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Atherton Branch


Other Opportunities

This page highlights opportunities available to youth outside of the YMCA. The organizations hosting these opportunities may not be an official partner of the YMCA, but their goals and vision for the opportunity aligns with Atherton's goal of promoting college access, career development, and service opportunities. In a world of increasing barriers we strive to continuously share information and promote access so that each youth as the greatest opportunities to thrive!

We are in the process of updating opportunities available starting in 2024.

Please check back for updates, or follow us on Instagram at @AthertonYMCA, or contact us at studentboard@ymcahonolulu.org to be added to our email list.

In the meantime, here is a sample of the opportunities that have been offered previously in 2021:

High School Seniors or First/Second Year College Students - Paid Summer Internship

A new paid 6-week summer internship program for high school seniors and first- or second-year undergraduate students called the UH Summer Health Analytics Internship (UH-SHAI)
The Pacific Health Analytics Collaborative at the University of Hawaiʻi works to build the local health analytics workforce through hands-on, real-world, applied learning opportunities. We highly encourage women, minorities, and those who shy from data to apply. Data science and health analytics are for everyone.  If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Sunja Kim at [email protected].


Summer Journalism Paid Internship

Launch your exciting media career with a paid summer internship!  Your future starts here. Get experience and on-the-job training in print, online, or broadcast media.

Apply today. Visit hawaiispj.org for an application. Deadline is April 1, 2021.

Full-time internships (10 weeks at 40 hours/week) with a $4,040 salary:

  • Honolulu Star-Advertiser (daily newspaper), Hawaii (bimonthly travel magazine), Hawaii Business (monthly business magazine), Honolulu (monthly city magazine), Honolulu Civil Beat (online news), Hawaii News Now (TV news), KITV 4 (TV news)

Part-time internships (8 weeks at 29 hours/week) with a $2,343 salary:

  • KHON 2 (TV news), Hawaii Public Radio (radio news)
  • Any student enrolled in a college or university in Hawaii.  Hawaii residents enrolled in a college or university outside Hawaii.  College students who attended school in Hawaii or who live in Hawaii now.  Recent graduates who graduated no earlier than May 2020.
How to apply
  • Visit hawaiispj.org to fill out an online application form.
  • Write a cover letter introducing yourself and explaining why you want an internship, list your relevant coursework or news media experience, and include three references with their contact information.  Include writing or video samples of your news media work. You can send these as URL links; pdfs, Word, or .txt files; wmv files for video; or wav files for audio.  Send all materials labeled with your name to spjinterns@gmail.com.