For students interested in filmmaking opportunities:

Film2Future is offering an intensive filmmaking program where students can take creative ideas from script to screen. You will learn the filmmaking process from more than 250 professionals working in the entertainment industry. After graduating, students will have a resume, portfolio, and a professional network of Hollywood creatives. Eligible graduates (18+ years old) of the program are supported in launching their careers as creators and obtaining paid internships and jobs. The program is free to students. The deadline to apply is February 19th. Click here to apply

For students interested in research opportunities:

Project STRIDE – Charles Drew University is a ten-week summer clinical research program for 11th-grade high school students. Students may be in the 11th grade at the time of submitting the application and must have completed the 11th grade to start in the program. The application is available now and due no later than March 15th.

For students interested in tech opportunities:

Technovation Girls Challenge: Technovation Challenge runs across 100+ countries for young female tech entrepreneurs ages 10 to 18. Participants work with mentors to develop a mobile app and launch a startup that solves real-world problems with technology. Girls need to complete all the necessary steps, from coding to writing a business plan. The submission deadline is April 18th, 2023 at 5 pm PDT. Learn more by clicking here.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Avantus Cleantech Career Academy offers opportunities for youth to succeed in California’s green energy future through education, job readiness, and paid-work-based learning. Youth earn $16.04 an hour while building their knowledge of opportunities in the cleantech sector. The Academy will take place virtually over a 12-week period on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 6:30 pm. Must be 16 years old. The deadline to apply is February 22. Apply here

For students interested in entrepreneurship opportunities:

Diamond Challenge: The diamond challenge is an innovative entrepreneurship competition offering $100,000 in prizes and resources to take student ideas to the next level. It provides a unique opportunity for teens to learn about entrepreneurship while putting their ideas into action. The 2023 summit will begin in April 23. Learn more by clicking here.

For more information, please contact Crissel Rodriguez, Director of Real World Learning, at