Jobs, Internships, and Volunteer Opportunities
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.
Sierra Canyon Day Camp: summer volunteer counselor positions for entering 9th and 10th graders, and paid counselor positions for students age 16 or older.
VolunteerMatch - find volunteering and community service opportunities!
Luv Michael - earn volunteer hours advocating for autism acceptance = 100% online.
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:
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)
|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 5-10, 2022||Washington D.C.||ONLINE||
Link for description.
Link for eligibility.
|Constitutional Rights Foundation||Sophomores and Juniors only||Summer only||Varies (within LA)||Commute||Expanding Horizons|
|Graduating Seniors only||Summer only||Mountain View, CA||ONLINE||Computer Science Summer Institute|
|California Science Center||Current sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a minimum GPA 2.0.||November 16, 2021-April 18, 2022||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, 2022-May 9, 2022.||Los Angeles||Residential||From the Ground Up|
Sierra Canyon Day Camp
|Freshman and Sophomores only||Summer Only||Los Angeles||Commute||Sierra Canyon Day Camp|
|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|