Employment Opportunity for Students Planning to Attend Millersville University

Seniors: Are you planning to attend Millersville University this fall? Are you interested in finding work on campus? If so, the Millersville University Store welcomes applicants to work in the University Store beginning the summer of 2019 and continuing into the fall semester. The position would include duties such as working a cash register, stocking shelves, helping customers, and other tasks. Wages start at $7.25 an hour. If you’re interested, stop down in the counseling office to check out the job board or send an email expressing your interest to Audrey Herr at aherr@ssi.millersville.edu or call at 717-871-7610.

Shreiner Tree Care: 2019 Student Internship Program

Seniors: Are you interested in working outdoors after graduating? Does a career in landscaping interest you? If so, make sure to check out Shreiner Tree Care’s 2019 Student Internship Program! Areas of focus will include plant health care, tree pruning, large truck driving, customer service, and much more. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up a flyer!

ABC Keystone Apprenticeship Program

Do you like a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training? Are you interested in carpentry, electrical work, plumbing, or sheet metal work, among other trades? If so, make sure to check out the Apprenticeship Program through Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC). Benefits of this program include earning college credits at HACC and receiving a salary! Stop down in the counseling office to pick up a flyer.

Post-Secondary Training Event for Seniors!

What: Representatives from a variety of local businesses, industries, and colleges will provide information about their short-term training and educational opportunities available to students after graduating high school. HACC, CTC, Thaddeus Stevens, and the National Guard are among the participants who plan to attend. This is a great way to learn about your options and introduce yourself to representatives!

Where: Auditorium

When: Thursday, April 25th during Homeroom

Who: Seniors

Sign up in the counseling office or by clicking here

Career and Employment Fair for Seniors!

What: Are you interested in entering the workforce after graduating high school? If so, attend our upcoming Career and Employment Fair! Representatives from local businesses and industries will provide information about their summer, part-time, and full-time employment opportunities. High Industries, Tomlinson Bomberger, and Abel Construction are among the companies that plan to attend!

Where: Auditorium

When: Thursday, May 2nd during Homeroom

Who: Seniors

Sign up in the counseling office or by clicking here

Join the Counseling Department for a Resume and Interview Skills Workshop!

What: Do you have a resume that needs some fine-tuning? Have you participated in academic and extracurricular experiences that you aren’t sure how to incorporate into your resume? If so, join us for a resume and interview skills workshop to develop your resume into something that gets the attention of potential employers! You will also have the opportunity to participate in mock interviews with local employers. Sign-up here!

Where: Library

When: Thursday, March 21st during Homeroom

Who: Seniors

PA Work Aware/Skill Up Senior Seminar

Attention all current seniors: The counseling department invites you to join us in the library on Thursday, February 21st during homeroom for a PA Work Aware/Skill Up seminar. This online program allows you to complete modules and earn industry-recognized credentials that could make you a more desirable candidate for employment! Make sure to bring your computer, as you will learn how to use the Metrix Learning Online program to develop an individualized work preparedness plan. Make sure to sign up here, and you will get a pass from your block 1 teacher to attend.

Career Seminars: High Steel & LCSWMA

High Steel Structures- Block 4  February 12th, 2018 

Preparing for Entrance into the Workforce and careers at High Steel

Auditorium 1:45-2:40

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Ronnie Medlock, VP of Technical Services for High Steel Structures will present about his journey and how he landed in his role at HighSteel, as well as the positions that they generally recruit for at Steel in particular. In addition, staff from the HR department will present on soft skills required for a solid interview experience, an idea of compensation and benefits for the roles discussed.

Following the Career Seminar, individual students will have an opportunity to sign up to tour the facility in the future.

 

Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority- Block 2 February 20th, 2018 

Interviewing, Soft Skills, and Careers at LCSWMA 

Auditorium 9:30-10:21

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The LCSWMA is one of the leading employers in Penn Manor School District.  They employee in a variety of fields from skill labor jobs to advanced scientists and business staff. They will present on Careers at LCSWMA and also highlight  interviewing and soft skills to help students prepare to enter the workforce.

Following the Career Seminar, individual students will have an opportunity to sign up to tour the facility in the future.

 

If students would like to attend, but their whole class isn’t able to come, students can individually sign up here:https://goo.gl/forms/7KfOO1lktWzO9Gh33

Skilled Women get STEM Jobs (Field Trip Opportunity)

9th grade-12th grade Girls at Penn Manor, you are invited to TWIST with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology on Thursday, October 5th, 9 a.m. – 1:30p.m. (Field Trip leaves from 8:30 and will return by 2:00).

Ever wonder how a product was made? Do you want to help the environment? Do you like to troubleshoot and problem solve?  Did you know that 63% of Associate degree holders in STEM jobs earn more than bachelor’s degree holders in non-stem occupations?

 Learn about amazing opportunities for females within the tech & trade fields!

This exclusive campus visit will include keynote speakers, interaction with current female students, lunch, and a tour of campus. Seniors who attend will get a free application to Thaddeus Stevens, a $60 Value!

Programs at Thaddeus Stevens include Business Administration, Architectural Technology, Graphic Communications & Printing, Water and Environmental Technology, Computer & Network Systems Administration, and over 30 other trade programs.

Please see stop by the school counselors office for a flyer and permission slips. Permission slips need to be returned by Thursday, Sepember 26th to the School Counselors office.

Counseling Office Job Board

As the school year starts to come to a close it is time to start thinking about finding a job for the summer. With a large variety of local businesses in the area there are plenty of opportunities to make some money at a job that you will enjoy. If interested in finding out more about possible jobs for summer or earlier stop by the counseling office and check out our job board with all the businesses interested in having Penn Manor students work for them so apply now!