Educational Opportunities

LA Youth At Work Offers Job Skills Training for Ages 16 – 24

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Summer’s coming and you may feel like it’s time for your student to go out and get a job…but low-key, in the back of your mind you may be wondering, who’s going to hire them? They can barely remember to pick up after themselves. Have no fear, L.A. Youth at Work can help. A program of the…

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YouThink Student Ambassador Applications Available

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youTHink, an arts and education program offered by the Zimmer Children’s Museum, is looking for student ambassadors. They offer really great programming throughout the year. My daughter participated in the animation retreat last fall and enjoyed it.   youTHink‘s Student Ambassador Program (SAP) is a year-long leadership development, creative learning, and community involvement program from August…

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Free College Workshop for HS Juniors

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Transportation and food are provided. Make sure to register no later than May 11, 2016.  

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LACMA High School Internship Program

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) offers an internship opportunity for students in 10th – 12th grades. The program runs for 32 weeks from September 2016 through June 2017. The program seeks promising Los Angeles County public high school students who have an enthusiasm for the arts, are self-motivated, and demonstrate a high level of…

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Ryman Arts Hosts Application Day for Potential Students

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If your student is thinking about applying to the Ryman Arts program, they’ll want to check out the first annual Application Day event at Cal State Fullerton! The event is for potential students where they will participate in a drawing workshop led by a Ryman Arts faculty member that will guide students in drawing a beautiful…

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Free Studio Art Class for HS Students at Ryman Arts

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Update 5/17: Deadline has been extended to 5/31 For the artist-in-training, they will want to apply to Ryman Arts program. The non-profit organization offers professional studio art classes with college and career guidance, free of charge, to talented youth who want to pursue a future in the arts. Students are challenged with rigorous drawing and painting classes…

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MOCA Teen Programs Offers Paid Positions to HS Jrs and Srs

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Here’s a year-long, paid opportunity for those teens interested in the arts. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) teen program brings high school juniors and seniors (mostly seniors) behind the scenes to learn about the museum, contemporary art, artists, and other creative careers. Located downtown, teens will meet at MOCA on Thursday nights and some weekends…

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HS Students Can Learn Filmmaking in Free 30-Month Program

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Do you have the next Nate Parker or Ava DuVernay in the making? Here’s an incredible opportunity for them to learn how to write, direct and edit their own short films under the tutelage of top filmmakers and industry experts over the course of 30 months…for free. Ghetto Film School LA is a ground-breaking initiative that…

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Be an Engineer for a Day

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Can Your Student Build a Better Mousetrap Car? If you have a student ages 11 and up who may be interested in a STEM career, check out Be An Engineer for a Day at West Angeles Church Education and Enrichment Program (EEP). In partnership with Engineer Factory, EEP will host, Be an Engineer for a…

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Check out CTG’s College & Career Fair for the Arts

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Do you have a student who’s thinking about majoring in art? Maybe you’re on the fence because you’re not exactly sure what the heck they can do with an art degree. Well you can get some questions answered at Center Theatre Group’s (CTG) free College & Career Fair.  High school students and their parents are invited to…

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