The Shortridge Opportunity Blog was created to assist scholars with finding internships, volunteer opportunities, jobs, test prep, leadership camps, and much more.

Exploradoor is an online service for teens ages 14-18 to connect with programs and experiences, including internships, that can help them better prepare for life. is a free resource that simplifies outreach and connectivity among teens, their families, schools and program providers. With program information consolidated into one searchable platform, strives to improve teen engagement and preparedness so that they are more informed and confident about their choices after high school.

Check out the opportunities available here

IU Student Success Corps

Virtual tutoring and mentoring services are offered Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am to 12pm; Tuesday from 5pm to 9:15pm; and Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm to 9:15pm. Register at the following link to attend

Upward Bound

IUPUI TRIO Upward Bound program, a federally-funded college preparatory program for students of low-income and first-generation status is currently accepting new students to their program. Open House every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30pm. Email Upward Bound at for the link to join.

Teen Works

TeenWorks offers teens summer employment that expands their horizons and helps them take a first step into the adult world. Working in groups of 10-12 under the guidance of a TeenWorks seasonal supervisor, our teens work at nonprofit organizations in Indianapolis. Their responsibilities include community farming, park beautification, school clean outs and more.

During the 6-week program, teens also have a day of professional skills development training each week. Topics covered include financial literacy, resume writing, and professional etiquette and communication. Additionally, through the summer, teens develop self-knowledge through a personality and interest survey tool, visit college campuses, participate in a robust day of mock interviews, and network with a variety of professionals from the community who share with them their career paths.

The application opens on December 14, 2020 and closes February 19, 2021

Application Link –

Aquatic Management of Indianapolis



Pool Technicians

Pool Managers

Pool Attendants

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IUPUI 2021 Summer Paid Internship Experiences in the Sciences

More information can be found here

Apply at this link – IUPPUI-IUSM Summer Programs Application Link