2018/19 in the Portland area
Posted: 4/16/18
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(Job) Seasonal Workers at Oaks Park Amusement Park
Organization: Oaks Park Amusement Park
Duration: Summer 2018
Eligibility: 14 and older
Posted: 4/19/18
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(Job) Recreational Summer Employment at City of Portland
Organization: Parks and Recreation Department, Portland
Duration: June 13-August 26, must be available all summer
Eligibility: age requirements vary by position, starting at 15 years old
Posted: 4/19/18
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(Volunteer) Summer Reading Team
Organization: Multnomah County Library
Duration: June 15-August 21, 2018
Eligibility: 6th grade or higher in fall 2018
Posted: 4/19/18
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(Program) TRU Youth Leadership Intensive
Organization: Process Work Institute & Teens Rise Up
Duration: July 16-20, 2018
Eligibility: Teens aged 14-18
Posted: 4/19/18
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(Job) Seasonal Workers at City of Canby
Organization: City of Canby Public Works and Maintenance Department
Duration: Summer 2018
Eligibility: 18 years old and up
Posted: 4/19/18
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(Program) NW Advanced Programming Workshop
Organization: Portland State University
Duration: July 23-August 10, 2018
Eligibility: High school students who have completed Advanced Placement (AP) computer science or have the equivalent experience.
Posted: 4/19/2018
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(Program) Young Entrepreneurs Business Week
Organization: Young Entrepreneurs Business Week
Duration: Week-long programs, date varies
Eligibility: High School students
Posted: 4/19/18
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(Program) MyPlace and Place Summer Programs
Organization: Catlin Gabel School and The Center
Duration: July 2 - July 20, 2018 or July 22 - 27, 2018
Eligibility: High school sophomores through recent graduates
Posted: 4/19/2018
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(Program) Summer Transportation Institute 2018
Organization: Portland State University
Duration: July 8-July 20, 2018
Eligibility:  All female and female-identified students currently in high school.
Posted: 4/19/18
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(Externship) Five Years In: Externship in Social Entrepreneurship and Program Development
Organization: Five Years In
Duration: 4-6 weeks between the months of June and August (flexible start/end date)
Eligibility: High School Students in the Portland area
Posted: 4/16/18
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(Externship) Build the Skill set of a Marketing Professional
Organization: Athletic.net
Duration: 4-6 weeks between the months of June and August (flexible start/end date)
Eligibility: High School Students in the Portland area
Posted: 4/16/18
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