Community Leaders and Upward Bound Students
Partnering for Success
Work Study 2019
Each summer, the Upward Bound program selects a
group of rising juniors and seniors to participate in
the work-study experience. This experience allows
students to be exposed to careers requiring a
bachelor’s degree or beyond. The students meet
with a professional in a career of their interest at
In addition, all work-study students meet with an
Upward Bound staff member who helps prepare
them for the world of work.
Connecting Classroom experience to Careers
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The Work-Study experience
is an important component
of the Upward Bound
program. When you give of
your time, you are helping Upward Bound students to
make important decisions about their futures.
Our students have been
invited to participate in a
variety of settings such as
outside mural painting,
insurance agency, healthcare,
retail store management,
sports rehab, dental office, car
dealership, library, photo
studio, City Hall, coroner’s
office and more.
Upward Bound Program
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Avenue, MCC 000L5
Cleveland, OH 44115
What is Upward Bound?
The Upward Bound Program is a year-round pre-college
program for high school students. It is designed to assist
students in graduating from high school, entering and
graduating from college. Upward Bound works in cooperation
with the schools, the College, and the community to provide
educational opportunities and support to achieve these goals.
Who Can Participate?
Cleveland Metropolitan School District students enrolled at
East Technical, Glenville, John Marshall and John Hay high
schools are eligible to participate in the Upward Bound
Program. Students and families must also meet additional
requirements established by the U. S. Department of Education
(contact program staff for more information).