Internship & Job Opportunities

One of the best things you can do to prepare for college is get hands-on experience (and make money) through a job or internship! Below you will find the most up-to-date information on jobs and internships for Richmond high school and college students.

Internship Opportunities: 
High School Due Date: Friday, February 8th 2019 by 4:00 pm PST
Undergraduate Due Date: Friday, February 22nd 2019 by 4:00 pm PST
Eligibility: High school students in their junior or senior year, with at least one completed year in math and biology OR Undergraduate students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program.
Undergraduate Due Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. EST

Eligibility: Be currently enrolled as a rising junior or senior or received their baccalaureate degree within 12 calendar months of the MCHC/RISE-UP program orientation.

  • This program is geared towards students interested in “maternal and child health, reducing health disparities and promoting social justice”. It’s a public health program that lets students choose from 3 partner site locations across the U.S. (one being UC Davis).
Undergraduate Due Date: January 31, 2019
Eligibility: 1. Be enrolled in a four-year institution (community college transfers eligible) and have completed at least two years of undergraduate education OR graduated Spring term 2018 or after and have not enrolled in a graduate program.
Undergraduate Due Date: January 31, 2019, 11:59pm EST
Eligibility: Students who will have completed at least two years of college at an accredited institution by the beginning of the program: Rising juniors and seniors.
Undergraduate Due Date: March 15, 2019 (Rolling Basis)
Eligibility: “Only applicants who will be enrolled in a degree program in fall 2019 and will have studied in the United States for at least one academic year at the start of the internship are eligible.”
High School Due Date: JANUARY 14, 2019
Eligibility: Be age 16 through 19. Priority is given to juniors and senior level students
Be a high school student or recent high school graduate of the class of 2019
Undergraduate Due Date: “Information for the 2019 Summer Internship Program will be posted in January 2019.”
Eligibility: Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be currently enrolled in and attending college, with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Also must reside in the Bay Area.
High School Due Date: 3/13/2019
Undergraduate Due Date: “Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this announcement may close at any time after 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2019.”
Undergraduate Due Date: January 25th
Eligibility: Entering your junior or senior year of undergraduate study in the Fall following the program.
High School Due Date: Rolling application
Eligibility: High School students from the Richmond area
The Plant to Plate Internship Program mentors, empowers, and prepares high
school students from the Richmond area to advance their employment opportunities through training in organic gardening and the culinary arts. Our interns learn how to grow organic food from seed to harvest, and how to cook and serve it – while developing essential job and life skills.
To learn more about Plant to Plate, and/or to receive an application for
next years program, please contact us directly at:

Summer 2019 Internship Opportunities

Emerson Collective

Emerson Collective is  an organization dedicated to removing barriers to opportunity, so people can live to their full potential. Established and led by Laurene Powell Jobs, they center our work on education, immigration reform, the environment, and other social justice initiatives. They use a wide range of tools and strategies—partnering with entrepreneurs and experts, parents and policymakers, advocates and administrators—to develop and execute innovative solutions that will spur change and promote equality.

Paid internships for Summer 2019 vary by role, including law, investment, education technology, social innovation, health equity, and more.

Applications due January 7, 2019.

Health Career Connection

Health Career Connection (HCC) is a comprehensive professional development program that provides paid summer internships to undergraduate and recent graduates in the field of public health and healthcare.

HCC is committed to increasing representation of all racial and ethnic groups in the health professions. Students of color, first-generation students and those of economically challenged backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Through partnerships with local organizations, HCC provides internships in a variety of settings including but not limited to: hospitals, community health centers, medical groups, health plans, local health departments, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and advocacy groups. During the course of the internship, students will work on meaningful projects and gain professional and personal development skills or acumen. HCC provides extensive exposure to health careers through workshops and events guiding students towards their authentic health career path.

Applications due December 26, 2018.