Rita Hill, Career Counselor (253) 571-3153
rhill@tacoma.k12.wa.us

Welcome to the Career Center.
Please take some time to explore and familiarize yourself with this site.  You will find information on current events, college visits, career fairs, test dates, and more!

Varsity Letter in Community Service/United Way

Application for the 2015-2016 is now open. www.volunteerpiercecounty.org/varsityletter or call 253-597-7492 for more information.

Seattle Sounders FC 2015 Grad Night/June 13th @ 7 p.m.  Discounted tickets $29, class of 2015 Sounders FC t-shirt, Chance to win $1,000 scholarship.  Take advantage of this offer: www.soundersfc.com/gradnight pass code: GRAD2015.

Americorps:  Hiring July 2015 Work outdoors, Earn a paycheck. Apply online: starting July 15th www.ecy.wa.gov/wcc

Student Firefighters/Volunteer application available www.northmasonrfa.com or call Tina Miller 360-275-6711 Ex.7 or 360-801-0590.

UW Shades of Purple for under-represented minority juniors/rising seniors who are interested in attending UW Seattle. Dates:  July 23rd and 24th. Learn about campus programs and experience UW. Call: 206-221-6463. Office of Recruitment & Outreach.

Radio Journalism summer program.This is a hands -on workshop to learn about journalism and media. It is a free program for students 16-18. Dates:  July 6-August 14. Learn more: www.kuow.org/radioactive

CodeNow will have a spring workshop in Seattle on April 25th, 26th, and May 9th. High school students who are curious about how to create games and apps but not know where to begin are encouraged to apply.  Deadline is April 8th. Website:  www.codenow.org Find out more.

 

Summer Jobs 253

Opportunity for sophomores and juniors to participate in summer paid work.  Students can earn up to 2 credits. Sign up in the Career Center. Deadline is March 27th.

U.S. Naval Academy & NROTC Information @ the UW, Architecture Hall, RM. 147, March 15, 1-3p.m. Event for students, parents and educators.Learn about the Naval Academy and NROTC Scholarship programs. Info at LCDR Michael Beard, USNR beard.m@shc.org

 

 




 Announcement: Registration SAT & ACT www.collegeboard.org

www.actstudent.org 

Highline Community College/Running Start

Information nights: Feb.25th @ 6pm Bldg.2

                               March 13 @ 6pm Bldg2

                               May 6 @ 6pm Bldg7                        

 

Summer Job Opportunity for Youth ages 14-17. Department of Ecology is hiring. Deadline date:  April 1st.  Apply at web site:  http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/eyc/swro.html

Aviation Conference @ Puyallup Fairgrounds

Conference is Feb. 21 & 22. Sat. 9-5:30, Sun.10-4 p.m. Cost is $5.00 per day.  Free for students 17 and under. More information at:  www.washington-aviation.org/NAC&TS.html

Volunteer Opportunity

Gift Shop Volunteers needed. No experience. Training provided at St. Joseph's Medical Center. 1717 S. J St. Please call: 253-426-6785.

Seattle Aquarium

Youth Ocean Advocates-volunteer program at Seattle Aquarium for students to gain experience working in marine science, conservation and education. Info session at Seattle Aquarium either Sunday, March 8th 3-4pm or Wed.March 11 6-7pm. More info at: www.seattleaquarium.org

Pierce Conservation & Americorps

Volunteers needed:  Clearing invasive blackberry plants. Saturday, Feb.28th, 9-12p.m. @ Titlow Park, 8425 6th Ave. Please call Danielle Vogel for more info: 309-202-5982.

 

 

 

 

 

Southwestern Oregon Community College is located in Coos Bay. They do not charge out of state tuition and are offering free tuition to seniors graduating with a 3.75 GPA or higher. Director of Admissions: Tom Nicholls 1-800-962-2838 ex. 7636.

VIBES 2015

Visionaries inspiring Black Empowered Students Feb. 20-22 @ WSU. Vibes include college fair, informational workshops, on site review for applying seniors. Grades 9-12. Trasportation provided. Apply at vibes.wsu.edu Early registration:$50 before Dec. 25th, 2014.

Pt. Defiance Summer Volunteer

Apply to be a zoo guide. Application deadline: Jan.26th, 2015. Download an application at: http://www.pdza.org/zoo-guides or email at: volunteer@pdza.org

Access Program @ UPS

For students in middle and high schools to have opportunities to prepare for college. Access to College Day, Tuesday night tutoring, Career and Culture Days and Summer Programming. Contact:  253-879-2450 or emai: access@pugetsound.edu  Web site: pugetsound.edu/access

2015 MultiCare Nurse Camp application is available on Jan. 1st. This is a free five-day camp at our local hospital. Students participate in hands on station rotations, mock codes, job shadows and visit to a local nursing school.  Camp is July 20-24th from 8:30-4:00 p.m.  Deadline date: March 6th at 5:00 p.m. 2015. Application: www.multicare.org/nursecamp  This is for current 10th and 11th graders.

Bank of America

For Juniors & Seniors.  Work at a paid internship for 8 wks. Attend weeklong student leadership summit in Washington D.C. Application Nov.1-Feb.2nd  www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders

City of Tacoma is seeking a Youth Rep (age 16-18) to serve as a member of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Technical Advisory Group.This position requires a commitment of one school year, with 2 hour meetings on the third Monday of each month.To apply, e-mail Diane Wiatr at Dwiatr@cityoftacoma.org

Student Volunteer/Juvenile Justice

Juniors and Seniors can assist in the Juvenile Justice system.Must have 3.0 GPA or above. If interested apply:  www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=1120

Math Academy @ UW

For juniors who want to study engineering @ UW.Deadline:  March 6th. Apply: www.uwmathacademy.org

 

 



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