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Internships for high schoolers in Philadelphia?

Does anyone know of any internships available for high school students in Philadelphia? I'm open to any field, just trying to gain some experience before college. Thanks in advance!

6 months ago

Hi there! It's great to see that you're interested in gaining experience through internships during your high school years! Philadelphia offers a variety of opportunities across different fields. To start your search, consider the following:

1. Check local universities and colleges: Institutions like the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and Temple University often have internships and summer programs for high school students. Browse their websites and reach out to their departments to inquire about opportunities.

2. Nonprofit organizations: Charitable organizations such as the Franklin Institute, Academy of Natural Sciences, and Philadelphia Museum of Art often need interns or volunteers. Reach out to organizations related to fields you're interested in and ask about opportunities for high school students.

3. Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN): PYN runs a WorkReady program that connects high school students with summer internships and job opportunities within the Philadelphia area. Visit their website (pyninc.org) to learn more about the program and how to apply.

4. Online internship platforms: Websites like Internships.com and Indeed provide listings for various internships suitable for high school students. Filter your search by location (Philadelphia) and use keywords like "high school intern" to find appropriate opportunities.

5. Networking: Reach out to your teachers, school counselor, and people you know who work in different industries in Philadelphia. They may be aware of internships or job shadowing opportunities that are not advertised online.

Also be sure to check out this CollegeVine article for more opportunities: https://blog.collegevine.com/high-school-internships-philadelphia

Remember to tailor your resume and cover letter to the specific internship you're applying for, and don't be afraid to apply to multiple opportunities. Good luck in your search, and I hope you find a valuable internship experience!

6 months ago

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