The Career & Life Success Program at Notre Dame creates learning experiences that take students beyond the walls of the traditional classroom. The program prepares young women for life beyond college by empowering them to identify and nurture their individual gifts and talents as they explore opportunities for future career and life success.

Our on-campus internships provide our students with the opportunity to become more involved in our Notre Dame community, while at the same time providing students with work experiences and skill building in areas that may be of interest to them. We offer on-campus internship in the following areas:

2019-2020 On Campus Internship Application  

Completed applications and all supplemental materials are due to Ms.Perkins (SLC112) by Friday, May 3rd, 5:00 pm. No late or incomplete applications will be accepted. Time line for internships is as follows: 

  • Applications are due Friday, May 3rd - No late or incomplete applications will be considered
  • Applications will be reviewed May 6th -May 10th
  • Decisions will sent out the be week of May 13th.


Internship/job Name Type


Supplemental documents Application Deadline
Skyhawks Sports Academy Job Skyhawks Sports Academy is HIRING! Fulfill your passion to teach youth about sports in a fun, safe, and interactive environment. Develop your leadership and coaching skills in half day or full day programs covering a variety of sports with 4-14 year olds. Applications are open! Contact the South Bay Area Manager, Kyle Campbell for more information: email:; phone: 209-968-9206 Apply Online N/A
Waterworks Aquatics Job Want to work with kids of different ages, hang out at the pool, and EARN MONEY? Then come meet Jeffrey Haney ( from Waterworks Aquatics during lunch on April 30th to learn about open positions and how to apply! N/A N/A
City of San Jose Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services: Aquatics Job Are you looking for a job to earn extra money? Do you want to spend some time at the pool during the hot summer days? Then come talk to the City of  San Jose's Department of Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services about open aquatic positions! Positions include lifeguard, lifeguard instructor, assistant swimming pool manager, and swimming pool manager. Tyr Rodriguez, the Aquatics Manager ( will be tabling at lunch on May 1st. Come get all the information you need to apply!   N/A N/A
San Jose City Council Office: District 3 Job Councilmember Peralez's Office is looking for incoming seniors who are interested in learning and working through the operations of a city council office. Communicate with San Jose's District 3 residents, prepare for City Council meetings and community events, work on special research projects and more! Scheduling 5-10 hours per week is flexible, apply now!     Apply Online N/A

Andy Frain Services: 2019 U.S. Open Championships Event

Job Looking for a short-term job to gain some extra summer cash? Do you like the idea of spending some time on a golf course with a beautiful view of the ocean? Then apply to join the Security and Event Staff Services team for the 2019 U.S. Open Championship as an Event Staff Member or Licensed Security Guard (training and preparation to help you get a Security Guard License for $25 will be provided)! The event is June 10th-June 16th. For more info, call or text (831) 219-3044, or email Apply Online N/A
City of Campbell Job

Lifeguard & Swim Instructor Positions

The City of Campbell Recreation and Community Services Department is seeking motivated, energetic, team-oriented individuals who enjoy working with youth and possess proficient swimming skills. 

Apply Online April 26th
Read Write Discover Internship Read Write Discover is currently recruiting motivated and responsible high school students to coordinate and tutor for our program! As Program Coordinators, selected high school students will be trained to lead our RWD program at his/her designated library site while earning community service credit. Our Program Tutors will be trained to work with youth to  prepare lesson plans for their learners based in reading, writing, and reading comprehension.


April 19th

Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program

Internship  8-week summer research internship in labs within the School of Medicine (Immunology (ITI), Neuroscience, Stem Cell, Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, and Genetics) at Stanford University.
**The program is geared for current high school juniors and seniors at the time of application
Yes, see applicatio details here

Deadline is Saturday, Feb., 23rd, 2019 (11:59 PST).

Silicon Valley Clean Energy Youth Ambassador Program   Silicon Valley Clean Energy is recruiting for their Youth Ambassador Program. This is an excellent opportunity for passionate Notre Dame High School students to take a position of leadership in their community in advocating for environmentalism! Interested students should email: N/A N/A
Stanford STaRS Internship Program Internship

Stanford’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery hosts the Science, Technology, and Reconstructive Surgery (STaRS) internship each summer free-of-cost to 15 - 30 selected undergraduate and high school students.  The interns spend 7-weeks mastering basic lab techniques, participating in research projects, and presenting their work all under the mentorship of experienced researchers.

The goal of the STaRS Internship is to provide a world-class experience that creates the next generation of biomedical innovators who will discover new treatments and procedures in the fields of plastic surgery and regenerative medicine. Our program is committed to teach, mentor and encourage young students at the earliest stages of their careers.

June 17-August 2, Monday-Friday from 9 to 5

Must be 16 years old to apply. 
See Flyer here

Apply Online 

Letters of rec are required 

Kidz Love Soccer Job

Kidz Love Socceri is looking for enthusiastic instructors to teach kids how to enjoy the world's most popular sport.

Candidates must have a background working with kids, enthusiasm for the game of soccer, and be able to learn and skillfully impart the Kidz Love Soccer curriculum.

We currently are hiring both full- and part-time coaches.

  • Support Coach
  • Lead Coach
  • Mommy/Daddy & Me Specialist
Apply Here  N/A
Euro School of Tennis Job Euro School is looking  for the best and brightest candidates to help us bring tennis to San Francisco Bay Area communities.  Apply Here N/A
West Valley Gymnastics School  Job

We are looking for fun, energetic people to coach gymnastics classes.

Gymnastics experience and experience working with children is preferred but is not required.

Application Packet and Letters of Rec Open until filled
SIREN Job SIREN is looking for bilingual phone bankers that can help lead their civic engagament campaign called "Votar para ganar" 

Email to set up a phone or in person interview.

Mathnasium Job

Do you love teaching? Are you great at math? Then become a Mathnasium Math Instructor!

Mathnasium, the Math Learning Center, is now hiring for out Burlingame, Foster City, and Laurelwood/San Mateo locations!


Student Internship Opportunities for Upcoming U.S. Senate Election-Kevin de León


Looking to get more involved in government to bolster their resumes through hands-on work on a statewide political campaign while fulfilling community service hour requirements and obtaining a letter of recommendation. 

Field interns will gain first-hand insight with an extremely scrappy and dynamic campaign. Responsibilities will include phone-banking, text-banking, data entry, and scheduling (*phones will be provided for text-banking).

submit a resume to 


Student Election Officer Program-Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Office 

Other For 20 years, the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Office has offered qualified high school students the opportunity to learn about and participate in our democratic process by serving as an Election Officer



Appointment Form 

October 12th
Computer History Museum Internship

The Teen Internship Program offers students in grades 9 through 12 the opportunity to
go behind the scenes of the Computer History Museum (CHM) and its exhibitions.

As an intern you will LEARN, CREATE & LEAD! 

Click here for more information.

Apply Online  September 19th 






Freshwomen: Get Inspired

Young alumna are invited into homerooms to share their story of their journey from Notre Dame, and how their ND interests and activities shaped their choices when in college.

Date: February 27th, 2019

Sophomores: Explore Your Passion

Alumna and community members are invited onto campus to complement the work that the Sophomores stared during their College & Career unit taught by the Director of College Counseling in the second semester of Gospel Stores, Gospel Choices. Speakers share information about their present career, what inspired them to choose this career, and the path they took to get there.

Dates: April 2nd, 2019

Juniors: Build Your Dream

Alumna and community members invited to participate as part of a “speed mentoring” activity to allow students to practice their networking skills and hear from alumnae/community members how they have found their passion.  

Date: January 16th, 2019

Seniors: Launch

Experiential Opportunities throughout the year to explore fields and careers of interest, and network with professionals in those fields.Workshops in mentoring geared toward next-step skills, such as resume writing, interviewing for jobs/internships, preparing for college, professional networking, professional protocol for social media, financial literacy; job shadows or short-term internship experiences.

Dates: Ongoing throughout the year


Program Description Application Deadline Cost Date
SIREN's 2019 Youth Liberation Summer Institute (YLSI)

Do you want to expand your skills on policy advocacy, community organizing, campaign and leadership development, social justice, and more? Do you have a passion to learn more about immigrant and refugee rights and create social change to the community? Then apply for SIREN's 2019 Youth Liberation Summer Institute (YLSI) FREE program by Friday, April 19, 2019! 

April 19th, 2019 FREE

Program Dates (10 sessions from 9 AM - 5 PM)

Session #1: June 11, 2019
Session #2: June 13, 2019
Session #3: June 17, 2019
Session #4: June 19 , 2019
Session #5: June 25, 2019
Session #6: June 27, 2019
Session #7: July 1, 2019
Session #8: July 3, 2019
Session #9: July 9, 2019
Session #10: July 11, 2019

Possible field trip days: June 15, June 29 (9 AM - 5 PM)

Graduation day: July 17 or July 19 at 5:30 PM

Rising Sun Center for Opportunity Summer program

Are you passionate about energy conservation and efficiency? Join Rising Sun Center for Opportunity's summer program! Learn more about their program and mission on their websiteApplications are open through May, but positions are limited.  May 31st, positions limited Free June-August
Parents Helping Parents Monthly Workshops for Siblings  Are you interested in Family Therapy? Do you enjoy working with kids? Then volunteer for Parents Helping Parents! They are looking for highly mature, empathetic high school students who can support workshops for siblings of special needs kids on the 2nd Saturdays of each month 10 am-1 pm. Make crafts, play games, eat pizza, and connect with 8-12 year olds who have a sibling with a disability. Fingerprints and background check needed. For more information check out their website and/or contact Millie Gong at   Open Free Every 2nd Saturday of the month
Summer of Service 2018 Session 5 Do you love performing service work? Do you love planning and leading fun activities with youth? Do you have fond memories of Downtown San Jose and the Children's Discovery Museum? Then Summer of Service 2018 at the Children's Discovery Museum is perfect for you! Registration for incoming sophomores is open now for Summer of Service Session 5 that is held from July 22-26, 2019. Open until filled One-week Session: $325.00

Session 1: June 24 – June 28
Session 2*: July 1 – 3, July 5 (no programming on July 4)
Session 3: July 8 – July 12
Session 4: July 15 – July 19
Session 5: July 22 – July 26
Session 6: July 29 – August 2

TeenTechSF STEM Inclusivity Summit:

Meet with tech leaders from Facebook, Google, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Pandora and many other organizations while beginning your exploration into the world of STEM. TeenTechSF is hosting a one-day workshop for these leaders to guide first time and new coders through hands-on coding skills and speak about the world of tech. No experience required! The event is FREE, but space is limited so register EARLY! TeenTechSF STEM Inclusivity Summit: The New American Dream is hosted at San Francisco International High School on Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:30am-12:30pm. Open until filled  Free

Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:30am-12:30pm.

Santa Clara Valley Water District Youth Commission

Do you want to be the voice of your generation and speak up on how public policies affect young people? Do you want to learn and be inspired to be a future public policy leader? Apply to be onthe Santa Clara Valley Water District Youth Commission and get involved in issues and activities relating to water supply, conservation, flood protection, and stream stewardship. Applications due Friday, April 26th. 

Download application here

Friday April 26th  Free Ongoing (5 hours per month)
DMC Studio @ MACLA  Looking for summer workshops in the arts!? Check out the free summer workshops offered at the DMC Studio @ MACLA (Just down the street from ND!) They have workshops ranging from photo, to movie making, to vlog-ing and much much more!  Open Free June 17- July 19 from 12-5 pm 
California YMCA Youth & Government Spring Conference

Each spring, the Model Legislature & Court program gives delegates
an additional opportunity to flex their political muscles. Conference
participants learn leadership skills, practice their speech and
debate skills, and run for office in a fun and relaxed environment.
Spring Conference is held at the Recreation Association of Corcoran
(formerly the Corcoran YMCA) in California’s Central Valley.

Check out the flyer for more info and contact information

Open Now   March -May

Camp Cardiac

UCSF School of Medicine

Camp Cardiac provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise.

Scholarship Application Deadline
Monday, April 15th

Standard Application Deadline & Tuition
Friday, May 10th | $675*

June 24th-28th, 2019 (Monday to Friday)
​8:30am to 4:00pm (daily)
UCSF School of Medicine


 she256 is hosting a designathon (hackathon incorporating blockchain and design) on March 9th at eBay in San Jose. This will be a 12-hour hackathon with 3 workshops about design and blockchain. The event will feature workshops from top blockchain companies such as Coinbase and Consensys, offer networking opportunities, cash prizes and free meals! 
There is a short application required — everyone is encouraged to apply. 
No prior experience in blockchain, design, or computer science is necessary - its open and great for all levels! 

  Free March 9th 2019
CEO of My Life, Youth IncYOUbator Program CEO of My Life Global Inc. has carefully designed and created its Youth IncYOUbator to help youth from all walks of life come together to build the creative confidence to develop their own personal brands while launching start ups and professional careers for the fluid global economy.

Rolling applications


Apply online here

$450 per week June 17-28
STEAM Enrichment Program  Join us to hear from a panel of inspirational, professional women educated in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics who seek to encourage young women to embrace careers in those fields. N/A Free Sunday March 10th 
Immerse Education International Programs

Looking for an international experience this summer? Check out these summer programs at Immerse Education.  These two-week residential programmes take place in University of Cambridge colleges during July and August. Students can select from 18 subjects, such as Medicine, Computer Science or Law, and explore this through dynamic sessions led by expert university tutors. 

    Summer 2019 
Stanford ExploreLecture Series The Stanford Explore Lecture Series is an exploratory series covering the basic fundamentals and current research areas represented by the various research areas of the Stanford School of Medicine (Immunology, Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Medicine, Regenerative and Stem Cell Medicine, Cancer Biology, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics and Genetics). The lectures will be taught by Stanford Faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The online registration begins on March 1st, 2019 on our website and will continue until all slots for each week are filled.   

July 8- August 2, 2019 (Monday through Friday)

Strong Girls., Strong Women Leadership Conference

The Strong Girls, Strong Women (SGSW) high school girls’ leadership conference empowers, inspires and enriches high school girls and their allies to be strong members and committed leaders of their communities.

Check our Flyer Here

Register online   Free

Sat, March 9, 2019

9:00 AM – 2:30 PM PST

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo EPIC Program EPIC- Engineering Possibilities in College - is a one-week summer camp at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo introducing campers to the varied fields of engineering through hands-on labs taught by university professors and industry professionals.  EPIC campers see "Learn by Doing" in action as they participate in labs where they design, build, and test their own projects!  Applications open February 1st!  N/A 

Summer 2019 

Sutter Health - Mills-Peninsula Health Services Mills-Penninsula has a high school volunteer program for interested students. 


or call:

(650) 696-2465

for more information 

Free N/A
Cyber Math Academy @ Stanford

Students will be able to choose from a variety of options which include College Prep (SAT and College Counseling and Application Planning), Math, Coding, Robotics, Game Design and Physics. 

Rolling  $1,885 for day campers, $4,450 for residential students

July 15–27, 2019

Walden West Outdoor Cabin Leader 
Looking for some volunteer hours and interested in biology, environmental science, and sustainable living? Walden West is looking for high school students to be their Outdoor School Cabin Leaders! Students can earn up to 100 hours of service learning &  build your portfolios for future career/college! Students 15 and older can apply online!
Rolling  Free

September 6 through May 31 (except the weeks of: Nov 18, Dec 21-Jan 6 and Feb 18)


Engineering @  Lockheed Martin (First meeting on October 3rd) 

Health Exploring@ Valley Medical Center (First meeting on September 25th)

Business Exploring@ Alliance Credit Union (First meeting on Ocotber 16th)

Varied- please see flyers for more inforrmation  Varied  October- May 


Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials Internship Summer 2019

Notre Dame High School has partnered with the Stanford University Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials to offer a unique week long internship for students interested in pursuing a career in science and engineering. Come learn more about this opportunity from Maggie Kane, PhD candidate at Stanford University on Thursday, March 28th at lunch in M315. 

In order to apply, students must complete the Off-Campus Internship Application for Stanford. Please direct any questions to Applications, resume & supplemental questions are due to Ms.Perkins by Monday 4/8 in SLC 112, no later than 5:00 PM


The Fairmont Hotel San Jose Internship 2018-2019

The Fairmont Hotel of San Jose is recruiting interns for spring and summer 2018. Internships will be in their Human Resources Department. Please review internship description and application y clicking below:

Fairmont Hotel Internship 

In order to apply, students must complete the Off-campus Internship Application  for the Fairmont Hotel. Please direct any questions to Students interested in internships for the Spring, must apply by February 8th. If you are interested in summer internships, please turn in your application by April 1st. 


The Tech Museum of Innovation Internships 2018-2019

The Tech Museum of Innovation is now accepting applications for 2018-2019 program interns in the following areas (click on each for more detail):

In order to apply, students must complete the Off-campus Internship Application for the Tech Museum of Innovation. Applications and supplemental questions are due to Ms.Perkins by Monday 10/29 in SLC 112, no later than 5:00 PM. 

The Internship with the Law Offices of Francisco J.Barba 

The Law Offices of Francisco J. Barba, specializing in Immigration Lae, is seeking an intern. Please read job description by clicking below:

Law Intern 

In order to apply, students must complete the Off-campus Internship Application for the Law offices of Francisco J. Barba. Applications, resume & supplemental questions are due to Ms.Perkins by Monday 11/5 in SLC 112, no later than 5:00 PM.