COLLEGE, LIFE AND CAREER
JOB AND INTERNSHIP BOARD
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***PAID WORK EXPERIENCE***
AMAZON OREGON WORKFORCE
EAGLE Caddie Program
The EAGLE Caddie Program (Early Adventures in Golf for a Lifetime of Enjoyment) is a unique internship program that is a cooperative venture between Portland Parks & Recreation, The Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation, and public and private high schools located within the city of Portland. Qualified students are paid an hourly wage, receive work credit hours, and have a mentor who monitors their progress. In addition, scholarship opportunities are available from their involvement in our program. Click HERE for details. Application deadline: May 3
Program Eligibility Requirements:
- Only freshman currently enrolled in public or private high schools within the City of Portland are eligible to apply for this three-year program;
- Participants are required to work up to 20 hours during the summer;
- Must have good attendance in school;
- Must have achieved an 9th grade cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.25;
- Students' family household income must not exceed $75,000;
- Participants must enroll in the three-year EAGLE Caddie Program with the expectation of completing it.
***CAREER EXPLORATION OPPORTUNITIES***
Apprenticeships in Science & Engineering (ASE)
Saturday Academy's ASE Program connects motivated high school students with mentors in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) pre-professional internships. The driving value behind the ASE program is that the interns should contribute to and learn from the mentor's work. Internships are eight-week, full-time summer positions, designed by mentors themselves. These internships take place throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. Mentor organizations include universities, hospitals, research institutions and private companies. The application process is competitive, with more than 400 applicants each year for approximately 100 positions. ASE internships attract rising sophomores, juniors and seniors from throughout the Northwest. Click HERE to watch a recording of their Virtual Information Session.
Click HERE for details and an application. Deadline: March 8 at 11:59 pm PT
STEAM Career Tracks
The Saturday Academy's STEAM Career Tracks is a 16-week program giving high school students the opportunity to refine skills in preparation for careers in science, technology, engineering and math -related fields. The program consists of virtual professional development classes from September through December to build the confidence and tools to apply for internships, jobs or college training programs. Additionally, several weekend career exploration workshops will be offered by STEM professionals to explore a wide variety of careers and roles.
STEAM Career Tracks runs annually in the fall. Program staff contact eligible students beginning in the summer. To express interest, students should complete our SCT Interest Form.
Upon completion of the program and submission of deliverables, participants will receive a $500 stipend.
Portland Police Bureau Cadet Program
The Police Cadet Program is designed to offer students ages 16-20 firsthand experience and training in the field of law enforcement while working individually or as a team to develop confidence and leadership skills that benefit any career choice. The Cadet program looks to achieve these goals through mentorship, classroom instruction, hands-on training and experiences.
Once accepted into the program, Cadets will be assigned to either North, East or Central precinct posts. Recruit Cadets must attend the Portland Police Bureau Cadet academy. Academy graduates will then transition to their individual posts for completion of the probationary process and regularly scheduled meetings. All posts provide training meetings on Sundays.
Gresham Oregon Fire Cadets
The Gresham Fire Cadet program provides opportunity for motivated young men and women to develop leadership, teamwork and responsibility skills while exploring the firefighting profession. Many former cadets are now career firefighters or respond with volunteer fire agencies. Click Here for more information.
Carpenter Trades Youth Internship
The annual Carpenter Trades Youth Internship is open to high school juniors (rising seniors) who live in Clackamas, Clark, Columbia, Multnomah and Washington counties. Students selected as interns explore their career options in the construction trades by working for a General Contractor on a commercial building project in the Portland metro area for 8 weeks. Click Here for more information.