Career Information & Summer Camps


Career Box!

This box will highlight various Career workshops or opportunities for students.  Check it out weekly!

Recruitment for the Chambersburg Hospital Healthcare Career Institute Program (HCI) has begun.


Healthcare Career Institute Program:

Chambersburg Hospital Health Careers Institute (HCI) is a course designed for high school students in grades 11 and 12 to explore various healthcare careers in real life experience. In the fall, it is an 18 week, 135 hour course.  Students report to Chambersburg Hospital from 7:30 to 9:30am Monday – Friday.  The summer session (June 11, 2018 – July 13, 2018 with July 4, and 5 off) takes place for 5 weeks in the summer from 8:30 AM – 12 noon.

The due date to submit applications for this program is February 23rd.

ONLY 10th and 11th grade students can apply.  Students need to have good grades, especially in Science and Math ( at least a 3.2 or higher ) and excellent attendance.

There is a selection process to be a part of this program.  Students please visit the following website: . Once on this page click on high school student tab and then scroll down to the HCI application site.  The students fill out an electronic application and MUST download the materials and directions.  Failure to follow the process could deny a student an interview.

HCI Information Sessions for 2018 are conducted to learn about the program and to see if you meet the criteria to apply. Choose from one of the following 2018 Information sessions:

January 22nd or 24th, 7:00 PM in Lecture Rooms B & C, Chambersburg Hospital, and February 5th, 6:30 PM in the Waynesboro Hospital Main Conference Room.

In case of inclement weather, the sessions may be canceled. Please visit for the latest updates.

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) is a one-of-a-kind summer program that offers in-coming high school juniors and seniors a unique and challenging opportunity to see what it is like to run their own business.

Questions?  Need an Application?  Please Click here!  Applications Due to The Counseling Office by April 1st. Down Load a Hard Copy of the Application, Here

Participants will make up an “imaginary” management team where they will learn first-hand about the Free Enterprise System. Their task – turn their failing company into a financial success! They will develop their own marketing strategies, design a website and in essence, make all of the decisions that are demanded of real life company executives. All work and no fun–NO WAY! PFEW provides students with a chance like no other – to experience what it is like to live on a college campus.

Official PFEW 2018 Dates:
Week 1 – July 1-7 (Lycoming College)
Week 2 – July 8-14 (Lycoming College)
Week 3 – July 22-28 (Lycoming College)
Week 4 – July 29 – Aug. 4 (Lycoming or  PCT)
(Note that during Week 4 there will be 2 sessions running at 2 different campuses.)
Early Bird Deadline – March 2, 2018
Final Deadline – April 6, 2018

The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp, will be held at Lebanon Valley College from June 24-29 and July 22-27, 2018.

The goal of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp is to provide a window into the scientific basis of human health.  Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations in state-of-the-art laboratories, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry and medical ethics.  Students will learn how laboratory science can be translated into improved human health, and they will engage in investigative experiences that will allow them to apply their laboratory skills to real life problems.  In addition, students will interact with practicing professionals in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, genetic counseling and biomedical laboratory research. The Health and Biomedical Sciences camp will provide a fun, challenging and engaging college environment in which students will develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a biomedical scientist and health professional.

For more information, or if you have questions about the camp, you can visit the Health and Biomedical Sciences website ( or contact Dr. Courtney Lappas at



Psu logoPenn State Summer Discovery Camps:

Prepare for your transition from High School to College with a memorable summer at Penn State.  Our pre-college program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students the perfect introduction to college life:  Check here for more details:  PSU Summer Discovery Camps

Penn State Mont Alto STEM Camps: STEM Camp 2017 July 10-14 9:00 to 4:00  Click here for More Information: PSU Stem Camps


HomeThe University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy is a four-week, residential summer program that brings gifted high school sophomores and juniors to the University of Pittsburgh’s Oakland campus. The Scholars Academy provides hands-on experience and education in numerous health careers. The program also assists students with leadership development, enhances their social and academic preparation for college, and encourages a sense of responsibility for the status of health in their community. More information can be found at This year’s dates are July 25- July 22, 2017. 

American Legion Auxiliary  Keystone Girl’s State:

June 18th through June 23, 2017 at the Shippensburg University

Potential Candidates must be Class of 2018 (Senior) Female students interested in Government and Current Events, be loyal and provide service to their School and Community, strong academic abilities, leadership and high moral character.  If chosen as our Senior High School representative, you are required to be available for the entire week in June. Students are required to participate in all activities on the Shippensburg Campus.  If interested please download and complete by April 14th. Keystone Girl’s State Application

Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months.

Subjects include psychology, American government, history, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below:

  • Camp Psych – Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
  • Campaigns and Elections Academy – This program is designed for highly-motivated students who have a strong interest in American campaigns and elections. Participants learn about the origins and evolution of democracy in America and gain hands-on experiences related to modern political campaigns.
  • Writing Camp – Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
  • 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp – Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
  • Coding for Robotics & Electronics Camp – Students will gain hands-on experiences in coding, wiring, hardware, and building robots through the open source software known as Arduino. Throughout this camp, campers will learn basic electrical engineering, the physics behind electricity, and how to think like a scientist.
  • Civil War Institute Summer Conference – The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College’s annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war’s most decisive battle.



Drexel’s Summer Institutes

The Classes at Drexel’s Summer Institutes, students learn in classrooms ranging from a state-of-the-art recording studio to a securities trading lab to a designer boutique to a salt marsh. In other words, this is a different kind of school, and a different kind of summer vacation.

The Teachers
Summer Institutes programs are led by Drexel University professors. Our faculty are successful artists, business leaders, practicing doctors, counseling professionals, lawyers, engineers, and expert scientists, and they’re ready to teach your students what they’ve learned from working in their industries.

The Campus and Beyond
College is about more than just classes. At Drexel’s Summer Institutes students will make new friends, experience the life of an undergrad on campus, and explore the historic city of Philadelphia. With residential and commuting options, and programs that range in length from one to five weeks, school could be the most exciting thing they do all summer.

For more information about Summer Institutes at Drexel University, including a complete list of programs, dates, and application instructions, please visit our Summer Institutes website.

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Drexel University Undergraduate Admissions
3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

DeSales Video Camp:  DeSales Summer Video Camp

Stanford University Summer Camps:  Stanford University Summer Camp Opportunities

Career Planning

Stem Jobs

STEM Job Quiz

Great Exploratory Websites:

Explore Your Future – A great site for students to explore career ideas

Next Step Magazine – helps high school students with careers, jobs, college preparation and peer issues.

College View – Search careers using personal characteristics, compensation, physical demands, training and areas of study. Includes detailed career information.

Harrisburg Help – offers many free services and different ways to search and to help you find the job you’ve been looking for. – Planning a career, selecting a school, or paying for school.

My – focuses on teens, particularly career and college information. Build a resume online, find out about college finance options, roommate stories, the military as an option and more.

Occupational Outlook – Occupational Outlook Handbook with specific career information.

PA Career Link  – a cooperative effort to provide one-stop delivery of career services to job seekers, employers and other Interested Individuals.

The Princeton Review  – Career information site.  Take the Career Quiz!

US Dept. of Labor – Bureau of Labor’s Statistics


Senior Career Opportunity:

The Beistle Company is currently looking for graduating seniors or applicants 18 years of age or older for seasonal, summer work. Hours would be Monday thru Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: picking and packing customer orders, loading and unloading trucks, assembly, material expediting and light machine operations. This position does not require previous experience. If you have any questions, please call (717) 532-2131 and ask for the Human Resources Department.

Any student who is interested can apply online at

The Beistle Company
1 Beistle Plaza
Shippensburg, PA 17257

DHL Supply Chain Opportunities:

We are responsible for getting our customer’s products to the people who need them!

Location:  597 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle, PA 17015
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EXCEL: Contact Info:
Hayley Hampson

Recruiting Manager