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     Seattle Public Library has FAFSA workshops

    Upcoming Hiring Events and opportunities

    Indeed Job Seekers Event: January 23rd (This Thursday) Accelerator YMCA 1pm – 5pm

    Workshop around employment soft skills and then have one-on-one meetings with job

    Requirements: Any young person ages 14-25

    Schedule:12:30-12:45 pm Registration, 12:45-01:45 pm Workshop Presentation, 02:00-05:00 pm | Job Search Consultations

    2100 24th Ave. South

    Seattle, WA 98144

    Contact: Leslie Horton for questions:

    PCC Central District Hiring Fair

    PCC says their new store at 23rd and Union will bring around 100 “union jobs” to the neighborhood.

    PCC’s goal is for about half of the new hires to come from the surrounding neighborhood.

    If you’re interested, bring your resume to one of the upcoming PCC job fairs planned through March at the Douglass-Truth Library, 2300 E Yesler Way.


    • Wednesday, January 29th : 3:30-6:30
    • Monday February 10th : 3:30-6:30
    • Thursday, February 27th: 10:30-1:30
    • Saturday, March 14th: 10:30-1:30
    • Thursday, March 26th: 10:30-1:30
    • Saturday, April 4th: 10:30-1:30
    • Monday, April 6th: 3:30-6:30




    Seattle University Pathway Project at Accelerator YMCA

    Overview: This is a cohort pilot program led by Seattle University students partnering with Accelerator YMCA. Seattle University students will lead a group of young adults through 5 job readiness classes over 2 ½ months. The end result will be that young adults completing the cohort will interview and likely be hired at Costco. They will then receive specialized on-the-job support for the first 90 days at Costco. This project will also have an intergenerational mentorship component). Spots are limited!

    Requirements: 18 – 24 years old

    Low income

    Be experiencing or at risk of homelessness/in transitional housing

    Have a case manager or interest/willingness to get one

    Be eligible for employment in the US and have enough ID for I-9

    Pass a drug test on February 14

    Available on January 17, 24, 31 / February 14 / March 13 / all 12:30 – 4

    Complete a screening form (at www.SeattleYMCA.INFO/FastTrack)

    Location: Accelerator YMCA at the 2100 Building

    2100 24th Ave. South

    Seattle, WA 98144

    Contact: Ari Einbinder for questions:


    Summer Opportunities

    Girls Who Code's 7-week Summer Immersion Program teaches 10th–11th grade girls and non-binary students the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community while preparing for a career in tech. In the Summer Immersion Program, participants will learn about:


    • CAREERS — They’ll meet inspiring female role models in the field and get an inside look at the tech world through guest speakers, workshops, fun field trips and more! Their summer will be spent in classrooms hosted at the world’s top companies like AT&T, Goldman Sachs, Warner Brothers, and Disney.


    • SKILLS AND IMPACT — They’ll learn to code through hands-on real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, websites, apps, and more. By the end of the summer, they will create a final project that solves a real-world problem they care about -- combining their new coding skills with their passions to change the world!


    • SISTERHOOD —As essential members of our Girls Who Code sisterhood, they will learn in a supportive, girls-first environment and make lifelong friendships that encourage them to be brave, take risks, and stand up for what matters to them!


    Need-based Summer Stipends of up to $1200 to cover transportation and living costs are available for students who qualify.


    Girls Who Code also offers online webinars for you to learn more about the program. You can sign up for an upcoming online webinar here.


    Encourage interested students to apply at (application opens soon). The early acceptance deadline is February 14, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST, so don’t let Seattle students miss out on this amazing opportunity! All applications are due March 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST.


    Foundry10 Summer Internships

    The internship program at foundry10 is a great way for students to not only have the opportunity to learn something new or expand what they already know, but also what it means to work in a real office environment; getting exposed to the workplace early on to develop soft skills within the workplace. Essentially, we treat our interns like employees to give them a real world office experience. Here is a link to our internship page ( which details the specifics of the program, and our research involved.


    DO-IT Scholars
    Summer 2020 | University of Washington
    Washington state high school students with disabilities: Attend summer study sessions on campus to experience college life and build technology skills.
    Apply by Jan. 30.

    The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program
    July 31 - Aug. 10, 2020 | Princeton, New Jersey
    Eleventh graders from low-income households: explore your interest in journalism through a ten-day program that guides you through the college admission process and introduces you to possible career paths. All expenses, including travel costs, are paid for by the program.
    Apply by Feb. 17.

    Passport to Careers
    Washington State
    Youth who have been homeless or in foster care: this program can assist you on your journey toward a postsecondary education, including two-year, four-year, and apprenticeship options.
    Apply on a rolling basis.

    Apply for SU’s High School Summer Camps.

    Applications for our Summer 2020 programs openedon November 1, 2019and will close onMarch 30, 2020. This summer Seattle U has two (2) programs where students will have the opportunity to partake in dormitory life, campus dining, and visit our corporate partner’s headquarters, college courses while earning college credit.

    Social Entrepreneurship |Albers School of Business & Economics’ Summer Business Institute

    July 5 – 10, 2020 |An overnight on campus experience focused on social entrepreneurship. The program provides high school aged youth the opportunity to explore entrepreneurship and business.

    Criminal Justice & Artificial Intelligence |Transformative Technologies

    July 12 – 24, 2020 |An overnight on campus experience focused on the impacts of machine learning, criminal justice, and innovation while addressing a modern ethical and social issue through A.I.

    “This year we have increased capacity for the programs from thirty (30) to sixty (60) students, with holistic merit scholarships available to support Washington State students in participating in the programs. Seattle U does not need to be one of your students’ option schools to attend the program, but we do ask they have an interest in the topic or topics they choose to apply to. We invitecurrent freshmen, sophomores, and juniorsfrom Interagency High School to apply via our online application located on the right-hand side of our website at


    APIA Scholarship
    Asian and/or Pacific Islander 12th graders: scholarships range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards.
    Apply by Jan. 22.

    USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
    High school seniors who plan to attend an 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant University: get a full-tuition scholarship to study agriculture, food, national resource sciences, or another related discipline.
    Apply by Jan. 31.

    Betancourt-Macias Family Scholarship Foundation
    Undocumented students: five $1,000 scholarships to cover a range of education options.
    Apply by May 1.