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SUMMER INTERNSHIP & TRAINING​

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Scholarships for Internship

DESCRIPTION:

PVNet is proud to be able to help young students succeed in their academic pursuits by awarding internship scholarships to deserving high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. These positions provide an invaluable variety of management & journalism experience, which enable the interns to develop professional skills. While learning general management and business skills, these positions expose students to emerging technologies that are redefining the workplace and business world, giving the interns the opportunity to be a part of internationally recognized projects.
 

 

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIP POSITIONS:
•    Management Internship    
•    Journalism Internship


BENEFITS:
•    PVNet is authorized to issue Presidential Service Awards.
(Your volunteer hours can be counted toward this honorable award)
•    Earn Volunteer Hours
•    Community Service Hours

 

REQUIREMENTS:
•    Must be a High School Sophmore, Junior or Senior
•    Be available for approximately 10 hours per week

 

SCHOLARSHIP VALUE: $2400

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: 2

DEADLINE: Midnight June 15, 2018

INTERNSHIP DATES:  June 18 – August 25 (start and end dates are flexible to accommodate candidates)

 

To learn more about the Summer Internships please click here .

Requirements for Scholarship:

  • Applicants must fill out and submit the form below.

  • Applicant must send a brief resume to education@pvnet.com in PDF format only. Please state what you are applying for and include a short explanation of why this opportunity is important to you.

  • Potential candidates will be contacted for an interview at PVNet.
     

We look forward to receiving your resumes.

operation: sons & Daughters of Military families 

FULL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES 

Learn:

  • Intro to Carnegie Mellon Robotics

  • Fundamental concepts of Aeronautical Engineering

  • Building a UAS quadcopter 

  • Digital electronics used to control a Quadcopter

  • Safety, mechanics, programming, radio control, and the physics of flight

For High School Students

Description:

Looking to satisfy your fascination with quadcopter flying and robotics. We have the summer course to reveal the technical intricacies in a hands-on approach to master flight as well as program and build a robot.

 

Both Robotics and Unmanned Aerial Systems Technology have evolved into sophisticated, highly advanced and competitive areas with seemingly limitless applications. They are popular for both recreational and professional use.

These are fully project-based classes where students will learn  Coding for robotics and build a quadcopter from scratch. These courses are taught by our Carnegie Mellon Certified Robotics Instructor who is also an FAA certified pilot and licensed drone expert.

 

Offsite flying dates to be announced!

 

Class Fee:
$699

  • Full scholarships available for high school students of military families ( Must present parent's Military ID to PVNet prior to the class start date) 

  • Partial scholarships available for students with hardship ( Must present proof to PVNet prior to the class start date) 

Instructor: Don Wahlquist

Don is a PVNet Manager of UAS and Robotic systems and has extensive mechanical and software engineering experience. He is also an FAA licensed aviator, UAS expert, as well as the President of the Soaring Union of Los Angeles.

Class Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Robotics 

  • Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering

Schedule:

July 9 - August 3

Monday - Friday

9 AM - 12 PM

3 Weeks

Course Outline & Topics Covered:

 

Intro to Robotics

This class utilizes the Carnegie Mellon curriculum and utilizes robotics equipment An exciting introduction to robotics for 9 - 12 graders, this class gives kids a chance to build and program a  robot and then solve a series of fun challenges while developing their skills. 

 

Intro to Aeronautical Engineering

Students will learn the fundamental concepts of Aeronautical Engineering through a fun, hands-on project which encourages problem solving and teamwork.  Participants will use PVNET materials to learn to build a UAS quadcopter from scratch and receive basic flight instruction from a licensed pilot and drone expert. At the end of this hands-on project, students will have greater familiarity with the digital electronics used to control a Quadcopter. The project also educates participants on safety, mechanics, programming, radio control, and the physics of flight.

Offsite flying dates to be announced!

 “PVNet is a breeding ground for geniuses and a truly amazing place. ”

                                                                                                ~Delaney Kerkhof

PVNet Alumni 2014,

PVPHS Class of 2014,

Princeton University Class of 2018

 

We are very proud to announce that we are now sponsoring a scholarship with 2 seats currently available for High school seniors.

 

In 2013, Delaney Kerkhof graduated from Peninsula High school and applied for a management intern position at PVNet and was accepted. In her time working here she truly set the bar high with her hard work and dedication to excellence.

Today, Delaney is preparing to graduate from Princeton University continuing in academic success majoring in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs as well as minoring in the Teacher Preparation Program.

We hope to pass our good fortune forward with this exceptional opportunity for a management scholarship in her name.

 

 

 

The Delaney Kerkhof Scholarship for PVNet Internship

Award Value: $2400

Awards Available: 2

Deadline: Midnight June 16, 2017

Internship Dates:  June 19 – August 25 (start and end dates are flexible to accommodate candidates)
 

Scholarship Description

PVNet is proud to be able to help young students succeed in their academic pursuits by awarding an internship scholarship to a deserving high school senior. This position provides an invaluable variety of management experiences which enable the intern to develop professional skills

While learning general management and business skills, this position exposes the student to emerging technologies that are redefining the work place and business world, giving the intern the opportunity to be a part of internationally recognized projects.

 

Requirements for Scholarship:

  • Applicants must currently be enrolled in or accepted to a college/university/trade school as an undergraduate in Fall of 2017

  • Applicant must send a brief resume to education@pvnet.com in PDF format only. Please state what you are applying for and include a short explanation about why this opportunity is important to you.

  • Potential candidates will be contacted for an interview which will be either in-person (preferred) or by phone.
     

We look forward to receiving your resumes.

 

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