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    New fellowship program (Paid Internship) seeking bilingual student applicants from our current seniors.

    THE TIMELINE IS QUICK > Applications from current bilingual seniors are due by March 31.
    See the attached flyers. Flyer - English     Flyer - Spanish Translation



    Local manufacturers will host an interactive virtual open house event for students, parents and educators. Join us to complete challenges, share your ideas, and experience ADVANCED manufacturing.  How ADVANCED, you ask?  Note this video link for a quick example!! Click ADVANCED!  Students will also be eligible to receive a digital badge.    REGISTER AT THE FOLLOWING LINK:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6BtBZNK-SUi3CwwIgWT54g  


    DreamLearners site   

    Boeing’s NEW DreamLearners site on weareboeingsc.com is now LIVE! https://weareboeingsc.com/dreamlearners-program/  


    Tallo’s $10,000 Scholarship   

    Tallo has a NEW needs-based scholarship opportunity for a high school senior who is planning to pursue higher education in Fall 2021.  Find additional details about the scholarship and apply here,   

    Landing Page Link: https://tallo.com/10k-scholarship/  


    2021 Virtual Student Summit   

    The Summit is hosted by the Clemson University’s Office of College Preparation and Outreach and co-sponsored by Boeing.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 17th from 10am- 3pm through Zoom.   

    This summit is designed to educate, inspire, and empower underrepresented middle and high school students but is open to any 7th-12th grade student who registers.   

    Register:  https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=5019 




    WIN Ready to Work

    3rd year high school students will take this assessment and earn a a Ready 2 Work credential, as well as an Essesntial Soft Skills credential.

    Learn more https://www.winlearning.com/aboutwin



    Boeing Opportunities at the National Society of Black Engineers' 47th Annual Convention

    Internship opportunities for students

    NSBE Career Fair: April 8th and 9th

    Boeing Intern & Entry Level Virtual Prescreen Event: April 12th

    Boeing Intern & Entry Level Interview dates: April 15th & 16th.

    NSBE landing page: https://jobs.boeing.com/Event-NSBE

    Register to attend our Virtual Prescreen Event



    South Carolina Aquarium Teen Science Cafe'

    Speaker: Vance Solseth - wildlife photographer

    at 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Register online scaquarium.org/teensciencecafe



    UGA Summer (Virtual) Academy Camps  
    There are offerings in STEM, Arts, Career Prep, and Specialized areas.



    Clemson University Spring 2021 Open House

    Health Professions Advising will be hosting informational sessions for prospective Clemson students interested in careers in Healthcare.

    Sign up for one of their Spring 2021 Virtual Health Professions Advising Open House Sessions. Check the link for the next event date.

    PLEASE REGISTER HERE! https://clemson.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ba9M50uMRAsysd0


    Clemson Career Workshop



    Winthrop University

    WU has 2 accounting/ business programs that are being offered to high school minority students.

       ACAP- Accounting Career Awareness Program

    • Trademark program held every year by the National Association of Black Accountants
    • Students will learn from business professionals about professional development, accounting, finance and financial literacy
    • Students will have the opportunity to talk to admission counselors from Charlotte about college and what to look for when applying for school
    • Student will participate in a case competition
    • This year the program will be virtual (usually a residency program on a college campus)
    • Dates- June 14-16
    • For rising sophomore, junior and senior students
    • Scholarships will be given out to select students
    • Application- https://www.startheregoplaces.com/students/becoming-a-cpa/scholarship/accounting-career-awareness-program-naba-charlotte/

    o   Deadline is April 10th at 8pmFlyer


       AMPD- Accounting, Mentorship and Professional Development Program

    • College academic program offered by Winthrop University (WU)
    • Competitive program developed with an accounting firm to increase the number of minorities in the accounting field
    • Students get professional development from fortune 500 companies, special housing, scholarships, accounting mentor, consideration for internships, externships and full-time positions
    • To participate students must identify as an underrepresented minority, have a 3.0 GPA, specific MATH SAT or ACT scores, come to WU for school, participate in extra-curricular activities and study accounting
    • Website- https://www.winthrop.edu/cba/accounting/ampd/
    • Apply- https://www.winthrop.edu/cba/accounting/ampd/apply.aspx
    • FLYER

          No specific deadline 


    Pharmacy PharmDamental Program

    The MUSC College of Pharmacy PharmDamental Program is specifically designed to engage high school students interested in STEM or healthcare careers. The program will provide a fundamental understanding of the pharmacy profession and introduce students to the many career options available.

    MUSC PharmDamental participants will interact with pharmacists representing a wide range of career opportunities, engage with MUSC College of Pharmacy Student Ambassadors, and meet the dean of the MUSC College of Pharmacy.

    Upon completion of the MUSC College of Pharmacy PharmDamentals program, students will have a more comprehensive understanding of the profession of pharmacy and have fundamental tools to foster their desire to pursue a healthcare career, specifically the profession of pharmacy.

    The 2021 MUSC College of Pharmacy PharmDamentals program will take place virtually on Friday, July 30.

    Register here:  https://redcap.musc.edu/surveys/?s=AJCKW7ETPN


    Article on best practices for students interviewing for jobs via video conferences:



     Roper St. Francis Healthcare

    Roper St. Francis has various programs for students to learn about the Health field.


    SCRUBS "U" Career Sessions
    SCRUBS “U” features quarterly evening sessions concentrating on specific areas of health careers. Each program offers an exciting glimpse into a medical field.

    Scrubs Health Summer Careers Camp - activity-filled week offering students who have an interest in health careers an opportunity to explore nursing & medical careers. Check the wesbite for the dates.

    SCRUBS Mentoring Program - allows students on medical career tracks the opportunity to work along with staff at the bedside in a mentored role. The program is designed for pre-nursing, MD and PA career track students.

    Job Shadowing

    Check out their website for more information on these programs.



    Coast Guard 

    Why Join



    Enlisted Job Fields

    Culinary Specialist in the Coast Guard info







    MicroCareerBursts - www.microcareerburst.com - Virtual job shadowing in various career fields.

        Username: SC2020     Password: gr8tcareers


    CCSD Career & Technology Education

    Common Skills on High Demand booklet

    Mapping Your Path

    19-20 Regional College & Career Guide

    STEM Jobs

    Discus - Career Preparation resources

    Careers in the Military

    SC Works Labor Market Data

    SC Virtual Library Career resources

    Day at work Videos

    Cyber Security Schools

    ACT 2020 College and Career Readiness Workbook