Apr 2022

Paid Summer Internships!

2022-05-03T12:46:39-07:00April 13th, 2022|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

VPS will be offering students a paid 60-hour internship opportunity plus 30-hours of work readiness training. You must be 16 years old by June 13th to participate. Why is this important? What do you have to do? Is this a guaranteed internship? Where can I get more information? Why is this important? Earn $$$ (minimum [...]

Feb 2022

Scam Alert! Watch out for SAT Prep Scams

2022-02-09T14:14:30-08:00February 8th, 2022|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

The Better Business Bureau has identified a nationwide phone scam regarding SAT prep materials.  Excerpts from the article about this scam were taken from BBB’s website after a VPS family received a call requesting a deposit for PSAT materials.  VPS does not endorse any testing preparation programs or materials.  FREE PSAT/SAT preparation materials can be [...]

Dec 2021

Running Start Info Nights

2022-01-13T08:50:17-08:00December 20th, 2021|Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|

VIRTUAL EVENT What is Running Start?  Running Start is a program that allows motivated students to take college courses as part of their high school education starting their junior year of high school.  Most students can attend part-time or full-time and will earn both high school and college credit for all completed courses.  The cost [...]

Nov 2021

Student Opportunity: Community Service Hours – Be a JEDI

2021-11-23T15:02:27-08:00November 16th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Community Service Opportunity! Plus the chance to complete a Coaching and Leading with Racial Equity 6-week course. JEDI which stands for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is looking for student participation in their advisory committee (a comittee of Foundation for VPS). If you are a 10th or 11th grader and interested in this meaningful experience, [...]

Oct 2021

Architecture, Construction & Engineering Mentorship & Scholarship Program

2021-10-12T14:12:09-07:00October 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 [...]

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