Making the most of your summer
Summer is a great time to explore and experience things we may not have the time to during the school year. This page will help you explore the many opportunities there are for local students to invest in themselves over our beautiful northern summers. From camps too summer jobs there is something for everyone.
2023 GEAR UP Scholarship to Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs has now ended! This full ride scholarship to attend select SYP courses covered the full cost of attendance for local students! To learn more about Summer Youth Programs courses and eligibility requirements visit mtu.edu/syp and explore the course catalog.
The Summer of 2024 Application will be made available in January of 2024.
From camp counselors, to manning ice cream booths, to helping with seasonal recreation there are many jobs that hire teens and youths for the summer. For help finding jobs feel free to contact us at email@example.com for assistance with job searches.
Summer Internships & Job Shadowing
Want to explore what it would be like to work in the industry of your dreams? Many local, state and federal organizations host youth internships. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteerism & Community Engagement
There are many ways to gain skills and resume items and volunteering is one of them. From soup kitchens to helping with the needs of the elderly volunteers are in high demand.
Summer is a great time to travel with friends and family. If you are traveling already, why not throw in a visit to a college near your vacation spot?
Have a specific college you want to see? Make it a trip!
Or if you can't make the trip many colleges offer virtual tour options to explore campus from remote locations.