May 2022

VPS Graduates Earn $1,000 Working with Youth

2022-05-24T20:09:03-07:00May 20th, 2022|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

To the VPS Senior Class of 2022: We are pleased to announce this awesome internship opportunity to all upcoming VPS graduates where you can earn $1,000! This internship is a great opportunity to give back to the community and to gain experience working with youth in an educational setting. You will be able to reengage [...]

May 2022

Student Opportunity: Special Education Work Readiness Training & Internships

2022-05-18T12:15:53-07:00May 12th, 2022|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

The Youth Employment Services (YES) program provides pre-employment transitional services to students with an IEP, 504 Plan or medically documented disability. For more information, fill out this form and you will be contacted by ESD112/YES with next steps. Students (ages 14-21) can get the training needed to get ready for work! Students also have the [...]

May 2022

Dual Credit…What It Is and How to Get It!

2022-05-12T08:59:16-07:00May 10th, 2022|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

Earn College Credit While In High School? Yes!  VPS offers several programs where students can begin earning college credit while in high school.  One of these programs is CTE Dual Credit.  Clark College will be having an online informational session specifically for VPS students on May 24th! CTE Dual Credit CTE Dual Credit allows high [...]

Mar 2022

Virtual College Fair – Sunday, April 3

2022-03-30T08:51:51-07:00March 24th, 2022|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|

Parents and students are invited to attend the Virtual College Fair on Sunday, April 3 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 p.m. sponsored by NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling).   Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity! Sign up for free at www.nacacattend.org/fairs and check out which schools will be attending. Sign Up Now The [...]

Jan 2022

When Will I Use This?

2022-01-20T08:37:35-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|

"When will I use this?" is a question that Columbia River teacher, Mr. Rob Russell, never hears from his Financial Algebra students.  Financial Algebra is a CTE math course that covers interest (both the kind you pay and the kind you earn) as well as other important financial literacy issues.  This class is offered at [...]

Dec 2021

How to Avoid Scholarship Scams

2022-01-04T09:50:31-08:00December 15th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|

Searching for scholarships may feel like a job and families should treat it as such! It takes good research, organization and dedicated time to score a scholarship. Post secondary education can be very expensive and scholarships are a great way to help cover some of those expenses. Over 180,000 student athletes are awarded $3.6 BILLION [...]

Nov 2021

Earn $1,000 – iSports & Data Analytics

2021-12-02T14:25:03-08:00November 19th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Learn data analytics and see how it's used in sports!  You don't have to be an athlete to love sports or know anything about data analytics, this is a learning experience that pays!  Virtual classes start in January and will continue into spring.  Then wrap it all up with an in-person sports camp during summer [...]

Oct 2021

Military Career Options Fair (11/06/21)

2021-11-01T12:35:46-07:00October 29th, 2021|Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|

Join us at the Military Career Fair to hear from military representatives on how you can have a viable career in the military as well as attend college while fully enlisted or in the reserves.  Students and parents interested in knowing more about a career in the military should attend this outdoor event. Date: Saturday, [...]

Oct 2021

College & Career Visits at Local High Schools

2021-10-08T09:56:11-07:00October 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 [...]

Aug 2021

Architecture Internship Deadline: Sep 15

2021-08-18T15:44:23-07:00August 12th, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Not on feed|

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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