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 [...]

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, [...]

Nov 2021

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

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

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|Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|

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 [...]

Nov 2021

FutureMe Podcast: Financial Aid

2021-11-08T10:37:47-08:00November 1st, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|

FutureMe Podcast, Season 2:  Episode 1 This episode is focused on an overview of financial aid basics and understanding FSA ID/FAFSA/WASFA. This time we were joined by post-secondary guest: Monica Santos-Pinacho from WSU-V. Check out more resources at https://futureme.vansd.org/

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

Fort Vancouver Student Shares Port of Vancouver Internship Experience

2021-11-01T12:28:05-07:00October 22nd, 2021|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Internships are a great way to connect high school students to potential career pathways.  Students participate in real-world experiences while making connections between their school courses and practical applications.  This summer VPS, Partners in Careers, and 17 local businesses hosted 20 students in work based learning!  There was a wide variety of worksites and pathways [...]

Oct 2021

NAACP’s ACT-SO Youth Program

2021-11-01T12:21:04-07:00October 21st, 2021|Career Center News, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

Apply here if you're an African American high school student or of African descent and receive a $25 gift card just for applying. What are you applying for? The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a year-long achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among [...]

Oct 2021

How to Pay for College!

2021-10-13T16:23:41-07:00October 12th, 2021|Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|

WSU Vancouver is holding workshops to help you understand how to pay for college!  Open to ALL Vancouver residents (even if not planning on attending WSU).  Attend an A – Z of Paying for College workshop to learn about—all the ways to pay for college—grants, loans, savings, scholarships, work … Which money is free and [...]

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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