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LAUSD Summer Scholar Program

Juniors (Class of 2018!) The Superintendent’s Summer Scholar Program is an internship program created by L.A. Unified Superintendent Michelle King to enable high school students to gain firsthand experience in career fields that interest them. Students selected for the program work for six weeks in one of L.A. Unified’s diverse departments. For a description of participating departments, visit achieve.lausd.net/summerscholar and click on “About L.A. Unified Departments.” Each Scholar is paired with an L.A. Unified supervisor in the department where they work. This supervisor gives assignments to the Scholar and provides ongoing guidance, oversight, and support. In addition, all of the Summer Scholars come together on a weekly basis for professional development trainings. During these trainings, the Scholars learn a variety of professional skills, such as how to excel in job interviews and how to deliver great verbal presentations. At the end of the summer, students present a summary of what they have experienced and learned.


How much is each Summer Scholars paid?

The 2017 Summer Scholars will be paid $10.50/hour for the hours they work in June 2017, and $12.00/hour for the hours they work in July 2017.


Who is eligible to participate in the Superintendent’s Summer Scholar Program?

L.A. Unified students who are currently juniors in high school (Class of 2018) are eligible to participate in this program. Question: When does this year’s Summer Scholar program start? When does it end? Answer: The first day of the internship is June 19, 2017. The final day is six weeks later, on July 28, 2017. 


Deadline to apply is May 5, 2017. Please click on the attachment for more information and the link to apply. 

Posted by: Jessica Chai Published:4/17/17
Audience: Job Opportunities, Homepage, Job Opportunities and Homepage