Congratulations to all of members that participated and placed in the State Leadership Conference! Among many, some achievements for the Cupertino FBLA chapter were:
- 2nd in Sweepstakes
- 33 qualifiers to nationals
- 42 out of 64 placed in top 10
- 3rd in LCABR
- 3rd in American Enterprise
- 3rd in Partnership with Business
- State President – Sanika Mahajan
- State Public Relations Officer – Aviral Pereira
Here is a slideshow of pictures and memories from SLC. Refer to our Facebook page to view more pictures!
At this week’s meeting, two officer presented how to write a cover letter and resume. This presentation included, do’s and and don’t, format of the resume and cover letter, and purpose of your application. To view this presentation click here.
To view this week’s prezi, click here.
This week officers introduced different summer program and internship opportunities to members and discussed its benefits. Additionally, each member took a career aptitude quiz in order to attain a vague idea of what careers match their personal interests. Here is the link to this week’s prezi.
Below is a compiled list of summer programs/internships divided by category:
- LBW – UPenn – https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/leadership-business-world/
- Leadership in the Business World (LBW) is an intensive summer program for a select group of rising high school seniors who want an introduction to a top-notch undergraduate business education and the opportunity to hone their leadership, teamwork, and communication skills.
- M&TSI – UPenn – http://www.upenn.edu/fisher/summer-mt
- The Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&TSI) is a rigorous and rewarding for-credit summer program for rising high school seniors and a select few rising high school juniors interested in exploring the integration of technological concepts and management principles.
- AdmitSee – https://www.admitsee.com/opportunities
- Possible business opportunities for High School students if you contact them.
- SES – Santa Clara University – http://www.scu.edu/engineering/about/ses.cfm
- This special summer experience is for current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in exploring the field of engineering.
- GWC – Girls Who Code – http://girlswhocode.com/gwc-is-looking-for-awesome-interns/
- The lucky few will get an insider’s view into the day-to-day operations of our organization and will help implement programs in each market.
- BFOIT – Berkely – http://www.bfoit.org/
- BFOIT has partnered with the University of California Berkeley and the International Computer Science Institute to provide high school students with the opportunity to learn more about security and privacy in computing in a new 4-week summer program called CY-BEAR.
- Kaiser Permanente, El camino Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, etc.
- Mission Trips Abroad
- Healing Haiti, GVI High School Community Volunteering in Thailand, etc.
- Non-Profit Organizations
- West Valley Community Service, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, Giving Privilege, etc.
- Good Website: http://www.volunteermatch.org/
Other Internship & Program Lists:
Other Ways to Find Internships/Programs:
- Email Startups with a Resume & Cover Letter
- Pick a career, look up “High School Internships in the Bay Area + Chosen Career”
At today’s meeting, many announcements were made regarding FBLA’s projects. In addition, several American Enterprise committee members presented key aspects about American Enterprise and tested members’ knowledge by conducting a game of Kahoot.
To view the Prezi and the Rosegram Video, click here.
The annual Rosegram fundraiser has begun! This week officers introduced the Rosegram fundraiser and allowed members to team up or participate individually in a competition of who can sell the most Rosegrams. Those who sell the most will be awarded prizes in the end. This fundraiser will be taking place November 11th to December 3rd, so be sure to sell as many Rosegrams as possible.
To view this week’s Prezi, click here.
Hello FBLA Members,
At today’s meeting we went over some general announcements and reminders followed by a game of Kahoot. All members participated in teams of two or three and were given trivia questions about business and marketing facts. The winners were then provided prizes.
To view the Prezi used in today’s meeting, click here.
This week the CEO of Mega Prep, an SAT/ACT Prep company, spoke about his education experiences, his business life, and conveyed an inspiring message to members.
Here is the Prezi used in today’s meeting.
This week the project officers discussed their specific project and showed members the benefits and activities of their projects:
American Enterprise Project: This project allows you to spread business and financial knowledge to students of all ages and benefits the local community. Every year the theme changes and this year’s theme is Financial Literacy. The way AE spreads its knowledge is by the Holiday Marketplace Program that takes places in elementary schools, Citizen Schools Apprenticeship in middle schools, and by the Tino Business Day to connect CHS and the community. Sign up for the AE project here. Applications deadline: Monday, October 19th at 11:59 P.M.
Community Service Project: Project RISE is this year’s community service project, where members will have the opportunity to lead and teach workshops for the homeless children and adults at the Family Supportive Housing homeless shelter. Project RISE provides a unique opportunity for members to make a tangible impact in the community, as well gain leadership and communication experience. Sign up for CSP here. Applications deadline: Monday, October 19th at 11:59 P.M.
Middle Level: The Middle Level Committee helps Lawson and Hyde Middle School run their meetings and experience FBLA at an early stage. You do not have to have previously been a part of Middle Level FBLA to be a part of this committee! Apply for this committee here. Applications are due 10/16 11:59 pm.
Here is the link to the Prezi used in today’s meeting!
At today’s meeting, the competitions’ officers discussed the specific competitions that FBLA offers to members. Ranging from public speaking, business tests, and computer-related competitions, FBLA has a variety of competitions that can interest everyone. Attending these competitions allow you to excel in the Bay Section Level, State Level, and even National Level. Be sure to apply!
In order to learn more about the competitions: view the Prezi about competitions here and the Prezi about group competitions here.
In today’s meeting we discussed about upcoming events and some of the individual projects that FBLA offers to members.
To understand these projects in further depth and to see the specifics about what was discussed at the meeting, please view our prezi here.
If you are attending the LDI conference please keep the following in mind:
- The conference will take place in Santa Clara Marriott Hotel on October 23 – 25th.
- Friday evening is the hotel check-in and time to network with others and Saturday 9am – 5pm are the workshops, entrepreneurship, internships, leadership development, foreign affairs, and more!
- Saturday evening is the chapter dinner (dress code: semi-formal) and Sunday morning is the closing session and hotel check out.
- Dress code for the conference is business formal. Men: Suits, slacks, dress shoes, etc. Women: Blazer, business skirts (up to knees), heels, etc. If you are staying at the hotel, bring extra pairs of clothes for when you are in your hotel rooms.