Undergraduate Student

Internship Opportunities

K-12 Education

Application window: March 11 – April 7, 2024

Application link coming soon!

Before you apply, be sure to visit your college’s career center to help with your resume and interviewing tips! 

Interviews will take place in  May 2024 and work experience will begin in Fall 2024.

Paid work experiences are available with local educational agencies (LEAs) throughout the San Diego and Imperial region for current community college and university students interested in pursuing careers in education.

How it works

  • Earn $20/hour for up to 290 hours of in-person work experience;

    • 250 hours at a K-12 school site;

    • 40 hours of training, onboarding, and ongoing support;

  • Training & onboarding in August 2024; Work with students during the 2024-25 school year;

  • Opportunities available at elementary, middle and high school sites across San Diego and Imperial counties;

  • Launch your career in teaching and make valuable connections with K-12 educators!

How to qualify

  1. Be authorized to work lawfully in the U.S.

  2. Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate course of study at a public community college or university in San Diego or Imperial county;

  3. Complete the work experience application – Available MARCH 11TH;

    • Upload a 2 min. introductory video; 

      • Tell us about yourself and why you are interested in a career in education.

  4. Attach PDF copies of the following:

    • Updated resume 

    • Unofficial transcript(s)

    • Supplementary materials (if requested).

Additional Resources 

Click on the community college or university below for a list of programs that might prepare you for this opportunity!

This list of certificate and degree programs is informational only. You do not need to be enrolled in one of these programs to participate in this opportunity. Local school districts are looking for subject matter experts in a wide variety of content areas. Individuals with a background in STEM are in very high demand in K-12 education! 

ANYONE who is interested in pursuing a career in teaching is encouraged to apply!

Community Colleges

  • Child Development
  • Education
  • English
  • History / Social Science
  • Math
  • Child Development and Family Studies
  • Counseling
  • Counseling, Student Development and Matriculation
  • English
  • History / Social Science
  • Math
  • Child Development
  • Education
  • Behavioral Studies
  • Black Studies
  • Chicano Studies
  • Child Development
  • Education
  • English
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Math
  • Child Development
  • Education
  • English
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Math
  • Black Studies
  • Chicano Studies
  • Child Development
  • English
  • History / Social Science
  • Math
  • Black Studies
  • Child Development
  • Education
  • English
  • Math
  • Social Sciences
  • Child Development 
  • English
  • Humanities
  • History / Social Science
  • Math
  • Education
  • English
  • Family Studies
  • Liberal Studies – Elementary Education
  • Humanities
  • Math

Universities

  • Child & Adolescent Development
  • Education
  • Ethnic Studies
  • History / Social Science
  • Human Development
  • Liberal Studies
  • Math (Emphasis in Math Education)
  • Child Development
  • English, in preparation for SS Teaching Credential
  • History / Social Science
  • Liberal Studies (any)
  • Mathematics, Emphasis in Math Education
  • Education Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • General Physics / Secondary Education
  • History / Social Science
  • Human Development Sciences
  • Mathematics – Secondary Education

More information

Our team is working with your college’s Career Center to ensure they understand the paid work experience program and can support you. We strongly encourage you to visit them to:

  • Create or update your resume
  • Practice your interviewing skills

Your college also has many support services for current students, such as:

  • Transportation support (ex: bus passes)
  • Career closet (professional clothes at low or no cost)

Please visit our Google site  (coming soon) for updated information about information sessions, application links, timelines, and other important updates.

Register for more information on the Education Work Experience Program!