Oct 2021

Architecture, Construction & Engineering Mentorship & Scholarship Program

October 11th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|

ACE is an after-school mentorship that connects Portland & SW Washington high school students to careers in architecture, construction and engineering. This local program serves over 100 students per year and relies on 100 volunteer mentors, all professionals in their fields, to coach students in a hands-on, team-oriented project. The program has demonstrated success in [...]

Oct 2021

College & Career Visits at Local High Schools

October 6th, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|

Every VPS high school has recruiters from different colleges and careers visiting campuses (live or virtually). Did you know there's a calendar for that?  See your Career Specialist to sign up, request a speaker or get more information. Columbia River - Morgan.Parker@vansd.org Flex Academy - Angela.Fotjik@vansd.org Jim Tangeman Center (formerly Fir Grove) - Becky.Davis@vansd.org Fort [...]

Sep 2021

Career & Technical Scholarship (CTS) DEADLINE: 10/24/21

September 29th, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, STEM and health care occupations. To be eligible, scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, manufacturing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges (NOT eligible for bachelor's degree). Scholars are eligible to receive [...]

Sep 2021

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

September 28th, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

The Coca-Cola Scholars $20,000 scholarship can be used over 10 years at accredited US colleges and universities!  The Coca-Cola Foundation awards 150 $20,000 scholarships each year to applicants who demonstrate exceptional commitment and impact in their schools and communities through leadership and service. Phase 1 applicants require: No essays No recommendations No ACT/SAT scores No [...]

Sep 2021

Seniors – A Timeline for College

September 23rd, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

Not sure when to start the college application process? Check out this timeline for senior year! SEPTEMBER ALL ABOUT FAFSA / ALL ABOUT WASFA Prepare to apply for the FAFSA or WASFA so you are ready when the applications open on October 1!  Need assistance completing your financial aid application?  Attend a financial aid event [...]

Sep 2021

The College Bound Scholarship

September 23rd, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

The College Bound Scholarship is a commitment of state financial aid to eligible students and is a four-year scholarship.  To earn the College Bound Scholarship, students must do the following: Fulfill the scholarship pledge requirements and meet state residency requirements. Complete a financial aid application in their senior year of high school and each year they are in college [...]

Sep 2021

$5,000 Scholarship

September 13th, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

High school seniors are eligible for this $5,000 Walter Morales Scholarship for Urban Education Improvement by writing a 1,000 word essay on the following: “Think about the unique challenges that face urban schools.  Urban schools are marked by higher concentrations of poverty, greater racial and ethnic diversity, larger concentrations of immigrant populations, language diversity, and [...]

Aug 2021

Sport Broadcasting Internship

August 25th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Love sports? Love video? Here's the perfect internship for you!...What, not sure you want an internship? Contact Nick.Voll@vansd.org to volunteer for a session to see if you're interested. Selected interns will work with TV Studio staff to actively participate in filming, editing and broadcasting VPS sporting events and other TV shoots. Interns will not work longer [...]

Aug 2021

Architecture Internship Deadline: Sep 15

August 12th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Design CoMission is a semester-long design internship at LSW Architects in downtown Vancouver. Interns work collaboratively, exploring their passions through design in a safe, no-experience-required setting. Students must be 16+ to participate. VPS students can earn high school and college credit at Clark College (if you earn a "B" or better) for FREE! LSW's internship [...]

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