Are you looking for leadership experiences to add to your college resume? Skyline Elementary is hosting Camp Invention, a week long summer program for children entering grades 1-6, from June 24th to June 28th. This opportunity is for high school students interested in working with elementary children, mentoring middle school youth, and building leadership skills in a summer camp setting. See Ms. LaFortune in the career center for more information. Click here for all the detailed information.
Juniors - Are you interested in a career in Aerospace? Goodwill is teaming up with local community colleges and area businesses to help next year’s high school seniors succeed. The new, two-year program provides students a smooth transition through their senior year in high school on their way to a career in aerospace. Application packets may be picked up from the Marysville Goodwill Job Training & Education Center. Interested students MUST attend one of the required orientation sessions held: May 22, May 29 or June 5 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Marysville Goodwill Job Training & Education Center. (9315 State Ave., Marysville, WA 98270). For more information, come by the Career Center for a flyer.
Are you interested in admission into any of the US Service academies, US Air Force Academy, US Coast Guard, US Merchant Marine, US Military Academy or the US Naval Academy? There will be a Military Academy Information night on May 23, 6:30 - 8:00 PM at the Everett Performing Arts Center Auditorium, 2710 Wetmore Avenue. Email Bree.Raborun@mail.house.gov for additional information.
Are you looking for summer job? The Department of Ecology is now taking applications for their "Ecology Youth Corps". As an Ecology Youth Corps Crew Member, you will be working alongside freeways and highways, as well as parks and other public access points. In addition to picking up litter, you will be sorting out many of the recyclable materials (aluminum cans, glass, scrap metal, etc.) that you collect. You will work 7.5 hour per day, 37.5 hours per week for a 4 week session. See Ms. LaFortune in the Career Center for more information or visit Ecology Youth Corps online for more information and to apply.
Interested in a career in engineering? Cornell University will be hosting 2 summer, week long programs to explore those opportunities. The Curie Academy is a one-week residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science. The Catalyst Academy is also a one-week program for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds who desire to learn about engineering and careers in that field. Financial assistance is available for both Academies. go to www.engineering.cornell.edu/curie or www.engineering.cornell.edu/catalyst
If you are interested in scholarships, make sure you have subscribed to Remind101. It will send you reminders of due dates and new scholarship notifications. Text 646.493.0996 - in body of text - @mslafo or email firstname.lastname@example.org. See Ms. LaFortune in the career center for more information.
Are you interested in becoming a student tutor? Many parents and students are interested in hiring tutors for students of all ages, in all subject areas especially in math and English/language arts. See Ms. LaFortune in the Career Center to sign up for any upcoming opportunities.
Are you interested in private pilot ground school? The Cascade Warbirds Scholarship program is now available. If you would like to go to a private pilot ground school with introductory flights, it is being held at Boeing field in Seattle. Cascade Warbirds has teamed with Galvin flight Service and with Avian Flight Center in Bremerton to provide the scholarship recipient with tuition, books, supplies, and two introductory instructional flights. They have also teamed with Everett Community College (EvCC) and Snap-on Tools to provide a tool allowance for students who are registered full time in EvCC's A&P program. The materials will not be provided until the recipient is successfully enrolled and accepted into a maintenance program. See Mr. LaFortune in the career center with any additional questions and good luck!
Bank of America Student Leaders Program recognizes more than 1,800 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities. The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders through two components: A summer eight-week paid internship with a nonprofit organization selected by the bank. This internship is designed to provide opportunities for the students to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on work experience, while raising their awareness of community issues addressed by their Host Organization and a week-long, all-expense paid Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 8-12, 2013. This Summit introduces students to aspects of civic, social and business leadership and provides them with knowledge and skills they will use throughout their life to create positive community change. If you are interested in the program, go to www.bankofamerica.com/