One of Portland’s hottest technology firms has teamed up with Portland Workforce Alliance, Worksystems and Portland Public Schools to offer career days and paid summer internships to Portland high school students.
A number of employers exhibiting at the NW Youth Careers Expo offer internships, mentorships, job opportunities and job shadows for high school students. Here are a few: Portland Parks & Recreation: Portland Parks & Recreation has many summer job openings
Calling all Expo exhibitors: If you have internships, jobs or volunteer opportunities for high school students, now is the time to tell us!
Dominic Ferroggiaro didn’t do much sleeping in this summer. Instead, the 16-year-old Benson High School senior woke up early, laced up his boots and headed to Tice Industries, where he works as a paid apprentice.
We caught up recently with Benson High School alumna Elizabeth Ma, who has worked part-time for Blount International this year as part of Oregon’s Youth Apprenticeship Training Program.