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High School Apprentices

There are some great opportunities for teens to apprentice/intern at various locations around Philadelphia! Most of these internships also offer a stipend to cover for travel expenses!

For more opportunities for teens check out the Teens Tab at the top of the blog- all things related to teens are listed here!

Read on for specific deadlines and information on interning.

Fabric Workshop & Museum

WHERE: 1214 Arch Street, Phialdelphia, PA 19107
WHAT:
High School students interested in art can participate in this paid Apprentice Training Program.

WHEN: session dates Spring 2017, 18 January – 21 April 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6 January 2017

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Monell Chemical Senses Center

WHERE: 3500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

WHAT: High School and undergraduate students curious about Biomedical Sciences; a 7 week intership working in a lab conducting experiments related to the senses and nutrition.

WHEN: session datesSummer 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2016

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Science Apprenticeship Program

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The Wistar Institute

WHERE: 3601 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

WHAT: This 8 week summer program offers high school students the opportunity to become directly involved in experimental biological research projects at the bench level.

WHEN: session dates– June 26 – August 18, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Summer Fellowship Program

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PhillyCAM 

WHERE: 699 Ranstead Street (7th Street bet. Chestnut & Market) Phila., PA 19106
WHAT:  
ideal for individuals who have an interest in doing community work and are looking to build upon existing radio broadcasting, audio editing, basic video production, communications, and marketing skills.

WHEN: session dates– Winter/Spring 2017:  January – May 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, November 28, 2016

WHEN: session dates– Summer 2017: June – August 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 21, 2017

FOR MORE INFORMATION: PhillyCAM Internship Program

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Drexel University 

WHERE: Drexel Unviersity’s University City Campus

WHAT: The High School Scholars Program is a highly selective program that allows high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to register for college courses – on a space-available basis – while completing high school. Applicants must demonstrate the responsibility and maturity expected of university students, and have the approval of their high school guidance counselor to participate. It is important to note that this is NOT a dual-enrollment program; the High School Scholars program does not offer high school credit through college courses.
COST: FREE!!

WHEN: Summer or Fall Term 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2017

WHEN: Winter 2017 or Spring 2018 Term
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The deadline has passed for these classes, but they are offered each academic year.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Drexel High School Scholars Program

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Women In Natural Sciences

WHERE: Academy of NAtural Sciences; Environmental exploration in and outside of the city
WHAT: WINS is for promising eighth grade girls with a B average or better, and who plan to attend a Philadelphia public or charter high school. Free after-school and summer science enrichment program at the Academy of Natural Sciences. During the school year, weekly workshops and monthly field trips occur. Girls must be nominated.

WHEN: 8 weeks during the summer, concluding with a week long trip in the Poconos
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nomination period is from January 1 to February 15

FOR MORE INFORMATION: WINS

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Walnut Street Theatre

WHERE: 825 Walnut Street · Philadelphia, PA 19107

WHAT: Unpaid internships and job shadow opportunities. Each internship or experience is individually designed to meet the educational goals of the candidate and the needs of the Walnut

WHEN: Jan/March 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2016

WHEN: April/June 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2017

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Walnut Street Theatre Internship

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