Burlington High School Career Exploration
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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
Lower Library - Students come into the school as if it were a real job.
Volunteer Mentors from technology companies meet with students once a week, at lunch (we provide pizza) for weekly “Office Hours” or via a virtual meeting.
Mentors meet with students once a week in person or can meet via a virtual meeting on Fridays from 11:30 - 12:30,
Mentoring for the 2019-2020 school year starts the week of April 6th and run through May 29th
April 9 - 10th is Good Friday so the meeting is changed to Thursday
April 24 - NO meeting School Vacation
June 3 - Showcase
Students will give a presentation on their project during the student showcase, which is scheduled for June 3rd. Mentors are invited as guests to celebrate students’ success.
To sign up or to find out more about the program, fill out our Technology Volunteer Match Form.
SPRING 2020 PROJECTS
We are looking for mentors with expertise in the following areas:
- Software Development, using Google APIs
- Web Design
- Python & Cybersecurity
- Microsoft Excel Certification
- Data Science for Social Good
- Machine Learning (AWS or Azure)
- Facial Recognition
- Robotics using Arduino
- Game Development in Unity
- Programming Drones