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    Student Opportunities

     

    There are many opportunities for students to participate in enrichment activities throughout the school year and in the summer.  Please see the student opportunities file at the bottom of the page for a list of these opportunities.

    Upcoming events and to apply include:


    Deadline 
    Program     
    May 1 Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (Grades 10-11)
    May 1 Evangelical Hospital Health Careers/Nursing Internship (Grades 11-12)
    May 15 PA State Police Youth Week (male or female ages 15-17 prior to June 11)
    May 17 SUN Tech Career Exploration Summer Camps (Grades 6, 7 & 8)
    June 8 (first week), June 22 (second week) deadline Leadership Institute for Entrepreneurship (Students entering Grades 10-12)
     Registration will open in February Health Careers Camp (Grades 9-12)
    Registration now open Keystone Boys State (Grade 11)

    Deadlines vary.

    Pennsylvania American Legion Programs (Grades 8-12)

    Deadlines vary

    Daniel Fox Youth Scholars Institute (Students who have completed 9th, 10th or 11th grade)
    Applications are reviewed in the order they come in. Camp Courage (Bereavement Camp)
    Applications accepted beginning December 1 Duke University Summer College (Grades 10-11)
    Duke University Summer Academy (Grades 9-12)
    2nd & 4th Mondays Union County Sherriff's Office- Law Enforcement Career Exploring (see file below for more information).



    Job Information
    Employment-

    3/25/19- Lewisburg Children's Museum-
    Exhibit Programming Intern and Marketing Intern Wanted.  These positions are for youth between the ages of 16-24 years of age and is for 25-30 hours/week, $10.35/hour.  This internship is  eligible from May 8 to August 30, 2019 for a minimum of 10 weeks.  Job Descriptions are available in related files below.  To apply, please email resume, cover letter, a list of 3 references, and any other appropriate materials you wish to: kahla@lewiburgchildrensmuseum.org.  Applications due April 8.

    3/25/19- Epilepsy Association of Western and Central Pa "Camp Frog" Camp Counselors Wanted-
    The position is open to qualified graduating sniors who are also at least 18 years of age.  Camp Frog provides relatable experiences to students interested in post-secondary education in fields such as education, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing, psychology, etc.  Camp flyer and application available in related files below and in the guidance office.  If you have any questions or would like additional copies of anything, please feel free to contact pdevlin@eawcp.org or (800) 361-5885.
     
    3/25/19- Borough of Selinsgrove-
    Selinsgrove Borough will be accepting job applications from interested college students and college-bound students who are eligible for PHEAA State Grants.  Listing of available positions for the 2019 Summer Work-Study Program and application form is listed in the related files below and in the guidance office. Job application deadline is Wednesday, May 15, 219.  Students may contact the Selinsgrove Borogh Office at 570-374-2311.

    4/2/19- US Census Bureau-
    The US Census Bureau is hiring census takers for the 2020 census.  Apply online at: 2020census.gov/jobs.  2020 Census jobs provide: great pay; flexible hours; weekly pay; paid training.  For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020.

    4/24/19- Midd-West School District-
    The Midd-West School District is hiring for the following summer assistants- maintenance, custodial, painting and technology.  Students must type a “letter of interest” and return the letter to the Guidance Office.  The Guidance Office has sample letters if you are interested.  The following positions are what is available:

    1 student per school for West Snyder, Middle School (Custodial)

    2 students per school for Middleburg Elementary, High School (Custodial)

    2 students IT (High School)

    3 grounds  (Various buildings)

    Don’t forget to put in the letter which building you would be willing to work in.

    4/2/19- Rita's of Selinsgrove-

    Rita's is still looking for help.  Apply at www.ritasfranchises.com/selinsgrove.Must be 15 years or older.

     

    Job Search

         PA CareerLink
         PA Department of Labor & Industry
         PA State Civil Service Commission
         Central PA Workforce Development
         Youth Rules

    Job Corps
    Job Corps is a career training and education program for students ages 16 through 24 who meet low-income requirements.  It is designed to help students find the path to personal and career success- all at no cost to eligible students. 


    CareerLink Academy-
    Throughout 9th, 10th, and 11th grade all students will be participating in the Pennsylvania CareerLink Academy.  Topics will be spread out over the three school years.  Students will be building a bridge to their future by exploring and planning for their future careers and learning about job options in the area.

    Topics include:
    Success in the New Economy/Introduction to PA CareerLink
    Skill/Interest Inventory
    Labor Market Information/Career Clusters
    What Employers Want (Soft Skills Matter)
    Resume Builders
    Interviewing Techniques
    Financial Literacy Basics
    Entrepreneurial Skills
    Employer Panel

    Pennsylvania Career Link "Bridges to the Future"

    Who:     Now recruiting youth who:
                -Are committed to graduating from high school
                -Want support in developing a post-high school career plans
                -Are in 10
    th grade
                -Demonstrate minimum employability and academic skills
                -Meet program eligibility

    When:   Youth will participate in Bridges to the Future for up to 2 years to prepare for life
                 after high school.  The following activities and experiences will build on each other:

                 -STEAM career field video project where you can earn $250 in just two weeks
                 -Summer work experience the summer in between your junior and senior years
           
         -Monthly meetings and activities with your PA CareerLink Workforce Specialist
                  throughout your junior year
                  -Job shadows, Summer work experience, internship or your own job before your     senior year
                 -Monthly meetings and activities with your PA CareerLink Workforce Specialist 
                 throughout your senior year
                 -Placement assistance after high school graduation
                 Up to 1 year of follow up to make your transition successful 

    For more information and an application, please stop in at the guidance office or by room 317.

    Selective Service System
    The Selective Service now accepts early submission of registration information by 17-year old men, who will then be automatically registered when they turn 18. Under Federal law, virtually all men must register with Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Registration is required to qualify for student loans and grants, job training and Federal employment. Under early submission, men 17 years and 3 months old can register, and the Agency holds their registration information and automatically enters their data into the system when they turn 18. The fastest way to register is on-line at www.sss.gov.

    "YES to the Future"-
    If you are between the ages of 16 and 24, are not attending school, but are ready to...

    Explore your interests and skills
    Learn about new employment, education and training opportunities
    Set goals and plan your career path
    e issued a work permit that is valid until the age of 18.

    Works for Me
    Employment Solutions for People with Disabilities


     
    Last updated April 28, 2019 8:40 PM
                                      

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