Summer Programs

Check out these summer programs for district students!

Summer 2021 Academic Programming

WORKREADY – Summer Jobs for Philadelphia Youth

IF YOU ARE 12-24 YEARS OLD AND LOOKING FOR PAID SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE, CHECK OUT WORKREADY.

It’s a program in July-August for youth living in Philadelphia.
This year, WorkReady Summer experiences will include safe in-person participation at least 3 days/week. To keep everyone safe, we will continue to monitor all government orders and recommendations.

To apply for WorkReady visit www.workready.org

 

 

GIRLS WHO CODE FREE SUMMER IMMERSION PROGRAM LAUNCHES IN PHILADELPHIA

Girls Who Code, a leading national non-profit with the mission to close the gender gap in technology, opens its Summer Immersion Program application in mid-January.  Our Summer Immersion Program takes place at leading tech companies, giving girls an opportunity to gain exposure to computer science skills and careers!

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD TO 10TH AND 11TH GRADE GIRLS, GUIDANCE COUNSELORS AND STEM EDUCATORS

WHO:  10thand 11thgrade girls who have not taken AP Computer Science are eligible to apply, no computer science experience required. (Girls who have taken AP computer science are ineligible.)

WHAT:  the Summer Immersion Program is a free 7-week full time non-residential program during weekdays in the summer, teaching computer science skills and providing girls with access to tech careers. The program offers up to a $1,400 stipend for eligible girls!

WHERE:  PwC offfice

DEADLINES:  Application opens in mid-January.  Early application deadline is February 15th.  Second round application/final deadline is March 15th.

HOW TO APPLY:  Girls should apply starting in mid-January at girlswhocode.com/SIPapply   There are no GPA requirements or recommendations required. This is an easy online application.

PARTNERSHIPS: School districts or organizations who would like to be SIP Community Partners to spread the word to students in their network should contact Eve Balick at eve.balick@girlswhocode.com

QUESTIONS?  Ask questions at summerimmersion@girlswhocode.com