Summer Opportunities

Summer Engineering Institute at OSUM - The Ohio State University at Marion will host the fourth annual Summer Engineering Institute (SEI) for high school students considering a career in engineering on June 5 – 8, 2017. Outstanding engineering faculty members will guide students as they explore the fundamentals of engineering and become familiar with a variety of engineering disciplines. Topics covered will include the engineering design process, team working skills, elements of problem solving, and engineering professionalism and ethics. Students will work both individually and in teams using hands-on activities to design, build and test several engineering projects.

The Summer Engineering Institute is designed for high school students who be juniors or seniors in the 2017-2018 academic year. There is a $45 fee to participate.  Students selected to participate and those who complete all four days of the institute will receive a $500 scholarship to The Ohio State University at Marion following high school graduation.

Please click here for information and application.


Deadline to register: May 1, 2017.


Miami University Summer Scholars Program - Spend two weeks this summer at one of the nation's top universities.  Apply by May 1, 2017: Click here.

  • Session I: July 2- July 14, 2017.
  • Session II: July 16 - July 28, 2017.




The University of Dayton Engineer the Future - The University of Dayton is offering two different engineering camps this summer.  

  • METEC: Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young MenJune 18-24, 2017. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2017. Click here to apply.
  • Women in Engineering Summer Camp - July 9 - 14, 2017. Deadline to apply is June 1, 2017. Click here to apply.



Ohio Department of Transportation - The Ohio Department of Transportation, District Six, is now accepting applications for our Summer Transportation Seasonal Help (TSH) Program for the following counties: Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union. This is a temporary seasonal program for 40 hours per week not to exceed 560 total hours. There are multiple positions, your application will be considered for all positions. Rate of pay starts at $10.00 per hour.  Please go to to apply.




We are excited to announce we are adding a new line of production in mid May, and are looking to hire another almost 100 more employees to support this along with additional summer help for shop wide support. We are looking for help on a full time basis as well as part time (Monday/Friday crew) to help fill our teams. 

Whirlpool offers many opportunities within our location and depending on career interested and drive, our company is always seeking employees who want to grow and expand themselves. Once an employee at Whirlpool, some examples of expanding career opportunities include supervisor training programs, team leader opportunities, skilled trades, material drivers, maintenance and tooling, along with apprenticeship programs.

For more information please contact Mrs. Cress in the school guidance office.



Looking for a summer job?  Apply at Silver Line by Andersen. Click here for more information.

Please apply in person at:

2549 Innovation Dr.
Marion, Ohio 43302
Must be 18 to apply or online at:




Looking for a summer job?  Adecco's Honda Summer positions are assembly production positions on first or second shift.  All positions are at Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. in Marysville,Ohio.


Apply online: or visit our office:
459 Coleman's Crossing Blvd
Marysville, OH  43040


Defiance College - Crime Investigation Camp - The DETECTIVES OF DEFIANCE -  A three-day Mock Crime Investigation Camp for 9-11 grades (entering grades 10-12 in Fall of 2017) presented by the Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, and Digital Forensic Science programs of Defiance College.  

Intended for those interested in pursuing a career in Criminal Justice, Digital Forensic Science and/or Forensic Science, The Detectives of Defiance: Got Clue?  camp will introduce students to crime scene investigations and forensics through an interactive and hands-on criminal mystery.  Students will learn how to search for and collect physical evidence such as fingerprints, shoe prints, and DNA; collect and analyze digital evidence from computers and cell phones; photograph and document a crime scene; interview suspects; and pull it all together to solve the crime.  This exciting experience will show the young detectives what really happens "behind the scenes" of popular television shows.

Price:    $225 ($275 after April 1, $325 after June 1), includes meals, snacks, supplies, and overnight lodging.

Contact:  Sheldon Goodrum, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice,, 419-783-2522.  Click here for more information.























Contact Information

Elgin High School
1150 Keener Rd. South  
Marion, OH 43302

Phone: 740.223.4300  
Fax: 740.223.4310