May 2022

Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities

2022-05-19T13:08:23-07:00May 13th, 2022|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

FREE to attend if selected!  Washington State is hosting their 20th Annual Youth Leadership Forum for students with disabilities. Dates:  August 7 - August 12, 2022 Location:  Dumas Bay Center Federal Way, WA This is an extensive, six-day leadership training program for INCOMING high school juniors and seniors with disabilities.  Delegates from around the state [...]

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

Student Opportunity: Fred Meyer Hiring Now

2022-05-18T12:09:56-07:00May 11th, 2022|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Local Fred Meyer stores are hiring part-time and full-time staff for multiple positions. Working and attending college are NOT mutually exclusive.  Fred Meyer pays up to $21,000 in continuing education benefits. Scan the QR code on the flyer or visit fredmeyer.com/careers to apply now. Positions vary from supply and distribution, grocery, pharmacy, manufacturing and corporate [...]

May 2022

Student Opportunity: Hiring Now – Safeway & Albertsons

2022-05-18T12:08:34-07:00May 11th, 2022|Career Center News, employ, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|

Local Albertsons & Safeway stores are hiring part-time and full-time staff for multiple positions.  Apply online or drop off the application at the store: safeway.com/careers albertson.com/careers Positions vary from Pharmacy Technicians to Cake Decorators to Stockers and everything in-between! This program is not sponsored by Vancouver Public Schools.  Approval to distribute flyers is a community [...]

May 2022

eSports Championship

2022-05-10T15:14:23-07:00May 3rd, 2022|Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|

WA State Scholastic eSports Championships This gaming event is open to ALL middle and high school students for FREE!  Participants will have the opportunity to earn $15,000 in prizes and scholarships!  What games??? Smash Bros, Rocket League, Cosplay and Valorant, just to name a few.  You don't HAVE to be a state champion to BECOME [...]

May 2022

Culinary Institute at Clark College Open House

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

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|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 [...]

Mar 2022

Pre-Apprenticeship and Training Programs

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

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 [...]

Jan 2022

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

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

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

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 [...]

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