Monday, September 11, 2017

Opportunities for Howard County High School Students

Internship Fair at Howard Community College on September 22 from 9-12 in the Burilla Galleria.  JHU APL, Maryland Public Television, CCL USA, HCC Public Safety, Montgomery County Police and many more employers will be available.  Visit http://www.howardcc.edu/services-support/career-services/internships-co-ops/internship-fair.html for up to date information and a list of all employers.
 Teen Health Summit:   October 20th 8:30-2pm  Howard Community College, Health Sciences Building.  Opportunity open to grades 10-12.  Topics for discussion include life decisions, substance abuse, healthy social media use, stress management, and more.  To register, visit http://2017teenhlthsummit.eventbrite.com.
Volunteers Needed for Fulton Fall Fest:  September 29th from 4:30-8:30.  Help is needed for set up, clean up, face painting, selling tickets, and running games.  Contact rgriffin@adventisthealthcare.com.
The Teen Advisory Council is composed of Howard County high school students (public, private and home school) who meet monthly during the school year to discuss teen use of alcohol and other drugs, and to develop educational messages that promote HC DrugFree's vision of a County where teens are drug-free by choice.  Visit http://www.hcdrugfree.org/teen-advisory-council-1/ for more information and to learn how to join.
The Intelligence Careers offers students a wide variety of excellent program to get a jump start on careers in intelligence.  Several of our former students have participated in these experiences and they are excellent.  Visit https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html for more information.
National Family Resiliency Center is looking for Peer Counselors.  The NFRC is an organization that provides individual and group counseling for children and teens and parent education seminars related to family transition and support for children when their parents decide they will no longer be together.  NFRC is looking for students who might be interested in training to become peer counselors.  Visit http://www.nfrchelp.org for more information or contact http://risa.garon@nfrcfamily.org.
PSAT, SAT, ACT Information Night-  Reservoir High Atrium at 7pm on September 27.  Dr. Martha Gagnon will present information related to all college admission tests.  Dr. Gagnon will provide information on HOW to prepare, WHAT to expect, HOW the tests differ, and HOW colleges use the scores for admission.
Howard County Park and Recs is hiring high school students to work at their before school and after school care programs.  For more information visit http://www.howardcountymd.gov/hcrpjobs.  No experience is necessary and you must be 16.  This is a great first job!
Centennial High School Student Services will be hosting a county wide FAFSA night on Wednesday, September 27th at 7:00pm in the CHS auditorium. This evening will help Senior parents navigate the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms that should be completed by every college bound student regardless of economic need, to help ensure eligibility for any kind of scholarship. This presentation will also be available in Spanish.
Howard County NSBE (National Generation Leadership Academy) Jr. Chapter Meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 12th at 7pm at the Charles E Miller Branch.  The purpose of the chapter is to encourage students in grade 6-12 to develop an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. To RSVP, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/howard-county-chapter-of-nsbejr-informational-meetng-tickets-37679500400.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Study Soup Scholarship

StudySoup is offering a $1000 Women in Technology student to one female student who is interested in pursuing a career in computer science. We want to make sure your students don't miss their chance to apply!

We want as many students as possible to apply and need your help to make that happen! If you know any students that might be eligible for this, please post our link and encourage them to apply!

Scholarship link: https://studysoup.com/women-in-technology-scholarship

Have a great day!
Katy

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Town Hall: Know Your Rights


Monday, February 6, 2017

$1,000 scholarship to women seeking a career in computer science

At StudySoup, we're constantly looking for ways to improve the educational experiences of college students, including finding ways to lighten their financial burdens.

One way we're doing this is through our scholarship program. We're offering a $1,000 scholarship to women seeking a career in computer science and/or computer programming, a field they are highly underrepresented in. The scholarship will be awarded to a female student who demonstrates a passion for computer science and is actively seeking opportunities for a meaningful career in the industry. 

We want as many students as possible to apply and need your help to make that happen! If you know any students that might be eligible for this, please post our link and encourage them to apply!

Scholarship link: https://studysoup.com/women-in-technology-scholarship

Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship

The Washington Center is pleased to announce an exciting new program through its operating partnership with the U.S. Department of State: the 2017 Foreign Affairs Information Technology (IT) Fellowship.
The Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship was launched by the State Department to address its growing need for technology expertise in the field of diplomacy, in addition to increasing the representation of diverse groups among its service. The Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with financial need are encouraged to apply. Program highlights include:
  • Undergraduate candidates (2 fellowships available): Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for junior and senior years of undergraduate studies related to an Information Technology field.
  • Graduate candidates (3 fellowships available): Up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expenses for a two-year master’s degree in an IT-related field.
  • Two summer internships, one at a domestic office of the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and one overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. The program provides stipends, transportation and housing for these internships.
  • Employment in the Department of State Foreign Service for those who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service IMS entry requirements.
The application for the Fellowship is available on The Washington Center's website. Students are also encouraged to visit the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship page to assess their eligibility and review expectations for selected fellows. All applications for undergraduate and graduate fellowships must be completed by February 13, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST in order to be considered.
We kindly request that you share this information with eligible students on your campus, along with faculty and staff who can help identify strong candidates.
We appreciate your support for this program and for providing your students with opportunities to help them achieve their potential. If you have any questions or need additional information about the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship, please feel free to contact foreignserviceIT@twc.edu or 202-238-7920.
 
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