Education

Connecting Activities

Get Involved with Area Youth by Sponsoring an Intern

MassHire Greater Lowell Workforce Board (MH-GLWFB) will work with your business to place a high school intern.

The MH-GLWFB operates Connecting Activities (CA), a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) initiative that leverages statewide infrastructure to support “college and career readiness” for all students.

A Connecting Activities Employer Service Specialist works with area employers to develop relationships and facilitate part-time, after-school and weekend jobs as well as summer job opportunities for youth ages 16-21

Connecting Activities staff are onsite regularly at the following partner schools: Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut and Tewksbury High; Greater Lowell Technical High School.

Connecting Activities also partners with: Tyngsborough High, Westford High, and Middlesex Academy Charter School on special projects.

Connecting Activities staff also support a wide range of activities beyond work experiences, including  job fairs, job shadow days, career days, employer guest speaker series, workshops and other career development activities.

Employers that are interested in participating in these activities or would like to discuss hosting a youth intern, should contact the Kathleen Gentile, kathleen.gentile@Masshiregreaterlowell.com.

Greater Lowell Workforce Board

Additional Ways to Get Involved:

Giving Tuesday

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! One ofthemost important days of the year for Kids in Tech. This global day of giving back offers you the chance to make an impact on the tech club. This year,Kids in Tech set a goal to raise $2,000,all of which will continue to help fund our growing after school programs.

Today isStock Monday.Some of you might not be familiar with this concept, so I want to share a way that many of our dedicated supporters, like you, are making the most of their end-of-year donations. You can make a big impact on all the causes you care about, while saving money in the process.

To make an impact click here

Massachusetts STEM Week

Kids in Techs STEM Challenge will help students in the Commonwealth visualize the concepts of AI, understand how these systems affect the way our world works, and appreciate the potential they have to change the future.

Massachusetts stem week will take place from October 18-22, 2021. For more info click here!

Minuteman High School

Minuteman High School Has Open Teaching Positions for 2021-22 School Year, Which Begins Aug. 31

Positions Include Engineering, Robotics, and Programming Instructors

Engineering Instructor: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3495029

Robotics Instructor: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3536780

Programming and Web Instructor: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3627015

Long Term Substitute: Biotechnology: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3527464

Technical Assistant: Engineering: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3566489

Teaching Assistant: Trades and Transport: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3566530

Teaching Assistant: Programming and Web: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3566526