WANT TO DO COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK STUDY? Want to earn an Education Award ? Want to be part of AmeriCorps? The Next Steps AmeriCorps program is a youth leadership development initiative that partners college sophomores and juniors with first year college students, designed for Next Steps AmeriCorps members to serve as peer mentors to support students’ first-year experience through community service, mentorship, supportive workshops, and leadership development. Alongside peer mentoring first-year students, Next Steps AmeriCorps members will also be committed to better their own communities through an emphasis of community service. Source: Next Steps AmeriCorps Program | PHENND — Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood DevelopmentContinue Reading... No Comments.
Scholarship Criteria and Application Through the generosity and determination of many individuals and corporations, the Paradigm Award program has grown to include the Paradigm Scholarship for Working Women. To enhance and benefit the career aspirations of working women in the Greater Philadelphia area, this merit scholarship is awarded annually to women who wish to complete their undergraduate degrees while working full-time for Chamber member companies. Recipients receive up to $5,000 that must be used for tuition and/or books within a two-year period. Scholarship recipients are recognized at the Paradigm Award celebration each year in March. In addition, the Stradley Ronon scholar will be recognized. Employees of Chamber members who do […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
RISE Scholarship Program CORE Scholars is holding RISE Scholarship Information Sessions in January and February. The scholarship is a need-based savings program, which offers students and parents up to $4000.00 in scholarship money in exchange for saving $500.00 of income. *Family income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty guidelines for the applicant’s family size. The sessions will be held at 8 Penn Center, in the Lower Level Conference room, 1628 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19103: Friday, January 30th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm. Friday, February 13th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm Friday, February 27th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm Any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our office, 267-507-1690 Best regards, Nicola […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Education of course is quite important when you want to land that dream job. While in college I was under the impression when I finished college I would go straight into that career when I came out. I was wrong; instead I spent over 5 years as a retail salesperson before I got my opportunity. First when you choose a career, research it. Find out what is the best educational path for that career. For example someone doing banking and finance would be best off with a college degree but a certification in that field may also improve you job chances. A mechanic however may be better off in more […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The U.S. National Arboretum Internships The U.S. National Arboretum Internships are offered to college students interested in a career in horticulture, botany, research, education, facilities management, and public garden administration. The internships are paid positions. Internships last about 3-6 months; college credit may also be earned. Full-time and part-time positions are offered. Interns will receive hands-on experience working throughout the Arboretum’s plant collections, greenhouses, and research laboratories. The internships are for students who are not afraid to get their hands dirty and want to learn more about plant life. They may choose to work in horticulture, assisting plant collection curators in the development and maintenance of the plants, learn more […]Continue Reading... No Comments.