Mentor Orientation Information 2019

Burlington High School Career Exploration
INSPIRE , GUIDE , LEAD


SPRING SENIOR TECHNOLOGY PROJECT  
Burlington Public High School offers seniors who are interested in computer science careers, the option of a completing a Fourth Quarter Capstone Technology Project or Certification Program. Industry mentors are an important part of the experience for students.

LOCATION - BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
123 Cambridge Street
Burlington MA
Lower Library - Students come into the school as if it were a real job.

MENTORS
Volunteer Mentors from technology companies meet with students once a week, either at lunch or breakfast (we provide bagels and pizza) for weekly “Office Hours” or via a virtual meeting.

SCHEDULE
April 8 - May 18 [ no meetings the week of April 15th ]
Breakfast Office Hour - Wednesdays at 8:30 - 9: 30 am
Lunch Office Hour - Fridays at 11:30 am - 12:30

MENTOR ROLE
- Students will share their progress and mentors
- Listen
- Offer feedback
- Recommend resources
- Encourage
- Share their career path from high school to career

Burlington High School teachers are always available during Office Hours, and will match Mentors and students  

This program was initiated by two engineers from MITRE, who wanted to share their passion for technology and inspire the next generation. They continue to lead this effort and can talk with your company or volunteers

CORI CHECK:
- Go to Central Office (located in the same building as the High School but it has a seperate entrance).
- Ask for Sharon, and let her know you are working in the Internship Program.
- She will need a picture ID, mother's maiden name, last 6 digits of SSN, current and past address, height and eye color.  

Spring 2019 Projects

Frequently Asked Questions