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Connectingus.net is pleased to offer various summer enrichment programs for students all over. We have compiled a collection of resources to help students locate summer positions and internships. Other resources on our site provide information on college programs in leadership, pre-college, liberal arts, writing, math, science, web design, or engineering programs of interest at campuses across the USA.

Scholarship list:

The Southern Mystique Film Camp conducted by The Central Virginia Film Institute and New Millennium Studios

Technical Training Internship program offered by McKesson Automation integral division of the McKesson Health Systems Group. Details here.

Another Sciences Gateway for Summer    GREAT - A substantial number of programs specifically target minorities, women, and other groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences. Engineering summer camps

Over 250+ Summer Enrichment Summer Programs -This is a free summer and school year enrichment search listing recently created by adedicated school counselor. It's a very useful site with great hep gateways http://www.enrichmentalley.com.

Making Engineers "Cool" Website - Gateway to nationwide Resources and Programs. A strong info portal with many opportunities for learning and summer making_engineers_cool

Math Gateways for High Scool Students - Summer Math Programs and Camps for High School Students math camps.html.

Peterson's Summer Programs -petersons.com

Summer Medical and Dental Programs & More - This is a major site with possibities at elite schools. Free full tuition, housing, and meals for six-week summer medical and dental school preparatory program that offers eligible students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation www.smdep.org.

Summer Progams/Camps These Pre-college summer camps are offered throughout the country, often through Universities to provide high school students with experiences in science, mathematics, technology, engineering, or medicine www.careercornerstone.org/pcsumcamps.htm.

Summer Opportunities for Minority Undergratuate Students - This is a powerful resource that Black Excel has pointed minority (and other students to) for a number of years. It goes 120+ pages and is filled with many excellent resources. It's a comprehensive listing http://www.doorsofopportunity.org/.

Summer Programs Gateway - http://www.studenteducationprograms.com.

Ventures Scholars Program - Ventures Scholars Program and Gateways. Black Excel Founder has meet with Jessica Arkin National Director Ventures Scholars Program and highly recommends this program and its resources Summer Gateways featured:(with links) venturescholar.orgl.

BAP Minority Travel Assistance Program

Consistent with NIH’s recognition of a unique and compelling need to diversify the research workforce, the Biology of Aging program at NIA offers travel assistance funds to pre- and postdoctoral students, trainees, and fellows who will increase diversity in the research workforce. These funds may be used to help the students, trainees and fellows present findings in the biology of aging research at national and international scientific meetings that will be held in the United States. This announcement is designed to increase the participation of individuals from the following groups: visit National Institute of Aging for details

High School Graduates or GED recipients Opportunity

Year Up is offering an intensive one-year training program for young adults ages 18 to 24 who provide Fortune 100 companies like Merrill Lynch, American Express, Lehman Brothers and Bank of America with Information Technology entry level talent. Throughout the course of one year, our students earn up to 16 college credits from Pace University learn technical and professional skills and are placed in paid internships. Year Up is currently recruiting student for our next class of young professionals. We are looking for High School graduates or GED recipients ages 18-24 who may not know what to do next attend college or work full-time.
Visit http://www.yearup.org/ for info about this Paid Internship/Training Program for Youth

LeTendre Education Fund

LeTendre Education Fund - This scholarship is for students that are homeless or those living with friends or relatives temporarily because they lack permanent housing. Students who have not reached their 21st birthday by September 21 are eligible to apply. Scholarship applicants may be high school juniors, seniors, students enrolled in a GED or other alternative education program; or recent graduates/GED recipients. There will be a minimum of two $1,000 scholarships awarded annually (non-renewable). Application deadline is September 21, 2008. To receive applications via e-mail or fax, please contact Patricia Popp, NAEHCY LeTendre Chair, at (757) 221-7776 or pxpopp@wm.edu . Applications accepted: November 1, 2007 - September 12, 2008.

National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)Ford Motor Company Fellows Program Internship

Contact: Lourdes Ferrer, Deputy Director of Constituency Services, NALEO Educational Fund, 500 Citadel Drive, Suite 120, Los Angeles, CA 90040, (323) 720-1932 ext. 127, e-mail: lferrer @naleo.org, www.naleo.org
Eligibility: Applicants must be Latino, a minimum of 21 years of age, in their senior year and plan to graduate in May or June, have completed their baccalaureate degree or are attending graduate school. Applicants must reside in the following states or regions: California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Texas, Puerto Rico, the Northeast or theSouthwest. Award: Intensive six-week program in Washington D.C. in policymaking. For further details, contact NALEO. Deadline: March 7

Wolf Trap Intership for the Arts

The Wolf Trap Internship program is designed to provide meaningful hands-on training and experience in the areas of arts administration, education, and technical theater. Internships offer the practical opportunity to become an integral member of the staff and to work side by side with professionals producing, promoting, and administering the full spectrum of the performing arts. Details here

John Starks Foundation

This Three Point Scholarship Program has been designed to assist Tulsa and New York/Tri-State area ( New York, NewJersey, and Connecticut) high school students in their pursuit of a college degree. Ten (10) $2,000 grants will be available to graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time at a two-year or four-year accredited institution during the upcoming academic year. Students who remain in good standing academically during their first year will be given consideration to reapply for additional financial assistance through the program. Down load application here

Application Deadline: April 1 --------------------- Selection Notification By: May 1

*Only the first 250 applications will be considered. No phone calls please. Johnstarks.com

Syracuse University's Scholarship

Syracuse University's Scholarship, School of Architecture is seeking young men and women of color interested in pursuing a five year professional degree in Architecture. There is scholarship money to fully cover education costs for 10 students Contact: Mark Robbins, Dean, School of Architecture 315-443-2255 or robbinsm@syr.edu.s (More).

The White House Fellows Program

Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows program is America's most prestigious program for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Microsoft Research External Research and Programs (ER&P) is seeking to sponsor 10 female students

Microsoft Research External Research and Programs (ER&P) is seeking to sponsor 10 female students majoring in computer science, with a concentration in serious game development and research, to be selected for the Microsoft Female Academic All-Stars at the 2006 Serious Games Summit D.C. The selected All-Stars will be invited to convene during lunch, where they will meet with an industry executive to discuss the issues surrounding female game developers and to learn about career opportunities in the field.

In addition, the All-Stars will be able to attend more than 60 sessions, lectures, and roundtable discussions at SGS D.C. They will learn about key issues affecting the marketplace, get a sneak peek at upcoming serious games, and enjoy the opportunity to network with peers in the serious games community.

ER&P is committed to fostering the growth of women game developers in this emerging space and developing career paths for those with keen interests. The goal is to gain knowledge on how ER&P can attract more women into the critical fields necessary to move computer science, and fields such as serious game development, forward.

Requirements and Deadline
Students interested in being considered for a complimentary pass (valued at $795) should complete the below query and submit it via email to Academic_All_Stars@cmp.com by September 27, 2006.

  • - Contact information, including name, email, address, and telephone, as well as school, major, and area(s) of study
  • Tell us about yourself - 200 words maximum
  • Brief essay about your interest in serious game development, the research you have conducted in this sector, or your insights on the importance of women game developers - 300 words maximum
  • Winners* will be announced in early October. All-Stars will be required to submit a post-event paper detailing their experiences and key learnings from SGS D.C.

For more information on this opportunity, send an email to Eran Butts, ebutts@cmp.com.

Please note: Travel and lodging expenses are not included in this scholarship. Breakfast an lunch will be provided on both days of the Summit.
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Evelyn Donis Conference Manager Direct (415) 947-6204 - Office (415) 947-6000 E-mail: edonis@cmp.com

CMP Game Group
www.cmpgame.com

 

Intern Position with The Oprah Magazine

"O" The Oprah Magazine is looking to hire fall interns in the Fashion and Style Departments. Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented and be able to juggle multiple tasks at once. Prior internship experience preferred, but not required. This opportunity is available for college students in need of credit hours and recent graduates who are available to start immediately, full-time from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., 5 days a week. Send resumes with a cover letter to: Cindy M. del Rosario, Associate Editor O, The Oprah Magazine 1700
Broadway, 38th floor NY, or call 212-903-5149
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High School Girls Technology Program at MIT

The Women's Technology Program at MIT is a 4-week summer residence program to introduce high school girls to electrical engineering and computer science. If you know a girl who is currently a high school junior who demonstrates math and science ability and an interest in finding out about EECS, please encourage her to visit our website for more information and for an application form (applications are due Feb 1) http://www.mit.edu.Our classes are taught in a supportive environment by a staff of women MIT PhD candidates and undergraduates. The full-time academic programincludes hands-on experiments and team-based projects in computer science,electrical engineering, and mathematics. No prior experience in computerprogramming, physics, or electrical engineering is expected, but applicants typically have strong academic records, especially in math and science. Deadline for application is Feb-1 each year.

 

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