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September 20, 2019 – Boston University Overnight Opportunity

To apply, click Overnight.

September 20, 2019 – City of Lynn’s Relay Cancer Walk

September 20, 2019 – My Brother’s Table 38th Annual Walk

September 17, 2019 – Peabody High School College Fair

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, Peabody Veterans Memorial High School will host its annual College Fair from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Students can find a list of colleges and universities attending on the PVMHS website. Click the College Fair Information link on the right side of the page.

September 16, 2019 – Starbucks College Achievement Plan: Pathway to Admission

September 16, 2019 – Callahan Elementary 3rd Annual Harvest Festival

September 13, 2019 – Framingham State University’s College Readiness: What Every Parent Should Know

Please use this link to register for the event: Framingham.

September 13, 2019 – MIT’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) is a free year-long program funded by MIT’s Society of Women Engineers. We hold monthly sessions on campus exploring different careers and fields of science and engineering. Our sessions feature hands-on activities like LED circuits, tours of MIT labs, and speaker panels with current MIT students and professors. The program is intended to help high school girls discover and explore their passion for STEM.

Below is a link to register for WiSE 2019-2020. The application deadline is Friday, September 20 at 11:59 PM. Acceptance to WiSE is on a lottery basis, and participants will be notified by September 23rd. Our sessions this semester are on the following Saturdays ( 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM ): Sept 28, Oct 26, Nov 16.

To apply, click WiSE.

September 11, 2019 – Girls, Inc. Peer Leadership Program

September 9, 2019 – City of Lynn’s Walk for Peace

September 5, 2019 – LEDA Scholars Program

September 4, 2019 – Tufts University’s “Voices of Tufts Diversity Experiences”

September 4, 2019 – Boston National Portfolio Day

Sunday, October 13, 2019

12:00-4:00 PM — Free and Open to the Public

Who should attend? – Visual artists and designers interested in pursuing education in the visual and related arts.

What will you do? – Meet with representatives from the National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA), who will review your artwork, discuss their programs, and answer your questions.

Where is it located? – Hynes Convention Center – 900 Boylston Street – Boston, MA 02215.

Who can I contact with questions? – 617-879-7222 or [email protected]

For more information (including participating institutions) and pre-registration, visit massart.edu/boston-national-portfolio-day

August 30, 2019 – AmeriCorps Job Opportunities

The United Way is currently recruiting 30 full-time AmeriCorps Members for the 2019-2020 school year to provide direct support to English learners in grades K-12. Members in the program gain first-hand experience working in public schools and community organizations across the North Shore in the cities of Lynn, Salem, and Gloucester MA. A year of service is also a year of professional development. Members have access
to monthly professional development opportunities, supportive coaching from our staff, experience forming partnerships and relationships, and most importantly, the joy of working with young people both inside and outside the classroom.

What’s required to serve as an AmeriCorps Member?
· 17-29 years old
· High School Diploma or GED (or higher)
· Proof of US Citizenship

To learn more, click AmeriCorps.

To view a flyer, click AmeriCorps Flyer

For an application, click AmeriCorps Application

August 29, 2019 – Early College Program @ North Shore Community College

For an application, click Early College Program Application – Fall 2019

North Shore Community College has partnered with the Lynn Public Schools to offer an Early College Program. Lynn English students can earn up to 30 college credits, for FREE. Applications are now available for the fall 2019 semester. Students can choose from many courses, including Medical Terminology, Composition 1, First Year College Experience, Introduction to Graphic Design, Pre-Calculus and Speech. More information about this FREE program, including applications, can be found in the Guidance Department and here. There is a very short turnaround time for applications as they must be submitted to your child’s guidance counselor by 8:00 AM on Thursday, September 12th. Classes begin September 16th. Please make sure all applications steps are followed in order and to completion. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s guidance counselor at 781-477-7361. For more information, you can also visit the Early College Program website – www.northshore.edu/early-college

For an application, click Early College Program Application – Fall 2019

August 29, 2019 – College Financial Aid Nights

August 29, 2019 – Job Opportunities at Life Care Center of the North Shore

The following job opportunities are available to 17-year-old students. Apply in person at 111 Birch Street, Lynn, 01902. Ask for Kayleigh.

Activities Assistants – Part Time
Activities Assistants are required to run groups with the patients. The groups may be morning exercises, card games, nail painting, board games, talk/discussion/trivia groups. On weekends they will help dietary with lunch in passing out drinks and soups.

Hours: 4-8 pm Monday- Friday
Saturday and Sundays 9am – 4pm
Pay: Minimum Wage
Age: 17 years old

Dietary Aides- Part Time
Dietary aides are required to set up trays that will be sent up to each floor, they will learn how to read each patient’s diet. They also will be in the main dining room helping with dinner.
Hours: 3pm to 7pm
Pay: Minimum Wage
Age: 17 years old

Reception – Per Diem
Receptionist will be responsible for answering phone calls and directing them to the appropriate person/department. They will greet visitors. They assist the Business Office, Executive Director and admissions office. Job duties will be assigned to each staff, examples being: stuffing bills, typing up letters, sending out newsletters. We do ask everybody to have knowledge of the computers, browsing internet, using word or excel.
Hours: Week nights 4pm to 8pm .. Occasionally weekdays 8am – 4pm
Weekends 8am – 2pm or 2pm to 8pm
Weekends and holidays are required. Each person is required to work at least one holiday.
Pay: Minimum Wage
Age: 17 years old

August 29, 2019 – Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program (HPREP) at Harvard Medical School 

Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program (HPREP) at Harvard Medical School is an outreach program hosted and organized by Harvard graduate, medical, and public health students. Their mission is to recruit high school students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds into science, medicine, and public health with the goal of eliminating educational disparities and increasing representation of underrepresented and disadvantaged groups in science and health professions.

Students are encouraged to apply for the HPREP 2019-2020 program, especially those who come from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds. Students should not feel that they must be at the top of their class to be competitive for our program. More importantly, they seek students who, despite having experienced challenges in their lives, have a sense of scientific curiosity and the drive to reach their goals. The application portal is open from Monday, Aug 26th to Monday, Sept 30th, 2019 11:59 PM. No transcript or letter of recommendation is required. Students are reminded to submit all application materials by the deadline. Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed.

About HPREP
Since its inception, HPREP at Harvard Medical School has provided opportunities for high school students every year. The program continues to thrive and grow because of the participation of your students and your commitment.

HPREP is a free 10-week program that takes place at Harvard Medical School (Boston location) on Saturdays (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM) from November to February. The curriculum consists of interactive lectures and laboratory components, exposing students to a range of science and health-related subjects, including genetics, scientific method and experiments, vaccines, cancer biology, anatomy, sexual health, nutrition, health disparities, leadership, ethics, and college prep workshops. HPREP also provides students with one-on-one mentoring to equip them with the excitement, knowledge, skills, confidence, and community support necessary to pursue education and careers in science and health professions. The mentoring component pairs each student with a Harvard student (doctoral, masters, medical, or postdoctoral fellow), who works closely with them on applying to college, scholarship applications, and to develop a research project leading to an oral presentation at our closing ceremony. For more information, please visit https://hprep.wordpress.com/.

How your students can apply to HPREP
The online application is now live, starting Aug 26th 2019 at https://harvard.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eapubGb5Wn2Bh1X They strongly encourage students to use the online application, but a paper application will also be available upon request via email at [email protected]

August 29, 2019 – Case Western Reserve University Diversity Overnight Program

Case Western Reserve University ( Cleveland, OH ) is currently accepting student applications for its Diversity Overnight programs, Oct. 13 and 14 or Nov. 10 and 11. Applications are due by Sept. 1 for the October program and Oct. 1 for the November program.

Diversity Overnight is designed for smart and curious high school seniors from diverse backgrounds, to give them an in-depth look at the opportunities available to our students.

Participants accepted to Diversity Overnight stay in a residence hall with a student host, engage with faculty and learn about the many opportunities available to students at CWRU and throughout our campus in Cleveland’s University Circle.

On Monday, participants will join hundreds of other prospective CWRU students at our Fall Open House, where they will learn more about how our students contribute to classroom discussions, participate in meaningful extracurricular activities and engage in hands-on learning.

Case Western Reserve will cover the cost of meals and lodging for students accepted to this program. We are also able to assist with travel expenses and arrangements.

To apply, click CWRU.