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Resource Alert! Ultimate Guide for LGBTQ+ Students

By |2020-08-12T09:51:07-04:00August 12th, 2020|Blog|

LGBTQ+ students, families, and allies can use this comprehensive guide for resources on identifying LGBTQ+ friendly colleges and communities; carving out a safe space and connecting with LGBTQ+ organizations, clubs, events, and supports groups at your school; applying to scholarships and grants for LGBTQ+ students; and much more. https://couponfollow.com/research/resources-guide-for-lgbtq-students

Register for Drexel’s FREE Microsoft Office and Salesforce Training Program

By |2020-08-10T12:46:30-04:00August 10th, 2020|Blog|

Drexel's Beachell Family Learning Center is dedicated to connecting Philadelphia residents access to 21st century economic opportunity through workforce development and computer software training programs. Their latest offering aims to keep Philadelphians competitive in the increasingly virtual, technology-driven Covid landscape through a free 20-week training program offering industry-recognized credentials in Microsoft Office and Salesforce.  Get [...]

Begin a Career in the Culinary Arts: Virtual Open House – August 3rd and August 10th

By |2020-08-03T11:35:11-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Blog|

Join a virtual open house to learn more about the opportunities available through Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK), an adult vocational training program in which students learn entry-level, hands-on and classroom-based culinary and kitchen operations, including safe food handling, knife skills, meat and poultry fabrication, cooking methods and recipe development. The program is free to all [...]

ACE 360: Register by October 5, 2020 to Prepare for a Career in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Skilled Trades, Interior Design and more

By |2020-07-27T11:57:01-04:00July 27th, 2020|Blog|

LED BY MENTORS. DRIVEN BY YOU. The ACE Mentor Program is going virtual! This program is free and open to any high school student who has the curiosity and drive to learn about a career in design and construction — from contracting and engineering to architecture and landscaping. You’ll explore the many career options available within [...]

Resource Alert! Scholarships for Women

By |2020-07-13T14:20:48-04:00July 13th, 2020|Blog|

Check out the following guide to learn about and apply to scholarships specifically open to women. This resource lists over 70 scholarships for women planning to study engineering, education, medicine, business, computer science, and more. You'll find scholarship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. If you are interested in pursuing an online graduate (Masters) [...]

2020 Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

By |2020-07-06T11:41:12-04:00July 6th, 2020|Blog|

Level up your education with a $2,000 scholarship from Porch. Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, Porch will award [...]

LGBTQ+ Scholarships

By |2020-06-29T14:33:31-04:00June 29th, 2020|Blog|

This month and every month, we celebrate Philadelphia's LGBTQ+ students! We encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities available through the Human Rights Campaign's LGBTQ+ Scholarships Database. Search nationally, by state, and by individual schools: https://www.hrc.org/scholarship-database/c/

2020 After School and Program Locator

By |2020-06-29T13:56:31-04:00June 29th, 2020|Blog|

Still searching for the perfect opportunity for you or your student? Whether your talent lies in ballet or engineering (or both!), check out the City of Philadelphia's new after school and summer program locator. Many are free and virtual. Use the "refine" tool to filter for exactly what you are looking for. Explore here: https://www.phila.gov/ost/program-locator/#/

CTE Summer Program for Rising 8th-12th Graders

By |2020-06-26T11:10:14-04:00June 26th, 2020|Blog|

The School District of Philadelphia, through The Office of Career and Technical Education, will provide summer employment and enrichment opportunities for high school students between 14 and 18 years of age. The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Summer Employment Program is an innovative program that affords CTE students, who currently attend Philadelphia Public Schools, the [...]