Employment and Summer Opportunities

New items will be posted here when received, and will be included in the weekly newsletter if received by Friday prior to the event. 

Check here often to find out about summer opportunities!

Posted May 6, 2014:  

The North Texas Land Scholars youth camp

... awards 2 college scholarships each summer. This outdoor leadership camp is open to students ages 13-17 with the mission to engage high-school students in a fun camp that fosters land stewardship and land entrepreneurship while honing skills in leadership, communication, and resource management. Our vision is to get younger generations interested in making money off the land, while being land stewards, to restore the land, ranch, and wildlife legacy of Texas. This is the inaugural year for this exciting and challenging summer camp to be held at the Cedar Mountain Lodge near Scurry, Texas from July 13th to July 18th. Deadline to apply is May 16th.  Read more and download application here.

Posted May 6, 2014:  

University of Texas at Dallas - Offering many programs

Computer Science department of the University of Texas at Dallas has touched 1000s of school students' lives through Programming Workshops and Summer Camps in the past 2 years. We are thrilled to invite your students to our campus to participate in programming contests and Summer Camps: Download pdf to see all the options.

Posted May 6, 2014:  

University of Texas at Dallas: Summer Robotics programs for students, teachers, and coaches

Check out the various programs offered.

Posted May 6, 2014:  

Summer Youth Arts Enrichment Program

Free to DISD Students!         June 9 - 29.
Fax: 214-743-2451 Email: audiencedevelopment@tbaal.org or mail to: The Black Academy of Arts and Letters | Dallas Convention Center Theater Complex | 650 S. Griffin Street | Dallas, TX 75202 | ATTN: NORA L. WILSON

Download flyer for details. | Download application to apply.

Posted April 27, 2014:  

Dallas Museum of ArtVolunteer opp with Dallas Museum of Art.

Here is a great volunteer opportunity! The DMA Teen Docent program provides opportunities for high school students to initiate and deepen their relationship with the Dallas Museum of Art. Teen docents conduct summer tours for young visitors (ages 5-12) and assist with DMA family programs. Qualified students are invited to train as teen docents and eventually facilitate summer tours and assist with Museum activities.

Teen docents also have the opportunity to assist with DMA Late Nights and various programs for family audiences throughout the year.

We seek teens who are comfortable talking about works of art and engaging young children. You must be at least 14 years old and have completed the 8th grade to be eligible for this opportunity. All teen docents are required to work one full day per week for a minimum of four weeks and up to seven weeks. Shifts are Tuesday-Friday 10:45 a.m.-4:00 p.m., June 16-August 8.

Applicants must be available for training Monday, June 9, and Tuesday, June 10, if selected.

To be considered for a 2014 teen docent opportunity, request an application from Rhiannon Martin rmartin@DMA.org and return the completed application no later than Monday, May 5, 2014.

Download: Letter | Responsibilities | Application

Posted April 22, 2014:  

SMULyle School of Engineering 7th - 10th Grade Summer Camp 2014

There are only a few spots left for the 7th through 10th grade Lyle Engineering Summer Camp.

To complete an online application please use this link: 


Summer Camp for 7th through 10th Grade Students:

This day program is designed for girls and boys entering 7th through 10th grade in Fall 2014. Students will explore disciplines of engineering offered at the Lyle School of Engineering; electrical, mechanical, civil and environmental engineering through hands-on, interactive projects.

This camp is for students who have an interest in engineering, but not an expertise. By the end of camp, the students will have a solid foundation on which to build on and encourage them to engage more actively in their math and science classes upon their return to school.

Eligibility: Camp is open to all girls and boys who will be entering the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th grades in Fall 2014.

*Please note that the same material will be presented at both sessions per grade level.

Cost: $150 (includes lunch and snacks)

9th & 10th Graders

Session 1: July 14th-15th (2 day co-ed camp)

Session 2: July 17th-18th (2 day co-ed camp)

7th & 8th Graders

Session 1: July 21st-22nd (2 day co-ed camp)

Session 2: July 24th-25th (2 day co-ed camp)

If you have any questions, please contact Christie Pearson at cmpearson@smu.edu or 214-768-2070.

SMU Lyle School of Engineering

Posted April 02, 2014:

Student Election Clerk Opportunity

$8/hr - This program is designed to provide students (16 years old min.) with a greater awareness of the electoral process and the rights and responsibilities of voters. The students will assist their local election officials by filling positions at polling places on Election Day and working under the direction of the polling place presiding judge.

Download program information/application here, and criteria checklist here.

Posted April 02, 2014:  

Low Cost Engineering Camp!

JUNE 16-20 | 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Download flyer (date wrong on flyer) | Download registration form

Early Bird Registration: $25.00 per person (ends May 15th)
Regular Registration $35.00 per person (due by June 6th)

4800 Regent Blvd. Irving, TX 75063
Send registration form via email to: slohr@devry.edu and call (972) 929-9743 for payment by phone.

Posted April 02, 2014:  

Physics Camp for Female Rising Sophomores (or Juniors)!

What? 2-week day camp that provides hand-on exposure to physics concepts. Go to http://www.designconnectcreate.org/ for application and to watch a video of last year's camp.

Who? High school young women entering their sophomore or junior year in the fall who will be taking pre-AP Physics or AP Physics I and have completed Pre-AP Algebra II.


  • Dallas ISD — June 9 - June 20 at Irma Rangel
  • Dallas ISD — June 23 - July 3 at N. Dallas High
  • All other ISDs — June 16 - June 27 at UT Dallas

Hurry to apply! Each session is limited to 40 students. Payment of $500 would be due at registration, but DISD students are eligible for FREE tuition! The deadline stated on the website has past, but Ms Gass has extended it for SEM students to still apply.  Download flyer...

Contact: Wanda Gass, Executive Director
214-728-6219 gass@DesignConnectCreate.org

Posted February 19, 2014:  

Students invited to Saturday auditions for district TV programs

Students who will be juniors and seniors next school year are invited to audition for the casts of Dallas Schools Television programs School Zone Dallas and Aquí en Dallas ISD.

Auditions will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., this Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Dallas ISD Administration Building, 3700 Ross Avenue.

For more information, call 972-925-3103 or go to www.dallasisd.org/Page/2127

Posted February 19, 2014:  

Financial aid workshop set for Saturday

Information for Juniors and Seniors

Please remind families that need help completing federal or state student aid applications to attend a free workshop this Saturday at Moises Molina High School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The workshops are offered in English and Spanish and are free and open to the public. Trained volunteers will be on site to help answer questions and fill out financial aid forms.


Posted February 19, 2014:  

Summer JOBS for our YOUTH

Goal is to enroll 800 youth


  • Attend Orientation Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 8:45 A.M.
    WORKFORCE SOLUTION Southwest Center - 7330 S. Westmoreland Rd., Suite 200 Dallas, TX 75237
  • Ages 16 -21 years old
  • Those between the ages of 16 -18 (minors) accompany by a legal guardian or parent.
  • Summer Jobs ( six weeks) @ $7.25 per hour (you have to attend orientation to qualify & participate in this program)

Posted January 8, 2014:  

Northeastern UniversityNortheastern University Summer Program

Dear Counselor:

Last year, Northeastern University experienced great success with its Summer Programs for High School Students. This year, we are confident that the program will be our best yet. As we look forward to Summer Programs 2014, we encourage you to tell your talented students and their parents about this opportunity.

Summer Programs at Northeastern are designed to prepare rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the academic, social, and campus experiences of college. Building upon Northeastern's world-renowned reputation for experiential learning, our credit and non-credit programs bring together classroom learning and real-world experiences.

What makes our Summer Programs at Northeastern so unique? Students can:

  • Test an area of study: Prepare for college and beyond by exploring classes in environmental studies, entrepreneurship, robotics, and more.
  • Put ideas into action: Whether you're programming an app or developing a business plan, you'll watch your ideas come to life.
  • Explore Boston: Our 73-acre campus is set in America's best college town, Boston. Visit Fenway Park, the North End, Newbury Street, and all that summer in Boston has to offer.

Learn more by attending our January 14, 2014 webinar or contacting Lucy Fitzpatrick, enrollment coach for our Summer Programs at 877.668.7727.

Application Deadline: May 16, 2014
Program Starts: June 29, 2014

The Summer Programs Admissions Team
Northeastern University

Posted December 13, 2013:  
Mayor Internship Program

7th Annual Mayor's Intern Fellows Program is an 8 week (Jun 18- Aug 8)PAID summer internship program that introduces students to careers and employment opportunities at some of the finest companies in the city. Open to rising 2014-15 Juniors and Seniors who are eligible to work in the US, are 16 years old by June 16, 2014, GPA of 85%, solid attendance record, an able to attend one day training session. See attached letter to our principal for more details. Contact: Adam Powell, 214-306-6706

Application Deadline: January 31, 2014
Program Starts: June 18, 2014 (but there are required pre-trainings see full schedule here.) Next Business 101 Training Session: January 11 – Townview Magnet Center (9am-3:30pm)

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