Aurora is a historic river town that is situated 35 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio, located in the Southeast corner of Indiana. Aurora was settled in the early 1800's and incorporated in 1845 and has strong historic connections to the Ohio River. Aurora is full of unique and historic buildings that preserve its older rivercity characteristics.

Education

City of Aurora Internship Program

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						City of Aurora and South Dearborn High School

The City of Aurora, in an effort to educate and engage our high school students, seeks Intern candidates focused on local city government, finance, and public policy. Candidates will assist the Aurora Utilities Department, Clerk Treasurer’s Department and Office of the City Manager. Potential $1,000 Scholarship for successful candidate completion. This is an unpaid internship.

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Community Action Plan Essays

Evan Oatman and Wyatt Schwing, our 2016 City of Aurora Intern Finalists, detailed their own ideas for a community action plan as a requirement for their internship with the City. If you would like to read about their ideas, click the link below.

Community Action Plan Essays

South Dearborn Community School System

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Welcome to South Dearborn Community School Corporation, where our schools share a community commitment for each student to be Success Driven. Our safe and secure campus offers a beautiful setting for learning for students in grades K-12. With four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school, our school corporation provides a format for learning that is designed to meet the needs of all children. Students are immersed in a rigorous, personalized curriculum supported by a 21st century learning environment, and a culture of excellence is sustained with a dedicated team that works collaboratively toward common goals.

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Southeastern Career Center

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The Southeastern Career Center provides students with technical skills integrated with academic knowledge while promoting work ethics, citizenship, and self-esteem to prepare them for careers in business and industry. In addition, we provide them a foundation for post secondary education and advanced technical training.

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St. Mary's Catholic School

St. Mary's Catholic School.

We, the administration, faculty, staff, parents, and community of St. Mary School are committed to providing the development of Christian values, academic excellence, social responsibility, personal growth, and leadership according to the message of Jesus Christ as contained in the scriptures and teachings of the Roman Catholic guidelines mandated in the current Indiana Curriculum Proficiency Guide and the Archdiocesan Curriculum Guides. In an atmosphere of a safe and nurturing environment, emphasizing service to God and others, we strive to educate the whole person; spiritually, physically, and intellectually.

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Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Riverfront Campus, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana, including two in Lawrenceburg and one in Batesville. Ivy Tech serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. Ivy Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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Ivy Tech Advanced Manufacturing Lab

Ivy Tech Lakefront Campus with Advanced Manufacturing Lab addition, Lawrenceburg,
						Indiana.

A new Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center is expected to open at the Lakefront Campus in Lawrenceburg in the fall of 2016. The Center will enable Ivy Tech to expand its offerings in several academic areas, such as welding, automation and robotics, and mechatronics. Varying levels of education and training will be offered, including certificates, technical certificates, and associate degrees.