Exciting Career-Focused Summer Program Offered forHigh School Juniors who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
April 27, 2003
by Karen E.M. Black
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The National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology is offering a summer program that gives deaf or hard-of-hearing high school juniors the opportunity to experience college life, and try out aspects of technical and professional careers that will help them focus on career possibilities. The Explore Your Future (EYF) Program is a week-long program designed to help high school juniors who are deaf or hard of hearing plan for life after high school and will offer two sessions, one starting July 19 and one July 26. Parents are invited to attend a workshop that will offer tips to help parents prepare their student for college.
For an application or more information, contact the EYF Program at 585-475-2087 (voice/TTY) or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is June 1.
The first and largest technological college in the world for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, NTID, one of eight colleges of RIT, offers educational programs and access and support services to 1,100 students from around the world who study, live and socialize with 14,000 hearing students on the RIT campus. Web address: www.rit.edu/NTID.