May 2022

Student Opportunity: Special Education Work Readiness Training & Internships

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

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

Culinary Institute at Clark College Open House

2022-05-10T15:00:29-07:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interested in a career in culinary arts?  Join the McClaskey Culinary Institute at Clark College for their Open House! Clark College McClaskey Culinary Institute (MCI) Open House Date: Saturday, May 14 from 8am-2pm Location: Gaiser Hall, Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663 Description: Do you want to get a taste of Clark [...]

Apr 2022

Paid Summer Internships!

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

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 [...]

Mar 2022

Pre-Apprenticeship and Training Programs

2022-04-12T10:45:22-07:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , |

What is a Pre-Apprenticeship? Pre-apprenticeships are programs designed to prepare individuals to enter and succeed in a Registered Apprenticeship program.  Although a pre-apprenticeship can be helpful, it’s not required (and often not necessary) to become a registered apprentice. Pre-apprenticeships may be a good fit for individuals who: Have little or no experience in the construction [...]

Mar 2022

Virtual College Fair – Sunday, April 3

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

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 [...]

Feb 2022

Vocational Scholarship – WA State Elks Association

2022-02-25T15:10:20-08:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The 2022 Vocational Grant Award is now open. Applications are attached and can also be found in the office at the Vancouver Elks Lodge, #823. Who May Apply: Any graduating Senior High School student U.S. Citizen Planning to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical Course Application Tips: • Read the Instructions! This will make the application process [...]

Feb 2022

Oregon / SW Washington Chapter Scholarship Award (LOCAL!)

2022-02-25T15:09:14-08:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This local $2,500 scholarship is designed for seniors to help them pursue most post-secondary educational opportunities (trade school, college or university).  AND who doesn't NEED the $$$?!? Eligibility: Open to local high school seniors who have ALREADY been accepted into a college, university or trade school 500-word essay or video or digital resource on the [...]

Feb 2022

Scam Alert! Watch out for SAT Prep Scams

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

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 [...]

Jan 2022

Xello (College & Career Research Program) for Families is Here!

2022-02-04T10:46:52-08:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Introducing Xello Family! Help your student research colleges, careers and complete their High School & Beyond Plan (HSBP) in Xello!  In alignment with the mission of Vancouver Public Schools and Washington state’s graduation requirements, the HSBP is a requirement for all graduates and begins in sixth grade. Xello is VPS's online platform for [...]

Jan 2022

Local Scholarships

2022-01-27T10:38:37-08:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Foundation of Southwest Washington (CFSWW) manages local scholarships available to high school seniors that will graduate this Spring!  Their process has changed a little, but fear not, there are still MANY local scholarship opportunities! Students complete a general application with eligibility questions embedded in the online application. Once the general questions are answered, any [...]

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