Student Opportunities

Are you overwhelmed with the task of applying for scholarships?  Worry no more!  The ECOC is providing a scholarship writing workshop on December 14, 2019 at the Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd.  All juniors, seniors and college students are welcome to attend. The ECOC will be awarding $20,000 in scholarships and educational gifts at the ECOC summit on January 18th.  Don't miss your opportunity to be eligible for these awards!  For more information on their scholarships:  ECOC Scholarships

ECOC Scholarship Writing Workshop

Event  Date: December 14, 2019

Yes M.A.A.M, also known as My African American Miss, is a pageantry program committed to being "Fabulous on Purpose".  Their organization is devoted to training young African American women to be ambassadors and community leaders who operate in excellence.   Yes M.A.A.M. provides an opportunity for young women to thrive and display their talents through pageantry.   Seeking students 0 - 24 years old.  For more information and application:  Yes M.A.A.M

Yes M.A.A.M

Event Date: December 21, 2019

Are you a junior or senior interested in Journalism or Photography?  The Gazette is a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper in the heart of Colorado Springs. We offer both paid and unpaid (for-credit) internships. Reporting interns may be called upon to write for any news section of our paper and online sites, depending on our needs, their interests and skills. An interest in digital news is a plus. 

Application Process:   To apply send us a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, a current resume and 3-5 writing samples, (links to online content are acceptable).  Journalism interest apply here.  Photography interested apply here.

Internship - Colorado Springs Gazette

Deadline to Apply: January 3, 2020

Looking for ways to enhance your future?  The ECOC Summit is a unique opportunity for students to learn about themselves while exploring goal setting, motivation, higher education, and careers.  You don't want to miss out on this opportunity.   This event happens on Saturday, January 18th from 8:00am - 4:30pm.  For more information and registration:  ECOC

Educating Children of Color (ECOC) Summit

Event Date: Janaury 18, 2020

Youth Documentary Academy (“YDA”) is an intensive, seven-week summer documentary filmmaking fellowship serving teenagers in Southern Colorado from ages 14-18. From initial concept to final edit and distribution, you will learn the process of documentary filmmaking, including hands-on training with digital cameras, sound recording, lighting and interviewing, and digital editing. Working in teams, you will direct your own short documentary film around a topic that you are interested in.  For more information and application:  YDA

Youth Documentary Academy

Application Opens: January 2020

Leading Edge is Leadership Pikes Peak's comprehensive community leadership program developed specifically for high school teens (current sophomores and juniors). They believe that civic engagement and leadership are skills that should be developed early in life through self-discovery and hands-on experiences. Leading Edge students gain an understanding of themselves, their communities, and their city through networking interactions with community leaders, exploration of local agencies and organizations, and leadership skill development curriculum.  For more information and application:  Leading Edge

Leading Edge Program

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

Do you enjoy dancing?   This is the opportunity for you!  Inquiring Minds in Motion wants to support your dancing dreams!    Seeking students ages 5 - 17.  Offered dance styles include:  Hip Hop, Zumba, Salsa Basic, Line Dancing, Chair Dancing, and Party Mix.    For more information:  Inquiring Minds in Motion

Inquiring Minds in Motion

Available Now: Open for New Students

The Colorado Springs Fire Explorer Program provides an exposure to careers in the Fire Service and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) for youths ages 14-21.  For more information:  Fire Explorer Program   

Colorado Springs Fire Explorer (Boys & Girls)

Deadline to Apply:  Please review the Fire Explorer Program Link

Do you enjoy hands-on exposure to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Science) activities?  This technical club is continuously seeking students in the 6th - 12th grades to join.  Entrepreneur Nation (EN) prides itself on providing practical opportunities for program participants to apply and prove their mastery of entrepreneurial skills with “real world” projects.  For more information:  Entrepreneur Nation   

The Entrepreneur Nation

Available Now:  Open for New Students

South Metro Fire Rescue (SMFR)/MetCom is currently accepting applications for an exciting and challenging career opportunity in their premier and accredited 911 regional communications center with state-of-the-art equipment! They are seeking highly motivated individuals with a flexible schedule to fill our full time Dispatcher positions.  For more information:  South Metro Fire Rescue  

South Metro Fire Rescue Authority

Available Now:  Open until positions are filled

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