Government Connection Apprenticeship Program:
This is a partnership between the Prince George's County Maryland Public School System and USDA which moves the classroom into the Department to facilitate the training of students to fill clerical and administrative support positions. USDA is partnered with High Point High School. The program provides challenging work for students as well as income, and will allow students to obtain permanent employment after graduation, or will allow them to pursue their goals for higher education. The program is open to students in their senior year at High Point. The application deadline is March of each year. For additional information contact the USDA Student Educational Employment Program Managers at (202) 720-7168.
Minority High School Apprenticeship Program (MHSAP) at the Brookhaven National Laboratory:
This 4-week program is designed to ignite and motivate 9th and 10th grade underrepresented minority (African Ancestored, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or Pacific Islander) students who have demonstrated excellence in science-oriented studies and activities. Master high school teachers and assistants mentor students in classroom and laboratory experiments.
Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP):
This program encourages economically and socially disadvantaged high school students to pursue careers in math, science, and technology through hands-on experience in research and development. With grants from the U.S. Army the program is administered by the Academy of Applied Science and sponsors about 120 students at 52 colleges and universities nationwide each year.
Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Program (SHARP):
This research-based mentorship program for high school students is specifically designed to attract and increase underrepresented students' participation and success rates in mathematics and science related courses, as well as to encourage career paths that help build a pool of underrepresented science and engineering professionals in the work place.
U.S. Navy Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP):
This program provides high school and undergraduate students with the opportunity to be exposed to state-of-the-art Navy projects and programs. The participants receive an educational grant for their participation.
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