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Where can I find info on summer internships for high school students?

Hey everyone! I'm currently a junior and I'm really interested in getting a jump start on my future career. Are there any summer internships available for high schoolers? I'd appreciate any advice on where to look for opportunities. Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hello! It's great to see that you're eager to explore internship opportunities while still in high school. Fortunately, there are several resources available to help you find summer internships suitable for high school students. Some popular sources to start with include:

1. Your high school's guidance or career counseling office might have information on local internships or opportunities tailored to high school students. Don't hesitate to connect with your counselor for advice.

2. Local businesses and organizations in your area may have internships or volunteer positions that are a great fit for high school students. Reach out to companies in your field of interest or non-profit organizations where you might gain valuable experience.

3. Online platforms such as Internships.com, Indeed, and LinkedIn offer search options for internships specifically designed for high school students. You can filter by location and area of interest to find opportunities relevant to you. In addition, check out CollegeVine, which has many lists of internship opportunities that are constantly being updated: https://www.collegevine.com/category/extracurricular-activities/internships

4. Explore specialized programs for high school students offered by universities or other organizations. Some programs, such as the MIT Mites program, Stanford Earth Young Investigators, or the NIH Summer Internship Program, provide internship experiences specifically for high school students in fields like science, engineering, and research.

5. Networking can also play a crucial role in discovering internships. Talk to your teachers, family members, and friends to let them know you're seeking an internship. Sometimes, word of mouth can lead to exciting opportunities.

Remember to apply early as some programs have deadlines well in advance of summer, and make sure to tailor your application materials to each specific opportunity. Best of luck with your search!

7 months ago

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