Jan 2022

When Will I Use This?

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

"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

Student Opportunity: Parks & Rec is Hiring!

2022-01-04T09:53:14-08:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Join the City of Vancouver's Park & Rec department! They are looking for enthusiastic candidates skilled in working with people of all ages and abilities. Here's some of the jobs they are looking to fill (must be 16 or older): Park & Rec Camp Counselor Climbing Wall Attendant Childwatch Attendant Gymnasium Supervisor Inclusion Mentor Lifeguard [...]

Dec 2021

How to Avoid Scholarship Scams

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

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

Student Opportunity: Community Service Hours – Be a JEDI

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

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, [...]

Nov 2021

Students – Get Paid to Give Your Opinion on I-5 Bridge

2021-11-15T10:38:33-08:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Have ideas about how to make the commute to Portland on the I-5 bridge better?  The community wants to hear from students and is holding a listening session geared toward students! Virtual - Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 5:30 - 7:00pm Registration is required.  The registration link is on the flyer or click https://parametrix.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdeuqrDgpE9NV9uHDk5e-OJf8jS7MtQh9 In [...]

Nov 2021

Enroll, Enlist & Employ – Tools for Guidance to Make a Plan

2021-11-15T10:05:35-08:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

VPS’s vision for Career and College Readiness is that all students are enrolled, enlisted, or employed upon graduation and we have the tools to help your student decide what path to take! Xello is our online platform for college and career readiness that allows students to learn about themselves, explore career and educational options, find [...]

Oct 2021

Architecture, Construction & Engineering Mentorship & Scholarship Program

2021-10-12T14:12:09-07:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Aug 2021

Sport Broadcasting Internship

2021-08-27T10:28:35-07:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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

2021-08-17T12:02:18-07:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Aug 2021

Coding Internship – No Experience Required (REMOTE)

2021-08-11T14:21:14-07:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interested in coding? Then this REMOTE internship might be for you! NO coding experience is required. The ideal candidate just needs an interest in learning how to code. Student(s) will also have a growth mindset, a friendly personality, empathy for others, and excellent verbal communication skills. This role strikes a balance between learning how to [...]

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