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Off Campus Opportunities

Updated 10/19

  

See below for student opportunities off-campus. Below you will find links to college campus visits, internships, summer opportunities, and more. Please check back regularly for updates.
 
9/10 14 on the 14th: Liberal Arts Colleges Across the U.S. Starting September 14 and continuing each month until December 14, fourteen liberal arts and sciences colleges across the U.S. will come together with current students and alumni to offer you fifteen minutes of tips for your college application process followed by an hour-long virtual college fair. Bates, Claremont McKenna, Colorado, Davidson, Harvey Mudd, Middlebury, Oberlin, Sewanee: The University of the South, Skidmore, Smith, Union, Wellesley, Wesleyan and Whitman. Virtual College Fair
7:45 p.m. - 9 p.m. Eastern Time
https://www.davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/14-14th-liberal-arts-colleges-across-us
 
10/5 Ball State Interior Design program has offered high school workshops/camp experiences where high school students of all levels learn about interior design in a hands-on way.  The workshop explores fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts, basic drawing and illustration skills, use of color and light effects, and how interior environments affect human behavior. This inclusive program seeks to blend tradition and innovation in creative learning. 
At the end of the workshop, students have new friends, new perspectives, and a personal portfolio full of ideas! 
This year we will be offering four flexible workshops: 
•    Two ten day on-campus workshops during the summer  
•    Two three week on-line workshops during the summer 
Registration for summer Youth Interior Design Forum is now open. See pdf below. For more information, including tuition, dates and registration please go to our website https://www.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/cap/workshops/ysdw
 
California Conservation Corps. Get Paid while you train and earn scholarships. Open to individuals 18-25 years of age. See pdf below.
 
Cal State Los Angeles Early Entrance Program is for high school students who must be under the age of 16 by June 1st of the year in which they apply. EEP students, upon graduating from high school, pursue their baccalaureate degrees as full-time students at Cal State LA. The EEP IS NOT A TRANSFER PROGRAM. Students are expected to earn their degrees at this University. To find out more about the EEP please visit our website at https://www.calstatela.edu/academic/eep  Please also feel free to contact the EEP office at 323-343-2287 or by e-mail at eepstaff@calstatela.edu.
 
Coalition for Responsible Community Development. Paid Internship $15 hour. Are you between the ages of 14-24 and part of a low-income household? Gain 120 hours of meaningful and paid work experience in a professional setting. See CRCD youth at Work Flyer below. 
 
 
8/11 Emory University Programming for underrepresented and/or first generation students. CORE Virtual Series This year we are continuing our Cultural Outreach, Recruitment, and Education (CORE) Virtual Series. It was incredibly successful last year as a virtual program designed to support the recruitment of talented, high-achieving high school seniors who are either first-generation college students and/or from historically u7derrepresented cultural or socioeconomic backgrounds, including
• Black/African American
• Latinx/Hispanic
• Underrepresented Asian Americans and Pacific Islander
• Native/Indigenous
The CORE Virtual Series will run from August through December 2021, supporting students all the way through the application process.
Programming will include tailored webinars, drop-in office hours with admission staff, panels with current students, and faculty-led discussions.
Students interested in CORE Virtual Series should complete the Participation Form.    https://apply.emory.edu/core/core_interest.html
 
9/30 Learning Center Covina Valley SAT prep. Tuesday and Thursdays 7-9pm Starting October 12. (Additional Winter and Spring Sessions Available)  8 Session with a cost of $100. All materials will be available online, students will have access to all instructional materials and practice tests for a year. See pdf below or click on the link.      https://www.assistanceleague.org/covina-valley/philanthropic-programs/learning-center/
 
10/14 Mexican American Student Association Presents our Annual Parent Student Bilingual Conference 

The Mexican American Student Association from Cal Poly Pomona. We’re hosting an online conference Saturday November 6th, which will include information for prospective college students. We’ll be having workshops on things like admissions, financial aid, E.O.P., and A.B. 540 for Dreamers. Our Parent Bilingual Conference will be offered in both English and Spanish, and will also include a bilingual student panel. Our organization is hosting this event in order to show parents and students that college is a possibility, not just a dream, and that knowledge is the road to success. Please see pdf flyer below. 'Cal Poly M.A.S.A. PBC'

 

10/19 Mt SAC Virtual Open House, November 17@ 6pm.

The High School Outreach Department will be hosting a Virtual Open House Wednesday, November 17 from 6:00-7:30pm. The event is open to high school students of all ages and older adults that are considering attending college as a new or returning student. Students and their families should attend, especially graduating seniors. 
The Outreach Department along with other campus programs, will be providing an overview of how to get started at Mt. SAC, college graduation and transfer highlights, summer programs, and vocational program's introduction. Event attendees that provide their mailing address in the zoom registration page will be mailed a promotional gift. To register visit https://bit.ly/VOpenHouse21

 

PSAT/NMSQT Did you know that PSAT/NMSQT results can help you save time studying for the SAT? When you sign up for Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy and link your College Board account, we’ll create a practice plan just for you that will keep you focused on the areas you need to study most.    https://learn.khanacademy.org/sat-kickoff-week/?utm_source=cbemail-01763-084-edu-signup&utm_medium=cb418-email&utm_campaign=educator&SFMC_cid=EM262308-&rid=71366279
 
10/19 Revolution Prep will be offering 2 webinars this fall: Financial Aid 101 and Understanding Athletic recruiting. Please see the event details below.
Title: Financial Aid 101
Date: November 16th, 2021
Time: 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET
Registration link: https://www.revolutionprep.com/webinars/financial-aid-101/
Overview: The cost of a college education continues to rise, which may lead some families to assume college is too expensive for them. However, this Financial aid 101 webinar will help families understand the actual costs and discover ways to pay for a college education. In addition, we will cover the financial aid forms needed and ways to simplify the process of applying for aid.
Title: Understanding Athletic Recruiting
Date: December 1st, 2021
Time: 4 pm PT / 7 pm ET
Registration link: https://www.revolutionprep.com/webinars/understanding-athletic-recruiting/
Overview: In this webinar, students and parents will examine recruiting from an educational standpoint to learn how counselors can “coach” them on how to ask the right questions, self-recruit to achieve their athletic goals, and avoid the “Here’s How to Win a Scholarship” distractions from popular media and for-profit recruiting services. We will include the latest trends in athletic recruiting, including specialization, early commitments, the rise of club sports, the nuances of NESCAC and Ivy league recruiting, the accelerated timeline, and the impact of the pandemic on recruiting from both the coaches’ and students’ perspectives. 
 
10/13 RISE Climate Solutions Campaign is a guided school year long program that runs from fall 2021 to spring 2022 in which students create and roll out their own environmental project. In this virtual leadership program, we guide teams of students through a four-phase program to learn, plan, lead and take action in their communities to fight the climate crisis. In addition to environmental action participating teams will have the opportunity to learn valuable leadership and project building skills. Each team is paired with a Grades of Green advisor to help them create a successful and impactful project in their community. Our most impactful teams will be eligible to win eco-grants of up to $1,000 to further their projects. Ongoing through May. https://gradesofgreen.org/join-the-climate-solutions-campaign/
 
9/17 Stanford University Virtual Admissions Events Many events beginning September through October.  https://apply.stanford.edu/portal/virtual-admission-events
 
10/1 Students of the Year in Greater Los Angeles is home to top-tier high school students who fearlessly push forward to put an end to cancer. This program is a philanthropic, elite, leadership development program for exemplary high school students. Students foster professional skills such as entrepreneurship, marketing, and project management to raise funds for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). The title Student(s) of the Year is awarded to the candidate or co-candidates in each community who raises the most funds during the seven-week competition.
Are you the next elite generation to raise $1.2 million in 7 weeks? To learn more about Students of the Year and apply, please reach out to Sana Moezzi at Moezzi@lls.org and visit our webpage. There are only 25 opening spots, apply TODAY! Also, you can view the pdf below.    https://studentsoftheyear.org/students-year-los-angeles
 
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8/11 Ursinus College's Fly-In Program Our Office of Admission invites students who are looking for information specifically relating to inclusion at Ursinus to apply for our Access Fly-In program, held on campus November 19-21, 2021.
While all are welcome to apply, topics will focus on academics and student life, as well as the support and resources available to students from ethnically diverse backgrounds or students of color, first-generation college students, students who are of religious minorities, students who identify as LGBTQIA+, or those from families with limited financial resources. Throughout the program, students will have the opportunity to stay in campus housing with current students, and travel and food expenses will be covered by the college.
Apply to the college using our free Common App, and then apply to the program by October 27, 2021.    https://admission.ursinus.edu/register/access_fly_in_interest 
 
10/4 Yale Young Global Scholars (Grades 10/11)   We are excited to announce that our 2022 application is officially open, and we encourage students in grades 10 or 11 to apply! 
-Join Yale Young Global Scholars, where you can attend a two-week summer program that facilitates discussions on cutting-edge topics in academia. Choose a session based on your academic interest, and meet like-minded students from around the world.
-YYGS offers sessions in the humanities, social sciences, STEM fields, and a cross-disciplinary track that incorporates all of the above.
Here's what you need to know: 
•    Students meet peers from over 150 countries and join classroom discussions where participants offer diverse, global perspectives.
•    YYGS provides over $3 Million USD in need-based financial aid and scholarships, offered as discounts covering up to 100% of tuition costs.
•    Receive an application fee discount by applying before the Early Action deadline. If the fee poses a financial burden, students can submit a fee waiver to reduce their application fee to $0 USD.
YYGS hopes to host both residential and online sessions for June & July 2022, and we are working closely with our colleagues across Yale to evaluate options. We will provide timely updates regarding 2022 session offerings and more on our COVID Updates webpage.
Early Action Deadline: Nov. 3, 2021 at 11:59PM Eastern Time
Regular Decision Deadline: Jan. 10, 2022 at 11:59PM Eastern Time