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:

2018-2019 On Campus Internship Application  

We are still looking for interns for the 2018-2019 year in the following departments:

  • Educational Innovation
  • Development
  • Athletics

Completed applications and all supplemental materials are due to Ms.Perkins (SLC112) by Friday, September 28th. No late or incomplete applications will be accepted. 

Internship/job Name Type


Supplemental documents Application Deadline

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



Description Application Deadline   Cost Program Date
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 
The Perception Science Program at UC Berkeley  The Whitney Lab at UC Berkeley is offering a summer program for high schooler students interested in getting hands-on research experience. Summer students will be involved in every step of the research process, and will be working alongside Whitney lab members to create and test novel research paradigms. March 31st    $6500  July 8- August 2nd 
Santa Clara University School of Engineering 

The School of Engineering at Santa Clara Universityis offering three programs in 2019 available to current high school sophomores and juniors interested in learning more about the field of engineering. Each program brings students to Santa Clara University’s campus to participate in various workshops or courses facilitated by our faculty. The goal of these programs is to provide students with a chance to explore the possibilities of engineering as a career with the hope of fostering a deeper interest in future engineering study.

1) Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDs)
2) Summer Engineering Seminar (SES)
3)Young Scholars Program

Due date for spring is Sunday February 3rd 

Due date for summer is Firday March 15th

Due date for Young Scholars are due April 10th 

  Free See website (swping to summer dates)
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.   N/A   

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

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is a FREE​ ​7-week introductory computer science ​program ​for​ ​10th-11th grade girls going into their junior or senior year of high school. During the 7-week program, girls ​learn​ about ​computer science,​ ​gain​ ​exposure​ ​to​ ​tech​nology careers,​ ​and​ ​join​ ​a​ sisterhood​ ​of​ ​girls​ ​who​ ​are​ ​using​ ​computer​ ​science​ ​to​ ​become​ ​change-makers in their community. March 15 2019 Free   Summer 2019
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 Debruary 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

Calif. State Summer School of the Arts.

A 4-week summer intensive program for all types of VAPA students.   The students apply to the area that is their interest/passion.    They spend the month of July at CalArts just north of LA and spend 6 days a week immersed in that area of arts.   The program is not run by CalArts, but the do live in the CalArts dorm and the program takes over the entire campus. 

 Students get 3 units of CSU credit for participating and it is subsidized by the state so is more affordable than most other similar summer programs.  In addition, more than 40% of the students get scholarships to make it even more affordable.  

February 28th   

The comprehensive fee covering room, board and tuition for California State residents for four weeks is $2,000

 Over 40% of students receive some sort of financial aid!

July 2019 
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)

Upwind Summer Schoalrship 

Are you interested in aviation?! Apply to become a licensed private pilot! Upwind Summer Scholarship is a full paid scholarship for students between their Junior and Senior years of high school who are interested in aviation and getting their pilots license.

Check out more specifics here.   

February 22nd   Free Summer 2019

High School Liaison for Girls Teaching Girls to Code

Applications to be a High School Liaison for Girls Teaching Girls to Code are now open and can be found at this link! What are liaisons? Liaisons are our advocates in the community. They aid Girls Who Code in furthering their outreach through holding events such as Hour of Code, marketing for Girls Teaching Girls to Code, and being encouraging role models for high school women interested in tech. Due November 13th!  11/13   Free 2018-2019 school year 

UC Berkeley Materials Science & Engineering Outreach Day

MSE encompasses all natural and man-made materials – their extraction, synthesis, processing, properties, characterization, and development for technological applications. MSE majors offer abundant employment opportunities at companies such as Apple, SpaceX, Tesla, Intel, Applied Materials, and many more. Interested?  Well then, attend the event and find out what a MSE major can do for you! Attendees will meet current MSE faculty and students to discuss MSE internships and research opportunities, plus tour MSE labs.

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 10:30 am to 2:00 pm
Location: UC Berkeley's Sibley Auditorium


You must RSVP to Daisy Hernandez ( by no later than Friday, October 5th to attend.   Free

October 20th

Time: 10:30 am to 2:00 pm

Youth Climate Action Summit On Saturday, November 10th, 2018, The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose  California turns into a launch pad for high school students to learn about the science and impact of climate change. Buy Tickets Here   $10  11/10

Neurosciences Foundation Exploratory Program (NFEP)

Aspecialized enrichment program for high school students (grades 10-12) interested in applying for Undergraduate University degree programs in scientific research, neuroscience, engineering, psychology or pre-med. The program specifically focuses on topics relevant to those students passionate about studying the brain.

Click here for program flyer! 

Applications for Session 2 are due December 1st   $890

Session 2 :

March - May 2019 (Female Only)


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 
Semi High Tech EDU 

This internationally acclaimed career exploration program offers high school
students like YOU a life-changing experience. Hosted at high-tech sites and taught by industry instructors, activities are engaging, exciting and enlightening.

Participate in interesting and fun, hands-on, math and science-based activities and work in teams to solve real-world problems.

You’ll even prepare for an
interview with an industry professional. 

Check out more information here

October 11th   Free

October 23-25,2018


Are you a high school student who likes sharing your opinion? Do you believe in the power of media to educate and empower? Then join KQED’s Youth Advisory Board! KQED is looking for teen voices to help them better serve and represent youth in their media.

Click here for more information

September 9th   Free 1x Tuesday a Month for the duration of the school year


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.