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  • Registration Extended for Summer Youth 2011 E2P Program
For Immediate Release
June 28, 2011

Registration Extended for Summer Youth 2011 E2P Program

Key Info

  • E2P program for high school students
  • July 18–22, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Registration deadline is July 6
  • Enrollment limited to 30
  • Orientation July 7, 4–6 p.m. Walb Union, Room 114–116

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—There is still time for students to register to take part in the Summer Youth 2011 E2P: From Expression to Profession program. The deadline to register is now Wednesday, July 6, 2011. E2P is a summer youth program designed to help students who will be freshmen through seniors this fall decide what they want to do after high school. Sponsored by Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne's (IPFW's) Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and Career Services, the E2P program takes place July 18 to 22 on the IPFW campus.

Christopher W. Riley, assistant director of multicultural services, says it will be a "...week-long experience designed to prepare local high school students for the professional world. E2P will integrate oral presentations with hands-on learning activities related to career development."

Students will:

  • Learn how to create professional résumés, develop interviewing skills, and communicate effectively on the job
  • Participate in a virtual financial literacy activity with Junior Achievement
  • Shadow local industry leaders in biomedicine, engineering, music technology, health care, or hospitality management/tourism

Enrollment is limited to 30 high school students. A $10 registration fee is required, as is a 250-word essay on "What I Expect to Gain from Summer Youth 2011." The registration fee may be paid at the orientation session, Thursday, July 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Walb Union, Rooms 114–116.

Interested students can call the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at 260-481-6608 to request a registration form be e-mailed to them. The essay may be e-mailed to rileyc@ipfw.edu. Attendance all five days is mandatory. Lunch will be provided. Each student is responsible for his/her transportation to IPFW. For more information, call 260-481-6608.

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