Susquehanna University Summer Workshops

Susquehanna University has some outstanding week-long workshops this summer for students who want to develop their skills in an academic area while living on a college campus.

Please visit: https://www.susqu.edu/academics/summer-high-school-programs for a list of workshops Susquehanna University has to offer, the dates of the workshops, as well as an application to apply.

 

Messiah College Summer Camp Opportunities

Messiah College is hosting a number of great summer camp opportunities! Listed below are the different camps they are offering, along with the dates they will be held. For more information on each, please click the link beside each camp option.

June 24-29, 2018- Messiah College Young Filmmakers workshop. For more information please click here

June 24-28, 2018- Messiah College Psychology Camp. For more information please click here

June 24-28, 2018- Messiah College Sustainability Camp. For more information please click here

June 24-28, 2018- Messiah College Family and Consumer Science Career Exploration Camp. For more information please click here

 

FEMA Youth Preparedness Council

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that they are seeking applicants for the Youth Preparedness Council, which brings together teens from across the country who are interested and engaged in community preparedness. This is an opportunity for all students in 8-11th grade.

Students interested in applying to the Council must submit a completed application form, provide two letters of recommendation, and academic records. All applications and supporting materials must be received no later than March 18, 2018, 11:59 p.m. PT in order to be eligible

For more information and the application, please visit:  www.ready.gov/youth-preparedness-council

Internship Opportunities for Students Interested in Politics

 

The Counseling Department was sent information from the Congressional Leadership Fund to share internship opportunities for students interested in politics.  There are numerous similar opportunities  at the local, state and national level and we encourage you to seek out those that you are interested in so that you can continue to explore opportunities that broaden your horizons.

Below are some internship requirements and the application for  the group that reached out to us.

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Respiratory Therapy Career Open House

Penn State Health, Hershey Medical Center, and St. Joseph in Reading teamed up together and are hosting a respiratory therapy career open house on February 15th, 2018 from 4:30-6:30pm. The open house will take place at Milton S. Hersey Medical Center, University fitness and conference room 302A.

All juniors and seniors who might be interested or want more information, please register for free by clicking here

United States Coast Guard Academy Summer Opportunity

Attention all Juniors! The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is hosting an AIM (academy introduction mission) summer program. This program will help you discover if you possess the mind, body, and character to succeed at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

2018 Summer Session dates (Sunday-Friday)

  • July 8-13
  • July 15-20
  • July 22-27

Key dates:

February 1: AIM application opens
April 1: AIM application closes
May 1: AIM notifications made by email. Session registration and scholarship application opens.
May 18: Scholarship application due. Session registration deadline for those accepted.
May 25: Scholarship notifications made
June 11: Tuition payment and enrollment paperwork due
June 15: Last call for refunds

Apply for the AIM summer program here 

 

Cornell University’s Summer College Program for HS Students

Cornell University is hosting a Summer College Program for High School Students.

There are many programs being offered to the students in 3 and 6 week sessions! The programs will be offered between June 23rd-August 7th, 2018.

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • experience what it’s like to live and learn at a great Ivy League university,
  • take real university courses,
  • work closely with Cornell’s world-renowned faculty,
  • earn three to six college credits,
  • explore majors and career options,
  • get a jump on successful college applications,
  • make friends from around the world, and much, much more.

Please email summercollege.cornell.edu or stop by the counseling office with any questions!

Free College Bound Money Boot Camp

Rowan University is hosting a FREE College Bound Money Boot Camp!

This is designed as a one-day series of workshops and information tables where current students, incoming students, and family members work side by side with the University Admission Office, Financial Aid Office, and lenders to gain a head start on the competitive edge of the admissions and payment process.

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:30am-2:00pm

Where: Savitz Hall, Rowan University – 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028

If you are interested in attending, please register before March 15th by emailing your confirmation/questions to: OPEC@rowan.edu

 

 

How to understand your PSAT scores

College board created a very helpful video providing you with information on how to understand and get the most out of your PSAT scores! It is important to understand these scores because they give you a great understanding of how you will do on the SAT and how ready you are for college. In the short video, you will gain knowledge on how to interpret your test scores, cross-test scores and subscores, which provide you with more specific details on how you did in certain areas. This is a great resource because it allows you to see the areas in which you could improve so that you are ready for the SAT.

Click here to view the video on how to understand your PSAT scores and how to make the most of them!

Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp Opportunity

Lebanon Valley College is hosting a great summer camp opportunity for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in learning about the scientific basis of human health.

Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry and medical ethics. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, genetic counseling and biomedical laboratory research.

The dates for the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp are:

  • June 24-29th or
  • July 22-27th

If you are interested in attending this camp, please fill out an application here

If you have any questions, please email lappas@lvc.edu or stop by the counseling office! Health-and-Biomedical-Sciences-Summer-Camp-Flyer

2018 Summer Honors Program Opportunity

If you are an upcoming Junior or Senior, there is a great summer opportunity for you!

Cook Honor’s College, IUP is hosting a summer honors program from July 22nd-August 4th, 2018. This is a great opportunity and the donations are excellent this year! Each student who attends earns a scholarship of $1000, leaving the total cost for program at $400!

All applications are due by May 1st, 2018. All you need to do to apply is: Submit an application, get teacher recommendation and a copy of your transcript. These items can be emailed or mailed.

The applications can be found here 

If you have any questions, please email Kevin Berezansky at Kevinb@iup.edu

Workforce Prep Seminar

College is not for everyone, but it is important to have a plan for after high school! Penn Manor has put together a variety of seminars that will help seniors explore their options for life after high school. These seminars will take place during the Spring semester and there will be a couple seminars each month. These seminars range from building a good resume to having the opportunity to participate in Mock interviews with companies in the area. There are also a couple field trips that students can attend, such as visiting PA College of Health Sciences or exploring HACC’s programs that students might not be aware of. For a full description and dates of each seminar please click Career-Workshop-Flyer

For students who are interesting in attending any of the career seminars or have any questions, please email: logan.kramer@pennmanor.net or fill out the google form and check off which workshops you are interested in: goo.gl/7t4Whs

 

Understanding College: Academic Exploration Night

Undecided about which major you want to pursue? You are not alone! York college is hosting an Academic Exploration Night for students who are undecided about what to major in. There will be York College students there from a dozen different majors to answer any questions that families and students might have.

This great opportunity will take place on December 5th at 6:30 pm in the Gumbacher Sport and Fitness Center at York College.

To register for free please visit: www.ycp.edu/understandingcollege

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Pennsylvania Free Enterprise

If you are a sophomore or a junior interested in business, the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise is for you! PFEW is about business, but it is really about so much more. Teamwork, Leadership, and Self-Discovery provided self-confidence to meet the challenges of your future. This event will allow you to get the college campus experience over the summer and you will be provided with rigorous instruction and hands-on experiences with the knowledge and skills of the 21st Century Workforce.

The “Early Bird” application is due March 2, 2018

The final deadline is April 6, 2018

** If you submit your application by the early bird due date, you will receive preferential treatment in the awarding of the scholarships and the week assignment in which students will participate

If you are interested in this event, please stop by the counseling office for paperwork.

To access additional information on Pennsylvania Free Enterprise please visit: http://www.pfew.org/students.php

Military Night at Hempfield

Hempfield High School is hosting an event to help students explore their Military options! Students will have the opportunity to learn more about military service, job training, and college funding. This event will take place on November 30, 2017 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Hempfield High School in Hackman Auditorium (200 Stanley Avenue Landisville, PA)