Big Rapids High School

BRHS Student Opportunities

Updated: 5-11-22

Eagle Village Summer Employment

Are you looking for something to do this summer? Maybe looking to make some extra cash or a way to build your resume before college? We have the job for you! We are seeking high school graduates or students 16 years of age and older to join our summer staffing crew! When on board, you get to explore the great outdoors through our wilderness adventures, experiential activities and more! You also receive the perks of lifeguard, CPR and First Aid training, warm meals provided by our food service team and most importantly, making an impact on a child’s life!

Apply with our 5-minutes or less application now! ➡


Modern Students Roadmap To Success - Webinar 

Are you interested in high tech careers such as Cybersecurity, Video Game Design, Artificial Intelligence and App Design?

We’ve developed Career Accelerator Externships with national employers to help students gain valuable real world career experience in high demand tech fields which are often undiscovered. In our Cybersecurity Externship students work alongside professionals from Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft, FBI, and other national employers which helps students gain career clarity earlier.

Students gain professional references and earn digital badges helping them build their resumes, provide opportunities to network, and even gain Summer internships. If you have students and parents who are interested, please have them visit our Programs Page and we are happy to have you and your families join our "Modern Students Roadmap To Success" webinar which can be found on the webpage.


Rose Lake Youth Camp - Summer Job Opportunities

Rose Lake Youth Camp has several openings for our Summer 2022 camp season for students 18 and older. Positions include: Camp Cook/Kitchen, Camp Counselor, Waterfront supervisors, and Health Officer.  Please contact for more information.  


Ferris State University Summer Cybersecurity Camp - June 21-June 22

Professor Gerald Emerick from Ferris State University would like to invite BRHS students to the summer Cyber Security Camp this coming June 21st (late afternoon) through June 22nd on the Big Rapids, Michigan campus.  This camp is a great way for students ages 15 to 18 to have fun exploring high-demand careers in Cybersecurity through hands-on activities in areas such as digital forensics and cryptography.  The camp will be led by three full-time professors within Ferris’ highly accredited Information Security and Intelligence program.   Current cybersecurity students will provide additional support and serve as camp counselors. 

Registration and scholarship information can be found here. Questions about the camp may be emailed to Gerald Emerick M.Sc., Ed.D at:


STOP THE BLEED® National Scholarship - Deadline is May 5, 2022

Up to $3,000

High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students are eligible to apply.

Use this link to apply:

STOP THE BLEED® Frontline Families Scholarship - Deadline is May 5, 2022

Up to $1,000

High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students who have a parent or guardian who has been on the frontline this past year are eligible to apply.

Use this link to apply:


The Joy Of Coding -June 22, 2022 - August 3, 2022

Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan is excited to be offering an online course that high school students can participate in this summer, The Joy Of Coding, which takes place June 22, 2022 - August 3, 2022. 

This is our second year offering this course. The Joy of Coding online course has been specially created for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power and thrill of coding computers to do amazing things. Created with high school students in mind, it is a great way for anyone to step into the wondrous world of coding. You’ll learn by doing and experience how coding powers apps such as Snapchat and TikTok. 

No prior coding experience is required! Anyone who wants to learn is welcome. Students who are able to commit 4-6 hours a week and chip away at the material daily will succeed.

Please visit our website for further information including math prerequisites, cost ($99  + tax), important dates, and more! For priority consideration, please submit an application by April 30, 2022! Need-based financial aid is available.

For further questions, please email


Burggrabe Masonry, Inc. is a well-established Masonry Contracting Company that currently has projects throughout Greater West Michigan. We provide services to commercial, institutional, religious, and industrial construction markets. Our organization has contracts in your area and openings for mason tenders. Please see the attached job description. If you are interested please apply online at



ASSE - International Student Exchange Programs

You have probably felt the urge to do something different. To chart your own path. Life isn’t only about what you see and do in your own country, hometown or school, or even with your friends. What is beyond? You need to challenge yourself, to take a chance. For a school year (or even for a few weeks) you can dare to be different! If you're interested in participating in a foreign exchange program, check out ASSE International Student Exchange Programs.  


Ferris State Marketing with Business Data Analytics 

Ferris helps students work on real-world projects to discover information hidden in databases, texts, the Internet, and other data sources. Data analytics links the real world to data, solves critical business problems, and assists in cutting-edge fields such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. Check out the digital “Let’s Go Marketing” game at to discover more about the unique Marketing programs at Ferris.


Seed Scholars Program - Deadline is January 31, 2022

The Seed Scholars Program in Partnership with Yale Women in Economics is a 10-month program that provides H.S. young women of color in their 11th grade year with the capacity to build scholarship/college packages, career skills, and financial literacy through an intensive preparatory process. 

High School Juniors that identify as a female student of color with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 are eligible to apply for a $500.00 scholarship. 

Use this link to apply:



Carnegie Mellon No-Cost Pre-College Programs - Deadline: March 9, 2022.


AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon: Provides opportunities for students who have been historically excluded in STEM to study artificial intelligence with full-time faculty, staff, and researchers who are leaders in the field. (3-week program)

Computer Science Scholars: Provides students who have historically been excluded in the field of computer science an opportunity to explore the field of computer science with full-time faculty, staff and researchers who are leaders in the field.  (4-week program)

Summer Academy for Math and Science:  Allows students from underrepresented communities to develop a deeper understanding of STEM via traditional classroom instruction, hands-on projects, and sustained engagement with world-renowned faculty and skilled staff mentors. (rising seniors only, 6-week program)


If you are interested in any of these programs, please use this online application link. Information session registration is available here


We the Student’s Essay Contest - Deadline: April 15, 2022

This scholarship is open to students who are US Citizens or legal residents between the ages of 14 and 19.  Prizes range from $500-$7,500. This year's topic is: How does an understanding of natural rights and respect build a free society? For more information and essay guidelines please visit We the Student’s Essay Contest.


Volunteer Ski Patroller Opportunity 

Caberfae Peaks is looking for a volunteer ski patroller. The ideal candidate must love winter activities, helping others, and be at least 15 years old. This would be great for those looking to go into the medical field or EMS. Plus, it's volunteer and would look great on a college application.

Caberfae Peaks is part of the National Ski Patrol and is looking to start a young adult program (YAP) at Caberfae. If you have any further questions please reach out to Kara Herman via email or phone: or 616-863-6845



The BEZOS SCHOLARS PROGRAM is a transformative, year-long, no-cost leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. Build community with a diverse global cohort passionate about creating a meaningful impact in their communities. Engage with global leaders on an all expenses-paid trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival. Take part in dynamic workshops designed to spark growth, hone leadership skills and inform student-led community change projects.

HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS and an educator from their school are invited to apply online at by January 7, 2022.


Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Program is our nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Receive scholarships, cash awards, or tuition assistance by participating! Visit and enter today! 


Community Service Award Opportunity

Are you involved in community service? We have partnered with the Michigan Community Service Commission to recognize high school students for their volunteer efforts and would love to recognize all students who qualify.

Class of 2022 graduates can earn a Michigan Governor Youth Service Award for completing either 200 or 400 total hours of service across their high school career (Jun 1, 2018 - May 1, 2022)

All students in grades 9-12 can earn a Michigan Community Impact Award for completing at least 50 hours of service this school year (Jun 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022)

Interested students should create an account at, enter the details of their service activities and earn recognition if they meet the minimum requirements for either Michigan Awards program.