Monday, May 12, 2008
Microsoft's FREE Tech Camps for 9th -12th grade girls!
Below is some valuable information that I recommend that you take advantage of. If you are unable to take advantage of this opportunity, be a blessing to someone else.
Microsoft is now accepting applications to Microsoft's DigiGirlz High Tech Camps. Girls must currently be in 9th -12th grade to be eligible. This camp was developed to provide girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about. The experience provides opportunities to learn about careers in technology, talk with Microsoft employees about their life experiences, and enjoy hands-on computer and technology workshops. The camp is FREE and includes breakfast and lunch for the participants.
Applications are due May 30, 2008. Acceptance will be announced by June 13, 2008.
Camps are held in numerous locations around the country.
This year the New York State location is: Stony Brook; and, the dates are: July 14-16 (3 days)
Participants Can Expect:
Hands-on learning sessions to educate
Keynote Speaker series to inspire
Career/technology tours to heighten awareness
Resume and interview workshops to prepare
Employee panels to answer questions
In addition to providing contact information, the girls will be asked to answer two essay questions. After being selected into the program, they will receive a packet of information with additional forms for completion. They will also be asked to submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor. The documents must be completed and returned in order to be fully registered for the camp.
For more information: https://www.microsoft.com/about/diversity/programs/camps.mspx