Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc)

To prepare students and their parents for college success in areas of academic readiness, community service, internships, summer programs, etc. The blog is to be used as a preparation infrastructure on various areas of college topics.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

National Board of Teachers ACT Prep Workshop - Register Now!


Saturday,September 23, 2017
Registration:  8:00 - 8:30 am
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 pm
Middle Baptist Church
801 Whitehaven Ln.
Memphis, TN

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The workshops will be conducted by National Board Certified instructors and SCS Retired and Level 5 Teachers.  The workshop is free!

Registration is required:  Call -  MBC @ 901-355-8056
For More Information Contact the Following:

Mary Helen Sinclair/NBCT @ 345-2675

     • Please Bring T1-83 or T1 84 Calculator (calculators will be programmed as needed) and pencils

Proven Results:  32 Composite

Lunch will be provided.

Next ACT Exam is scheduled on October 28, 2017.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

NASA Internships, Fellowships & Scholarship Opportunities -- Deadline: Various

Students have the ability to search and apply for all types of NASA internship, fellowship, scholarship opportunities in one system. A single internship or fellowship application places students in the applicant pool for consideration by mentors for all NASA internships or fellowships.


OSSI:SOLAR is a NASA-wide system for the recruitment, application, selection and career development of undergraduate and graduate students primarily in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. Opportunities for students in other disciplines are available.

NASA Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships
NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI)
Student Assistance | More Details | Mentor Login
• Internships: Pre-College | Undergraduate | Graduate

Fall internship applications are accepted: 03/02/2017 - 5/31/2017

Spring internship applications are accepted: 06/02/2017 - 10/17/2017

Summer internship applications are accepted: 10/18/2016 - 03/01/2017

Year-long internship applications are accepted at any time.

NASA internships for college and high school students are also offered during Spring, Fall and Year Long Sessions.

St Jude Children Research Hospital Internships -- Deadline: Various

The Volunteer Services department offers two paid internships each semester. Interns gain a well-rounded experience in many areas, including: coordinating and implementing programs and events, writing for newsletters and other print pieces, motivating and supervising volunteers, customer service, general office management, and exposure in a hospital setting.

This internship is well suited for individuals seeking careers in fields such as marketing, public relations, non-profit management, business, public administration, and hospital administration. All internships are located in Memphis, TN.

We are currently seeking internship applicants for Summer (May - August, 2017).
Candidates must be available full time, 40 hours a week and able to work Monday through Friday and some evenings and weekends, as necessary.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Please indicate which semester you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadlines to submit cover letter and resume:  Spring: May 22 and Summer:  January  6

How to apply (click link to retrieve)

Apply Now!

Friday, April 21, 2017

FedEx Express Memphis Hub Now Hiring Workers -- Apply Now!

Now Hiring Handlers
Part-time – Day and Night Shifts Available

Package Handlers

FedEx Ground specializes in cost-effective small package shipping, offering dependable business-to-business delivery and convenient residential service. Our network safely and efficiently moves millions of packages each day utilizing some of the best technology in the industry.
FedEx Ground Package Handlers load and unload sorted packages in a fast-paced environment and ensure that FedEx Ground continues to deliver packages to its customers on time and with care.

Material Handlers

To provide safe and efficient operation of equipment used for the movement of packages/documents/heavyweight, dangerous goods and ULDS (Unit Load Device System). To assist in the buildup/breakdown of pallets containing heavyweight freight. Serve as liaison between company and ULD repair vendor, as required.

CBU 2016 Aspiring Engineers Workshop - Saturday, April 29, 2017

Chemical Engineering Workshop

Saturday, April 29
Middle School Students 9:30 am-12 pm
High School Students 1:30 pm-4 pm
Christian Brothers University
650 E Parkway S
Memphis, TN 38104


Learn about….
 What is a Chemical Engineer and what they do?
 CBU’s Chemical Engineering program
 Packaging and Chemical Engineering

 Perform awesome lab experiments and learn real world applications
 Learn to make ice cream using liquid nitrogen and make bouncy balls
 Compete in an Egg Drop competition
 A tour of Benilde labs


School Sign up:

Sponsored by:  The Christian Brothers University student chapters of the AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) and SWE (Society of Women Engineers).