Career Center

Welcome to the RAHS Career Center!

Welcome to the Career Readiness Program at Raisbeck Aviation High School. Here, you’ll see that education grows beyond the classroom!  As the only college preparatory, aviation-themed high school in the Pacific Northwest, Raisbeck Aviation High School is all about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Our Career Readiness Program offers students many opportunities to prepare for futures in the aviation and aerospace industries. We also offer adults valuable opportunities to guide and enrich both their lives and the lives of our students through our Mentoring and Internship programs.  

About the RAHS Career Center

With the generous start-up grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and continuing support from the Office of Career & College, RAHS students have access to a range of additional opportunities, both in and out of the classroom, to help prepare them for careers.

  • 9th graders participate in Aviation Careers, a semester-long course to understand careers in the aviation and aerospace industries. They learn networking, participate in job fairs, and shadow professionals at SeaTac International Airport and the Federal Aviation Administration.
  • 10th graders connect with industry professionals who volunteer as mentors, helping students clarify goals, establish timelines, network, etc.
  • 10th & 11th graders are encouraged to participate in industry internships.
  • 12th graders tie the pieces together in their senior project, 13th year & beyond plan, or both.

Available Opportunities - Apply Now

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The Senate Page program, part of the Washington State Legislative Page School, is a great opportunity for those interested in learning how decisions are made in their state government through providing a helping hand during legislative sessions. Pages perform many tasks that allow Senators and staff to focus on legislative duties, including but not limited to delivering documents, picking up supplies, attending page school, and serving on the senate floor of the state capitol building! Stipend provided of $35 per day.

 

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! APPLY TODAY!

  • When: Work for one week during the legislative session, Monday-Friday between hours of 7:45am-4:50pm. Must attend a 2-hour orientation the Sunday before your assigned work week.
  • Where: State Capitol in Olympia, WA (see details regarding host homes)
  • Who: Must be at least 14 years of age and have not reached your 17th birthday.
  • Transportation and Living Expenses Scholarships available
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The House Page program, part of the Washington State Legislative Page School, is a great opportunity for those interested in learning how decisions are made in their state government through providing a helping hand during legislative sessions. Pages perform many tasks that allow House Representatives and staff to focus on legislative duties, and also spend two hours each day in a classroom setting learning the legislative process. Stipend provided of $35 per day.

 

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! APPLY TODAY!

  • When: Work for one week during the legislative session, Monday-Friday between hours of 7:30am-5:00pm. Must attend a 2-hour orientation the Sunday before your assigned work week.
  • Where: State Capitol in Olympia, WA (see details regarding host homes)
  • Who: Must be at least 14 years of age and have not reached your 17th birthday.
  • Transportation and Living Expenses Scholarship available
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Community Health Professions Academy (CHPA) is a multi-session program at the University of Washington School of Dentistry (formerly known as Dental Academy). This program is aimed towards high school, junior high and middle school students from minority or underrepresented communities interested in dentistry, medicine, public health and other healthcare related careers. CHPA program provides insight into these fields by getting students involved with hands-on activities, public speaking skills, and receiving mentorship from current health professional students and providers.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY - APPLY ASAP!

  • When: (8) Saturday sessions between January to May
  • Where: University of Washington School of Dentistry
  • Who: This program promotes the participation of high school, junior high or middle school students with Native American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, or African American background.
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We are looking for volunteers who love working with children and are passionate about making a positive impact in our community! If you speak Spanish, we are looking for you! In this position you will work with Latino immigrant children in a grassroots community organization committed to create academic and life success for every Latino student.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! Don't delay, apply today!

  • When: October 15, 2018 through May 2019 | 90 hours total
  • Where: Hilltop Elementary 12250 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168 Burien, WA
  • Who: Students who are at least 14 years old by the start of the internship
  • Stipend Eligible
Internship: Rising Star Project - 5th Avenue Theatre

Rising Star Project offers students the chance to develop professional skills through the process of producing and performing a show on The 5th Avenue Theatre mainstage. Beyond being entirely student-performed, the 2019 Rising Star Project production of West Side Story will be run by a student technical crew and supported by a team of students who have taken on roles in marketing, development, producing, creative, and casting. All participants are trained and mentored by dedicated professionals at The 5th Avenue Theatre.

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 22nd! START YOUR APPLICATION TODAY!

  • When: Start & End | Weekly hours/schedule if known
  • Where: The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave Seattle, WA 98101
  • Who: Students ages 14-19
  • Stipend Eligible
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The King County Police Explorers is a training program to learn about law enforcement through mandatory bi-monthly meetings, patrol car ride-alongs , summer boot camps, community events, and so much more.   

JOIN AT ANY TIME!

  • When: Every other Monday | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Burien Police Station
  • Who:  Must be between the ages of 14-20
  • Stipend Eligible
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Highline Cancer Center, part of the Highline Medical Center, is seeking students who are interested in healthcare issues and careers, especially in cancer prevention and treatment! Highline is an innovative Cancer Center offering the latest treatments including chemotherapy, biological therapy, robot-assisted surgery and naturopathic treatments. Take advantage of this rare opportunity available to you, and start making a big difference in people's lives while still in high school!

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

  • Schedule: 2-3 days a week (6-10 hours total each week); Training and 100 hours total required.
  • Location: Highline Medical complex, 16233 Sylvester Rd. SW
  • Age requirement: Entering junior or senior year
  • Stipend Eligible