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                                                                                          Jacoba Foxx                      Colleen Parks

                                                                                                            School-to-Work Liaison                               Career Center Specialist

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Career Center Staff      

 

Colleen Parks - Career Information Specialist- 663-8117 ext. 114

parks.c@mail.wsd.wednet.edu

Cobi Foxx - School to Work Liaison - 663-8117 ext. 731

Career Center Hours:  8:00 - 3:30 daily

**Look for upcoming events in the Principal's Weekly email,

(for those who have online access for grades etc).

Panther Paws, Weekly Bulletin on Mondays, daily announcements, & Counseling website, all provide information.

You may also wish to recieve Remind 101 text messages from Mrs. Parks regarding the following topics:

 

Community Service Opportunities

Senior Information and Scholarships

Special Events through the Career Center

(stop by the Career Center for information on how to recieve these messages)

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Seniors~Money Book $$ * Junior/Senior Essentials * Scholarships*

 

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"Getting Linked--A Career 'Show and Tell' Series"

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What is the college / career

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What is this career

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Who will be the community guests for the Getting Linked Series?

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What type of information will students learn from the community guests?

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Community Guest

Information Station

 

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lunch bunch bag"Lunch Bunch"  College WHS Visitation Series          College Preview Dates for Juniors

Lunch Bunch is an opportunity to visit with college and career representatives during lunch time.

Unless advertised otherwise, all will occur in the Career Center. 

Generally there is one college visit per year from the colleges.

In 2009, WHS (Career Center plus a committee of approximately 10) held a

World's Fair--A College and Career Fair on a trial basis.

 Back by popular demand--a WSD Career and College Fair took place the fall of 2012!  It too was a success!

In 2014-15 A WSD College and Career Fair will be held in November and will be organized

by Wenatchee Learns. 

Remember to watch the Principals Weekly email, Weekly Bulletin, weekly announcements, bulletin boards,

hall sign sign for information!

 

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      2014-2015   Testing Information

          PSAT  *  ASPIRE replaces the PLAN (2014-15)  *  ASVAB *  SAT  *  ACT

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Community Service and Current Job Opportunities

(Found in the WHITE binders to your left as you enter the Career Center) 

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Other Resources To Find Jobs:

The Wenatchee World Onlin:  Wenatchee World Jobs

Worksource Online:         Worksource Jobs

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Teen Worker Information provided through the State of Washington Labor and Industries    

 

 

Applying for a Food Services job?  Need a Food Handler's permit?   

Click on:  Food Handler Test Preparation and Online Test

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Finding Your Place In...

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The World of Work

Where am I going after high school?  Who am I?  Am I going to a Community College, University, Vocational College,

Tech School or straight to work?  How can I study for SAT, ACT, ASVAB, CLEP, etc.?

Knowing your Career Cluster or Pathway may be beneficial in researching your career. 

Look to New Career Cluster Programs of Study

or to Career Cruising for answers! 

 

 

Fall - 2014

Confluence Health

Mentorship Program

 

Are you as a student, interested in a Healthcare Career?  Is your student interested in a Healthcare Career?   Confluence Health, formerly Wenatchee Valley Medical Center, has offered a Mentorship Program for 11 years! A student spends ten hours with a health care mentor at Confluence Health Care facilities.  This occurs outside of school hours.  They will have hands-on experience, seeing first-hand what the health provider does on a day to day basis. This is a wonderful opportunity for which you may apply to participate in.  It is a competive program. 

Positions may include -- Registered Nurse , Medical Assistant,, Radiology Tech., Medical Lab Tech.,  Physical Therapy Aide, Ophthalmology Tech., Spanish Interpreter.

 Look for upcoming related notices through the Career Center, Cobi Foxx--Job Shadow Coordinator, Health Occupations class, or the WHS weekly bulletin!! 

 

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School to Work Opportunities:

Job Shadows

          JUNIORS OR SENIORS... Thinking about a Career? 

Set up your Job Shadow today!  

Mrs. Cobi Foxx has many Job Shadow contacts available throughout our community.  Please find Mrs. Foxx in the Main Office or contact at 663-8117 ext. 731.

Apprenticeships

Links to Washington State Apprenticeship Opportunities

Summer Opportunities:

 

  

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If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail

Colleen Parks parks.c@mail.wsd.wednet.edu.  Thank you!

Last Update June 13, 2014