Jobs and Internships

It may seem difficult to find internships specifically for high school students.  We've listed links below for you to search for internships that may interest you.  You may also want to contact local places of business, hospitals, retail stores, etc. to see if they offer internships or if you could set one up with them.

Last Updated April 2024



Jersey Mike's Subs

"Join the Jersey Mike's team! We're hiring and committed to supporting students in achieving something great. Apply now and become part of a dynamic team dedicated to making a difference while serving up delicious subs!"





PedalHeads USA

 Summer- Bike instructor. Must be 16 years old to apply.  For more information HERE please click for more information.



LA County Fire Department 

Interested in becoming a County of Los Angeles Fire Fighter?

The County of Los Angeles Fire Department is looking for dedicated, passionate, and driven individuals to join our team. To learn more about this noble and rewarding profession, what it takes, and the steps to apply, please click HERE  to sign up for an upcoming Listening Informational Seminar.

The County of Los Angeles Fire Department is looking for dedicated, passionate, and driven individuals to join our team. To learn more about this noble and rewarding profession, what it takes, and the steps to apply, please sign up for an upcoming Listening Informational Seminar below.

The County of Los Angeles Fire Department is looking for dedicated, passionate, and driven individuals to join our team. To learn more about this noble and rewarding profession, what it takes, and the steps to apply, please sign up for an upcoming Listening Informational Seminar below.

LA County Pool Life Guard

 For the swim test, each individual must show photo ID and confirmation that they applied to the Pool Lifeguard Candidate position online. Here is the link to the application.

Please click HERE for more information on the testing requirements

Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Don't have swimming experience? Join this program to condition for the test, all equipment is provided! Please click HERE for more information.
Jobs, Internships, & Training for young adults ages 18 - 24.
The coordinator serving the Manhattan Beach area is:
Eneida Clifton - Torrance One-Stop
1220 Engracia Ave., Torrance, CA  90501 
 Phone: 310-680-3830


MBX is Hiring After School Enrichment Assistants
MBX is looking for responsible Seniors who like working with kids...and earning some extra money!  Fall session dates: 9/19 - 11/17, Monday - Thursday...2:00 - 4:15pm (flexibility OK).  $16.00 per hour. If interested, email, or call Dana Lindley for more information at [email protected] or 310-971-8738.

Fit Kid Gymnastics
Fit Kids Gymnastics Center is hiring part-time Gymnastics Instructors and Customer Service Assistants at our Torrance and Redondo Beach locations.
We will train you! 
-Do you LOVE children?
-Do you enjoy helping people?
-Have you taken gymnastics lessons before?
If ALL your answers are YES, then we would love for you to come in and fill out an application.

You can apply in person at:
Fit Kids' Redondo Beach Gym: 2641 Manhattan Beach Blvd. (310) 297-9550
Application times: Monday - Thursday: 1:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Saturday: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM                                                                                                                               

 Fit Kids' Torrance Gym: 3858 Sepulveda Blvd. (310) 373-4455
Application times: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Saturday: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Please see flyer attached at the end of this page. Fit Kids' looks forward to hearing from you!

Waterworks Swim School
 Local swim school, looking to train and hire PART-TIME & FULL-TIME (YEAR-ROUND & SEASONAL) SWIM INSTRUCTORS! We’re looking for energetic people that are open to learning and have the ability to make learning fun. If you know of anyone that has a strong passion for working with children and enjoys being in the water, then this is the job for them!                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Must be at least 16 years old, outgoing, enthusiastic and open minded individuals desired.

Genuinely passionate about working with children

Competitive swim experience preferred, but not required, childcare experience preferred.

Pay: $18.00- $20.50

Located at:  908 Sepulveda Blvd., Harbor City, CA  90710

Apply online @

Mathnasium Is Hiring Math Tutors
 Are you CrAzY about math?
 Do you enjoy working with kids?
 Are you available weekdays from 4-7pm?
If so, we would love to hear from you and have you join our team. Please email your resume and cover letter or call us if you have any questions.
Mathnasium of El Segundo
630 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
El Segundo, CA, 90245
(310) 616-3181
Email: [email protected]


Congressman Lieu 36th Congressional District's Youth Advisory Council


Congressman Lieu is seeking students to apply for the 36th Congressional District’s Youth Advisory Council and applications will be accepted through Friday, July 5, 2024. The Youth Advisory Council provides a unique opportunity for students to meet with a diverse group of peers, discuss issues of importance, and consider ways of getting involved locally. They will recommend bills for the Congressman to cosponsor and brainstorm bill ideas of their own. The group will work directly with Congressman Lieu’s staff to collaborate on key issues impacting young people in California’s 36th district. Students in 9th through 12th grade that live or attend school in the district are eligible to apply.  Click HERE for more information about how to apply.





Congresswoman Michelle Steel's  4th annual Political Interns’ Program 



The Michelle Steel for Congress campaign is looking to bring in students who are eager to learn the political process and democracy in action. Interns will get a hands-on experience into what goes into a campaign, why it is imperative for people to be civically engaged, and most of all, students will be able to interact and collaborate with politically interested students from across Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Upon completion of their internship experience, students will also receive a letter of recommendation from (incumbent) Congresswoman Steel. 

See flyer HERE for more information.  Click HERE for the application.



Young Entrepreneurs Academy

Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Applications Now Open, Due 9/20/23: Have a business or social movement idea? Want to learn how to create and launch your own REAL business? The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce that the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) is accepting applications for its 2023-2024 session. YEA is for students (grades 6th-12th) with an entrepreneurial spirit who mean business. Since 2014, students from all over the South Bay have learned from YEA's 24-weekly sessions, graduating as CEOs of their very own, legally formed businesses. The Class of 2022 even saw two students earn a spot in the National Saunders Competition, winning seed money and scholarships!  Be the next YEA success story! Applications are due Sept. 20, 2023. Visit our YEA website and apply
Summer 2024 Health Science Immersion Program (HSIP)
 This Spring, our Health Science Immersion Program (HSIP) will give high school students an introduction to the academic, research and professional aspects of the health sciences field. Students will hear talks from experienced professors, graduate students, and health professionals about their work. There will also be a group research project about cancer research, neuroscience & human anatomy. During leadership workshops, students will learn about how their unique personality types affect how they function within teams. Throughout the program, we will explore
pathways to various college experiences and career outcomes as students learn more about their personal and professional goals. Summer 2024 HSIP will be a transformative opportunity to learn. 
The program entails 9 Saturday sessions via a Zoom Virtual Classroom beginning June 8th through August 3rd.
The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 19th 2024 
For more information or to apply, please click HERE
Summer 2024 Computer Science Immersion Program (C-SIP)
Over the course of 9 Saturday afternoons in Summer 2024, high school students will learn about their future opportunities in the computer science field as it relates to their education, a career and making a positive impact on our changing world.  The program entails 9 Saturday sessions via a Zoom classroom beginning June 8th through August 3rd.
The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 19th 2024 
For more information or to apply, please click HERE

Summer 2024 Engineering Science Immersion Program ( E-IP)
Over the course of 9 Saturdays afternoons in Summer 2024,high school students will learn about their future opportunities throughout the Engineering field as it relates to an education, a career and developing innovative products that can have a positive impact on our surrounding world. Students will hear presentations and discussions from professionals working in the engineering field. The program entails 9 Saturday sessions via a Zoom virtual classroom beginning June 8th through August 3rd. The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 19th 2024 .
For more information or to apply, please click HERE 
Summer 2024 Environmental Science Immersion Program ( E-SIP)
Over the course of 9 Saturday afternoons in Summer 2024, high school students will learn about topics related to environmental science and the changing ecology around us! Explore environmental science career pathways as we complete a team project. The program entails 9 Saturday sessions via a Zoom virtual classroom beginning June 8th through August 3rd. The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 19th 2024.
For more information or to apply, please click HERE
Leadership Manhattan Beach is recruiting now for the Class of 2023. If interested in learning more contact [email protected]. We are looking for adults and teens (junior/seniors) who want to become more engaged and knowledgeable about our city. LMB is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1992. Its purpose is to cultivate public, civic and business leaders through a 9-month program providing participants with hands-on experience regarding the current issues affecting the local economy, education, health care, non-profits, government and public services. They explore the community through face-to-face meetings with top leaders in these fields. Leadership skills are focused on and developed through a series of lectures, seminars and retreats. The program culminates in a project chosen by the class benefiting the City of Manhattan Beach. Each class gives back with a project that improves the community in which we live.

South Bay Artist Collective
The South Bay Artist Collective is looking for artistic high schoolers to help our with our After School Art Program! We are a non-profit located in Hermosa Beach with a mission to support and grow the local visual arts community by creating a destination for art and creativity, while teaching and inspiring youth. During the school year our youth classes run 4pm-5:30pm but volunteers are needed from 3:45-5:45 to help set-up, teach, and clean up classes. Our program also runs through the summer and needs volunteers to help run classes through the day. If you want to spend your summer making a difference, come join us! High School internship positions also available. To learn more and to apply: email [email protected] 



The Bronfman Fellowship                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Bronfman Fellowship is an opportunity unlike any other: a space where young people who want to see the world through a lens broader than their own can explore issues with depth, candor, and joy, while forming friendships to last a lifetime.                                                                                                                                   


Applicants must be in the 11th grade and self identify as Jewish (no formal Jewish education is required) The deadline to apply is December 4th, 2023 11:59 PM

To learn more and to apply please click here


MBUSD Medical Advisory Board -  Student Members Needed!
MBUSD Medical Advisory Board History
-The Manhattan Beach Unified School District Medical Advisory Board is a unique committee of South Bay medical professionals who work together to promote mutual respect and interaction between the Manhattan Beach Unified School District and the health care community. 
-This committee is comprised of approximately thirty physicians and other health service professionals who represent a broad range of specialties.
-This distinguished body meets three times a year with school and district administrators, district nurses, the superintendent, and members of the MBUSD Board of Trustees to review current medical challenges as they pertain to the education, physical and mental well-being of all students in the district, preschool through grade twelve.
Youth Medical Advisory Board members will:
-Offer recommendations on youth health issues
-Provide feedback and input on Medical Advisory Board meeting topics
-Serve as ambassadors and leaders of health
MBUSD Students currently in Grades 10th and 11th are eligible to apply. 
Medical Advisory Board meetings will be held at the Manhattan Beach Unified School District Office located at 325 S. Peck Ave, Manhattan Beach from 7:00pm-9:00pm three times a year. 
For more information and to apply, please contact one of our District Nurses: Kristin Walz: [email protected] or Leigh Dinneen: [email protected]

MB Mayor's Youth Council
The MB Mayor's Youth Council will soon be recruiting high school students for next year's program, which begins in September 2023 and runs through April 2024.
Mayor's Youth Council is an exciting program that brings together high school students and professional leaders to explore leadership, careers, and civic engagement. Selected students will meet monthly and have the opportunity to meet and dialogue with leaders in numerous industries, government, arts and more!  The students will also participate in a City-sponsored event. This group of students have also been running the TEDx Salon event at Mira Costa. This program is now entering its 8th year and the program has expanded to 40 students.  
They are looking for candidates who are willing to make the time commitment, step outside their comfort zone, participate in our workshops and have fun! 
Criteria to Apply:
1.     Student must be a resident of Manhattan Beach or attend Mira Costa High School
2.     The program is open to students who will enter the 2023-2024 school year this Fall as a Sophomore, Junior and or Senior
3.     Students are only allowed to miss one meeting to remain in good standing and are expected to commit to the following dates if accepted: TBA
4.     There is a registration fee which helps cover dinner and supplies for each workshop.

They are seeking curious, engaged students who have a full understanding of what this program is about and are willing to commit to this program. They do allow 1 absence due to a conflict per student, otherwise students do not receive credit on their website for completing the program. 

Online applications for the 2023-24 Manhattan Beach Youth Council class of students will open on March 26. T
he application will close when 80 applications have been received. It is recommended that students apply in the first 2-3 days of the application opening.  All students will have the opportunity to interview, and applicants are encouraged to apply again if they did not make it in their sophomore or junior year. 
Please read more about the program and access the application link (posted on March 26th, 2023) here:

If you have further questions, please contact Nicole Shepley at: [email protected]

South Bay Workforce Investment Board
This is a great job/internship search resource for young adults 14-24 years old. Summer opportunities are available.
Contact Job Coordinator, Yesenia Tercero at (310)-680-3830 or email [email protected].
Website with more info:

Summer High School Externship Program
Are you interested in exploring a career field?  EXPLORE matches advanced and gifted high school students with distinguished mentors, hands-on research opportunities, and professional experience in their field of interest.  Eligibility Requirements:  Must be rising 10th, 11th, or 12th graders, be under the age of 18 for the duration of the program, highly motivated, advanced learners, interested in pursuing an advanced topic through an in-depth course of study.  For more information to to:  [email protected], or call 626-403-8900. 

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