Academic Opportunities - Internships, Camps, Summer Study etc.
Academic Opportunities-Internships, Camps, Summer Study etc.- Shawnee Guidance will post information we receive from employers, universities and the like regarding offerings and programming. Please contact  the Guidance Office or Mr. Cheeseman with any questions at 419-998-8008.

US Naval Academy Summer Program
If you are currently in your junior year of high school and considering the Naval Academy as your college of choice, we strongly recommend you consider applying to Summer Seminar. Summer Seminar will introduce you to life at the Academy, where you will experience first-class academic, athletic, and professional training at the #1 public college in the U.S.* (Top 25 Public College in the U.S. 2017, Forbes). Your Summer Seminar application will also serve as a preliminary application to the Academy.

Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park Summer Work

Click on title link for application and info. Info available in guidance office.

St. Rita’s Mercy Health Volunteen Program

Applications are now available for St. Rita’s Health Partners’ 2017 Volunteen Program. Volunteens are high school students between 14–18 years of age who volunteer a minimum of 40 hours over the summer months to assist in a variety of needs in St. Rita’s medical facilities. The program offers an opportunity to preview careers in the healthcare field.Volunteens could perform a variety of services during their time at St. Rita’s including: research projects, patient transport, clerical/administrative duties, stocking supplies, grounds keeping, creative projects and much more. Volunteens will gain work experience and educational opportunities (tours and hands-on learning). Participating in the program also helps to enhance college and scholarship applications and helps teens with making career decisions in the future.

Applications are in guidance office. Deadline March 9.


Lima Memorial Volunteen Program

Flyers are available in guidance office for volunteer program.

More than 300 auxiliary volunteers provide services to various departments and programs at Lima Memorial Health System. They provide assistance to patients, families, visitors, and staff. In fact, volunteers serve in every area of the hospital including thegift shop, snack cafe carts and mail and flower delivery. Volunteers donate more than 80,000 hours of their time each year and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Volunteers can be as young as 14 years old. Many Volunteens (high school - college) assist with transporting patients, and in the storeroom, pharmacy and nursing units.


 Lima Sister Cities Association-2018
Applications are available for students interested in the summer exchange program with Harima-cho, Japan. Applications and information packets are available in the guidance office and the deadline is November 1.

Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership  (HOBY)
HOBY is accepting applications for their Leadership seminars. Founded in 1958, HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. These are at cost to students typically. Please visit website in title link and/or guidance office for information. Registration deadline is December 1.

Blueprint Summer Programs
STEM is one of the fastest growing areas in the economy. And it's seen a drastic rise among popular college majors. Interested in a future career in STEM? Check out Blueprint's STEM courses where we dive into the possibilities for a future in: Medicine, Engineering, Architecture or Computer Science.

Martin W. Essex School for Gifted and Talented at Otterbein University
The 2018 Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented™ at Otterbein University offers rising high school juniors and seniors opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. Taking place in multiple venues throughout Otterbein’s campus, this residential program encourages social interaction and peer discussion so that students can be challenged intellectually and artistically and develop a better understanding of the role of their abilities
and talents in their lives and in society.
DATES: June 17-23, 2018
COST OF THE ESSEX SCHOOL:  $650.00 (Need-based financial assistance may be available)

Title is linked to website and flyers available in Guidance Office.