Opportunities for Students

  •  This page lists academic and enrichment opportunities for students that occur during the school year.

     

    The Union County Job Fair on March 24 has been cancelled.

     

    Builders Bridge Summer Internship: 

    • 8-week summer internship, June 15 - August 7, in a homebuilding skilled trade
    • Applicants must be 16+ years old
    • Pay ranges from $10-15/hour
    • Interns will work approximately 30-40+ hours per week (most companies will offer overtime)
    • Hands-on experience and training in many of the homebuilding skilled trades: electrical, plumbing, masonry, heavy machinery, framing, landscaping, etc.
    • Check out this video http://vimeo.com/362107281 (or share it with your students) for a look at last year's Builders Bridge Summer Internship and to hear from previous interns.
    • For more information about the Builders Bridge Summer Internship visit: www.buildersbridge.com/
    Builders Bridge Summer 2020 Internship application:  https://BuildersBridge.formstack.com/forms/internship_application
    • This can also be found at www.buildersbridge.com/internship (Update is being made to the website now, so might need to give it a day.)
    • We are accepting applications and scheduling interviews starting now.
    • Deadline is Thursday April 30
    • This can also be found at www.buildersbridge.com/internship (Update is being made to the website now, so might need to give it a day.)
    • All prospective interns will need at least one completed recommendation form
    • Must be completed by a teacher, professor, employer, career development coordinator or educator administrator.
    • We are accepting recommendations starting now.
    • Deadline is Thursday April 30
     In-person interviews
    • Please contact Mrs. Corbett regarding the in-person interviews
    • Deadline is Friday May 22
     
    Wake Forest University Summer Immersion Program: This is an immersive, week-long experience for rising high school sophomores, juniors, seniors, and incoming college freshmen designed to provide an introduction to college life and the opportunity to explore a potential career pathway or field of study. Students choose from 19 specialized institutes and learn from industry professionals and Wake Forest faculty. 
    • Animation
    • Biosciences and Engineering
    • Business
    • Debate and Public Advocacy
    • Documentary Film
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance and Investing
    • Health and Exercise Science
    • Heath and Wellbeing
    • Neuroscience
    • Law
    • Leadership
    • Medicine
    • Policy and Politics
    • Psychology
    • Sports Marketing
    • Sports Medicine
    • Technology
    • Virtual Reality

    Click here to apply for the immersion program. The application requires a recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or principal, and the completion of two short essays. Applications are open and reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.