Career Opportunities

James Dopman, BHS Career Advisor


JOB and SUMMER Opportunities

  • KIDS for the BAY Summer Camp – KIDS for the BAY (KftB) is in our seventeenth year of delivering a fun-filled summer of hands-on science and nature exploration in the outdoors, studying the environment of the San Francisco Bay Area. Camp includes science investigations, nature games, art activities, hiking, kayaking, swimming and many more adventures. Campers learn to care for the natural environment and become environmental stewards. For more information, go here:

Seeking the following positions:

Camp Assistant Leader KIDS for the BAY Camp Assistant Leader Job

Camp Leader KIDS for the BAY Camp Leader Job

  • YouthWorks – Employment Program for Berkeley Youth

    YouthWorks operates on a year-round basis including 7-8 week Summer & Winter After-school Employment Programs for youth 14- 25 years old.  The goal of the YouthWorks program is to provide a variety of employment opportunities that allow participants the opportunity to build strong skills.

    Program Objectives for YouthWorks:

    Encourage school completion and enrollment in postsecondary education and/or training.

    • Expose youth to career options and opportunities.
    • Offer part-time-temporary jobs
    • Divert youth into positive activities
    • Assist youth with inter-personal relations at home and in the community.

More information?  Youth Works Summer 2017


  • Apply to be a 2017 Bay Area Youth Ambassador with AMIGOS and go on a FULLY FUNDED 3 week trip to Paraguay this summer!  TIME SENSITIVE — Applications due March 8thYouth Ambassadors participate in a three-week international exchange and and leadership training in Paraguay this summer, and then return to their home communities in the Bay Area to carry out a community service project from August until December. Participants are growing young leaders who are passionate about making their community a safer, healthier or happier place to live. They want to travel to another country and meet other young people who are also determined to make a difference in their communities. After their experience abroad, they are enthusiastic about returning to their home countries to implement their community-based service projects.What makes the AMIGOS Youth Ambassadors Program special? The program is a competitive, fully funded scholarship opportunity sponsored by the U.S. State Department for Bay Area teens in the 9th, 10th and 11th grades between the ages of 15-18 years. The Youth Ambassadors Program is more than just a chance to travel abroad; it is an opportunity to learn from other young people across the world and develop oneself as a confident changemaker and community leader. You and your son or daughter can find out more out the program and a link to the application (due March 8th) at Please contact with any questions.

    More info: Amigos Flyer

  • Applications for Coro’s Exploring Leadership Youth Program are now available!

    Coro’s Exploring Leadership Youth Program is a full-time summer program where youth gain the skills and confidence to be an effective leader. Exploring Leadership helps youth unlock their full potential and gives them the skills to become effective facilitators and social change agents. The 6-week program runs from June 19 – July 28 (Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm) and is for current 9th – 11th graders. 

    Participants get:

    • Hands on training on key leadership concepts (communication, problem solving, self/group awareness, project management, feedback, and more)
    • Real-world job experience (2-week internship)
    • A deeper understanding of community issues
    • A professional network made up of local leaders
    • A $800 stipend!

    Apply online at: Applications are due by March 17, 2017.

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Current 9th, 10th or 11th grader
    • Interested in making a positive change in their school/community
    • Open to new experiences and leaving their comfort zone
    • Good at working independently AND in teams
    • Able to attend ALL seminars
    • Interested in learning new skills


    Any amount of leadership experience is welcome.  No minimum grade point average is required.

     Please help pass this opportunity by:

    1)      Posting the Exploring Leadership flyer.

    2)      Downloading the application.


    Applications are due by March 17, 2017.


  • SUMMER JOB: Leaders-in-Training KIDS for the BAY offers a Camp Leaders in Training (LIT) Program for campers age 11-14 years. This is an excellent opportunity for youth who love being in nature, have a passion for science and enjoy working with younger children.If you are interested, please email Aislinn Sterling at with the subject line “Leader In Training” and she will provide further instructions on how to register. More information:


  • Looking for a paid summer science research experience this summer for high school students?  The iCLEM program offers a paid summer science experience at the Joint BioEnergy Institute to current sophomores and juniors in Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco schools. The 8 selected students will complete a real-world biofuels research project in a state-of-the-art lab, prepare for the college admissions process, and explore STEM careers.See the flyer (attached) and program details for more information.To learn more and apply for the program, visit the iCLEM website.  Online application is open until March 12, 2017.


  • BYA’s Career Development Center has openings for our Workforce Programs offering exposure, experience and training. As an active participant in the program you will be eligible to receive the following: paid internship $12.86 and hr., vocational training assistance, job placement assistance, interview clothing, transportation (limited), college guidance and bonus incentives. If you are between the ages 14-24 yrs. old you may qualify for one of the programs (See program flyer for requirements). More informationSASYEP FlyerPlease contact Wendy Rodrigues @ 510.845.9010 ext. 214  or Mieka Claridy @ 510.845.9010 ext. 219 for any questions regarding the program. BYA is open for enrollment year round.
  • Office Maintenance Work – Cheng Design, located at 2808 San Pablo Ave (between Heinz and Grayson) is looking for a high school student who lives close by to sweep outside our office building. We need you two mornings a week, for about 1/2 hour each day, on Monday & Wednesday, or Tuesday and Thursday. We pay $25/hour, so you would make about $100 – $125/month.Please send your resume and 3 references to Elaine Miller at
  • Rising Sun Energy is looking for Energy Specialists, age 15 to 22.  California Youth Energy Service (CYES) is a summer and after-school employment and training program for 15-22 year olds. When you get a job with CYES, you’ll be trained to work as an Energy Specialist, helping residents save energy, water, and money through Green House Calls.  When you work with CYES, you’ll gain valuable skills, work in a supportive environment, earn a paycheck AND help your community!  Interested go here!
  • Mathnasium is hiring math tutors for students, 2nd grade through high school.  Owner of small tutoring business is seeking juniors or seniors with strong math and communication skills. Applicants should have completed  / excelled in basic algebra and geometry content.  8 – 16 hours per week earning $10 per hour.  Contact Andre Bertrand 510-246-8772 if interested.
  • King Middle School needs lifeguards. If you or someone you know would like to apply, please contact Vice Principal Javier Mendieta ASAP by email at or at 510-644-6431.
  • The Claremont Club & Spa. We have a huge variety of positions we are hoping to fill including Culinary, Food & Beverage, Houseperson, Room Attendant, Lifeguards, Aquatics Instructors, etc. APPLY ON LINE HERE:,21,241
  • SECURITY GUARD TRAINING, Classes begin in April 2016, Sign up now for Security guard training at BYA! Complete all 40 hours of training with a professional instructor who can train you for real life, on the job scenarios. Requirements: You must be 18 years or older and have no felonies, Cost: Free to current BYA program participants, $275 for Non-BYA program participants— payment plains available, If you are between the ages of 18-24 you may be eligible for financial assistance, Included: the cost of this program includes fees for Livescans, Course Materials, BSIS, Application & Instructors, Please contact the BYA Career Development and Prevention Center for more information and to sign up. 510-845-9010 ext.219 510-845-9010 ext.220


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  1. 2017 Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference When: Saturday, February 25, 2017. Registration: 8:30 AM (PST); Program: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST)Where: Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale St, San Francisco, CA, 94105Registration closes on February 17, 2017The Youth for the Environment & Sustainability (YES) Conference is an annual event that encourages hundreds of students from across the region to lead, collaborate and discuss solutions to the climate change crisis. The 2017 YES Conference will bring together middle- and high-school students from the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma) to discuss solutions to the climate change crisis. The conference aims to raise awareness of how our transportation choices affect our families, our communities, our air and our planet. More importantly, the conference provides a youth-friendly and youth-driven space where students from all walks of life feel energized by each other and empowered to tackle current issues head on.RSVP here:
  2. Facebook: in becoming a dentist!  Think about attending Dental Camp!  The University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry is  Dental Camp for middle/high school students on Saturday, March 11th.  Dental Camp is a free one day event that brings in middle and high school students around the Bay Area to learn about the various fields in Dentistry by exposing them to various hands on activities in our clinics/labs.More information about the event can be found below:

Website and registration:
Flyer: dental-camp-flyer

  1. The WiSE Conference – The Women in Science and Engineering theme program invites students from Berkeley High School to attend  The Future of Science Conference, our annual WiSE conference being held on Saturday March 4, 2017 at the UC Berkeley International House.

    The Future of Science Conference will provide high school students the opportunity to listen to professors and industry professionals doing groundbreaking work in their respective fields, and attend a graduate student poster session and panel.This is a great event for high school students interested in varied STEM fields including biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, computer science, engineering, and others.

    All details for the conference can be found here : . There is no fee to attend, and all meals will be included.  Due to room restrictions, we can offer no more than 25 seats to your high school,which must include any supervisors or chaperones.

    Please let us know as soon as possible if students from Berkeley High School would be interested in attending so that we may make arrangements accordingly.

  2. Summer Research Program at CHORI  – The CHORI Summer Research Program is designed to provide an unsurpassed opportunity for juniors or seniors to immerse themselves in the world of basic and/or clinical research for three months during the summer. The program pairs students with one or two CHORI principal investigators who serve as mentors, guiding the students through the design and testing of their own hypotheses and methodology development. At the end of the summer, students present their research to their peers just as any professional researcher would do.Applications for the CHORI summer internship are due Friday, February 10th, 2017.  Applications can be found: complete application includes: ApplicationTranscript500 word essay2 Letters of Recommendation (due at the time of the application), and a Resume. Contact Ellen Fung ( or David Sabaria (, for more information.
  1. Cooking Camp Internship – Love to cook? I have two 2-week unpaid internships available to assist teach cooking to preteens and younger teens. Your role will be: to help instruct the students on techniques, to assist the students in finding the right utensils and materials, and to help set up and clean up (including doing some dishes). I will teach you some techniques in advance so that you can help the students. You will also have the chance to taste what the class makes. The hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 1:30pm, at the Albany Community Center, in addition to an orientation meeting the week before you start. The two sessions are July 31 to August 11 (must be age 17 or older) or August 14 to August 25 (must be age 15 or older). If interested, e-mail by March 31 saying why this internship appeals to you, what job or volunteer experience (if any) you have, and what your age will be during summer camp.
  2. We are the TechHive, a teen internship program located at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science. For the past 4 years, we have been engaging high school students in STEM learning through the creation of museum exhibits and educational events.

    TechHive is a free, 10 week long internship that teaches students about programming, electronics, prototyping and art. No prior tech experience is required.

    We are currently recruiting our next cohort of teen interns to start in February of 2017. Students can learn more about the program and apply directly on our website

    If you have any additional questions about the program, you can contact Andrew Milne or Matt Chilbert at 510-643-7764 or contact us by email.

  3. Central Library Teen Room – Redesign: Internship Opportunity, June 2016 – September 2016: Are you a teenager with opinions?  We are looking for 15 people entering grades 8-11 in Fall 2016 to help us design the new Central Library Teen room. If selected, you will commit to attending 4 meetings during this phase of the project. The first meeting will be during the last week of June. You’ll work with Library staff and architects from local firm Noll&Tam. What’s in it for you? Civic engagement. Leadership development. Community service hours. You will also receive letters of recommendation and appreciation as well as a stipend at the end of the project. Interested? Call Kay Finney at 510 981-6135 or email
  4. The San Leandro Police Department is hosting a Teen Police Academy July 25-29 for 14-18 year olds.
  5. YMCA of the Central Bay Area IT Internship: Looking to get real world technology experience? IT Interns at the Y get real experience working with enterprise technology. You will be interacting with costumers, providing desktop support via phone, ticketing system and face to face. Interns will learn how to troubleshoot computer hardware, software and other peripherals.  We are looking for someone who is computer-savvy, eager to learn and a great multitasker. This internship is ideal for students who enjoy working with computers. We are located in Downtown Berkeley right across the park from Berkeley High. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Please submit your resume or any questions to Joahna Alba at
  6. Construction Exploration Program in Alameda County. Students age 15-23 will get an overview of various engineering and construction related careers, they also receive a gift card for every session they attend. The application is available in the College & Career Center. Please review sessions and note that sessions are in the afternoon/early evening.  *For outreach tracking purposes, Hensel Phillips is asking that you write “ HUB of Excellence” on the top right corner of the application. Also, the flyer says 16 but they are accepting applications from 15 year olds.
  7. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Center Voter Engagement and GOTV project within the 21st Congressional district. Internally, the purpose is to provide classes and rigorous civic engagement experience to students that prepares them for ongoing civic engagement and community organizing, and develops within them a life-long commitment to public service and the further development of democracy. Students receive daily classes in: U.S. constitutional history; civics and public policy; civil rights and the role of organization in gaining civil, human, and economic rights; leadership development; conduct change that permits individual integration into efforts to confront racism, poverty, and war. The classes provide the study. Voter Engagement provides the direct experience.  Applications available in the College & Career Center
  8. ACAP (Accounting Career Awareness Program) offers a one-week summer residency program at UC Berkeley. For the calendar year 2016, the residency program will be held from July 10-15, 2016 Field trips, lectures, and some fun will make this a most memorable week.
    Download the 2016 application Here
  9. Volunteers & Interns Needed at La Peña Cultural Center!  Event Production and Marketing Internships also available. Do you want to help promote cultural understanding, social justice & peace through the arts? La Peña Cultural Center has been doing just that since 1975. Contact us: 510-849-2568 / natalia@lapena.orgTake a look at some of the events we have coming up. If you have a few hours to lend your creativity and presence to our process, we invite you to come on down. Internships are typically 10 hours a week, but we can work with your requirements (we have had high school interns work as few as 5 hours a week). We are currently interviewing for the following positions: 1.) Volunteers/Interns to help us flyer around Oakland, Berkeley, Walnut Creek, Richmond, or wherever they may live, to help us promote upcoming events. 2) Interns/Volunteers for our shows and productions which run Thursday through Sunday. Check out our events calendar here and if there is a show that interests you, give us a call and you can join in on the fun for the evening.  E-mail for all your production needs. 3.) We are also seeking volunteers/interns who have skills in marketing, communications, social media, web design/maintenance, etc. This would be a great way to expand your portfolio while supporting a grass roots communal cause.  E-mail for all your communication needs. If interested in a volunteer or internship opportunity, please email to sign up.  These are non-paid internships but in exchange for your time, we do provide interns with tickets to our events/concerts and more.
  10. Summer Discovery Internships Apply now and enroll to ensure your first choice class is available.
  11. UC Berkeley Perception Science Summer Internship Program for High Schoolers : Thisinternship offers advanced high-school students the opportunity to be involved with cutting-edge research in vision science. In this immersive experience, students will be involved in every step of the research process, and will be working alongside Whitney lab members to create and test novel research paradigms. Additionally, students will learn advanced computer coding and statistical analysis techniques that are fundamental to a successful career in all scientific fields. Please visit our website to learn more about this program. This is a fee-based program; full fee waivers are available for accepted low-income students. Program Dates are: July 11th- August 5th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm weekdays. We are accepting applications for Summer 2016.  Website link:
  12. Want to work in a San Francisco law firm this summer? Participate in Farella Braun + Martel’s Diversity Pipeline Internship Program—it’s a great way to learn about careers in the legal profession, prepare for the college application process, and enhance your resume and interviewing skills. This PAID six week program (June 14-July 21, 2016) is open to students who will be entering their senior year of high school in the fall of 2016, are bright, motivated, and enthusiastic, have an interest in the law, and are eager to learn about being a lawyer. Please contact Priscilla Zaccalini at for more details.
  13. Google’s 9th Annual Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI), a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with an interest in technology —especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field.
  14. Laney College’s Environmental Control Technology dept. is proud to host its 12th summertime Physics for Building Science program for East Bay high school students at the Laney campus. Juniors and seniors will learn about building science, computer skills, math, and sustainability through fun lectures and hands-on experiments. There will be field trips to learn about green building, and topics will include electricity, energy efficiency, heating, lighting, and more. Any students or teachers can download the application, teacher recommendation form, and flyer from:
  15. Lawrence Hall of Science Internship for Teens, must volunteer in the summer before applying for an internships
  16. Urban Releaf Internships: Urban Releaf is always looking for motivated and caring individuals to support our various programs including Tree Planting & Maintenance, Urban Forestry Education, Ecosystems Research, Community Outreach and Administration. We offer employment opportunities as needed and internships year round. Application

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  1. The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany & Emeryville are looking for volunteers to help register voters at the Berkeley Flea Market on Saturdays and Sundays, now until the November 8th election.  Additional support needed for candidate forums at the end of September and early October.  Contact Ruby MacDonald 510-524-8961 or go to League of Women Voters BAE
  2. Lawrence Hall of Science Volunteer Summer 2016
  3. Community Reading Buddies, a summer volunteer program run by Aspire Education Project. This is just a reminder that I have sent a previous email titled “Reading Buddies Recruitment Assistance” and would really appreciate if you can go look at that email.  To summarize that email, Community Reading Buddies want as many volunteers as we can to help and influence their communities in helping pre-school children become more interested and excited to read. Students can go to our website and apply now. Thanks,Amanda Ceja


CAREER Training Programs for SENIORS & BHS Alumni

  1. Career-Finder
  2. Alameda County Workforce Board
  3. The Anchor Program
  4. Aviation Institute of Maintenance
  5. Bread Project
  6. BYA
  7. Carpenters Union 152
  8. Fast Response
  9. Ironworkers Local 378
  10. Nor Cal Laborers
  11. Operating Engineers Local 3
  12. PG&E Power Pathways
  13. Plumbers, Steamfitters, Refrigeration & Pipeline Local 342
  14. Rising Sun Energy Center
  15. Safe Passages
  16. SF Jobcorps
  17. Tradeswomen Inc. at 510-891-1243 or email
  18. Year UP Bay Area


Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Athlete Study Center, Classroom J205 @ BHS, Mondays- Thursdays from 3:30- 5:00pm, contact Andy Waranoff
  2. BHS Bridge Tutoring, Mondays- Fridays, 3:30- 4:45pm in G108B, H102B, and A104 contact Jessie Luxford
  3. Dockwalker Volunteer: The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW’s) and the California Coastal Commission’s Boating Clean & Green Program, and The Bay Foundation in partnership with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, the US Power SquadronsLake Berryessa PartnershipSave Our Shores and many more organizations will conduct more free Dockwalker trainings this year.  To become a volunteer, please contact the program coordinator, Vivian Matuk, at (415) 904-6905 or visit for more details and to view the 2015 Dockwalker Training Schedule.
  4. Dorothy Day House Breakfast, most mornings of the week at Christ Church. contact:
  5. EarthTeam: EarthTeam has a small, committed staff and we’re seeking volunteers to play a key role in helping us provide active and engaging environmental education experiences that inspire East Bay youth to become environmental stewards and leaders in their local communities. If you’re interested in volunteering, please send an email to – See more at:
  6. Ecology Center, If you are interested in volunteering for the Ecology Center, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 510-548-2220 x235 or Or, stop by the Ecology Center between 11am and 4pm, Tuesday through Friday.Our volunteer needs vary. Examples of volunteer jobs include database updates, brochure folding, library maintenance, research, event support, workshop assistance, gardening at EcoHouse, farmers’ market set up and break down, materials distribution, photography, and cataloguing seeds for the seed library. Click here to access the volunteer application form.
  7. English Language Development Tutorials, Classroom H308 2 BHS, Mondays- Fridays from 3:30-5:00pm, email Ms. Stewart
  8. King Middle School ELL, King Middle School Classroom S-7, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 3:05- 4:00pm, Wednesdays from 2:15- 3:15pm, contact Ms. Hamai
  9. King Middle School Homework Lab, King Middle School Library, Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays from 3:00- 5:00pm, Wednesdays from 2:15- 4:30pm Email Mr. Leaks
  10. Longfellow Middle School After School Homework Center, Longfellow Middle School Classroom 23, Mondays- Fridays from 4:15- 5:30pm, contact Ms. Gilder (510) 883-5258
  11. campaign volunteers: volunteers will gain experience in electoral campaign, opportunities for leadership positions, email Caroline Stanton at for more information
  12. Oakland Zoo
  13. The Learning Center, College & Career Center @ BHS, Monday- Thursday 3:30- 6:00pm, email Wyn Skeels 
  14. Rosa Parks MathPower, Wednesdays 6:15- 7:30pm, email Ms. Reyes
  15. Waterside Workshops
  16. Willard Mathworks, Willard Middle School Classroom 206 pod, Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00pm, October- December, February- May, email Jesse Ragent


  1. Tradeswomen, Inc. is holding WOMEN Can Build Career Fair on October 21st, 2016 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 23217 Kidder Street., Hayward, CA. The Career Fair is a hands-on event so women can experience the type of work the different trades perform such as sheet metal workers, carpenters, operating engineers, etc. Each table to staffed by apprenticeship coordinators and women currently in the construction trades. Women can learn how to do a tack weld, build a wooden or metal tool kit, or operator a simulator.  More information at 510-891-1243. or email
  2. The Student Conservation Association Youth Programs: Are you a high school student who is passionate about conservation? Do you like working as part of a team to get things done? Do you just love being outdoors? Join an SCA Crew and plug yourself into SCA’s nationwide network of young conservationists – thousands of students who are as passionate as you are about preserving wildlands, protecting nature in urban areas, and keeping the planet green. SCA offers a range of programs for youth ages 15-19.  Apply Online
  3. Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the University of California San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school and college-aged women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments.We are now seeking applicants for our San Francisco, CA program. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering.  We would very much appreciate if you could pass this information along to any high school principals, high school science teachers or high school students you may know.  Applicants should be directed to fill out our online application in advance of the September 8, 2016 application deadline.  Additional information can be found on our website:  The application may be accessed directly using the following link: More information and a printable flyer for this event can be found here.

Summer Opportunities 

  1. Outward Bound California’s Youth Leadership Corps program. This is a full merit based scholarship available to Bay Area High School students that will be in grades 10-12 in the 2016-17 school year. Students will participate in a 12 day backpacking and climbing program in the high Sierra in the summer of 2016, followed by student led service projects once a month during the school year. More information and an application can be found on-line there are only 5 days left to apply for Outward Bound California’s Youth Leadership Corps. Please have prospective students apply though the link below
  3. WILDERNESS IMMERSION AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT (W.I.L.D.) W.I.L.D., Back to Earth’s 10-day backpacking program in Yosemite National Park, supports teenage boys to achieve their next level of maturity and express their authentic selves. Participants learn how to travel safely in the backcountry, manage risk, and develop real world leadership skills. Through a variety of nature awareness and mindfulness practices, we develop relationships with nature that sustain good physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. W.I.L.D.’s unique combination of hard skills training, expressive arts, and rites of passage work fosters a culture of gratitude and resilience that supports transformative personal growth. The challenges of a wilderness immersion allow young men to explore their edges and abilities, while learning to care for themselves. For more information visit or write to
  4. embARC Summer Design Academy JULY 5 – 29, 2016, embARC is a four week summer design intensive at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds to explore architecture, urban design and sustainable city planning through four components: an Architecture + Urban Design Studio, a Sustainable Planning Workshop, a Lecture Series and a Design-Build project.Why should you attend? Explore architecture, urban design and city planning as possible college majors and careers/ Immerse yourself in design studio culture and the college campus experience/ Work in a team environment with peers who have similar interests/ Build a design portfolio to use when applying to college/ Earn a certificate of completion and 1 unit of college credit on an official UCB transcript/ We are now accepting applications. Visit for more information.

  5. Abbey Road Summer Programs was founded in 2000 by Stanford Alum, Dr. Arthur Kian, and provides French, Spanish, and Italian language immersion, along with Art, Photography, Film, and History programs in the most beautiful cities throughout Europe. Our teaching method emphasizes personalized hands-on learning and cultural and language immersion.  We offer either home-stay or apartment living accommodations, as well! Check out this e-brochure for more information!

  6. ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute – to invest now in the next generation of social justice advocates. We’re looking for high school students who will be juniors or seniors in the fall of 2016 to join us at Georgetown University this summer, June 19-25. If you know anyone who fits the bill, please encourage them to apply! Learn more about the program and apply here!
  7. Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is a FREE seven-week introduction to computer science for current 10th and 11th grade students. The program is designed for beginners, which means no previous coding experience is necessary! Additionally, we offer need-based scholarship and transportation stipends for those who qualify.
  8. VISIONS Service Adventures was one of the first teen community service travel programs, and our high school volunteers have completed more than 1,300 construction projects in addition to environmental work and social service. Cultural immersion and relationships with our host communities are in equal stead with the project work. With VISIONS, you will make a difference while having fun. You will also be part of a group experience that is life-changing and one of the highlights of your teen years. Programs in the U.S. and abroad. VISIONS Service Adventures, 541 East Babcock Street, Bozeman, MT 59715/ 406.551.4423 | Us! Follow Us!
  9. Bay Area Girls Rock Summer Camp is a week-long program for girls ages 8-18. Through music lessons, workshops, group activities and performance, girls acquire skills that help guide them throughout their lives. Summer 2016 Dates: Session 1 TEEN WEEK: June 13th -17th // Showcase June 18th, Session 2: June 27th – July 1st // Showcase July 2nd, Session 3: July 18th – July 22nd // Showcase July 23rd, Camp will be held at Oakland School for the Arts at 530 18th Street in Downtown Oakland. The camp is fully accessible with access to elevators. Learn more at
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    BHS Activism Fair (Outdoor Basketball Courts/ M-Gym)
    May 24, 2017
    12:05 pm - 3:30 pm
    Outdoor Basketball Courts/ M-Gym
    Track: All Levels NCS Championships vs TBA, Alameda, Arroyo, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Encinal, Hayward, Mt. Eden, Bishop O'Dowd, Piedmont, San Lorenzo, Tennyson (Away)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: May 27, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Location: TBA
    Description: Type: conference Opponent: TBA, Alameda, Arroyo, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Encinal, Hayward, Mt. Eden, Bishop O'Dowd, Piedmont, San Lorenzo, Tennyson
    Track: All Levels NCS Championships vs TBA, Arroyo, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Encinal, Hayward, Mt. Eden, Bishop O'Dowd, Piedmont, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Tennyson (Away)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: May 28, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Location: TBA
    Description: Type: conference Opponent: TBA, Arroyo, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Encinal, Hayward, Mt. Eden, Bishop O'Dowd, Piedmont, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Tennyson
    Leadership Meetings 2016-17 (Library)
    May 29, 2017
    8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Bike Mobile (Main Courtyard)
    June 1, 2017
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Main Courtyard
    Bridge Cohort 4 Graduation (Library)
    June 1, 2017
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Leadership Meetings 2016-17 (Library)
    June 5, 2017
    8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Berkeley Athletic Fund Meeting (Library)
    June 12, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Berkeley Athletic Fund Meeting (Library)
    June 12, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Freshman Orientation 2017 (Donahue Gym)
    August 22, 2017
    7:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Donahue Gym
    Freshman Orientation 2017 (Donahue Gym)
    August 23, 2017
    7:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Donahue Gym
    Freshman Orientation 2017 (Donahue Gym)
    August 24, 2017
    7:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Donahue Gym