Aviation Camp

There is  an exciting opportunity for Lancaster County high school students interested in aviation, engineering, mechanics and more. In partnership with EMU Aviation, Aero-Tech Services & Lancaster County STEM Alliance- we are thrilled to bring you A-TEAM (Aviation- technicians, engineers, aviators & mechanics)!

This three-day experience will take place on June 22nd, 23rd & 24th from 9 AM- 1:30 PM at the Lancaster Airport. Aviation camp is FREE, but spots are limited. Interested students entering grades 9 through 12 should submit 1-3 paragraphs on why they want to attend. They should apply via the link below. These three days of hands-on, immersive learning will even include a discovery flight! Transportation support may be available for students with need. 

Cost: Free Lunch will be provided.

Applications due: May 16 Students will be notified: May 26

Questions? Contact: owalters@lnpnews.com


PULSE- Health Program for Students

PULSE 2022

Pre-health Program for Underrepresented Leaders in STEM Education

Neuroscience & Behavioral Health:

What makes your brain special?

Mondays, 4 – 6 p.m., September 12, 2022 – December 12, 2022

(No class on October 10 or November 21)** OPTION TO APPLY FOR THE IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE! **

Application deadline: APRIL 20, 2022 (Applicants will be notified in May.)

Contact us: hmcpulse@gmail.com

Rock Lititz Career Exploration Day

April 28 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Live Event production is a technical, creative, fast-paced industry, with opportunities for individuals of various education levels. With careers ranging from design to engineering, manufacturing to finance, marketing to management, together, we build and create live experience for audiences of all types.

Looking for engaged and reliable high school juniors and seniors who are seeking unconventional career paths, to come experience a unique hands-on career day at Rock Lititz and explore the live event industry that exists where technology meets art.

Interested students should submit 1-3 paragraphs on why they would like to attend.
Applications due March 18.
Students will be notified April 4.

Lunch will be provided. Students must register using the survey link and provide their own transportation.

www.surveymonkey.com/r/RLititzSTEM Questions? Contact: education@rocklititz.com

Academy Night- In person at PMHS

 On Friday, February 25th 6:30-8:30 pm, at Penn Manor High School, there will once again be an in-person Academy Night for the 11th District of Pennsylvania.  United States Service Academy Liaison officers, ROTC representatives and DODMERB personnel will be present to brief on their programs.  Information provided will include answers to the following:

    ·       The difference between attending an academy/ROTC and military recruiters
    ·       The value of attending a summer program at an Academy
    ·       Describing the ‘ideal’ candidate
    ·       Determining the difference between a nomination and an appointment

          Especially now, with the changes to SAT/ACT standards, extracurricular push, and hybrid learning, it is important for those students/parents/educators to understand the process and the rigors of the application/admission.

Please contact Mary O’Connor at mary.oconnor@mail.house.gov to RSVP or with any questions.

Click below to download the flier with more information.

Education Day 2021

Please Join Us For

Education Day

College and Career Fair

Monday, November 1st in the East Gym

Parents and students are invited to attend Penn Manor Education Day on November 1st, 2021.   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 workforces sharing career information and job opportunities.

The event time will be 11:15am -1:15pm- during Block 3 and lunches.

Parents are welcome and can enter through the main office.

Click here for: College and Career Fair Attendees

USMMA Info Session

United States Merchant Marine Academy

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.

To register for the session, please use the following link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpcOytqDksH9TFhXtxZ-QVZeNUK0TiEI4R

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.

Looking for a Job?

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.

Out-of-School Program

Young Adults Program

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!

Services Available:

  • One-on-One Career Coaching
  • GED Testing
  • 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
  • and more!

Get started today! Email YOUNGADULTPROGRAM@jobs4lancaster.com


Starbucks- Careers and College

Did you know that Starbucks offers free online tuition to both Part Time and Full Time employees (partners)?

Starbucks is “committed to the success of our partners (employees). Every benefits-eligible U.S. partner working part- or full-time receives 100% tuition coverage for a first-time bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University’s online program. Choose from over 100 diverse undergraduate degree programs, and have our support every step of the way.”

Find more information here. They are currently hiring in many Lancaster County locations!

There are many other companies that offer tuition assistance as well! Check out some of those places by visiting yescollege.

Inspire Career Fair

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!

Student Self-paced guidebook for JA Inspire Career Fair

Students will have more information on their grade-level google classroom this week

EMT Full-Time Academy

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.

Those with potential interest in this Full-Time Education to Work Program should contact:
emtacademy@lemsa.com, 717-481-4841 ext.234 or visit https://www.lemsa.com/emscertification.asp

Summer Construction Pre-Apprenticeship

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.

  • PA Connection, Summer 2021
  • 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day
  • ABC Keystone Training Facility, Manheim
2021 Summer Schedule Pre-Apprenticeship ABC Keystone

$600 Career Exposure Activity for Ages 16-24

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 lswirniuk@jobs4lancaster.com