Bank of America Student Leaders - Summer 2018
On the Bank of America Website they provide the following information:
"Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect 225 community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits such as Habitat for Humanity and Boys and Girls Clubs of America and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C.
Click here to learn more about our eligibility criteria. We will be accepting applications for the program from November - January of each year - see website for details and final deadlines."
Students selected to participate in the Student Leaders Program must commit to working 8 weeks/35 hours a week for a non-profit during the summer of 2018. During the eighth week, students will attend an all expense paid trip to the week long "Student Leaders Summit in Washington D.C." During the Student Leaders Summit, participants will have an opportunity to connect with like minded students from across the country, meet with elected officials in Washington, and network with key individuals from Bank of America. The Student Leaders Summit will be held July 8-13, 2018.
For more information about this program, use this link.
To apply for this program, https://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/quiz.display_question?x_gm_id=1499&x_quiz_id=5082&x_order_by=1
Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders (MGSI) - Summer
"The Martha Guy Summer Institute for future business leaders was created to give North Carolina high school students interested in pursuing a college degree in business a premier summer experience exploring the different disciplines within business, exposing them to regional business leaders and developing leadership and professional behavior skills needed to be successful in the business realm."
It is an excellent leadership opportunity for those who have completed their junior year of high school.
Applications are due during the winter of the junior year (check the website below for specific dates)
Please click on the link below to learn more about this opportunity:
NCSU's Shelton Leadership Challenge - Summer
"The Shelton Challenge is a six-day residential experience to help students expand their knowledge and skills of what it takes to be a leader. Students will participate in activities that will help them have a greater understanding for: Personal Leadership Assessment and Interpersonal Dynamics; Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership; Leadership Traits and Approaches; Teambuilding and Empowering Others; Civic and Social Responsibility; and Goal Setting."
The application is open as of December 1st each year
Requirements of Participants:
- 9th to 12th grades (recent high school graduates are accepted)
- GPA of 3.0 or better (If you do not meet this requirement and would like to still apply because you believe this will be a great program, please write a brief statement explaining your reasons)
Broyhill Leadership Conferences
Since 1982, over 30,000 students across America have participated in the Broyhill Leadership Conferences. Each conference targets a unique group of students to teach core leadership principles during the summer.
The North Carolina Governor's Page Program - year round, every year
Since 1973, the Governor's Page Program has provided high school students an opportunity to spend a week in Raleigh learning about state government. Each week, Pages are assigned to a state government agency or office to assist employees with daily responsibilities. Pages tour several historic landmarks, including the State Capitol, the Legislative Building and the Executive Mansion. Pages also participate in service projects and have the opportunity to meet elected officials.
For more information please visit the following website: http://governor.nc.gov/citizen-services/governors-page-program
North Carolina General Assembly Senate and House Page Program - year round when in session
North Carolina General Assembly Senate Page Program
This program offers young men and women the opportunity to learn about and participate in the legislative process of our state. It is a week-long experience that allows high school students between the ages of 15 (or 14 if already in the 9th grade) and 18, to observe firsthand how our laws are made. It provides them the unique privilege of working on the Senate Chamber floor in the midst of legislative action.
View this site for more information: https://www.ncga.state.nc.us/senate/senatepages
North Carolina House Page Program - 4 day experience - year round when in session
This program offers young men and women the opportunity to learn about and participate in the legislative process of our state. It is a 4 day long experience that allows high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 (or 14 if already in the 9th grade), to observe firsthand how our laws are made. It provides them the unique privilege of working on the House Chamber floor in the midst of legislative action.
The Page programs run when the legislature is in session.
View this site for more information: https://www.ncleg.net/house/housepagesite/
The programs above are not associated with WCPSS. The information is provided as a courtesy to students.
Tar Heel Girls' State - Each summer
The purpose of Tar Heel Girls State is to provide citizenship training for rising senior high school girls; to afford them an opportunity to live together as self-governing citizens; and to inform them about the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of American citizenship in order that they may better understand and participate in the functioning of their government.
For more information, please visit the following website:
Application process occurs each January. View http://www.thgs.com/requestanapplication.html for more information.
Tar Heel Boys' State - Each summer
Here is a description of the program from the general Boys' State brochure:
"Boys' State is an intense workshop concentrating on North Carolina state government and politics. Only males who have successfully completed their junior year of high school and have at least one more semester of high school remaining are considered eligible to participate. Delegates representing all geographic areas of North Carolina participate annually in this program."
"The American Legion believes there is no better way to assure the survival of our great republic than to train our young people in the ideals and objectives of American government. By teaching the youth of our state and nation to understand and appreciate the basic principles involved in the successful management of a democratic Society, we can keep America strong and ensure freedom for future generations. Boys' State teaches that preservation of our form of government depends on intelligent, informed and loyal citizens in combination with an honest and impartial administration of government activities."
Candidates apply through a local post of the American Legion.
- For more information on Tar Heel Boys State see: http://www.ncboysstate.org/
Boys' State Application
Boys' State General Brochure
NC Youth Legislative Assembly - Apply in DecemberOn April 12-14, 2019 the Legislative Services Offices under the NC General Assembly will host the annual Youth Legislative Assembly (YLA).
"The YLA teaches high school students about the laws governing North Carolina’s citizens as well as the lawmaking process. Students draft, debate and vote on mock legislative bills while developing skills in research, interviewing, group facilitation and policy writing. As the bills are debated, the students get a chance to practice communicating their ideas, opinions and experiences in a team-building environment. At the conclusion of the three-day program, the participants have a better understanding of the lawmaking process as well as enhanced written and oral communication skills."
Students must apply and be accepted in order to attend. 9th-12 graders can apply at this link http://www.ncleg.net/ncgainfo/YLA.html
This activity is not associated with WCPSS, and is provided as a courtesy to students.
Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership May/June - each summer - Sophomores only See your Counselor in the fall if you wish to be considered for this opportunity. Only one sophomore per high school is selected for a summer program.
HOBY’s flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar (LS) is designed to help high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community. Students explore their own personal leadership skills while learning how to lead others and make a positive impact in their community. - See more at: http://www.hoby.org/programs/leadership-seminars/
Note in the Pocket - Teen Board - Note in the Pocket (NITP) is a non-profit organization in Wake County, NC that provides needed clothing to children who are identified by various schools and social service agencies in the community as impoverished or homeless and needing clothing to wear to school. We accept donations and supply all seasons of clothing year round.
NITP is offering a volunteer opportunity for students in grades 9-12 to serve on the Teen Board.
The purpose of the Teen Board is to:
- Encourage students who have a passion and heart for serving to become more active in local community service
- Develop community leaders
- Support Note in the Pocket’s mission and program to meet the needs of Wake County students
The topics below will be offered to all Teen Board members.
- “Board of Directors 101” training to develop leadership skills
- Workshops on social justice and volunteering at NITP to increase their passion for community service
- Fundraising to make a difference in my local community
- Project management through teamwork
- Basic nonprofit operations