High school students

PNC Taps High Schools for Talent

PartnerUp program aims to invest in talent, fill entry level positions and lessen the skills gap in the Pittsburgh region.
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The statistics sound bleak: 70 percent of employers cite a skills gap between what they need and what’s available in the talent pool and 22 percent of workers in the Pittsburgh region will be retiring within 10 years with no comparably-sized group to replace them.[1] 

Does Wendy’s Offer a Scholarship?

The Answer? We Sure Do!
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by Bry Roth

We’re often asked if there’s a Wendy’s scholarship available to support students approaching college. With rising tuition rates, any amount of financial relief is helpful, and Wendy’s is proud to offer more than $60,000 of scholarship money to high school students graduating with the class of 2019.

Major Leaguers Shine a Light on Teen Difference Makers

New video series features high school Action Team Captains from Cleveland and Tampa
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Rachel and Hishaam are two teenagers changing the world for the better through volunteering.

As Action Team Captains, the two high school seniors have spent hours of their free time volunteering in their local communities. Now, their efforts are being brought to a national spotlight through the Action Team national youth volunteer program’s newest campaign, “Difference Makers.”

“How Will You … End Littering?” Video Contest Launches for Second Year

Keep America Beautiful Opens Contest for Students in Grades 9-12 through Oct. 13
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug.23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today launched its second annual effort to tap into the imagination and innovation of our nation’s youth to continue to advance its fight to End Littering in America.

Action Team National Youth Volunteer Program Unveils New TV PSA During MLB All-Star Game on Fox

:30 PSA features Major Leaguers Tim Beckham, Kevin Kiermaier, Lonnie Chisenhall and Action Team Captains from Cleveland and Tampa
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The Action Team national youth volunteer program, created and administered by the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America to help train and inspire the next generation of volunteers, debuted its latest TV PSA on FOX during the broadcast of the 88th annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game.  The PSA, titled, Difference Makers, includes Major Leaguers Tim Beckham, Kevin Kiermaier, Lonnie Chisenhall and high school Action Team Captains, Rachel Duke of Cleveland and

Chicago White Sox Infielder Todd Frazier Heaps Praise on High School Volunteers

Frazier joins Action Team Captains on Their Final National Conference Call of the School Year
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On Wednesday April 26, the Action Team hosted its third and final national conference call of the school year. Once again, the Action Team’s very own “iron man” and longtime Cincinnati Reds broadcaster George Grande hosted the call – something he has done for every one of these calls since they began in 2009. Joining George was Chicago White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier, who was excited to be joining in the call to help celebrate National Volunteer Week, ( April 23-29.)

Whirlpool Corporation’s Employees Hold Mock Interviews with Area High School Students

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More than 50 high school students from Benton Harbor, Bridge Academy, Dowagiac and Hartford participated in mock interviews with Whirlpool Corporation employees on Thursday, April 27. The mock interview event is an annual collaboration with Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates and FOCUS, our employee resource group formerly known as Whirlpool African American Network.

JPMorgan Chase and CCSSO Announce $20 Million to Improve Career Education for Young People in 10 U.S. States

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WASHINGTON, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $20 million in grants to 10 U.S. states to dramatically increase the number of students who graduate from high school prepared for careers.

Action Team PSA Campaign Sets Distribution Record

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There’s no doubt word is getting out about the great work Action Team student volunteers are doing in communities across the country.

It was recently announced that one of the Action Team’s national TV and radio public service announcement (PSA) campaigns -- titled ‘Are You In?’ -- established a new Goodwill Communications distribution record for national campaigns. 

Planting a Science Education Seed in Croatia

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Every summer, 40 high school students from Croatia and other areas of Europe gather for 10 days to conduct hands-on research projects with mentors who are only a few years their senior. In the small town of Požega nestled in the mountains of eastern Croatia, these students learn about opportunities in science that lie ahead of them.

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