For Summer Rise Questions please call (240-753-0244)

Please note:  Due to inclement weather, the Summer R.I.S.E. closing celebration has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 11:30am to 3:30pm.

Summer R.I.S.E. (Real Interesting Summer Experience) is a locally funded initiative led by WorkSource Montgomery in collaboration with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and other partners, that will provide MCPS rising juniors and seniors with enriching summer career development experiences. Students will participate in career shadowing opportunities that will introduce them to the structures of businesses and industries, the role of technology, and the importance of customer service in every profession. They will also earn a stipend, learn about financial literacy, and participate in both online and in person professionalism trainings to help prepare them for college and career.

To equip the youth of Montgomery County with the professional experiences necessary to succeed in college and career.


Summer will learn about:

  • The structure of a business and larger industry;
  • The significance of professionalism;
  • The applicable ways customer service manifests within different industries;
  • The role of technology in organizational operations.

SUMMER R.I.S.E. is a locally funded initiative led by WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. in collaboration with Montgomery County Public Schools and other partners.

WorkSource Montgomery is the “Go-To” place linking local and regional economic development and workforce efforts by developing a deep understanding of target and emerging industry demands, creating sustainable workforce solutions that are tailored to the region, increasing the ability for individuals to compete for higher-quality jobs and the employers to compete within the marketplace. In an effort to ensure we are adequately preparing the next generation for professional success, WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. designed the Summer R.I.S.E. program to extend its services to MCPS high school students in an innovative way!

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