There will be an information session for those interested in the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), one of the five federal service academies that include West Point, Annapolis, Air Force, and Coast Guard academies. The admissions process and academic requirements are unique for service academies and this session is open to all high school students and college counselors.
Date: Sept. 28, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Who: All interested students and school counselors
What: Virtual question and answer session with some of our outstanding Midshipmen. This will be the perfect opportunity to learn about the admissions process and what it’s really like to attend USMMA.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Federal Service Academies are not for everyone but we encourage those students looking to serve their country and accept a demanding academic schedule to apply. Like all federal service academies, there is no application fee for USMMA.
Our rigorous four-year academic program is highlighted by the Academy’s Sea Year experience. Through this unique program, every student gains real-world leadership experience working aboard commercial ships sailing to ports around the world during three academic terms. Our students pursue a degree in one of five majors offered through two Academic Departments: Marine Engineering and Marine Transportation. Students receive full tuition, room and board, and books at no cost.
Graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy earn a Bachelor of Science degree, a U.S. Coast Guard license, and a commission in the United States Armed Forces. Our graduates have an option to work as ship’s officers in the United States maritime industry or serve as commissioned officers on active duty in any branch of service.
More information about the Academy can be found here.
Students, are you looking for part time work? * Alumni, are you seeking Full time employment options? *Parents, are you looking for job options for you or your students? * Employers, are you looking to share your job openings with a great community?
The Counseling Department’s Job Board may be able to help you! There are many opportunities available, and new contacts are added frequently. Scan the QR code below or click this link to view the Google slides document.
Are you between the ages of 16-24? Summer is right around the corner and we are excited to share with you an opportunity for students who have graduated high school and are not pursuing post-secondary education at this time, OR students who dropped out of high school.
Let us connect you to your future Career!
One-on-One Career Coaching
Access to Online Courses
Up to $10,000 towards approved TRAINING
Paid internships earning a minimum of $10.35 an hour in CAREER fields that match your interest
Opportunities to earn gift card incentives for Career Exposure Activites
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Preparing your student for a career is an important part of his/her education here at Penn Manor.
This year, we are happy to announce that your student will be participating in JA Inspire, a virtual career fair for students. Junior Achievement’s mission is to prepare students for their own economic success.
Through JA Inspire Virtual, students will be learning about themselves through a career assessment and through a reflection of choices made during the career fair. They will have the opportunity to learn about many different careers, job opportunities, internships, and more, all in South Central PA. Our plan is to have your student complete JA Inspire in some classes or on their own. Please feel free to join your student as he/she goes through JA Inspire. Ask questions about career choices, share successes and tips, go into JA Inspire Virtual and visit local booths and watch webinars with them. They each can get a unique log-in from their counselor or teacher and can access the fair 24/7 from March 15th-June 13th. Join in on the fun!
Lancaster EMS Announces: 1st Full-Time EMT Academy Program- “Learn While You Earn” Lancaster, PA- The Education Department from Lancaster EMS proudly announces “Learn While You Earn” program. This is our 1st full-time academy for eligible candidates to earn a PA Bureau of EMS approved EMT-Basic Certification. This program is a collaborative effort between Lancaster EMS and PACareerLink.
Eligible candidates will be hired as Full-Time Lancaster EMS employees, and compensated at a training wage of $13.00/ hr. while in attendance at our PA Bureau of EMS EMT- Basic certification course (minimum of 40 hours per week). Upon successful completion of the program and after obtaining their PA Bureau of EMS certification, the employee will be promoted to EMT-B with the commensurate pay rate increase to $15.00/hr. and associated benefits. Candidates will also agree to an 18-month employment commitment to Lancaster EMS post certification. EMT Candidates will be recruited from the general population with emphasis on the High School graduating Senior.
Classes will be held at the Lancaster EMS Millersville Station (100 East Charlotte Street, Millersville PA 17551), beginning in September from 1400 – 2100 hours. We anticipate the First academy class to be completed by mid-December 2021 with candidates working effective January 1, 2022.
Recruitment efforts will begin April 1, 2021. The application and employment process will consist of a phone interview, program entrance assessments as well as be personally interviewed by a formal panel of Lancaster EMS current employees. Following completion of all pre-acceptance processes the individual will either be offered a position or placed on a potential candidate waitlist.
ABC Keystone will be offering PA Connection, our Construction Pre-Apprenticeship, over the summer. This program is recognized and registered with the Commonwealth.
The course takes place three days a week over four weeks and is a good fit for: 1) students exploring construction as a career choice; or 2) students who have an interest in the industry and want advanced training before entering a registered apprenticeship. Completion of the course provides credit toward any one of the ABC Keystone programs, along with OSHA 10-Hour Construction credentials and completion certification. The program is recommended for students ages 16 and older, due to use of hand and power tools.
This is a tuition-based program that costs $2,250 per student for all training, materials, textbooks, and personal protective equipment. Financial assistance with tuition may be available. Please let me know if you’d like information on a tuition subsidy. Transportation is the responsibility of the student.
Click here for more information and to apply! Schedule is shown below.
Earn up to $600 while learning about Career choices that suit you!
Explore different career options online through our extensive 6-week program! Participating students will earn certificates after each course completion in their chosen career pathway program. Eight career pathways available: • Accounting • Administrative Assistant • Building Trades • Cosmetology • Drafting and Design Technology • Early Childhood Education • Electronics • Healthcare
Program held on the following platforms: Metrix Online Learning, Google Classroom and Edge Factor In addition to career path specific courses offered through Metrix Online Learning, students will also have assignments on financial literacy, career and interest assessments, resume creation and critique, and business engagement panels. Earn up to $600 for completion of all events and activities! This program is available to Lancaster County residents between the ages of 16-24. Interested in learning more? Contact Liz Swirniuk at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is partnering with the Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 to offer a “Health Care Career Exploration Camp” for rising 9th to 12th graders. The virtual camp will be held on Tuesday July 20th, 2021 and Wednesday July 21st, 2021 from 9 am to 12:15 pm for $175 per student. In addition to a live stream dissection, a health care kit, and a health care speaker, students will also be given a free application code to apply for PA College dual enrollment. Click hereto learn more and clickhere to apply.
Students Entering Grades 9 through 12 in Fall 2021 Dates: Tuesday-Wednesday, July 20-21, 2021 Online Instruction: 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM Tuition: $175.00 per student Presented by: Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (pacollege.edu), Lancaster, PA
Registration Deadline: May 24, 2021 Click here to register.
Are you a 16-24 year old Lancaster County Resident looking for a paid internship making a minimum of $10.35 an hour? Are you interested in a specific career path but are having a hard time getting your foot in the door to gain experience in the field? Are you looking to build your resume and interviewing skills?
We have the perfect opportunity for you! Through a partnership with the Lancaster County Workforce Development Board, PA CareerLink® Lancaster County is offering Paid Work Experiences for ambitious young adults interested in exploring different career paths.
With numerous job openings, we are sure to have a position that will be a great fit for you!
Please be prepared with the following documentation to apply: • Social Security Card • Birth Certificate • Driver’s License with Lancaster County Address, OR School ID • Last 30 days of paystubs (if currently working) • Work Permit (if under the age of 18)
The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program will be held via Zoom from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. ET each day and costs $175. We are happy to welcome rising High School freshmen-seniors.
The goal of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program is to provide a window into the scientific basis of human health. Our online Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer program will include live lectures from LVC faculty, visiting guest speakers, online laboratory exercises and other interactive activities. While we cannot duplicate the in-person experience of our traditional summer camp, our faculty are committed to providing students with an engaging and valuable experience!
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of immunology, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology and neuroscience. In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, and biomedical laboratory research. The Health and Biomedical Sciences Program will provide a fun, challenging and engaging college environment in which students will develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a biomedical scientist and health professional.
Live Online AI Program by Stanford PhD Students this Winter and Spring
AI Scholars Live Online is a 10-session (25 hours) pre-college enrichment program that exposes high school students (Grades 9-12) to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by our team of graduate students from Stanford University, students receive a personalized, interdisciplinary learning experience with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1. Students with prior programming experience are placed in an advanced cohort. We offer multiple dates and times for our Winter Break and Spring Semester programs. Students may apply here by October 31st and learn more in the brochure or on our website.
AI Scholars Live Online guides students to build a socially impactful AI project in a domain of their interest such as healthcare, robotics, finance, and sustainability to showcase the skills they learned. This past summer and fall, over 900 students completed projects including tracing the origins of COVID-19 and predicting algorithmic bias in legal decision-making. Students attend live online classes in small groups with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1.
link will be emailed to you no later than 24 hours prior to event. *Rsvp MUST INCLUDE your name (and anyone attending the event), email address, school attending (and current grade), and top academy/rotc choice
Please Join Us For Education Day November 4th East Gym
Parents and students are invited to attend Penn Manor Education Day on November 4th, 2019. Over 100 admission representatives will be here from two and four year colleges, technical, nursing and business schools in the East Gym. This is a great opportunity to speak to admission counselors and ask questions about the various Career Preparatory Programs and Colleges from around the East Coast. Learn about entrance requirements, financial aid, campus life and academic programs. NEW additions include local workforce sharing career information and job opportunities.
Are you compassionate and caring? Do you desire an education with hands-on clinical experience in an open, supportive, and diverse learning environment? Want to start a career in healthcare feeling confident and prepared to make a difference in the lives of others? If yes, then this is an opportunity for you!
The program is held at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences 1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading 19612 On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration required. Call 484-628-0100 or go to reading.towerhealth.org/discover.
Reading Hospital is presenting information on admissions, financial aid and costs, and student services. Presentations will highlight the following programs: Diagnostic Medical Sonography Emergency Medical Services Medical Imaging Nursing Surgical Technology