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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
October 7 Design Day Camp at Kutztown University (November 2)
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).
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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 10th 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 online 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.

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