Educational Opportunities

MOCA Teen Programs Offers Paid Positions to HS Jrs and Srs

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Here’s a year-long, paid opportunity for those teens interested in the arts. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) teen program brings high school juniors and seniors (mostly seniors) behind the scenes to learn about the museum, contemporary art, artists, and other creative careers. Located downtown, teens will meet at MOCA on Thursday nights and some weekends…

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HS Students Can Learn Filmmaking in Free 30-Month Program

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Do you have the next Nate Parker or Ava DuVernay in the making? Here’s an incredible opportunity for them to learn how to write, direct and edit their own short films under the tutelage of top filmmakers and industry experts over the course of 30 months…for free. Ghetto Film School LA is a ground-breaking initiative that…

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Be an Engineer for a Day

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Can Your Student Build a Better Mousetrap Car? If you have a student ages 11 and up who may be interested in a STEM career, check out Be An Engineer for a Day at West Angeles Church Education and Enrichment Program (EEP). In partnership with Engineer Factory, EEP will host, Be an Engineer for a…

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Check out CTG’s College & Career Fair for the Arts

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Do you have a student who’s thinking about majoring in art? Maybe you’re on the fence because you’re not exactly sure what the heck they can do with an art degree. Well you can get some questions answered at Center Theatre Group’s (CTG) free College & Career Fair.  High school students and their parents are invited to…

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Free Drumming and Music Video Production Classes

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CITYstage at ArtShare offers free classes for students ages 11-18 (Grades 6-12) and are taught by top teaching artists who have built successful careers in the performing arts. Deadline to enroll is January 16, 2016. The spring semester starts January 23 and students can register for: World Drumming & Dance Explore the world through drumming, dance,…

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Get Free SAT Test Prep and Mentors through UCLA’s Riordan Scholars

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This sounds like a great opportunity for business-minded high school students. Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students are eligible to apply for the Riordan Scholars Program. They should be college-bound and interested in developing the necessary leadership skills to succeed in college and business. The program runs from September 2016 through May 2017 and includes: Eight…

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Free Animation Retreat for LA Middle & HS Students

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If you have a middle or high school student in Los Angeles interested in animation, sign them up for a three-day animation retreat sponsored by youTHink. Students will create a stop motion animation PSA about a social issue over the course of three days. The program runs from 10 – 4, November 21 – 23, 2015 at the…

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HS Student Make a Difference, Join Los Angeles Youth Council

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If your student wants to be a part of making a difference in Los Angeles, then a being a part of the Mayor’s Youth Council may be the way to go for them. This opportunity will give them a chance to learn and see public advocacy in action. Founded in 2014, the Mayor’s Youth Council is a…

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Long Beach Hosts Black College Fair

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Do you have a student who may be interested in attending an HBCU (Historically Black College and University)? If so, save the date, November 14, 2015 for the 7th Annual Stepping in the Right Direction Black College Fair in Long Beach, CA. Sponsored by Long Beach Councilman AL Austin II & Friends, students will have the opportunity…

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Apply Now to be a USA Today Collegiate Correspondent

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Hone Your Skills as a  USA Today Collegiate Correspondent Know a student interested in journalism? Here’s a great opportunity to get real world experience! USA TODAY College is looking for undergraduate student journalists to join their multimedia reporting program. Your student should have a strong understanding of what the USA TODAY College audience wants — and…

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