Beat Summer Boredom: Cool Topics To Explore Online

Has summer boredom set in?  You can now learn about exciting new topics through Khan Academy’s partnership with major cultural and academic institutions. Visit the Museum of Modern Art, explore Pixar in a Box, NASA, Dartmouth, and more by looking here.  Topics include: The Metropolitan Museum of ArtTateThe Museum of Modern ArtThe J. Paul Getty MuseumCalifornia Academy of SciencesExploratoriumAmerican ...

15 Great Ideas For Your Summer

High school students should plan to spend at least part of the summer working, volunteering or engaging with an interest. Still looking for something to do? Here are some opportunities to explore, some offered at no cost to you:1.Discuss social justice issues and work on a project through the City School Summer Leadership Program 2. Volunteer with Tenacity Summer Tennis and Reading Program.3. Train ...

Summer Goals: What Are Yours? Start Planning!

In the December issue we offered ideas for summer activities to inform students of opportunities with early deadlines such as competitive jobs or research programs. We offer additional ideas at the end of this article. As you plan, take a step back and reflect on your summer goals by thinking about these questions. What is the purpose of my summer? The answer will vary from student to student, ...

Alert: Summer Program Deadlines

It may seem very early to plan your summer activities, but that depends on what you are interested in doing. Be aware that some popular summer programs have very early deadlines and interviews for coveted positions begin as early as January. Here are some ideas to consider: Apply for A Summer Job. Work experience helps students learn responsibility, how to collaborate with others and manage money ...

Time to Plan Your Summer!

Summer is a great time to earn some extra money, learn new skills or further develop one of your interests. It is not too early to start researching opportunities. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Apply for A Summer Job. Work experience helps students learn responsibility, how to collaborate with others and manage money and save. One of the best summer jobs is summer camp counselor or lifeguard ...

Open Summer Internships & Programs

The end of the school year is always a busy time, and between exams and final papers and projects, it can be easy to put off or forget about making summer plans. However, it isn't too late to find an internship or academic program for the summer months. You can get real-world experience and learn valuable skills to help you in high school, college, and beyond. Internship, volunteer, and community-based ...

From “Service Learning” to “Learning To Serve”

A new philosophy on service trips abroad By Nate Marcus Danielle Papi had become disenchanted. Although her “voluntourism” organization had raised money to establish, build and paint a school in rural Cambodia, the day she opened it to a stream of students, she came to a stunning realization—there were no available teachers who were qualified to teach the students. Papi, in her dedication to ...

Ideas for Summer Jobs, Internships and More!

Summer is a great time to earn some extra money, learn new skills or further develop one of your interests. Believe it or not, it is not too early to start researching opportunities. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Apply for a Summer Job. Work experience helps students learn responsibility, collaborating with others and how to manage money and save. One of the best summer jobs is summer ...

Make the Most of This Summer: Plan Now

Rather than letting the dreary winter months bring you down, why not start planning for an adventurous summer spent learning a new skill or exploring your interests. Gain Work Experience. If you’re not interested in participating in a summer program or camp, an internship or job can help you explore careers and learn new skills – - and may also be advantageous to your wallet! Many local organizations ...

Avoid the Summertime Blues: Programs Still Accepting Apps

The end of the school year is always a busy time, and between exams and final papers and projects, it can be easy to put off or forget about making summer plans. However, it isn't too late to find an internship or academic program for the summer months. You can get real-world experience and learn valuable skills to help you in high school, college, and beyond. Internship, volunteer, and community-based ...
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