HUFFINGTON POST
01/18/2012 01:41 pm ET

Internships For High School Students: 5 You Can Apply For Now!

Looking to get some experience in a subject you love but frustrated that all the internships you find are meant for college students? Don’t give up just yet, there are plenty of opportunities out there for smart, hardworking high school seniors like you! Check out these ten summer internships Her Campus has found that are open to high-schoolers!

1. Small Business Owners Entrepreneurship Intern

Who: Juniors or seniors
Where: Fairfax, Virginia
When: May 14 to August 31 (dates flexible)
Application Deadline: April 29, 2012
Compensation: Unpaid
About: Those who are interested in running their own business can learn what goes into running your own small business by counseling real small business owners everyday. Responsibilities vary, but they will likely include administrative work and helping staff members with strategic projects.
Where To Apply: Application Link

2. Marketing Assistant Internship

Who: All students
Where: Virtual
When: Can start today
Application Deadline: Rolling basis
Compensation: Unpaid
About: All The Rage Marketing focuses on mobile and social media marketing for various clients. Interns will be responsible for coordinating and managing advertising and marketing campaigns, collaborating with management, and maintaining and growing social media profiles and pages.
Where To Apply: Application Link

3. Communications Intern

Who: High school juniors or seniors
Where: Manhattan, New York
When: Begins May 28th (dates flexible)
Application Deadline: January 29, 2012
Compensation: Unpaid
About: Aristotle Circle helps students get the guidance and support they need to continue their education. Interns will be expected to regularly write articles for the website’s blog and update the company’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube accounts.
Where To Apply: Application Link

4. Social Media Campus Representative Intern

Who: All students
Where: New York, New York
When: Available year round
Application Deadline: Rolling basis
Compensation: Unpaid
About: Interns are expected to represent Test Prep New York on their high school campus by setting up school events, sharing knowledge with classmates and teachers, and brainstorming creative initiatives to increase awareness of the company.
Where To Apply: Application Link

5. Sports Journalism Intern

Who: All high school students
Where: Cameron Park, California
When: Available year round Application
Deadline: Rolling basis
Compensation: Unpaid
About: Can’t get enough of high school sports? If you have a passion for sports and are interested in film you’ll be perfect for this hands-on internship. Intern responsibilities include reporting each week on high school sporting events, recording video and audio footage of sporting events, editing footage, and filming team rituals outside of the practice and games.
Where To Apply: Application Link

Click here to read about the other five internships on hercampus.com.

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