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Connecting Students to Careers

April 4, 2017

Summer-Rise

MCPS Chief Academic Officer Maria Navarro speaks during a March 28 press conference for the Summer R.I.S.E. program.

MCPS is partnering with WorkSource Montgomery and the Montgomery County government on a new program that will provide rising juniors and seniors with enriching summer career development experiences through local Montgomery County businesses and nonprofit organizations. Through Summer R.I.S.E. (Really Interesting Summer Experience), students will participate in a three-week career exploration that will introduce them to the structures of businesses, technical skills, the role of technology and the importance of customer service. The partnership was unveiled during a March 28 press event.

More information is available here.

 


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