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Apprenticeships, Trades, Jobs & Internships

Work Permits

Want to get a job during high school? You need to be at least 14 years old and will need a work permit if you're under 16. Find the permit application and detailed information on the Department of Workforce Solutions website. Permits are good for 1 year.

View the presentation from the NM Department of Workforce Solutions: Child Labor Law Presentation


NM's Department of Workforce Solutions has super-helpful information about local internship opportunities!

Check out their websites:

Sandia National Labs

Apply online for prestigious and competitive SNL Internships, both summer and year-round.

City Of Albuquerque Youth Programs

Visit the City of Albuquerque website for information about Jobs, Volunteering and Training.

¡Explora! Museum Youth Internship Program

¡Explora! Museum in Old Town offers high school students a 3-year internship. May not be available during COVID: contact ¡Explora! for up-to-date information.

Explora Programs Website

Paid Medical Internships At Presbyterian Hospital

Presbyterian Hospital offers paid summer internships (competitive program, must apply) to graduating seniors only. Application and program criteria are on their website. Nov. 2021 update: Program Is On Hold Due To COVID.