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Summer Programs, Summer Employment, and Work-based Learning Opportunities

Summer Employment and WBL Opportunities for Students
Summer Employment and Work-based Learning Opportunities 
MEBA has compiled a listing of business and community partners offering summer employment opportunities, internships and other work-based learning opportunities.  For students needing assistance with resume writing and interview preparation, visit MEBA's Building Your Career resource guide on the our website at
Clark's Termite and Pest Control
Positions open in Lawn and Landscape Maintenance.  If interested, contact Amy Thiel in Human Resources at [email protected].   
J.C. Wilkie Construction, LLC. 
Hiring for the following positions: General Labor and Equipment Operators. If interested, please contact their hiring manager, Kellie Sebring at [email protected].  See attached flyer. 
SC State Fair
Part-time positions open for maintenance staff.  This person would work closely with fair staff to ensure facilities are tidy and functional.  Responsible for basic maintenance and landscaping.  Please see attached job despcription as well as the ADA checklist for physical activities and resquirements, visual acuity and working conditions of the position.  
For those intereted in applying, contact Brent Shobert, Director of Maintenance
Employer: Walker White, Inc.
Point of Contact: Tim Miller
Walker White will hire 10 each for the following crafts:
  • Apprentice Plumber
  • Apprentice Sheet Metal Worker
  • Apprentice Pipefitter or Welder/Fitter
Attached is a short description of each craft.  If the recent graduate makes it through the summer, he or she will be offered an apprenticeship with Walker White as described in the attached document.  See attachments: job descriptions, apprenticeship information.
Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands: Be Great Academy
The Be Great Academy powered by Boys & Girls Clubs is an after school and summer program that focuses on providing purposeful, enriching programs to kids in our community. Be Great Academy is looking to fill part time positions for both summer and the 2021-22 school year. We have opportunities for daily work or to be in a substitute pool.  Please see attachment.
Contact: Alicia Evans, HR Director, [email protected]org
(803) 231-3300
Babcock Center: Direct Care Nurses Needed 
Babcock Center is looking for patient, compassionate and reliable inividuals looking for a place to make a lasting difference in someone's life. Babcock Center offers a stable environment with competitive pay and excellent benefits. Candidate requirements: must be at least 18 years old, H.S. Graduate, have valid driver's license. Please see attached flyer.
Contact: Amy Walden at (803) 799-1970 x220, [email protected]
LMC Extended Care Nursing Facility
Lexington Medical Center - Extended Care has a wonderful Volunteer Services Department that provides opportunities for the community to share their time, talent, and friendship with our residents. You can volunteer your time in a variety of ways. Some of these volunteer opportunities are listed below:
Group Activities: Crafts, Bingo, Games, Trivia, Art Sessions, Religious Worship Services, Dance Programs, Musical Performances, (Choirs, Bands, Pianists, Singers, DJ Karaoke, etc.), Theatrical Performances, Sports, Discussion Groups, Birthday and Holiday Parties, and more.
Individual Activities: Individual Visitation, Pet Therapy, Readers, Bedside Music Therapy, Adopt-a-Grandparent, Seamstress (Afghan Blankets, Handrolls, Neck Pillows, Wheelchair Bags, etc.), and more.
Office & Department Support: Staff Development, Human Resources, Dietary & Nutrition Maintenance, Housekeeping, Administrative, Gift Shop, Hair Salon, Life Enrichment, Marketing, Information Technology, and Social Services. 
LMC Extended Care is accepting volunteers from age 12 and up. If you are interested in participating in this rewarding volunteer program, please call (803)-996-6266 or email [email protected]

Summer Programs for 2022


Lexington Medical Center Partner Program

About Our Partners Program

Lexington Medical Center's summer health career awareness program is sponsored by the caring donors of the LMC Foundation. The program is designed to introduce various departments in the health care industry to enthusiastic, bright high school students, who have a genuine interest in a health care related career. Participants complete three rotations through a variety of clinical areas, learning about various careers including professional and allied health careers such as Radiologic Technologist, Physical Therapist, Surgical Technologist, Nursing, Administration, and other patient support roles.


  • Lexington or Richland County resident or attending a school within one of the Lexington or Richland School Districts or a dependent of a Lexington Medical Center employee.
  • Rising high school senior at the time of application submission.
  • 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate sincere interest in a health care field or working in a hospital setting.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Application process

The 2022 Partners application will remain open from January 10, 2022 through February 25, 2022.

Click Here to Apply

Please email any questions to [email protected]

University of South Carolina

Click HERE for the full list- Has 3 sessions of week-long camps to explore a range of interesting topics, such as:


June 5th-10th

  • Computer Gaming
  • Creative Writing
  • Engineering
  • Forensic Science

June 19th-24th

  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Electrical Engineering (5G wireless)
  • Pharmacy
  • Machine Learning (computer science)

June 26th-July 1

  • Criminal Justice
  • Information Technology
  • Medicine/Ultrasound

South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities

Are You An Artist At HEART?

At the SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, young artists have everything they need to pursue their artistic passion and discover who they are as individuals and as artists.

  • Arts Odyssey - 1 week Program
    • Apply in 7th or 8th grade
    • Creative writing , Drama, Music, and Visual Arts
  • Academy - 2 Week Program
    • Apply and audition in 9th grade
    • Creative Writing, Drama, Music and Visual Arts\
  • Summer Dance - 5 Week Program
    • Apply and audition in 6th - 11th grade
  • Residential High School
    • Creative Writing, Drama, and Visual Arts
    • Serves students in 11th and 12th grade
    • Apply and audition in 10th grade
  • Dance and Music
    • Serves students in 10th - 12th grade
    • Apply and audition in 9th or 10th grade


Check out upcoming admissions events at

Greenville, SC 864-282-3777



Click HERE for the full list- Has 7 sessions of week-long camps to explore a range of interesting topics, such as:

  • Nursing Camp (called SNAP camp)- excellent
  • Camp CSI
  • Vocal Institute Camp
  • Bioengineering camp
  • Chemical Engineering camp
  • Civil Engineering
  • Packaging Science- fabulous camp!
  • Engineering design
  • Molecular Techniques- learn lots of advanced lab techniques
  • Vet Camp
  • and many more

Clemson Career Workshop - Rising Juniors and Seniors

The Snelsire, Sawyer, & Robinson Clemson Career Workshop is a summer program designed to support the readiness of high-achieving students from diverse populations to enter college. The Clemson CareerWorkshop enables rising high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get an inside look into ClemsonUniversity while learning tips and tools needed to prepare for college and beyond. Furthermore, the ClemsonCareer Workshop provides students with exposure to science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), arts and humanities, and social and behavioral sciences.


Students and parents can also access the application through the following link: The application is due on March 4, 2022.


For additional information about Clemson Career Workshop, students can visit or contact Iman Johnson at [email protected]