Outside Intern/Job Opportunities

Cal Teach is often notified of outside opportunities such as internships, jobs, volunteering, and workshops that would be excellent supplemental experiences for Cal Teach students.

We will list current opportunities here for informational use. It is the responsibility of the student to apply to and follow up with these experiences. Cal Teach is happy to provide any documentation we may have that could be helpful for your application process.


Current Outside Opportunities

 CK-12 Internships
CK-12 is the Wikipedia equivalent of classroom curriculum, opensource and free. Teachers can use their curriculum for free, can edit the CK-12 books, or upload their own curriculums as “flex books” to share with other teachers. CK-12 Foundation is recruiting stellar Math Content interns to help produce and maintain web-based math content. 

COSMOS Resident Assistant
COSMOS is UCSC's 4-week residential summer school for talented and motivated high school students with high interest and achievement in science and math. Each year they recruit Resident Assistants to support the program.

Creative Brain Learning
Creative Brain Learning provides enrichment programs in the form of after school programs, enrichment classes and camps, etc. Their mission "is to provide quality educational opportunities and products designed to spark students’ creativity and imagination." Here is a link to their job search page!

iD Tech Summer Camp
iD Tech holds technology & STEM-focused summer education camps where you could be a Camp Director or Camp Instructor! This group specifically reached out to Cal Teach hoping to recruit our awesome Cal Teach students.

Environmental Education (K-12) Internships
There are all sorts of environmental education internships around our area! Many options are listed on UCSC Environmental Studies' website. 

Galileo Innovation Camp for Kids
This summer camp serves children ages Pre-K through 8th grade and holds themed or "major-focused" summer camp that focuses on innovation. Summer jobs are available at multiple locations. "Working at a Galileo camp means joining a vibrant educational movement"!

Lawrence Hall of the Sciences
The Lawrence Hall of the Sciences at UC Berkeley is on a mission to "inspire and foster learning of science and mathematics for all, especially those who have limited access to science." They provide curriculum material, professional development programs, and and hands-on learning experiences from their science center. The Lawrence Hall of the Sciences offers both staff and student jobs - click the link above to learn about what current offerings are available! 

Life Lab
Life Lab has organic gardening internships available all year long! 

Monterey Bay Aquarium Internships
The aquarium often has great internships available. 

Monterey Bay Internships
This website lists many available internships and has a lot of useful functionality to help connect you with internships/employers. Click the link above for more detail.

Peace Corps - Secondary Education Math & Science Teaching
Peace Corps volunteers are now teaching science and math around the world while empowering children and communities in underserved areas. This opportunity is currently offered in exciting and exotic locations such as Sierra Leone, Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, Tanzania, Namibia, and Mozambique! Volunteers provide formal instruction in schools with grades similar to US grades 7-10. Volunteer classrooms are very basic and contain few resources. A Peace Corps application workshop will be occuring on September 17, 2019.
Successful volunteers have the opportunity to apply for a California Teaching Credential via Peace Corps upon completion.