Program Opportunities

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    Call the FAFSA Hotline:1-800-808-1790 Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon - 5:00 pm

    ROSWELL PARK, Buffalo Healthcare Exploration:   Are you a high school student interested in learning more about high-tech opportunities in healthcare? Our Buffalo Healthcare Exploration is a two-week program just for you! We offer the chance to learn and innovate in a fast-paced medical environment, Roswell Park comprehensive Cancer Center, learning from experts in their fields.

    Paramedic Program: One year intensive course of study, leading to New York State Department of Health and New York City Regional Emergency Medical Advisory. The Center's Paramedic Program is an approved National Registry skills Testing Site and qualifies graduates for the National Registry Practical Exam.

    Erie 1 Boces Careers Without College: Erie 1 Boces provides career training and free literacy programs to help adults meet their career goals by developing essential skills for gainful employment and job advancement. Let us help you!

    Joy of Coding from the University of MichiganHigh Schoolers, jumpstart your introduction to the world pf coding. June 22 - August 3, 2022 to register. See website for all the details.

    Academy of Media Production: Boston University:  A collegiate media experience for high school students. This four-week workshop presents the opportunity to explore the many aspects of media production.

    Cardinal O'Hara High School Driver Education: March 21 - May 23, 2022. Cardinal O'Hara is offering Driver Education Classes for high school students in the community. See the website for costs and all the details.

    Post Graduate (PG) Year at SEMNeed an extra year before college? SEM's PG program will help you use that time productively. See the website for all the details 

    A.I. Scholars 2022: Inspirit AI is a 25-hour enrichment program that introduces high school students to fundamental artificial intelligence concepts to build sociallyUniversity of Rochester Pre-College Programs

    Columbia Business School Enrichment Program: Whether you are just thinking about what you'll take in school, or already committed to a Business Program, this is a great way to be introduced to a future in business.

    High-Schoolers Into Coding: Jumpstart your introduction to the world of coding with an Intro to Coding online course from the University of Michigan Engineering faculty. June 22-August 3, 20.. See the website for all the details.

    Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College Programs: In this program, you will explore film, art and culture through historical and contemporary lenses. You will produce a body of work anchored in what you have learned about digital poetics, about how films are written and made, and how visual design choices express knowledge. Apply now! We're in person for 2022.

    Duke Pre-College Programs: These programs provide academically motivated high school students with rigorous learning experiences that will prepare you for the future and for the full college experience.

    Volunteer Opportunities-Special Needs Dance and Fitness Studio: Contact Kate Wawrzaszek if you are interested. Danceability is a Depew-based nonprofit dance and fitness studio serving the special needs community. They are in need of a classroom assistant and a health screener.

    WNY Foster Closet: supports infants, children, and young adults in care. They provide, free of charge, clothing, coats, shoes, hygiene products, backpacks, school supplies, car seats and strollers and so much more. For more information, call Erin Richeal at 716-382-5285.

    Life Science Career Lab 2022 Application: The Buffalo Zoo is pleased to offer our Life Science Career Lab program, an eight-week, career-based educational program for teens ages 14-18. This program provides in-depth, hands-on experience for those who have a serious interest in science careers. See website for all the details.

    Rochester Pre-College Online Program for High School Students: If you have a passion for a certain subject and would like to explore it before college, here is your chance to do so-with one of the world's leading research universities. Courses are available for ages 13 and up.

    Inspirit AI Scholars ApplicationAI is a pre-college Artificial Intelligence education program for high school students. This is taught at Stanford and MIT exclusively.

    Selective Service: Young men MUST register for Selective Service. It's the law. Fill in a simple registration form within 30 days of your 18th birthday. If you're a resident of the United States, you must register, even if you're from another country and not a U.S. citizen, living in the U.S. illegally. It's easy to register with Selective Service. You can enter your information via the internet at, or complete, sign and return the card you may get in the mail, or fill out an SSS registration form at a post office. Registering with Selective Service does NOT mean joining the military. Students who are not registered won't qualify for federal student aid and grant programs. You must be registered with Selective Service to work for the federal government. You must be registered to receive United States citizenship if you were not born in the U.S. Not registering is against the law.

    NORTHLAND Workforce Training Center: See website for training opportunities for a career in manufacturing jobs in WNY.

    LendEDU Financial Aid Hotline: LendEDU launched a new tool to help students and families navigate financial aid, scholarships, grants, and student loans. The tool, known as LendEDU Financial Aid Hotline, is a free text-in service designed to quickly answer any question related to financial aid, grants, scholarships, and student loans. Simply text your financial aid questions to the hotline at 302-278-4037 and you will receive a detailed response from their team within 15 minutes. The URL is

    erie1boces Career and Technical Education: The program provides exciting opportunities for students to explore their passions and possible career paths. See web page for more details.