Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

American Winds College of Aeronautics

Ohio's only college solely devoted to aviation is now enrolling students for Fall 2017.

Career Zoo

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Career Zoo tells stories about professionals and their careers to help young people discover their dream job. is your career exploration and news source. We feature videos of professionals in their natural habitats, showing you what they do day to day.
Most of us know only the smallest sliver of the options available to us. A psychology degree doesn’t mean you’re locked into providing therapy. A culinary degree doesn’t limit you to restaurants and weekends. But how can a person parlay an interest into a fulfilling, lifelong career? provides career education, through videos featuring professionals in their natural habitat, career discussions and resources on forums, plus articles and blogs to help show you the many possibilities you have for your future. Find out the best and worst parts of a job, and get inside information on how to get into the line of work that interests you.

College Visits at IHS

A list of colleges coming to IHS  can be found in Naviance. Click here to log in and sign up for upcoming visits.

College Access Information

All are encouraged to check out
This site is intended to be a one-stop site for Ohioans for college access information. If you are an educator, parent, community member, or student you will benefit from visiting the site. The site has a number of individualized interactive, search, and on-going communication components to it. In particular, a registered user can have long-time planning, guidance, and communication as she / he pursues college entrance. There is a part of the site that pairs your interests with what career fields might be a good choice for you. Always remember, figure out what it is you are interested in doing and find a career that will pay you for your interests!

BGSU Summer Camp Programs

Summer is the perfect time for junior high and high school students to explore their career interests. BGSU Pre-College Programs provides opportunities for students to experience the Bowling Green State University campus while expanding their knowledge, building life skills and exploring their interests. BGSU offers residential and day camps throughout the summer.
BGSU Pre College Programs Click here
Contact Information:
Kari J Storm, Coordinator
Pre-College Summer Academic Programs
101 University Hall
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Main Office: 419-372-8943

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) ATA Academy

The Advanced Technology Academy (ATA) is a comprehensive workforce program designed to prepare out-of-school youth for well-paying employment in a technology-related field and/or more advanced post-secondary training. The goal of the program is to empower young adults to see their potential and train for employment success. Click here to download the brochure.

Cuyahoga Community College (TRI-C) Workforce Planning

Workforce Training courses and programs are designed to assist individuals with job skills training leading towards employment. Tri-C helps you prepare for a career, professional licensure or certification in your chosen field. Click here for more information: Tri-C Workforce Training

Cuyahoga County Sheriffs Department EXplorer Program

Attention Students: The Cuyahoga County Sheriffs Department Explorer Post #701 invites you to an Open House demonstration and Recruitment seminar Thursday October 4th, 2018 at 7pm in the Justice Center 1215 West Third Street Cleveland, Multipurpose room (entrance from Lakeside Ave.).  Explorer Post #701 is for young adults from the ages of 14-21 years old who are interested in a hands-on approach to Law Enforcement. Explorer Post #701 is committed to helping students better prepare themselves for the real world of Law Enforcement. This Explorer Post has turned out many young men and women who have gone on to serve in the field of Law Enforcement, military and other first responders. All they needed was to take the first step with us to further their advancement in achieving career goals. 
The following are some of the classes that are taught at the Explorer Post.  Handcuffing & Arrest Techniques, Ohio Laws of Search and Seizure, K9 & Swat Demonstrations, Range instruction, Radio Procedure, Warrant & Hazmat instruction, Jail & Coroners’ office tours. 
We hope to see you on October 4th, 2018 at 7pm. Thank you.
*note: if you have any questions about the Explorer Post please feel free to leave a message at (216)443-6085 for Detective Riegelmayer or email

CVCC College and Career Planning Seminar

Free college and career planning seminar for high school students and their parents Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:00p.m. to 8:30p.m. Download additional information here pdf format, download rtf format.

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, history, creative writing, or information technology.
Senior Open House January 29, schedule and register online. 

High School Writing Contest

Sew Me a Story High School Writing Contest
Cash prizes - submissions due October 15, 0218,
Download additional information here pdf format,  rtf format

Miami University Bridges Program

Miami University's Bridges Program application is now live!
The Bridges Program is an overnight visit experience for high-achieving high school seniors from historically underrepresented populations or who have a commitment to promoting a deeper understanding of and appreciation for diversity. Students representing different racial/ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity, and socioeconomic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
More detailed information will be provided to you in the coming months, but for now, you can visit the Bridges Program website for more information.

NASA Internships

NASA Internships are available at Glenn Research Center. Click here for detailed information about, Air Breathing Propulsion, Communications Technology and Development, and Power, Energy Storage and Conversion to name a few.

Ohio Dream It Do It

Snowboards, airplanes, cars, MP3 players, guitars, and medicine. All are very different with a common trait. They are produced by an American manufacturer. You can develop medicine that saves someone’s life, or build the newest model car, or create the instruments played at a concert. Not many people can say that of their job. Click here for more information: ​
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