Career Exploration Opportunities

All of the opportunities listed 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. If you need assistance please contact your Career Specialist 

Be sure to check out the Trident Region’s Youth Apprenticeship program, another amazing career exploration opportunity!

This list is updated regularly – Please bookmark this page and revisit often for the latest information!


Career Focus Type Opportunity Deadline Eligibility More Info
ALL AREAS Summer Internship CCSD Summer Internship Program March 7th Rising 12th Graders MORE INFO & APPLY
Agriculture / Sustainability / Conservation / Natural Resources Summer Camp South Carolina State “Choice” Camp- Exploring Careers in Conservation, Natural Resources, Sustainability, and other Agriculture-Related Areas Until Filled Rising 11th & 12th Grade FLYER
Agriculture/ Sustainability Human Service Summer Internship The Green Heart Project Job Description March 31st 15-19yrs old by June 17th FLYER & APPLY
Animal Science Volunteer Programs Charleston Animal Society Explorer’s Club Various Program Dates 8-17 Years Old APPLY
Studio Art Career Camp Studio Art Summer Immersion Program- College of Charleston Program Starts July 22nd 10-12th Grade APPLY
Business Week Long Event SC Chamber of Commerce Business Week April 2024 Rising 11th & 12th Grade MORE INFO & APPLY
Conservation Internship South Carolina Aquarium Teen Conservation Crew March 12th 9th & 10th Grade MORE INFO & APPLY
Education/ Recreation Summer Opportunity Camp Saint Christopher- Counselors in Training February 29th 16 by June 1st FLYER
Electrical One Day Event SC Lineman Rodeo Showcase- learn more about the important work our Lineworkers do to keep the community empowered March 16th March 16th FLYER
Government One Day Event Virtual FBI 101 Session – FBI Columbia Field Office March 7th HS Students FLYER
Government 2 Day Event FBI Columbia Teen Academy Program March 19th 11th & 12th Graders FLYER & APPLICATION
Health Care Mentorship/Internship MUSC Teen Science Ambassador Program March 31st Rising 11th Grade APPLY FLYER & SPANISH VERSION
Health Care Info Sessions MUSC College of Health Professions Varies HS Students ALL DATES & REGISTER
Health Care Job Shadow MUSC Shadow a Pharmacist or Student Varies Middle/HS Student MORE INFO
Health Care Intern/Part-time Transporter- Roper St. Francis Healthcare – in search bar type Transporter to view possible open positions Varies 16+ APPLY
Health Care Part-time Transporter- MUSC- in search bar type Transporter to view possible open positions Varies 16+ APPLY
Health Care Student Opportunities MUSC Programs for Students Varies Per Program Varies MORE INFO
Hospitality/ Sports Summer Opportunity Charleston Riverdogs- Hiring Events on Jan. 13th & Feb. 10th from 10am-1pm Until Filled 15+ FLYER & APPLY
Hospitality/Education Summer Position K-E Camps Until Filled HS Students FLYER & APPLY
Hospitality/Event Planning/ Sports Volunteer Program Cooper River Bridge Run Expo Support Until Filled HS Students APPLY
Human Rights/ Government Week Long Event Charleston Civil Rights & Civics/Kids on Point- Immersive Civil Rights Experience 20 Students Rising 10th Graders MORE INFO & REGISTER
Human Service Summer Internship Charleston County Student Leadership & Intern Program- 911, EMS, Fire Rising 12th Graders FLYER
Manufacturing Summer Internship Boeing Manufacturing Student Development Program March 1st 17+ by June 21, 24′- CRCAS, WACAS, ECCAS Students FLYER
Recreation Summer Position City of Charleston Summer Lifeguards Until Filled 16 by May 1st FLYER
Recreation Summer Positions City of Charleston Summer Positions Until Filled 16 by May 1st FLYER
STEM/Marine Conservation/Research Summer Internship SCDNR Marine Resource Division- Coastal Conservation Summer Internship Program- PAID February 29th 18+ years old APPLY
STEM Apprenticeship Develop Carolina- Software Engineers- accepting application now for Summer start date Rolling Application 18+ years old APPLY
STEM 1 Day Event South Carolina Young Women In Engineering Leadership Conference- @ CofC- April 30th Until Filled High School Students FLYER & REGISTER
STEM 1 Day Event Liberty Hill Community STEM Day April 27th K-12 MORE INFO
Social Justice/Various Summer Internship Jobs for the Future Opens in December HS Seniors APPLY
STEM 1 Day Event STEMapalooza @ Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies 10am-2pm May 18th K-12 FLYER
Various Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Opportunities in various careers Varies 11th-Graduating Seniors VIEW POSITIONS