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 November 2023
Position Available: Holiday Season Packing Associate
Job Description: We're seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Packing Associates for the holiday season. Your primary responsibility will involve efficiently packing products for shipment. This part-time role is ideal for students, with work available 2 to 3 days per week after school. (Please specify preferred start time when applying).
Requirements: No prior experience is necessary; however, we value individuals with good hand-eye coordination and a drive to do high quality work.. We're looking for motivated team players eager to contribute during this festive season and possibly beyond.
Compensation: $16 per hour
How to Apply: If interested, send a brief overview of your background and availability via email to [email protected]. Be sure to include your preferred start time and contact information.
Join us in making the holiday season brighter for our customers by ensuring timely and accurate shipments of our products!
LA County Pool Life Guard
We will be hosting our next swim test on Saturday, October 21st, 2023, from 9am-12pm at the Alondra Aquatic Center. 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
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! The starting pay is $17.00 per hour. Minimum age 16.
-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.
The part-time work schedule may include some afternoons/evenings and weekends.
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
Waterworks Aquatics is a premier indoor swim school that teaches children ages 2 1/2 to adult how to swim.
Now Hiring - Swim Instructor pay from $19.50 - $27.00 per hour. Flexible hours, fun work environment, staff events and appreciation days.
Must be at least 18 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.
Located at: 908 Sepulveda Blvd., Harbor City, CA 90710
Apply online @ https://waterworks-aquatics.careerplug.com/account
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
Email: [email protected]
Marketing Internship (Paid) with High-End Custom Cabinetry Business
Design Support specializes in premium custom cabinets, serving high-end architects, interior
designers, and general contractors in the South Bay Los Angeles area. We are seeking a
Marketing Intern with video production skills to spearhead our B2C marketing initiatives across
various digital platforms.
● Interest in Marketing, Business, or related field
● Proven skills in video production, including shooting and editing.
● Exceptional written and communication skills.
Company: Design Support
Location: Remotely from Manhattan Beach
Type: Part Time
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio (including video
samples) to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until October 31.
The Internship/job will pay between $18-$20 per hour and will require 8 hours minimum per week a semester and also applicants will be required to capture the essence of Manhattan Beach and its culture as most of our business is derived from residents in Manhattan Beach. Additionally, the parents of applicants must sign off if the student is a minor. Applicants will be working under the direction of Dr. Jae S. Son Ph.D (Linkedin).
For more information please click HERE
Young Entrepreneurs Academy
coursework will look like. 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. Fall 2023 HSIP will be a transformative opportunity to learn.
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. The 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: https://www.mb-yc.com/
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: www.southbayyouth.org
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], www.educationaladvancement.org or call 626-403-8900.
Internship/Job Search Sites:
Impact Internships: https://www.impactinternships.org/
Zip Recruiter: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Jobs/Internships