Info for Students

Summer R.I.S.E. 2018

Student registration for Summer RISE 2018 is now closed. Check back next spring for more information on Summer RISE 2019.

Summer R.I.S.E. is a career shadowing experience that matches you with a local employer for three weeks in July. You will get the chance to see what employers expect and to learn and practice the skills you will need to be prepared for your future career.

Summer R.I.S.E. is open to rising Montgomery County high school juniors and seniors. The first step is to register online and complete a workshop with online and in-person components about workplace expectations and skills. Participating students will:
Receive a $300.00 stipend in exchange for 20 hours of work per week for three weeks, based on a schedule you develop with your host manager (a total of 60 hours during the three weeks and not more than 40 in any single week).
Receive MCPS recognition upon completion.
Learn about common business models & industries & business sectors
Understand employer expectations on topics like communication with fellow workers and customers, workplace technology, and learn to interact with supervisors so that you will be comfortable in both interviews and in future jobs.
Explore career paths and learn about work/career opportunities
available right here in Montgomery County near your school
and home.

Student FAQ

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