Summer 2017 – Career Camps, Internships, Employment & More!

Please bookmark this ever growing list of summer 2017 career camps, paid & unpaid internships, and employment opportunities throughout the Charleston region and beyond.

All of the opportunities below are Student Led, meaning students must take the leadership role in applications, etc. Students should speak with their teacher, school counselor, and parents before applying for any of these opportunities.

Current Sophomores, Juniors and Graduating Seniors: Also check out the Trident Region’s Youth Apprenticeship program ; another amazing career development opportunity to Earn while you Learn!

Type Focus Opportunity Eligibility Deadline More Info
Camp Health Science MUSC Medical Careers Summer Camp Rising Seniors in Health Science ASAP LINK
Camp STEM US Naval Academy Summer STEM Camp Rising 9th – 11th graders ASAP LINK
Camp Health Science Summer Health Careers Exploration Symposium Grades 9-12 ASAP LINK
Camp STEM iTEAMS XTREME Computer Science & Tech Camp Rising 7th & 8th graders 5/15/2017 LINK
Camp STEM Lowcountry CREATEng Engineering Camp Rising 8th & 9th graders 5/15/2017 LINK
Camp Leadership Riley Institute’s Emerging Public Leaders Camp Rising Juniors 4/7/2017 LINK
Camp STEM STEM Girls Rock, Presented by SPAWAR @ CofC Rising 8th and 9th graders TBD LINK
Camp Community Service City of Charleston Youth Volunteer Corps Students ages 11-18 Ongoing LINK
Camp Cybersecurity Palmetto Cybersecurity Summer Camp Grades 9-12 ASAP LINK
Camp Health Science Roper St. Francis SCRUBS Health Career Camp Age 14-15 ASAP LINK
Camp Entrepreneurship Start Up Innovation Academy at Georgia Tech Grades 6-12 ASAP LINK
Employment Various City of Charleston Summer Youth Employment Students ages 15+ ASAP LINK
Employment Various Sonic Drive-in Restaurants throughout Charleston Students ages 15+ ASAP LINK
Employment Various Summer Youth Works (PAID) Rising Seniors & Graduates 04/28/17 LINK
Employment Various Chas County Summer Youth Employment Program Students ages 16-21 04/14/17 LINK
Internship Early Childhood Ed Chas County Park & Rec: Junior Counselor Students ages 13-16 04/14/17 LINK
Internship Various CCSD Summer Internships (PAID) Rising Seniors 03/30/17 LINK
Internship Health Science Lowcountry AHEC Summer Internships Graduating Seniors ASAP LINK
Internship Various Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge (Paid) Rising Senior ASAP LINK
Internship Various Palmetto CAP’s Job Shadowing program Rising 10th & 11th graders ASAP LINK
Internship Various Coastal Expeditions (Paid) Rising Seniors ASAP LINK
Internship STEM SPAWAR Cybersecurity and more Rising Seniors ASAP LINK

Did you know Trident Technical College has terrific summer camps for career exploration for ages 7-17?

Check out their extensive list of opportunities here:

Additional resources for students seeking summer employment and internships: