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New Salem - March 18, 2009

Counselorís Corner

By Dr. Gaylynn Becker
National Certified Career Counselor
National Certified School Counselor
New Salem High School Counselorís Corner

Fun Summer Jobs!
If you or someone you know has been thinking of working and playing in Medora for the summer, now is the time to do something about it. Summer employees work between 37.5 and 40 hours per week with overtime hours available. Working at the musical is one of the types of overtime hours.
Some of the possible summer jobs are: wrangler, amphitheatre technician, pool maintenance, golf course player assistant, golf shop attendant, food service worker, buffet cook, and many more. I have applications and information in my office. I also have some information posted on the bulletin board outside my office in the commons area.
To find out more about possible employment at Medora one can go to, e-mail them at, or call 1 800 633-6721.

Mission Physician Summer Camp
If you or someone you know is considering an occupation in the healthcare industry but are not sure which occupation to pursue in the healthcare industry, then this camp is for you. Mission Physician Summer Camp is a great opportunity for students to take a week and get an up-close view and feel for several different occupations in the healthcare industry.

Who: Current sophomores, juniors & seniors
Where: Altru Health System in Grand Forks, ND
When: May 31-June 5; June 7-12; June 14-19; July 5-10; or
July 12-17, 2009

Each of the week-long sessions is for a new group of interested students to learn about various health careers including: operating room, emergency room, family physician, radiology, nursing, medical laboratory, cardiology, nursery, pediatrics, sports medicine, etc. The only cost to the student is the cost of transportation to the summer camp in Grand Forks.
So if you are interested in one of these week-long experiences to help you in your career decision-making, I recommend you call or e-mail soon before the spots are all taken for the week that would work for you. For more information and to sign up call (701) 780-6832 or e-mail

The North Dakota Youth Leadership Seminar (NDYLS) will be conducted May 29-31, 2009 at the University of Mary. New Salem High School can send one student at no cost to the student. Any interested sophomores should contact me as soon as possible.

The Hugh OíBrian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar is being conducted May 29-31, 2009 at Bismarck State College. This leadership opportunity is for high school sophomores. Any interested sophomores need to contact me ASAP. There is a $ 150.00 cost to students to participate.

Career Speaker
Our next career speaker at New Salem High School will be Dr. Biron Baker from Bismarck. Dr. Baker will speak in Mrs. Holly Wardzinskiís Algebra II classes during the 6th and 7th periods. Students not in these 2 classes have the opportunity to attend by signing a sheet in the front office and getting a pass from their classroom teacher.

Career speakers I arrange to bring into the school are also open to people from the New Salem community. We just ask that you either stop by the high school and sign up or call Mrs. Karen Becker at 843-7610 to have your name placed on the sign-up sheet. We want to be sure to have a room that will accommodate those who would like to attend.

If you have any questions on financial aid, career and other counseling issues, please contact me at New Salem High School at 843-7610. If something urgent comes up I can be reached at my residence at 222-3222.

Have an excellent Academic Day!