Jobs and Internships

 

The City of LA has a summer work program for students 14 and older.  You must meet the income guidelines to participate.  Apply as soon as possible!

Visit LA Youth at Work for more information on how to interview, what to have on your resume, and more!  After you are work-ready, you can apply for jobs!   

The Youth Employment Opportunity program can help you prepare for work by providing a variety of training and support services.  Please visit their website to learn more!

FastWeb: the same company that has been providing scholarship searches for years now also helps you find part-time jobs in your area!

SnagAJob.com: many local job listings.

Get Schooled: local job listings. 

Obtaining a Work Permit

 

Students under the age of 18 must obtain a work permit. Visit the main office at JFK for more info.

You must bring the following to get your work permit: 

1) Completed Statement of Intent to Employ Minor and Request for Work Permit (B1-1) form- make sure that the
parent and the employer have signed the form- you can download the form by clicking the following link:
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/we/documents/b1-1frm.doc
NOTE: ALL SIGNATURES ON THE WORK PERMIT APPLICATION MUST BE ORIGINAL AND
WET, INCLUDING THE EMPLOYER'S SIGNATURE. A WORK PERMIT REQUEST WILL BE
DENIED IF ANY OF THE SIGNATURES ARE STAMPED AND/OR PHOTOCOPIED.
2) A current ID card (i.e. school, DMV, passport)- CHECK CASHING ID CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED!!!!!
3) Birth date proof (i.e. birth certificate, ID with birth date on it, official school record with birth date on it)
4) Parent/guardian

 

 

 

  

INTERNSHIPS

 

Company Name Eligibility Duration Location Residential or Commute Link to Website
The Intern Project Current juniors and seniors. Summer Los Angeles Commute The Intern Project
U.S. Senate Youth Program Juniors and Seniors in leadership positions.  March 4-11, 2017 Washington D.C. Residential
Link for description
Link for eligibility.
Constitutional Rights Foundation Sophomores and Juniors only Summer only Varies (within LA) Commute Expanding Horizons
Google Graduating Seniors only Summer only Mountain View, CA Residential Computer Science Summer Institute
California Science Center Current sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a minimum GPA 2.0. November 16, 2019 - April 18, 2020 Los Angeles Commute California Science Center
The Transportation Career Academy Program Current junior or senior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher Summer only Los Angeles Residential  TCAP
From the Ground Up  Apprenticeship/training program that provides an opportunity to learn new skills, engage in your community, an earn a modest stipend. March 14, 2020-May 9, 2020.  Los Angeles Residential From the Ground Up
LAPD Youth Programs Youth ages 14-18 years old.Eligibility requirement vary based on program of interest.  spring and fall Los Angeles(3 different locations) Residential LAFD