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Welcome to the PFHS College & Career Center
571-434-3204
Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
After-school appointments available on Tuesdays
Mrs. Thomas, Career Center Assistant
CEEB Code  472176
 
 
The Potomac Falls Counseling Department held their annual
 Financial Aid Night on Monday, December 16th.
Brian Lemma, our guest speaker has provided the following resources:
 
 
Apprenticeship Night
Tuesday, April 8th, 7:00 p.m.
Heritage High School Auditorium
(for students and parents)
If you are searching for a "career pathway" after high school, you will want to attend to
learn about over 200 possible apprenticeships .
 See your Counselor or Mrs. Thomas in the Career Center for more information.
 
Leadership in the Law Program
for Juniors!
Free one week overnight camp designed to allow rising seniors to work
with local judges, lawyers, law clerks and other professionals to learn about the law.
Applications are in the Career Center and due by 4/11 to the organization.
 
 
United States Youth Conservation Corps
Harper's Ferry, WVA
Earn $8.00/hour, 7.5-8 hours/day over eight weeks
Must be a U.S. Citizen with no history of serious criminal behavior.
 Must have transportation to and from Harper's Ferry
 Applications due 4/11
 
 
2014 Student Partnership Exchange Program
November 22 - December 6, 2014
Germany or Austria
Immerse yourself in a foreign culture and serve as a student ambassador.
Cost is $2,000.  Must be in 10th 11th or 12th grade at the time of the exchange.
For more information and the application, visit:
Application deadline:  April 15th
 
Camp Neuro 
This 1-week summer day camp is open to high school students (including 2014 graduates)
ages 15 years and older (as of the start of the camp) interested in exploring careers in medicine.
More information at:  http://www.campneuro.org
Applciation deadline:  March 31st
 
Summer Naturalist Intern
Claude Moore Park
Looking for applicants eager to work on natural resource projects, care for park wildlife,
share their enjoyment of nature with others -or - discover the history of the park, dress
in period clothing and share colonial skills, reveal thousands of years of park history to visitors.
Application deadline:  April 28th

Dental Career Exploration VCU
 School of Dentistry

Rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students and those that will graduate in June 2014
from across Virginia.
July 7-18, 2014
9:30 - 3:30 each day (non-residential)
Apply online between November 1, 2013 - May 1, 2014 at
wwww.dhsd.vcu.edu
Program is free and lunch is provided!
Students must attend the entire two-week program.
Information:  Lindsay Smith at 804-628-2284 or smithj2@vcu.edu
 
   
Want a summer experience like no other?
Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps
Be a crewmember!  Open to youth ages 14-17. 
Live and volunteer at a Virginia State Park for three weeks learning about the park,
nature, and the environment.
$500 stipend at the end of the program.
 
University of Maryland
Young Scholars Program
July 13-August 1
High school students earn university credit, pursue academic interests and
discover career opportunities.
Learn more:  ysp.umd.edu/pc
 
  
 Girls in Technology Event at NOVA