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Internships & Enrichment Programs

Internships
Interested in Environmental Science?  Through the Environmental Science Internship, students will collaborate with peers and environmental professionals in the fields of biology, botany, geology, herpetology, ichthyology and environmental science.  The internship meets 2X per month after school @ Fern Hollow Nature Center & other sites.  See the flyer below for more information.  Email Mrs. Keller ([email protected]) to sign up.

Position Description:  Environmental Education interns at Fern Hollow will learn teaching skills in an outdoor environment.  Interns will assist Fern Hollow staff in the preparation, planning and delivery of environmental education programs for preschool to early elementary aged children.  Interns will develop group management, behavioral redirection and communication skills through weekly interaction with a specific group of children. Interns may also be asked to participate in any number of specialty projects dealing with wildlife conservation, water quality analysis, grounds work, etc…

Requirements:

  • must be able to commit to one or more weekly program slots during school hours (M-F 9am-noon or noon-3pm).
  • must have transportation to and from Fern Hollow nature center during the day.
  • must be dependable, reliable and prompt
  • must have a strong love for the outdoors, children and nature
  • must wear clothing and shoes appropriate for being outdoors

Email Mrs. Keller ([email protected]) if you are interested in applying.

 

Manage and monitor Sewickley Community Center's website and Facebook pages. Coordinator will be responsible for updating content and alerting the board of items that require response and/or attention. Email Mrs. Keller ([email protected]) for more information.

 

Enrichment Programs
The LAUNCH program transforms the natural curiosity of high school girls, in grades 10 and 11, into a voice of leadership in the STEM industry. Through our comprehensive program, high school girls will gain insight into their leadership style and be equipped with the confidence to pursue a successful career path in STEM. Through their engagement, our participants experience growth as leaders and exit the program prepared to create positive changes in their chosen career path.Rising young women going into 10th or 11th grade may learn more and apply for the fall cohort HERE.
 
 

WQED Film Academy—in-person or virtually—is open to 9th graders through 12th graders to learn skills to become a digital storyteller with opportunities to become a PAID member of our Teen Film Crew.  See the flyer below for more information.

 

In Person in our WQED Studios:

September 27 – December 22, 2022 (Tuesday and Thursday) 4:00 – 8:00 PM

 

Virtual on Zoom:

September 26 – December 21, 2022 (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) 4:30 – 6:00 PM

 

Click HERE for complete details and to apply. 

Susquehanna University is proud to launch the 39th volume of Apprentice Writer. Produced by our creative writing majors, this journal published work by outstanding high school writers. If you are interested in publishing in our next issue, you can find submission guidelines here. Selected writers will be chosen by a published author to receive one of six prizes — $200 prizes will be awarded for Outstanding Writer in fiction, nonfiction and poetry, as well as $50 to runners-up in each genre! (Information for the 22-23 school year will be available in September).
 
 
 
The YMCA is offering a youth and government program to learn more about politics, government, and work on debating skills. Students in grades 7-12 are invited to participate. Meetings are held at the Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA in Cranberry Township.

Date and Time: Aug 29 - Sep 26, 2022

Mon @ 6:15 PM-8:00 PM (1 hour 45 minutes).

For more information contact the YMCA at 724-452-9122 or email [email protected]

 
 
Professional Memberships

The Independent Petroleum Association of America is offering high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to be part of their Emerging Leaders in Energy Program free of charge. This is a professional organization that will help students gain updated energy industry knowledge and a group that they can continue to be part of post high school. Click HERE for more information.

 

Interested in Public Safety?  Join the Youth Traffic Safety Council! 

Together with our community partners, the YTSC aims to inform, educate and empower students to take initiative in advancing the cause of Teen Traffic Safety. In a cohesive peer group, members will work diligently to improve the safety habits of their classmates, peers and community-at-large.  Email Mrs. Keller ([email protected]) for more information.  As a part of the YTSC, students will: Attend quarterly meetings throughout the school year at rotating locations, Take info from the meetings and distribute throughout school & community, Collaboration with other schools on educational events,