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School-to-Career News 1/9/2017

Lane Community College Placement testing

in reading, writing & math will be offered on the following dates and times:

Wednesday, Jan. 11 7:45 a.m. STEM building
Wednesday, Jan. 25 7:45 a.m. STEM building
Wednesday, Feb. 15 7:45 a.m. STEM building
Wednesday, Mar. 1 7:45 a.m. STEM building
Wednesday, Mar. 15 7:45 a.m. STEM building
Wednesday, Apr. 12 7:45 a.m. STEM building
Wednesday, Apr. 26 7:45 a.m. STEM building

Students must have an L-number and bring their photo ID. If you don’t have an L-number, please see Mary Beth in the School-to-Career office in the STEM building at least a week before coming to the testing. PLEASE study for this test. There is a free app that you can download on your PC or Mac computer or any smart phone. Go to www.accuplacer.org and click on Information for Students.

WISE Symposium 2017

The Women in Science & Engineering club invites all Lane County high school students to attend the WISE Symposium 2017 on Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Churchill High School. Registration opens on Friday, January 21, online at www.chs.lane.edu. The Symposium is also in a need for parent volunteers for the following committees: Prize Baskets, Catering, Registration. WISE is also accepting donations to help cover the cost of the event. For more information call Mary Beth at 541-790-5262.


Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering

Attention freshmen, sophomores, and juniors! This opportunity is made for those interested in science and engineering. Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering is a program that matches high school students with scientists and engineers for an 8-week summer internships in a professional scientific or engineering environment. Interns assist one or more technical professionals who serve as mentors and gain first-hand, pre-professional experience in the mentors’ career field. The application process is now open. Go to: https://www.saturdayacademy.org/#ASE for more information and to find out what types of internships are open.

What are the benefits of ASE?

  1.  296+ hours of pre-professional experience with a scientist, engineer or computer scientist.
  2.    Two conferences that build your science career knowledge and network
  3.  High school credit where applicable.
  4.   A stipend of $1,000 paid in two or three increments during the summer.

Attention: Student Artists!

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (UO Campus) offers a three month (June-August) paid Internship for high school students in the Eugene Springfield area. World of Work: ArtWorks High School Internship Program is funded by a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission. ArtWorks interns will be exposed to a variety of museum departments and work under the mentorship of museum professionals and practicing artists to:

  • Lead art lessons in the JSMA Art Studio for children in grades 1‐5 and off‐site in healthcare, community, and school settings
  • Assist in teaching children and adults with disabilities
  • Learn how to mat, frame, and hang works for display

Be involved in museum events and activities.

  • Learn the fundamentals of printmaking, painting, and drawing
  • ArtWorks interns will be paid $10/hour and receive an LTD bus pass for use during their internship period.

Follow this link for the online application: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/internships

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