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Educational Events & Internships

Periodically local colleges, foundations and businesses offer educational events for high school students to explore and learn more about a specific field or interest of study. Please see below for the most current opportunities.

Accounting, Entrepreneurship, and Information Technology Events at College of DuPage
Spring 2019

Meet COD faculty and visit their specialized labs in the Seaton Computing Center.  Explore the various career opportunities in the Information Technology fields at College of DuPage

High School Accounting Contest: Friday, April 26, 8:15am-1pm. Student Resources Center (SRC 2000).

For more information, contact Bev Carlson at

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Career Expo for High School Students
When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 5:30-8:30 pm
Where: Fermilab’s Wilson Hall, Batavia
Come and join science, mathematics, engineering, and technology experts from a wide variety of careers.  Ask experts career questions, ask about educational pathways leading to specific careers, discuss career fields with professional association representatives, and attend panel discussions on career areas.

The event is free; no registration required.  Parking is free and available on the west side of Wilson Hall.  Overflow parking is available at the Lederman Science Center. Enter Wilson Hall on the ground or first floor.

More information:


Saturday, April 27- Annual public outreach event to educate and inspire K-12 students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Additional Information

Central Michigan University Leadership Camp
CMU Leadership Camp is a premier leadership experience for high school seniors who have been admitted to CMU and juniors who are considering CMU.  Over the course of 3 days, students develop leadership skills through hands-on exercises and real-life experiences making positive social change in the CMU community.  
More Information:
Camp 1: May 12-14
Camp 2: May 17-19
Registration Deadline: April 19, 2019
Fee is $125 for the camp, but it may be waived for students whose financial situations make the fee a burden.  Students should request a waiver immediately after they register.

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