Spark Lab

    "I had a ball! I can't wait to come back. I'm going to tell my mom all about it when I get home!"

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How Spark Lab Works

Through Spark Lab, launched in the fall of 2015, students have access to a diverse range of professions and careers allowing them to hone their interests and practice their Spark skills. During Spark Lab, students travel together to one of our company partners, where, under the guidance of professional volunteers, they work on activities centered around Spark’s eight twenty-first century skills and learn about various career fields. With this innovative model, Spark Philadelphia can reach more students, allowing entire grade cohorts to experience the positive impact of Spark.

Learn more about Spark Lab's impact during the Fall 2015 program term!

Companies Participating in Spark Lab                                                                                  


Interested in learning more about Spark Lab and getting your company involved?

Contact Deirdre Hake, Director of External Relations 


Spark inspires 7th, 8th and 9th grade students to succeed in high school and beyond by connecting them with mentors in leading workplaces and supporting their academic journey with skill-building and resources. By engaging working professionals and connecting businesses with local communities, Spark empowers the next generation to perform better in school, graduate on time and lead fulfilling careers and lives.

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