Release Date: January 21, 2016
Contact: Vienna McGrain
585-475-4952 or [email protected]
Educational summer camp offered for deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students
Hundreds of college-bound students from across the country attend each year
The Explore Your Future program at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, N.Y., offers deaf and hard-of-hearing college-bound high school students who will begin their junior or senior year in fall of 2016 a unique opportunity to experience life on a college campus, explore their interests and sample various careers. This six-day summer career-exploration program provides students with hands-on activities related to careers in art, business, computers, engineering, health science, science and more.
Explore Your Future sessions for summer 2016 run July 9–14, 2016 and July 16–21, 2016. On the final day of each session, parents attend a workshop that helps them prepare their student for life after high school.
Students can apply online at http://www.rit.edu/NTID/EYFNR. For more information, call 585-475-6700, 585-743-1366 (videophone) or email [email protected] The application deadline is June 30, 2016.
Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls 18,600 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.
The university is internationally recognized and ranked for academic leadership in business, computing, engineering, imaging science, liberal arts, sustainability, and fine and applied arts. RIT also offers unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation. Global partnerships include campuses in Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.
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