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: May 2022

South Bay Art Dept. is a small art school in Redondo Beach looking for part time help:
15-25 years old preferred enjoys working with children art knowledge is a plus but not required has a flexible schedule
Pay: $15/hrContract working/temp jobOn call
If you are interested, please email:  [email protected]


Big-Brother/Sister Mentor Needed
The job would entail spending time with my autistic son during the week for five hours a day. It would entail going to the beach with him, going to the park, reading a book here and there. Essentially being a big-brother/sister mentor to Christian. The pay is $20/hour. the hours would be 10-3 over the course of summer weeks. Start June 20th until August 10th. It does not have to be just one student. I can have two students who split the weeks. 
If interested please email: Arcadia Berjonneau [email protected]


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 @ WaterworksSwim.com/jobs


Mathnasium Is Hiring Math Tutors
 Are you CrAzY about math?
 Do you enjoy working with children?
 Are you available weekdays from 3-7pm?
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
www.mathnasium.com/elsegundo
Email: [email protected]9Round Hermosa Beach is Hiring


30 Minute Kickbox Fitness
Give Your Career a Kick!  We’re looking for energetic, motivated people, with good communications skills,
who like to workout.
Email: [email protected]


Part-time Seasonal Help
Light packaging and assembly in small local business. You would be assembling and packaging product. Wages start at $12.50/hour and nice working environment. 2-3 afternoons per week starting now. Please email your contact information and a few words about what you would like to get out of the job to [email protected]


The Beehive and Wright's Retail Stores
Hiring retail store help, open to Sophomores - Seniors. 
Availability: 2 week days and 1 weekend day (3 days minimum a week)
Job Duties include:
-Helping with our daily clients
-Checking in new product
-Helping with organization and backstocking of store/ store maintenance  
We have good perks too with store discounts at both wrights and the beehive!

Looking for people that are hard working, dependable, sociable, able to multi task. We make it fun! 
If you are interested, please email Sydney at: [email protected]


Kat Monk Photography

Personal Assistant Position - Tasks include helping with office work, social media, errands and occasionally help with lighting on photo shoots.  $15 an hour. 
If interested, please email Kat Monk at:  [email protected]

Young Entrepreneurs Academy

For the 7th year, YEA will be offered beginning in the fall for students in 6th-12th grade on Wednesdays from 4:30-7:30 at Manhattan Beach Middle School. The 24 week YEA program will take you through the process of brainstorming a business idea, writing a business plan, pitching your plan to investors (think Shark Tank), obtaining funding and launching a REAL business. Start as a student, and finish as the CEO of your own company! Please see the recruitment post here



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] or visit sbartistcollective.org/volunteer

 

AdventurePlex
An award-winning fitness center In Manhattan Beach for kids and their families where kids play their way to good health!
STAFF Positions - Paid
Camp Staff - Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and commit to working 40 hours a week, with a weekday availability from 6:45am - 6:00pm.

Adventure Staff - Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and commit to working up to 20 hours a week, with the availability to work weekdays, weekends and evenings as needed.
If you are interested, apply online at bchd.org/current-opportunities
Questions: Contact Human Resources at: [email protected] or call 310-374-3426 ext.350

VOLUNTEER Positions-Not Paid
Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older and commit to two shifts per week.  Monday - Friday; 10:00am - 1:00pm, or 1:00 - 4:00pm
If you are interested, apply online at: adventureplex.org/volunteerapplication 
Questions: Contact Volunteer Services at: [email protected] or call 310-374-3426, ext. 273



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:  Tami Simmons; [email protected] or Kristin Walz: [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 2022 and runs through April 2023.
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 2022-2023 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 2022-23 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, 2022) here: https://www.mb-yc.com/

If you have further questions, please contact Summer Sheets at: [email protected]


Southbay 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. 


STEM Internships:

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?u=HighSchool_High%20School%20Students&sa=either&p=either&c=either&submit=y&adv=adv&alpha=A&pos=0

https://www.thestemnet.com/resource/stem-internships-and-summer-opportunities-high-school-students

https://oso.stanford.edu/files/programs_187.pdf

http://www.dodstem.us/stem-programs/internships

https://cosmos-ucop.ucdavis.edu/app/main/


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