The NEXT MOVE Internship Program of Tacoma Public Schools works with the local professional community to design meaningful positions for high school students in order to provide each a preview of their professional future.  By working alongside employees in a specific industry, student-interns gain enthusiasm for a possible career, while also acquiring skills and expertise needed to succeed in the workplace.  

Current sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the NEXT MOVE Internship Program by participating in a series of activities through the Fall Semester:

The Adjunct Artist program began at SOTA in 2002 so that students could interact with professional artists.  Since then, we've spent over 1 million dollars hiring local artists to teach classes like graphic design, creative writing, jazz combo, ballet, hip hop, and guitar.  Adding more classes to the schedule allows us to keep classes small - Adjunct Artists classes only have fifteen students and the extra classes in the schedule mean smaller classes for the school district funded teachers.

Join School of the Arts (SOTA) and Science And Math Institute (SAMI) students, alumni and staff in creative hands on exploration of the arts, science, math, technology and nature.  Camps run from June 22-July 30 with morning and afternoon sessions. Pre-registration is required and is done through your local elementary school. If your child attends one of these elementary schools, contact the main office for information about enrollment. Space is Limited.

Open to students entering 3rd-5th grade from:

Arlington
Birney
Boze
Blix
Franklin
Larchmont
Lister
Lyon
Manitou
Mann
McCarver
Roosevelt
Sheridan
Stanley
Stafford
Whitman