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Upcoming- El Camino Warrior Smart Start Day

When: Saturday April 20, 2019

Check-in begins at 8:15 A.M., the event begins at 9 A.M.

What: Warrior Smart Start is an opportunity for new students starting Fall 2019 and their families to get an introduction to everything El Camino College has to offer.

Students can attend a resource fair and workshops about preparing for the first semester, joining a support program, transfer strategies, and more. We will also have open labs for students to complete the Level Up assessment survey and apply for financial aid, South Bay Promise, or support programs.

Students can also complete steps to enrollment (orientation, assessment, educational planning) to be eligible for priority registration. Student must have already applied to El Camino College and have a Student ID number to complete these services.

Warrior Smart Start Flyer 2019

DVX Family Info Night

Hello Da Vinci Seniors and Families,

DVX will be hosting a third family information night on March 28th at 6pm at the 201 campus in the Multi-Purpose Room. Come join us to for an information presentation and Q & A time.

2019-20 Interest Form and online application are now live! You can access by clicking the following links:

– DVX Interest Form

docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfls8TxQINszL3zTdsVlFbGNbQpdu98nQRjZ_QG37Mb63H37A/viewform?usp=sf_link if you are considering DVX as one of your college options, please feel free to fill out this form. A DVX staff member will contact you to answer questions and discuss how the program fits your educational and career goals.

– DVX Online Application

docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdlPkv7E3PQUrrQRcTkeiDIDkl-dhCW-ZhCGcV5v9hmNGtYOQ/viewform?usp=sf_link>- once you submit the application, a DVX staff member will contact you to set up an in-person meeting.

We hope to see you all there!

 

Reminders- 9th Grade Industry Partner Visits

Hello!

Our 9th graders will be going on their Industry Partner Site Visits tomorrow so here are a few reminders for you all.

– All students need to be on campus at 10am EXCEPT the students who are going to Fox Rothschild Law Firm; these students need to be on campus at 9:30am.

– Students who are going to Google, Belkin, and Fox Rothschild do not need to bring lunch, it will be provided. All other groups need to bring their own lunch unless they requested a school lunch on the permission slip.

– Students should dress professionally; business casual is recommended.

 

Families Connected Youth Wellness Center

Families Connected Youth Wellness Corner

Please join us at two big events this month:

– Parents and educators — don’t miss Julie Lythcott-Haims, renowned author of How to Raise an Adult, on March 24th and 25th at Mira Costa! This is a must see.

– Teens and parents — help youth connect with their creativity at this special Families Connected Speaker Series event with world champion skater, Rodney Mullen.

– Read the March Families Connected e-newsletter for events, resources, parent blogs, and more.

– Visit new and updated Families Connected parent resource pages to help youth

To access a variety of parenting topics and resources to help youth thrive, visit our own Da Vinci Families Connected wellness page. 

 

Medical Field Internship Opportunities

1. Red Cross Summer Internship (application due by April 12th)
The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region has a competitive annual internship program for students currently enrolled in an educational program. All students will receive a multi-faceted training in various aspects of Red Cross service delivery and operations, participate in direct service delivery in the field, as well as select a shadowing track to gain a deeper understanding of a function, and support the team with their day-to-day activities. Last year, we had 28 interns log over 4,000 hours of volunteer hours and participated in various projects to deliver on the mission of the American Red Cross. Are you ready to make a difference?

Red Cross Summer Internship 2019 Timeline
February 4 – Summer Intern Applications released
March – April – Supervisors receive applications and schedule interviews
April 12 – Internship applications due
May 20 – Interns’ last day to submit contract
June 17 – First Day of Internship
July 17 – Mid-Internship Check In
August 16 – Last Day of Internship

2. Cedars Sinai Internship (application due by April 5th)
CIRM SUMMER PROGRAM TO ACCELERATE REGENERATIVE MEDICINE KNOWLEDGE (SPARK)

WHAT? A paid 7.5-week long intensive research experience for high school students (juniors only–internship takes place between junior and senior year). Our mission within the Outreach Program is to promote stem cell research awareness and contribute to science education. Our vision is that students will learn about the use of stem cells for translational studies in Regenerative Medicine with the hopes of accelerating delivery of stem cellbased therapies to patients with unmet needs.
DATES: Mandatory Orientation: June 10-11, 2019 Program: June 17-August 2, 2019 Conference: August 11-12, 2019
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Electronic submissions due on April 5 th , 2019 by 3pm PST. Please send application to grouprmihsoutreachprogram@cshs.org. We cannot be responsible for applications sent to the wrong email address.
HOURS: Approximately 9 am – 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday, however the exact hours will be determined by your mentor.
PROGRAM SUMMARY: RMI scientists will mentor interns one-on-one as they participate in a defined research program in translational stem cell research. We will integrate into the program educational courses, tours and guest speakers. After the program, the students will present their research at a CIRM SPARK conference at Caltech in Los Angeles, and to an audience of medical and scientific researchers at Cedars-Sinai at the Research Intern Day.
At the end of the internship, students will have:
• Achieved a basic understanding of stem cell research.
• Presented work in front of your peers, mentors, and/or family members.
• Produced a scientific poster and created a weekly blog highlighting their summer research group project and experience.
• Participated in seminars, career panels, networking events & other enrichment activities.
• The opportunity of listing this program on college applications as job experience and/or an extracurricular activity.
ELIGIBILITY:
• Applicants must be a California Resident & U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident and must currently be enrolled/attending a California high school or a California-state accredited high school credit program.
• Applicants must be currently in their junior year in high school (rising senior summer 2019)
• Applicants must have successfully completed at least one year each of high school level chemistry and biology
• Applicants must be able to commit to the entire duration of the program (7.5 weeks, ~27.7 hours total/ week)
• Applicants must be able to provide their own transportation to and from the program.

 

Seniors- Upcoming El Camino Day

DVD Seniors,

Our next El Camino Day is this SaturdayMarch 16th. The event is intended for new incoming high school students starting in Fall 2019. Students will have the opportunity to complete orientation, assessment survey, meet with a counselor for an educational plan and learn about support programs. 
 
If any students are interested please have them RSVP at the link below:

Los Angeles Federal Credit Union Scholarship

DVD Seniors,

We annually award financial scholarships to high school seniors who have been accepted to a college or trade school, existing college students, and teachers through our Jack C. Mathews College Scholarship Competition. For 40 years, Jack worked for the City of Los Angeles and also volunteered 34 years on the LAFCU Board of Directors. After retiring from the Board in 2011, the LAFCU Scholarship was re-named in his honor. Jack passed away in 2013.

You are eligible to apply if you are a high school senior or college student with a minimum 2.5 GPA who has verification of attending a college, university or trade school in the Fall. Scholarship winners are selected based on their academic transcript, extracurricular activities, community service, and essay.

Application: www.lafcu.org/pdf/scholarship_app.pdf

Da Vinci Career Day

Hello DV Parents,

Da Vinci is looking for up to 50 volunteer panel speakers to share their careers and experiences with DV students. This is a great opportunity to expose our students to a variety of careers that they may not have considered.

Where: Da Vinci Blackbox Theatre

When: May 7, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

If you are interested in being a part of career day and sharing information about your career, contact Jennifer Barba at jbarba@davincischools.org or at (310) 725-5800 x3051.

You can sign-up using the signup genius link: signupgenius.com/go/5080A49ABAB22A4FE3-career

For more information see the attached flyer: Career day flyer

UCLA Game Lab Summer Institute

Hello from the UCLA Game Lab Summer Institute!

The UCLA Game Lab Summer Institute introduces high school students to game-making as a form of artistic practice, teaching them the techniques and tools that will help them develop analog and digital games that reflect their own creative voice and vision. No previous game-making skills are required, but students with an interest in games and in the visual arts in particular will find the curriculum especially stimulating and rewarding.
The Summer Institute program is committed to diversity, and we welcome students of all cultural, racial, gender, linguistic, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds and physical abilities. Scholarships are available for students, as well.Two scholarships are potentially available for students who register. Qualified students in the state of California are eligible for Summer Scholars Support (https://www.summer.ucla.edu/summerscholarssupport), a need and merit based scholarship offered by the UCLA Summer Sessions Office. A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available to support enrollment in a single academic course or eligible Precollege Summer Institutes.

The Diversity in Games scholarship, offered by the Game Lab Summer Institute, is a merit-based scholarship that waives 50 percent of the program fee for selected students. The intent of this scholarship is to ensure diversity and to assist students who may face cultural or historical biases in fields related to games and technology. Please visit UCLA Summer Sessions Financial Aid(https://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/GameLab/feesandpayment) for more details.

The dates for the program are (July 22 – August 2, 2019, on the UCLA campus).
To register and enroll directly, please visit UCLA Summer Sessions on the web (https://summer.ucla.edu/institutes/GameLab).

Paid Summer Internships

DVD Students,

Are you interested in gaining job experience while also getting paid? Bixel Exchange is working with the City of Los Angeles and tech companies like Snap Inc., NBCUniversal, Fox Sports West, Boingo Wireless and others to offer summer internships to students. These are PAID internships at major tech companies, targeted to Angelenos over 16 years of age.

Students must apply before April 1, 2019. 

Check the attached flyer to for specific requirements, guidelines, and the application.

TTP-Summer-19_internship_flyer

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