Revolution Prep SAT prep course at Galileo

Attention Galileo Academy HS Students and Parents,

Revolution Prep, the nation’s largest provider of on-campus test prep courses, is offering an SAT prep course at Galileo Academy HS targeting the May 7th SAT.  The course starts on March 19th.

Revolution Prep courses are half the price of other major companies and have a score improvement guarantee. Revolution instructors’ average score is in the 99th percentile and on the website you can see the quality of instructors in the area before you enroll.

For more information, or to enroll, call 1-877-738-7737 or visit www.revolutionprep.com. Other course date and online classes are available and financial aid is offered. Additional information is also available in your counseling office.

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Sophomores and Juniors:

Revolution Prep, the nation’s largest provider of on-campus test prep courses, is offering a full-length practice SAT on Tuesday, February 15th at Galileo High School for students to get more familiar with the test. The practice test will be held from 9am to 1pm and students must check in by 8:45am. The cost of the test is $10 and all proceeds benefit Galileo High School Counseling Department. For more information, or to enroll, call 1-877-738-7737 or visit www.revolutionprep.com.  Additional information is also available in the counseling office.

Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (iCLEM)

The Introductory College Level Experience in Microbiology (iCLEM) program is an 8-week paid research internship program for exceptionally motivated high school sophomores and juniors with an interest in biotechnology. The program takes place at the Joint BioEnergy Institute in Emeryville from June 21 through August 11, 2011. Applications for summer 2011 will be accepted between January 31 and March 1. The application deadline is March 1. Please announce this opportunity to your students, and feel free to forward this email to your fellow teachers.

Program website: www.synberc.org/iCLEM_internship<http://www.synberc.org/iclem>.

Program Description: iCLEM teaches basic lab and research skills and provides students with experience working on a bioenergy research project in a state-of-the-art molecular biology lab. The teaching staff includes two scientists and two high school science teachers. In addition to basic science and research, the program also exposes students to career exploration and college preparation including field trips to a local biotech companies, career talks with scientists, help and guidance on writing a college statement of purpose, meeting with a UC Berkeley admissions officer, and visits to college campuses. Students are paid a stipend of $1500 plus a scholarship of $500 upon successful completion of the program.

Program dates & location: iCLEM begins on Tuesday, June 21 and ends on Thursday, August 11, 2011. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Students must commit to full time work for all eight weeks of the program. The location of the lab is 5885 Hollis Street, Emeryville, CA 94608. The site can be easily reached by free shuttle bus from MacArthur BART.

To apply: Online applications will be accepted beginning January 31 at www.synberc.org/iCLEM_internship<http://www.synberc.org/iclem>. The application deadline is March 1 at midnight. A complete application includes the following three items: 1) student online application (March 1 deadline), 2) Online recommendation from a teacher or counselor (March 10 deadline), and 3) Official high school transcript mailed to the iCLEM office (deadline March 10). The  mailing address for the transcript is: Attn: Kate Spohr, QB3/SynBERC, UC Berkeley, 206 Stanley Hall #3220, Berkeley, CA 94720-3220.

Eligibility criteria: Students must be sophomores and juniors currently enrolled in high school in Alameda, San Francisco or Contra Costa counties. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents and must be 16 years of age by June 1, 2011. We seek students from disadvantaged social/financial backgrounds for whom this opportunity would make a critical difference in their lives. Students’ household incomes must be $60,000 or below. Participating students typically have taken Algebra 1 and basic high school biology. Such coursework is not a requirement for admission and may be waived for students who show exceptional motivation. Students who are willing to work hard, come to work every day, ask questions, and talk to an instructor when they need help will thrive in this program.

For questions, please contact Kate Spohr at kspohr@berkeley.edu

ACE Mentor Program – Spring Teams starting soon!

ACE is an after-school program that gives you a hands-on introduction to architecture, construction and engineering careers.

The program exposes freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors to ACE professionals, Architects, Contractors and Engineers.

Learn about where and how they work, the skills they use and some of their projects under design and construction.

The program consists of the students working with the professionals to design an actual project.

SFUSD students may receive general education credits upon completion of program.

Local and National Scholarships are available to Seniors! Must have successfully completed one year of ACE.

Apply online at www.acementor.org.
We are now accepting applications for the ACE Teams “SF2” & “SF3”.
Deadline to apply is Monday, January 17, 2011.

Bank of America Student Leaders Summer Program

“Do you have what it takes to be a Bank of America Student Leader?

If you are a student with a passion for improving your community, we would like to help you turn that passion into action. We are looking for leaders who are high school juniors and seniors in the US and secondary students in sixth form college or college of further education in the UK.

As a Student Leader, you will participate in:

  • An eight-week paid internship at a nonprofit/charitable organization
  • A week-long Student Leadership Summit in Washington, DC (July) to gain valuable civic, social and business leadership skills (all expenses paid as part of the Student Leaders Program)”

To be considered as a Student Leader, you must:

  • Currently be a junior or senior in high school (U.S. Markets)
  • Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leadership Summit in Washington, DC (July)
  • Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization
  • Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship (U.S. Markets)
  • Be a student in good standing at his/her school”

Application deadline is January 12th. For more information, see Ms. Kornblith!

SF YouthWorks is now hiring for Spring 2011

Apply NOW to become a YouthWorks intern for Spring 2011

YouthWorks is currently accepting applications for a small number of openings for the Spring 2011 session. Youth who are accepted into SF YouthWorks will be placed in internships from late January through May 2011.

Please see their Become an Intern section for more information and to apply. Deadline to submit an application is Monday, January 10 by 5pm.

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San Francisco YouthWorks is a unique high school internship program that teaches young people crucial job skills while sparking their interest in public service careers. Within our program, 11th and 12th-grade students work in paid internships with San Francisco city employees.

Internships for youth
San Francisco YouthWorks provides an enriching employment experience for high school students throughout San Francisco. Over the past 11 years, SF YouthWorks has placed more than 4,000 youth in paid internships within San Francisco city government.

In a supportive environment
Each intern works closely with a mentor who is a city employee, gaining essential job skills and learning about public service careers. SF YouthWorks staff members oversee every internship to ensure a successful experience for both interns and mentors.

Where interns gain job skills and explore careers in public service
In addition, SF YouthWorks provides workshops and activities that teach interns job readiness and help them explore opportunities for public service careers. Participants have the option to intern in more than 30 city departments, such as the Department of Public Health, the District Attorney’s office and the Board of Supervisors (for a full list of departments, see our About page).

Part-time Help Wanted at Medical Office

PART TIME HELP WANTED at Orthopaedic Surgeon / Sports Medicine Clinic

Filing, copying, general office tasks

Flexible hours and days

12 – 16 hours / week – prefer 3 hours a day

Prefer future Junior or Senior

To start immediately

Across the street from the Marina Safeway

Free parking or easy access from #28 Muni bus line

E-mail resume to: sharon@stoneclinic.com

Please visit www.stoneclinic.com for information on our office.

Work at a Pizzeria

A newly opened pizzeria near the Marina at the Presidio gate would like to hire a high school student to work the counter/register and distribute flyers in the area. They have a need for a person who can handle customers and is friendly. The position pays minimum wage and free pizza and soda.
 
The position has very flexible hours where the student can almost pick their own hours. They are also flexible on the amount of hours worked which can be as little as 7hrs/week to 15-20hrs/week.
 
Please contact Manager, Steve, at 415-850-6258
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