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Summer Opportunities/ Internships

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Long Beach CaLL (Career Linked Learning)

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Bolsa Chica Conservancy

The program, Youth Leadership in Environmental Action Program (YLEAP), is a great opportunity for 8th-12th grade students to learn about wetland ecology and gain important life skills including public speaking, leadership, teamwork, and habitat restoration. YLEAP is a 12 month program that starts with a training running from July 29th to August 1st. To participate in the program, students must submit an application by July 26th, including a one-page essay, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, school administrator, or community leader. In addition, a suggested donation of $280 is requested for each student to fund the program. see flyer for details

Pathways Volunteer Hospice

Pathways Hospice web page

Medical Explorers Program

Pathways is providing an excellent Volunteer Program for teens who are 16 and older who are looking for medical experience or just to volunteer in a hospital setting.   Students will work at Lakewood Regional Medical Center and perform the following duties:

  • Greet patients
  • Offer genuine companionship to patients
  • Distribute magazines to patients/relatives in waiting room
  • Run samples from the Emergency Room to the Lab
  • Work at our events
  • Be a part of the Pathways Team!

Elwood Staffing

Elwood Staffing website

Elwood Staffing is a top staffing agency in the country. Fill out one application, and they'll match you with positions at leading companies in a variety of industries and disciplines. For those students who may be looking for summer employment before heading off to college, we have opportunities that match those needs as well. 

UC Berkeley Summer Opportunity

Smithsonian Latino Center

Centro CHA, Inc.

Centro Cha, Inc. website

The Youth Diversion & Workforce Development Program at Centro C.H.A. assists communities that suffer the highest rates of poverty, violence, unemployment, and low levels of educational attainment. Centro C.H.A. has made it their mission to increase opportunities and improve the lives of socially, economically disadvantaged families through advocacy, health education, violence prevention, mentoring, youth workforce development, community service, and civic leadership activities. The organization has made it their initiative to help and assist the underserved population of Long Beach.