Paid Internship For High School Students At MnDOT

My daughter, an 11th grader at East Ridge High School, recently applied and was offered an one-year student job/paid internship through the Phoenix Program at Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT). The Phoenix Program is a partnership between MnDOT and Project Lead The Way which provides student jobs and paid internships for high school students enrolled in science, technology, engineering or mathematics courses at area PLTW…
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Free Summer Camp At University Of Minnesota

If you have a teenager in grades 7-9 (as of 2017–2018 school year) who is interested in science, engineering, and transportation, this free two-week summer day camp offered by the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota is something you don’t want to miss. The National Summer Transportation Institute will introduce you to many aspects…
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How Effective Are The Supplements You Take?

Do you know the quality of the supplements you take every day? When we buy a house, a car or a computer, we often spend hours doing research and trying to find the best deal and the best value. Yet, when it comes to our health, or the supplements we put into our body for the rest of our life,…
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What I Am Thankful For …

It’s been six months since my last blog post. How time flies! Writing and reading used to be my passion in life. So I wrote (columns and blogs) and read almost every day. I enjoyed it. My passion, my focus, and my life changed when my mother was serious ill with diabetes complications and hospitalized…
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BPA Inspires Leadership And Business Career

Recently my 16 year old son Andy, a junior from East Ridge High School, made his first solo trip in his life. As the only student from Woodbury, he traveled with a group of students from Eastview, Eagan and Henry Sibley High Schools to Anaheim, California to attend the 2015 Business Professionals of America (BPA)…
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