College & Career Preparation

There are wonderful opportunities in and around Philadelphia. Take the time to Google Search questions and terms related to your interests. Visit with your School Counselor to discuss interests. Review the short list of opportunities to the right.

Summer Leadership Academy

“Come participate in a free program designed for young women interested in STEM! The Exelon Foundation STEM Leadership Academy is a free week–long, residential leadership program at Drexel University where young women learn about the energy industry in fun and interactive ways, including field trips, hands on activities, small group discussions with women leaders from across the region, leadership development training, and an energy challenge with some great prizes for winning projects! Each participant will receive an iPad to use for Academy activities and to take home at the end of the week”.

Exelon STEM Academy

Current 11th graders! This is a Career Exploration program with UPENN this summer.  Students will receive $1000 for completing the assignments, and also receive ONE credit as an elective on their transcript, and a certificate from UPENN.    It is 3 days a week, for 4 hours, and is virtual.  Students can work another job, and participate during the live sessions the three days (12 hours a week).