PROJECT PULL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: Paid summer internship program
sponsored by the City & County of SF for high school juniors and seniors. Provides insight into a variety of careers. Dates: 6/10 – 8/2/13.DEADLINE: 4/4/13. Details and application at www.sfgov.org/projectpull.
SAN FRANCISCO POLICE ACTIVITIES LEAGUE (PAL): Summer Cadet Academy:
: Intensive 4-week summer law enforcement program (6/17- 7/12/13, M-F 9a -3p) SFPD Internship (Year-Round): Graduates awarded internships at SFPD stations/bureaus. Must be between age 14-20; 2.0 GPA. DEADLINE: 4/5/13. Details at cadets@SFPAL.org.
Summer internships in the Arts and Sciences - apply now - deadlines approaching!
You do not have to be an artist or scientist to apply to these internships - just be enthusiastic, energetic, and have a positive professional attitude and willingness to learn.
• Yerba Buena Center for the Arts -- Get a summer internship learning about art and developing your creativity at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts July 22- Aug 16th. For information and application go to YBCA.org/YAAW - deadline 4-26-14
• Children’s Creativity Museum (formerly ZEUM) -- Summer internship for freshmen and sophomores and exceptional juniors – Children’s Creativity Museum – assist museum patrons and children with art activities. For more information go to ativity.org Select “Programs” and “C.I.T.Y. Teens” for application.
• DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park -- Year long internships at the DeYoung. For information and applications go to: http://deyoung.famsf.org/education/k-12-students-0
• California Academy of Sciences -- Summer and year long internships – with science training. Information and applications : http://www.calacademy.org/youthprograms/
Wishbone.org is a nonprofit helping low-income high school students participate in out-of-school time opportunities. Students identify an afterschool or summer program that they are passionate about, and Wishbone raises money to pay the cost of the program.
Summer Jobs+: Mayor Ed Lee has launched Summer Jobs+, a challenge to private sector employers to hire San Francisco young people. For more information and to create a job profile, go to www.hiresfyouth.com
YouthWorks: San Francisco Youth Works prepares young people for work through paid internships in City government. They also offer mentorships, job search and career preparation workshops, on-the-job training, leadership opportunities, and positive experiences to put on college applications. www.SFYouthworks.org or call (415) 202-7911.
Flipgigs.com: The one place to hire smart, scrappy, motivated students. A place for households to place job gigs, students can search for jobs and employers can post openings.
Employers • Educators • Teens • Parents
Find resources, compliance instructions, and other information about employing youth— and finding youth jobs—from the
US Department of Labor.
San Francisco Youth Employment Directory
The third edition Youth Employment and Education Resource Directory details hundreds of programs, how and when to apply, and other information helpful to young people ages 14 to 17 as they seek employment. Created by the SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development.
To download a copy: Youth Employment Resource Directory. Questions: Workforce.Development@SFGOV.org
What Jobs Can Youth Have?
Except for farm work and work in the entertainment industry, 14 is the minimum legal age for a child to start working. In addition, youth under the age 18 who have not graduated from high school are required to attend school a minimum of 4 hours per week in addition to having a job.
The following are some rules that apply to youth of different ages:
14- and 15-year-olds
Can work up to 3 hours on a school day, Monday through Friday, and 18 hours during a
Can work up to 8 hours a day on a non-school day, or 40 hours in a non-school week.
Cannot work during school hours.
Cannot work before 7am or after 7pm, except from June 1 through Labor Day when evening hours are extended to 9pm.
Cannot work in any manufacturing, processing, mining, construction, warehouse operations, and many restrictions apply around cooking.
16- and 17-year-olds
Can work up to 4 hours on a school day, Monday through Friday, and 28 hours during a
Can work up to 8 hours a day on a non-school day, or 48 hours in a non-school week.
Can work between 5am and 10pm, which may be extended to one-half hour past midnight on nights preceding non-school days.
Can work in any occupation except those declared hazardous by the Secretary of Labor.
How much should youth be paid?
SFkids Related Pages
• For more information about service learning for youth see our Volunteering page.
• Find more youth workforce development information and resources on the Youth Employment section of the DCYF website. Preparing young people for future educational and career success is a major focus of DCYF. The goal is that all San Francisco youth will be equipped with workforce experiences and knowledge of a variety of career options by the time they turn 18. The emphasis is based on the belief that exposure to the workplace offers young people:
• Leadership and skill-building opportunities
• Positive alternatives
• Interesting pathways to explore
• A method for them to contribute to the vitality of San Francisco
Things Youth Should Know Before Getting a Job
In order to get a job or get into a job training program, youth need to have the following documentation:
A government-issued Social Security Card
Proof of Age (Birth Certificate, California Driver’s License or ID, Passport, or “Green Card”)
Things Youth Should Know When Applying for a Job
• Have an idea of what kind of job you would like. Check out this a website with suggestions of teen jobs. Or read "Before You Start a Teen Job Search"
• Create a resume. Tons of information at about.com.
• Learn how to interview.
• Are you ready for the top Seven Commonly-Asked Questions During an Interview.