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APPRENTICESHIP/EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

  1. Adventure Sports (Hershey): Visit www.AdventureHershey.com for an online application. Evening and weekends are required. Flexible work scheduling. Part-time/seasonal
  2. Fed Ex: Fed Ex offers part-time employment for students 18 years and older. Apply at Join FedEx Express and search on handler and material handler. See attached flyer for an employment opportunity at Harrisburg Intl Airport: Part-Time Material Handler Positions  
  3. Giant Food Stores: Part-time positions are available. Apply in person or online at Giant Careers
  4. Hershey Entertainment and Resorts: Apply today Click HereJoin GTP-Get the Picture Corporation Staff - Job Flyer.   
  5. Hershey Gardens & The Hershey Story: Year-round, part-time positions available. Job Flyer
  6. MSC: Seasonal and warehouse positions are available with a starting rate up to $19.24/hour. Must be 17 years old or older. Apply online at jobs.mscdirect.com.  MSC Hiring Flyer
  7. Pacific Rail Services: Full-time permanent positions available for graduating seniors. Job Flyer
  8. The Philly Pretzel Factory: Hiring part-time baker and closer positions. Job Flyer
  9. ProCut Concrete Sawing & Drilling: Full-time/Part-time summer positions. Job Flyer
  10. Shearer Lock and Security: Locksmith and Alarm Installer Trainee Program for graduating seniors. Shearer Lock and Security Flyer
  11. UNFI Harrisburg: Flex Order Selectors pick from available shifts on their own personal schedules. Must be 18 years old or older. UNFI Flex Flyer
  12. UPS: Start as a Package Handler in Harrisburg. Opportunities for growth. Apply now

GENERAL INFORMATION 

  1. Selective Service: Male students must register with the Selective Service System within 30 days of reaching their 18th birthday. Register at www.sss.gov
  2. Shield Driving: Attention sophomores Learn the fundamentals of safe driving at your convenience with your own computer. To register for the FREE 30 hour program, go to Shield's website, www.shielddriving.com and click on the "Online Course" tab and register as a Lower Dauphin Student. Shield Information Flyer

MILITARY INFORMATION

Students (Grades 10-12) who are interested in the Armed Services have the opportunity to take the ASVAB CEP. It is a free, comprehensive career planning resource that helps students align their strengths and interests with post-secondary plans (college, vocational school or the Military). See the "Testing Information" section below for test date(s). Throughout the school year, recruiters will schedule visits over student lunch periods in order to highlight their Military branch and provide information on career possibilities. Military contact information is available on the School Counselors' Military Resources Page.  

POST-SECONDARY INFORMATION

  1. College Fairs: 
    • National Assoc. for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) College Fairs Click Here
    • PA Assoc. for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) Regional College Fair Event Calendar
    • Philadelphia National College Fair Click Here
  2. College Representative Visits: (Juniors/Seniors)- Students are able to meet with a college or university Admissions' Rep to learn about academic programs, the admission process, tuition criteria and campus life. To register for a visit, login to Naviance>Colleges Tab>College Visits>Register. 

LD High School Career & Post-Secondary Events: 

    • Career & Post-Secondary Planning Program - This event will provide students and their families with an overview of the post-secondary process.
      • Date:  Thurs., February 1, 2024
      • Time: 7-8 PM
      • Location: HS Library  
    • Financial Aid Night (Grades 9-12) - This event will address the basics of applying for financial aid, how eligibility is determined and sources and types of aid.  
      • Date: Thurs., October 5, 2023
      • Time: 7-8:30 PM
      • Location: HS Library   
    • New Student Orientation (Grade 9/New Students)
      • Date: Wedl, August 16, 2023
      • Time: 6-7:30 PM
      • High School 
    • PHEAA/FAFSA Night (Grade 12) -  A Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency representative will walk families through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. PHEAA's Completion Help Events 
      • Date: Thurs., October 12, 2023
      • Time: 7-8:30 PM
      • HS Library  
    • PHEAA Resources & Webinars - PHEAA's Resources Page is designed to provide information on the entire financial aid process. PHEAA also offers one-hour webinars focused on key, timely aspects of higher education planning (financial aid, FAFSA form, student loans, scholarships, etc.). Register here.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Naviance provides students access to search engines as well as national, state, regional, and LD scholarships. Login to Naviance>Colleges Tab>Scholarship Search to view descriptions, award amounts, and submission deadlines. Local scholarships (listed below) are denoted with a double asterisk (**). New scholarship opportunities are added weekly/monthly. 

Current Naviance Scholarship Postings: 

    • March Deadline:
      • ACES Foundation Fund
      • American Legion's Legacy Scholarship
      • Anil and Neema Thakrar Family Fund
      • Big 33 Academic Scholarship Award
      • Braden Connor Albert Memorial Scholarship
      • Brownstone Masonic Scholarship
      • Conrad Siegel "Numbers Mater" Community Schoalrship Fund
      • Dauphin County Council of Republican Women Scholarship
      • Dr. Francis J. Viozzi Memorial Educational Scholarship
      • Dash-Potter Scholarship Fund
      • Econ Wealth Managment Scholarship
      • Educators of Lower Dauphin Scholarship
      • Ely-Wain Scholarship Fund
      • Ernest R. McDowell Health Career Scholarship
      • Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund Scholarship
      • Folds of Honor
      • G. Thomas Balsbaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund
      • Grove Family Fund #2
      • Harrisburg Cedarettes No 43 Scholarship
      • Harry N.and Melva A. Derickson Scholarship Fund
      • Hershey Area Art Association Scholarship
      • HomeBuilders Association Scholarship Fund
      • Jack and Edna May Yost Scholarship
      • JEM Group Divesity in Construction Scholarship Fund
      • Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Music Scholarship
      • Kenneth G. Robinson, APR Memorial Scholarship Fund
      • Kristy Koons Memorial Award Scholarship
      • Leon I. Lock and Barbara R. Lock Scholarship
      • Lippert-Sizemore Scholarship Fund
      • Lower Dauphin Falcon Foundation Scholarship
      • Lou Drane Fund Music Scholarship
      • Lynn Brakefield Memorial Scholarship Fund for Veterinary Studies
      • Mary Sachs Memorial Scholarship Fund
      • McInroy-Sheffer People Trust Fund
      • Meghan M. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
      • Mid Penn Bank Anna Woodside Scholarship
      • Penn Live - Patriot News Best & Brightest
      • Reece Kelley Foundation Scholarship
      • Reece Kelley Foundation Trade School Scholarship
      • PA Masonic Youth Foundation Scholarships
      • Penn Hosa Foundation Scholarship
      • Richard E. Fogleman Memorial Scholarship
      • Richard Miller Memorial Scholarship
      • Robert M Nisley Memorial Scholarship
      • Roberta L. Houpt Scholarship
      • Rotary Club of Hummelstown-Herbert A. Schaffner Memorial
      • Tami Swartz Musser Memorial Scholarship
      • Thad G. Gayman Memorial Scholarship Fun
      • United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program
    • April Deadline:
      • 2024 Epilepsy Association of Western/Central PA Scholarship
      • 2024 PICPA High School Senior Scholarship
      • Alelegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
      • American Association of Blacks in Energy National & Regional Scholarship
      • American Nuclear Society Incoming Freshman Scholarship
      • Anne Ford Scholarship
      • Garden Club of Harrisburg Scholarship
      • HITEC Foundation Scholarship
      • Irvin E. Herr Foundation Scholarship Award
      • PA Restaurant and Lodging Association Scholarship
      • Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship
      • Road to Safety
      • Student View
    • May Deadline:
      • Doctor Almo Sebastianelli Drum Corps Scholarship Fund
      • Kids' Chance
      • Robert J. Trace Essay Scholarship
      • Scott & Hoffnagle Scholarship Program
      • Sergeant Philip German Memorial Scholarship Foundation
      • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund/Carlene's Education Scholarship
      • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund/Nancy Griffin Legacy Endowment
      • Susquehanna Valley Association of Neonatal Nures (SVANN) Scholarship
    • June Deadline: 
      • Future Nurse Scholarship
      • Samuel L. Abrams Foundation
    • July Deadline:

  TESTING INFORMATION

Testing information is available on the School Counselors Testing Page (Click Here). Information includes ACT, Advanced Placement (AP), ASVAB, PSAT, and SAT test dates, as well as registration information for Lower Dauphin's six-week SAT Prep Course.