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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:

    February 28 to be considered for a scholarship; June 1 Penn State's College of Communications Summer Camps (students entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grades)
    March 15 Bucknell Engineering Camp (Grades 7-11)
    March 15 Wildlife Leadership Academy (Ages 14-17)
    March 31 Naval Academy Summer Seminar (Grade 11)
    April 5 Susquehanna Valley Law Enforcement Camp Cadet (Ages 12-15)
    May 1 (March 1 Early Bird Deadline) Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (Grades 10-11)
    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)

    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
    1/29/19- West Beaver Township Veterans Memorial Pool-
    Applications available in the guidance office.  Please complete and return applications by March 31 to address attached to applicaion.

    2/7/19- Rita's Italian Ice-
    Help Wanted.  Must: Be honest and energetic; have excellent social skills; take initiative and be hard-working.  Apply online at: and click on "Join the Team".  Interviews start mid-February.

    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

    "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 March 14, 2019 3:45 PM

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