Rita Hill, Career Counselor (253) 571-3153

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!

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


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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