Sequence of Programs Across Grade Levels

GRADE LEVEL
PROGRAM NAME
ACTIVITY
GRADE EIGHT
THE FIRST RUNG

Eighth Graders Climb Higher
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The First Rung Electronic Classroom Presentations:
[Mathematics (2), Language (2), History (1) | online debrief quiz]

Focus on Your Résumé:
Strengthen Your Core | And So It Begins

Competitive Team Event:
'Now Is Not Too Early’ Video Commercial

GRADE NINE
STORMY WANNABEES

Focus on Freshmen
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Wannabees Unique 'G.R.I.T.' Electronic Classroom Presentations
[Mathematics (2) English (2) Science (1) | online debrief quiz]

Focus on Your Résumé:
Strengthen Your Core | On the Starting Block

Teleconferences:
College Admissions Officials and The Common App

Competitive Team Exercise:
The Wannabees Design Challenge

GRADE TEN
STORMY WANNABEES

Secure Sophomore Success
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Wannabees Unique 'G.R.I.T.' Electronic Classroom Presentations:
[Mathematics (2), English (2), Science (2) | online debrief quiz]

Focus on Your Résumé:
Strengthen Your Core | Rounding the First Bend

Competitive Team Exercise in Technical Writing;
Take It & Make It

College Readiness Online Questionnaire:
Getting Warmer -- or Not!

The College Admissions Competitive Event:
Compete for a Seat

GRADE ELEVEN
RIPP* PHASE I

Juniors Jump Ahead
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Lessons in Networking:
Build a Network -- of People

Simulated Job Applications:
Near-Lee Real Industries – Get That Job!

Focus on Your Résumé:
Strengthen Your Core -- The Final Stretch

The Hiring Process:
Race for a Place -- An Employment Simulation

JUNIOR | SENIOR INTERPHASE

Opportunities for Online Learning
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Build Future Vision:
See Around Corners with the 18s

Meet the Real World:
'Young Professionals on the Job' Videoconferences

Focus on Your Résumé:
Business Mentor Review of Select Examples

Get Ready to Attack the Gig Economy:
Tips and Hints from Gig Workers

GRADE TWELVE
RIPP* PHASE II

Seniors Get It Done
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Competitive Team Exercise:
The Rainmakers Social Impact Challenge

Focus on Your Résumé:
Strengthen Your Core | At the Finish Line

Get Ready to Sell Yourself:
Preparing the Elevator Speech

Mock Telephone Interviews:
Sweat Yourself

GRADE TWELVE
RIPP* PHASE III

Complete a Rainmakers Internship
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Search and Solicit Employers**

Secure a Rainmakers Internship**

Successfully Serve Internship**

NEW RAINMAKERS
GET REWARDED
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Seniors Secure Letter of Completion/
Recommendation from Hosting Employer**

Receive Lifetime FREE Memberships to The Rainmakers Club,
[FREE online networking community focused on
networking and job acquisition.]**
*RIPP (The Rainmakers Internship Preparation Program
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Few employers will work with students who are underage and while we alert participants to potential scams,
we do not want to expose underage students to those situations
.

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