Employment Opportunities - Town of Lyndon - Cemetery & Village Public Works Department -
The Town of Lyndon has several positions open for the summer and wanted to encourage LI students to apply, especially if you have experience in this line of work or have a strong interest in one of them. You must be 16 years or older. There will be one position mowing at the Cemetery for 16-24 hours/week. There will be 3 positions for the Village Public Works Department , 40 hours/week. Work would involve mowing and laborer (building sidewalks, etc.). One of the 3 positions could become a full time position with benefits in the fall. Application and more information regarding these positions may be obtained from the Municipal Office. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Appalachian Mountain Club- Teen Wilderness Adventures -
The oldest conservation and recreation organization that is based in the Northeast. They have a program called the Teen Wilderness Adventures which is for youth ages 12-18. They offer fun, challenging outdoor trips providing supportive, professional leadership while teaching valuable wilderness skills and essential life lessons with over 40 trips to choose from with destinations in New Hampshire, Maine, and New York. Go to http://www.outdoors.org/outdoor-activities/teens/teen-wilderness-adventure/index.cfm
for more information and to obtain a catalog.
Lyndon Institute Alumni Awards - SENIORS -
The Award Application Form for the Lyndon Institute Alumni Awards is now available. You can come to the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) and obtain the packet from Mrs. Baillargeon. Deadline: April 28, 2017.
Springfield College Discovery Days, Springfield, MA - Juniors -
Springfield College Discovery Days are April 14, 17, 21, and 28. There will be information sessions which families will participate in that will cover the College admissions process, Academic programs, Springfield Colleges history and traditions, campus life and you will be able to meet their faculty. There will also be guided tours of the campus and their new and renovated facilities. If you would like to attend one of these Discovery Days, you can sign up online at www.springfield.edu/discoverydays
Women of Distinction Program - Smith College -
This will be held on October 20 - 22, 2017. This is a program for high school seniors which highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Latina, Asian American and Native American students. Smith College provides the round-trip transportation, meals and accommodations for all participants. The program is for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents who reside in the United States or a U.S. territory. International students and U.S. citizens abroad are not eligible. Admission is based on academic and personal qualities and is very competitive. Go to https://www.smith.edu/admission/wod
for more information. The application will be available online May 1, 2017. Deadline: June 16, 2017.
University of King's College, Halifax, Nova Scotia - Humanities for Young People -
This is a residential summer program where students can get a feel for university life, and encourage their interests in literature, philosophy, history, politics, and art. The program will run from July 7-16th, 2017. Students in grades from 9-11 are eligible. For more information and to apply online go to http://hyp.ukings.ca
. Deadline for applications: June 1, 2017.
VSAC - College Pathways 2017 - Free College Planning Event - Dates:
March 18th - Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT, April 1st - Castleton University, Castleton, VT and April 29th - Johnson State College, Johnson, VT. This is for Sophomores and Juniors and their families. The workshops include: applying to colleges, step by step, your college search - what to consider & tools to use, tackling the college admissions essay, strategies for the SAT/ACT, and financial aid and college costs and more. Register at www.vsac.org/CP17
.Vermont Tech Summer Camps -
Registration is open. Rosie's Girls STEM Leadership Camps
: June 19-23 or July 10-14 - These are overnight camps for girls entering 9th & 10th grades held at the Randolph Center Campus, Deadline: April 26, 2017, Coder Camp for Girls:
July 17-21 - This is a day camp for girls ages 13-16 and gives them an opportunity to translate their creativity into a computer program using SCRATCH where they can learn about software development an experience making a program of their own creation and is held at the Williston Campus, & AeroCamp
: July 24-28 - This is a day camp for boys & girls between the ages of 12-18 who are given the opportunity to explore the world of aviation and aerospace and is held at the Williston Campus. Deadline: June 1, 2017. Go to http://www.vtc.edu/academics/summer-courses
for more information and to register. Governor's Institutes of America Entrepreneurship
: June 24-30 - This is an overnight residential Institute for students entering 10th-12th grades held at the Vermont Tech Randolph Center Campus. Bring your ideas, passion and curiosity about business, get guidance of proven entrepreneurs and experts plus a network of peers to guide you in owning your own business. Go to http://www.giv.org/specialtopics/entrepreneurship
for more information and to apply.
Discover Business Degrees -
This site provides assistance to prospective college students who are considering a business degree. They have guides and resources that can be helpful in deciding which business degree is a good fit for you. There is also helpful education resources from various universities, libraries, and school districts and information on available business degree scholarships. To find out more information go to www.discoverbusiness.us
Union University, Jackson, TN -
This is a four year liberal arts private Christian university that is offering a Rising Senior Program where students can earn college credit this summer. It is designed for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year and would like to "try out" college during the month of June. You can earn up to 7 semester hours of college credit. To learn more go to www.uu.edu/admissions/rising-seniors
. Deadline to apply: May 15, 2017.
Hillsdale College, Hillsdale,MI - High School Summer Study and Travel Programs -
You can earn college credit while you study abroad with faculty from Hillsdale College. Candidates can be students considering Hillsdale College, want to earn college credit during the summer or wish to study abroad. Go to www.hillsdale.edu/HS-programs
for more information.
Fall '16 SUNY Plattsburgh Event Options -
Learn more about
Fall Open Houses, Fall Info Sessions, General Online Info Sessions, and specific Online Info Sessions by going to www.plattsburgh.edu/admissions/visit
Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI -
Hillsdale College is having monthly campus visit programs. You can tour the campus, meet other prospective students, interact with faculty, staff, and current students and learn more about their academic programs, financial aid and student life. You can also be a student for the day where you can pick the day that is convenient for you, sit in on a class lecture, eat lunch at the student union and do an overnight in a residence hall if you prefer. Go to https:www.hillsdale.edu/admissions-aid/admissions
for more information and to register online for a visit.
Bowdoin College -
Bowdoin College no longer has an application fee for all applicants who would be first generation in their family to attend college as well as any student seeking financial aid assistance from the college. Regardless of your economic background, they are committed to provide educational opportunities to students. For more information, deadlines for admission and to learn how to apply go to www.bowdoin.edu/admissions
Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) -
Savannah College of Art & Design is having SCAD Day which is an open house for prospective students and their families who want to get a taste of what Savannah College of Art & Design has to offer students. Go to www.scad.edu/admission/visit-scad/scad-days
for more information about SCAD Days and to register.
- at Montana State University in Bozeman - this is an all-day campus visit event where prospective students and their families will be able to meet with faculty and students, explore academic facilities, tour campus and residence halls and find out information in reference to financial aid and scholarships. The program is FREE.
Oct. 21, Jan. 27, March 10, March 24 & June 16. For more information go to www.montana.edu/admissions/msufriday