Work Experience Opportunities for Students

Internships, Youth Apprenticeship, and More

Participating business and industry organizations often offer internships for current high school students. This is your one-stop shop to identify internship opportunities that are a good fit for you. 

Hair Cuttery

This posting is for Cosmetology Students at Edison Academy.
Hair Cuttery is hiring for the holidays!
Position:Guest Service Specialists (Receptionists)
Part time nights 5pm-9pm, Weekends
Email inquiries to Cabrina McLain at cmclain@ratnerco.com
Locations that are hiring: Kingstowne, Hilltop, Springfield Town Center and Fordson.
Visit your local salon to apply.
See Ms Williford in the Academy Office if you need help with your resume or preparing for an interview.

George Washington's Mount Vernon Internships for Trades Students

George Washington's Mount Vernon sponsors internships for high school students in their Facilities Maintenance and Operations Department. Students grow their trades skills and work experience at the historic estate, gardens, museum, and library. Work included electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting and other specialized construction, repairs, and maintenance. This is a great opportunity for a student to grow their resume and gain paid work experience to grow their future career. For more details about the internship see Ms Williford in the Edison Academy office.

Computer CORE - Student Internship in Business & IT

POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED - CONGRATULATIONS TO WALEED A! - Computer CORE, a local non-profit is seeking two student interns to support volunteer instructors and front and back office functions at their Bailey's Crossroads location. Computer CORE provides low income adults in Northern Virginia with affordable computer and career development skills and training. Student interns works to support Computer CORE's team of classroom volunteer instructors and students. For more information regarding this internship please contact ecwilliford@fcps.edu

Greenspring, An Erickson Community Internships for Culinary Arts

COMING SPRING 2020 - Students in the Culinary Arts program may apply for internships with Greenspring, a Erickson senor living community in Springfield,VA. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience in a variety of restaurant settings with support to develop specific skills in the culinary arts. This internship is paid with an additional scholarship opportunity. For more information contact ecwilliford@fcps.edu

Fairfax County Department of Vehicle Services Internships

POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR 2019-2020. CONGRATULATIONS TO Gregory "Cody" R! Internships with the Department of Vehicle Services for current Level 2 and Level 3 Automotive students are being offered now. Students may work on a variety of Fairfax County government and FCPS vehicles. Interested students must see their Automotive Instructor or Ms Williford in the Edison Academy office for more details and instructions for how-to-apply. Applications are being accepted on-line through September 20 with interviews the following week.

EVI Emergnecy Vehicle Installations, Corp.


“ EVI (Emergency Vehicle Installations, Corp.) is seeking student employees for their Lorton, VA location. Preference will be given to students who have some technical experience or who are interested in pursuing a new trade or career path. The company installs and maintains communications, safety, and defensive equipment on vehicles used by law enforcement and agents in the field. Students may work part-time or full-time as their school schedule allows. For more information contact stefanie@evicorp.com. Visit the EVI website to learn more about the company. http://www.evicorp.com/ .

A1 Trailer, Truck and Auto Service Employment Opportunities

This company's primary work is with hydraulic and electric braking trailers; work trailers, boat trailers, equestrian trailers, and more. Offering summer full-time and school year part-time positions. Located in Newington/Lorton area. Call Ronnie Wolfram at 571-289-1400 to inquire.

AA Auto Collision & Repair Employment Opportunities

Seeks full-time and part-time employees with Auto Collision experience. Newington/Lorton location. Call Todd Rikli at 703-550-5533 for more information.

Want your organization's internship experiences for high school students listed here? Contact the Edison Academy Career Experience Specialist, @email.