There are several avenues through which to obtain a summer internship. Please check out the following:
1. Paid internship opportunities through the LA Tech Talent Pipeline
2. Warner Bros. paid honorship (scholarship + internship for seniors)
3. Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program (10th and 11th grade girls only)
3. Da Vinci Schools-only internships (see more info below)
4. Boeing internship (see more info below)
5. Other 3rd Party internships (see more info below)
Da Vinci Internships
Da Vinci Internship Timeline Summer 2019:
- March 29th: Internship placements are released; applications open
- April 29th: Applications due (must submit resume and cover letter in PDF format
- May 8th: Mandatory Internship Interview Fair from 4:00pm-5:30pm at Da Vinci Schools with companies/managers to match students with internship placements
Other Internship Details:
- DATES: Internships run from July 1st – August 9th (6 weeks)
- HOURS: 10 to 20 hours per week. Students will create schedule with their manager. If students have a few days that they cannot attend due to family vacations, etc. that is fine as long as they let Natasha and their manager know in advance.
- ELIGIBILITY: Students must be eligible to receive a work permit to participate in the internship program. To receive a work permit, students are required to:
- Have no I’s and no more than 10 tardies as of April 13th.
- Be 15 by the start of the program
To apply, you will submit your entire application online via this google form. In addition, you will ask 2 teachers to submit an online recommendation to me (they can email me for the confidential link). All parts of the application are due by APRIL 5th. Please see below for more information on the application process.
Please note--the online application will require you to upload the following:
You will also be asked to submit your current GPA and grades, so please have that information ready when completing your application. The internship team will also review your attendance records and academic performance as part of the evaluation process, so this just provide preliminary information.
3rd Party Internships
Interested in a career in the medical field? Apply for the below summer internship opportunities ASAP!
Please let Natasha Morrison (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you apply, so she can put in a good word for you.
1. Red Cross Summer Internship (application due by April 12th)
The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region has a competitive annual internship program for students currently enrolled in an educational program. All students will receive a multi-faceted training in various aspects of Red Cross service delivery and operations, participate in direct service delivery in the field, as well as select a shadowing track to gain a deeper understanding of a function, and support the team with their day-to-day activities. Last year, we had 28 interns log over 4,000 hours of volunteer hours and participated in various projects to deliver on the mission of the American Red Cross. Are you ready to make a difference?
Red Cross Summer Internship 2019 Timeline
February 4 – Summer Intern Applications released
March – April – Supervisors receive applications and schedule interviews
April 12 - Internship applications due
May 20 – Interns' last day to submit contract
June 17 – First Day of Internship
July 17 – Mid-Internship Check In
August 16 – Last Day of Internship
2. Cedars Sinai Internship (application due by April 5th)
CIRM SUMMER PROGRAM TO ACCELERATE REGENERATIVE MEDICINE KNOWLEDGE (SPARK)
WHAT? A paid 7.5-week long intensive research experience for high school students (juniors only--internship takes place between junior and senior year). Our mission within the Outreach Program is to promote stem cell research awareness and contribute to science education. Our vision is that students will learn about the use of stem cells for translational studies in Regenerative Medicine with the hopes of accelerating delivery of stem cellbased therapies to patients with unmet needs.
DATES: Mandatory Orientation: June 10-11, 2019 Program: June 17-August 2, 2019 Conference: August 11-12, 2019
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Electronic submissions due on April 5 th , 2019 by 3pm PST. Please send application to email@example.com. We cannot be responsible for applications sent to the wrong email address.
HOURS: Approximately 9 am – 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday, however the exact hours will be determined by your mentor.
PROGRAM SUMMARY: RMI scientists will mentor interns one-on-one as they participate in a defined research program in translational stem cell research. We will integrate into the program educational courses, tours and guest speakers. After the program, the students will present their research at a CIRM SPARK conference at Caltech in Los Angeles, and to an audience of medical and scientific researchers at Cedars-Sinai at the Research Intern Day.
At the end of the internship, students will have:
• Achieved a basic understanding of stem cell research.
• Presented work in front of your peers, mentors, and/or family members.
• Produced a scientific poster and created a weekly blog highlighting their summer research group project and experience.
• Participated in seminars, career panels, networking events & other enrichment activities.
• The opportunity of listing this program on college applications as job experience and/or an extracurricular activity.
• Applicants must be a California Resident & U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident and must currently be enrolled/attending a California high school or a California-state accredited high school credit program.
• Applicants must be currently in their junior year in high school (rising senior summer 2019)
• Applicants must have successfully completed at least one year each of high school level chemistry and biology
• Applicants must be able to commit to the entire duration of the program (7.5 weeks, ~27.7 hours total/ week)
• Applicants must be able to provide their own transportation to and from the program.
College Level Internships