Microsoft’s FREE Tech Camps for Young Women/Girls Body: MICROSOFT’S FREE TECH CAMPS FOR YOUNG WOMEN/GIRLS – PASS THIS ON!
YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN THIS OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG WOMEN/YOUTH
Microsoft is now accepting applications to Microsoft’s DigiGirlz High
This camp was developed to provide girls with a better
understanding of what a career in technology is all about.
experience provides opportunities to learn about careers in
technology, talk with Microsoft employees about their life
experiences, and enjoy hands-on computer and technology workshops.
The camp is FREE and includes breakfast and lunch for the
Applications are due May 30, 2008.
Acceptance will be announced by
June 13, 2008.
Camps are held in numerous locations around the country this year.
New York State location is: Stony Brook.
Date: July 14-16 (3 days)
Participants Can Expect:
· Hands-on learning sessions to educate
· Keynote Speaker series to inspire
· Career/technology tours to heighten awareness
· Resume and interview workshops to prepare
· Employee panels to answer questions
In addition to providing contact information, the girls will be asked
to answer two essay questions.
After being selected into the program,
they will receive a packet of information with additional forms for
They will also be asked to submit a letter of
recommendation from a teacher or counselor.
The documents must be
completed and returned in order to be fully registered for the camp.
Girls must currently be in 9th -12th grade to be eligible.
For more information:
https://www. microsoft. com/about/diversity/programs/camps. mspx.