Summer Programs and Job Opportunities

The following is information on Summer Programs and Job Opportunities we have gotten information on in the LHS Counseling Office.  

Job Opportunities

Washtenaw County Road Commission 

WCRC is seeking qualified students to fill a variety of openings for the summer of 2021!

  • Interested in a paid summer job with Fridays off?
  • Enjoy working outdoors?
  • Passionate about serving your community?

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License.
  • Be an active student returning or enrolling in the fall of 2021.
  • Excellent attendance, dependable transportation and a good work ethic.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and remain attentive to traffic conditions and other factors affecting safety and production.
  • Physical ability to work in extreme weather condition and cope with temperature and other environmental extremes in a moving highway work zone.

APPLY ONLINE NOWhttps://wcrc.workbrightats.com/jobs/

  1. Student Laborer – Heavy Equipment:  Students will work alongside our Heavy Equipment crew to perform flagging operations to direct traffic through construction zones using handheld signs in addition to barricades and cones to keep motorists, pedestrians and our crews safe.  The work schedule for this position is Monday – Thursday 6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $12.00/hour
    1. Student Laborer – Facilities:  Students will work alongside our Buildings and Grounds crew to perform janitorial, general building maintenance and grounds maintenance duties.  The work schedule for this position is Monday – Thursday 6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $12.00/hour

Ypsilanti District Library Youth Internship

We have a summer internship available for our Whittaker Road and Michigan Ave locations in the Youth Departments. If you or anyone you know loves working with families, applications are due April 7. Visit ypsilibrary.org/jobs to apply.  Internships pay $12/hr.

Midwest Carpet Cleaning and Restoration

This company is located in Ypsilanti, MI and it focuses solely on commercial and residential carpet cleaning.  They are looking for Carpet Cleaning Assistants to join their team. This role does not need previous experience as they provide paid on the job training.  Assistants may have the opportunity to eventually move into a Technician role.  Students must be 18+ to apply.

More information can be found here:  https://www.servis-group.com/employment 

Feel free to contact Emily Palmer for more information. 

Emily Palmer
Human Resources | SERVIS Group
PO Box 601 | Belleville MI 48112
office: 877-331-1001 | fax: 877-331-1099
email: emily.palmer@servis-group.com | web site: www.servis-group.com

MMI Engineered Solutions -- Summer Work Opportunity + $1000 Tuition Assistance Bonus

We are looking primarily for students over 18; however, we are able to employ minors over the age of 16.  Our opportunity could be either summer work, or continued employment.  We are located in Saline, Michigan (1715 Woodland Dr. Saline, Michigan 48176 - about 3 miles Southwest of the Ann Arbor airport).  We are a custom injection molding company that has been open the entire pandemic.  Some of our most notable most recent highlights would include being a part of the Ford Ventilator Program, a runner up for the second year in a row for Plastics News! Processor of the year (Received Employee Excellence Award), and we are ranked 4923 on the Inc. 5000 list as of August 2020.

To qualify for the Tuition Assistance Bonus students must be in good standing with a minimum of a 12 week commitment.

Job posting:  https://mmies.applicantpool.com/jobs/558775.html 

 

Summer Programs

Concordia University Pre-College Programs

Get a jump start on college with Concordia University!

Check out their programs here:  cuaa.edu/precollege

Notre Dame Pre-college Programs

Click here (https://precollege.nd.edu/summer-scholars/) to learn more and apply.  Application deadlines vary by program.

Summer Youth Programs @ Michigan Technological University

For a complete list of programs and extended course descriptions, visit https://www.mtu.edu/syp for more information and to register.

University of Michigan Electrify Tech Camp

Visit electrify.engin.umich.edu for more information and to register.

University of Michigan Summer 2021 Program - The Joy of Coding, July 5 - August 13

Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan is excited to be offering a virtual program that high school students can participate in this summer, The Joy Of Coding, which takes place July 5, 2021-August 13, 2021.

The Joy of Coding is an online course specially created for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power and thrill of coding computers to do amazing things. Created with high school students in mind, it is a great way for anyone to step into the wondrous world of coding. You’ll learn by doing and experience how coding powers apps such as Snapchat and TikTok. No prior coding experience is required!

Students will: 

  • Learn to code at their own pace with support from Michigan ECE faculty and students 

  • Receive a certificate of accomplishment to include in college applications

  • Have our commitment to help you get unstuck when learning to code

Please visit our website for further information including prerequisites, cost, important dates, and more! For priority consideration, please submit an application by March 15, 2021!

For further questions, please email continuum-coding@umich.edu.

Carnegie Mellon Summer Academy for Math and Science

Carnegie Mellon is committed to providing access opportunities to populations of students who have been historically underrepresented in the STEM and Computer Science fields. We materialize this support through our Summer Academy for Math and Science, AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon, and our new Computer Science Scholars program offerings.

The Summer Academy for Math and Science is a six-week residential experience that provides students from underrepresented communities who have interest in engineering and/or the natural sciences, with the opportunity to achieve skills in order to pursue and complete majors in STEM fields. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon program is a three-week residential experience that provides opportunities for students from underrepresented communities to study artificial intelligence with full-time faculty, staff and researchers who are leaders in the field. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The Computer Science Scholars program provides students who are traditionally under-represented in the field of computer science an opportunity to receive exposure to computing and additional computer science pre-requisites. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The curricula of these programs include a combination of hands-on learning and research via projects, and lectures by Carnegie Mellon faculty, teachers and graduate students. Students will also have the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activities that introduce them to new people, topics, and career opportunities. College students also serve as classroom assistants, tutors and mentors. 

Students may apply for the program here. Feel free to share this email with any student you think might be interested in applying!

Beacon College:  Success for Students who Learn Differently 

Beacon College Summer for Success Program

Download the Summer Information Packet Here

F.E.M.M.E.S. Advance Capstone

Lincoln High School student are invited to F.E.M.M.E.S. Advance Capstone, taking place virtually this spring.  The F.E.M.M.E.S. Advance Capstone is designed to support women+ in high school, but like all F.E.M.M.E.S activities, is open to students of all genders.

 

The program is a series of four virtual sessions aimed at building participants’ confidence in STEM as well as their understanding of educational and career opportunities in STEM. The events will take place on February 27th, March 6th, March 13th, and March 20th from 12-2 PM EST.  Each session will have one STEM activity and one confidence/character building activity (keynote speaker, activity, DEI activity, or college panel).

 

Students can register at https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_41pEoWEbzSye2Ed

or by completing the attached registration form and returning it to the F.E.M.M.E.S. Advance coordinators at femmes.advance@umich.edu. If you would like to learn more about F.E.M.M.E.S. as an organization, please visit our website femmes.studentorgs.umich.edu.  

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

Girls Who Code's Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is a FREE, 2-week program for current 9th–11th grade students (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors), to learn about computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of students around the world. 

Click here for more information and details on how to apply.

Early Registration Deadline:  February 17, 2021

Gettysburg College Virtual Summer Academic Camps

Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend virtual academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, and creative writing. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below:

Virtual Camp Psych: Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.

Civil War Era Studies Virtual Camp: Campers will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying American Civil War History through unique learning experiences. Students will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war.

Young Writers Virtual Workshop: Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.

Your students can learn more and register on our summer camp website.

Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars Program

Joyce Ivy Summer Scholars Program

Do a self-check! Have you sent us everything? 

  • Copies of your parent/guardian's tax returns for prior two (2) years (first two pages of 1040 only). ​If you have two living parents who are divorced, please submit tax returns from both parents. If securing tax returns from one parent will be an issue, please contact info@joyceivyfoundation.org 
  • Copies of all financial aid application(s) submitted to the college summer program(s). Note that you do NOT need to apply for financial aid at Brown. You may upload screenshots if you are completing the application online.
  • One (1) letter of recommendation. This may be the same recommendation letter(s) submitted with your summer program application(s). This may be from a counselor or teacher and should be approximately one-page in length, outlining your strengths as a student and community member/leader, as well as your potential as a summer program participant.
  • Official academic transcript(s) from your high school. 
  • Copies of PSAT, SAT and/or PLAN, ACT test scores, if you've taken any of these tests (this is OPTIONAL)
 
** Please note that you also need to apply directly to the summer programs that you would like to attend. Links can be found on our website at www.joyceivyfoundation.org/college-summer-programs

University of Michigan Summer 2021 Program - The Joy of Coding

July 5 - August 13

Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan is excited to be offering a virtual program that high school students can participate in this summer, The Joy Of Coding, which takes place July 5, 2021-August 13, 2021.

The Joy of Coding is an online course specially created for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power and thrill of coding computers to do amazing things. Created with high school students in mind, it is a great way for anyone to step into the wondrous world of coding. You’ll learn by doing and experience how coding powers apps such as Snapchat and TikTok. No prior coding experience is required!

Students will: 

  • Learn to code at their own pace with support from Michigan ECE faculty and students 

  • Receive a certificate of accomplishment to include in college applications

  • Have our commitment to help you get unstuck when learning to code

Please visit our website for further information including prerequisites, cost, important dates, and more! For priority consideration, please submit an application by March 15, 2021!

For further questions, please email continuum-coding@umich.edu.