Upcoming College, Career, & Community Service Events - 6/11/21

  • In this Broadcast:

    • Gap Year for new Grads: Year-Up Puget Sound
    • Scholarship/Hiring for AMR Emergency Medical Technicians
    • Paid Summer Construction Pre-Apprenticeship program
    • University of Washington Shades of Purple Summer Series
    • MOHAI Seeks Youth Advisory Board members
    • Local Community Service Project: ShoreLake Arts Summer Arts Festival



    Year Up Puget Sound invites new graduates to learn more about their professional year-long program designed to teach young adults professional and technical skills. Attend virtual Summer Open House, Thursday, June 17 from 10-11:30 a.m. A panel of current Year Up interns will speak about their Year Up classes, current internship and how they are preparing for their careers. Ask questions and get information on how to apply for Fall 2021. 

    To register for the Summer Open House, click this following link: HERE! Questions? Email Meisha Wangerin: mwangerin@yearup.org


    American Medical Response (AMR) Western Washington/King County is offering scholarships to high school graduates 18 or older for its 17-week Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course offered in Tukwila. Applications are being accepted through July 6. The class runs Aug. 21-Dec. 18. After the course, scholarship recipients will be employed at AMR for a minimum 12-month commitment. Go to https://www.amr.net/seattle for the application and more details.


    Paid Summer Construction Pre-Apprenticeship programs through ANEW: High school students as young as 16 can explore careers in construction this summer – and get paid - through seven-week training programs  in Kent and Everett. Applicants must attend an information sessions before applying. Get more details by emailing Simone@anewaop.org or calling 253.318.9669.


    ANEW offers high-quality, pre-apprenticeship training programs that help participants secure careers in construction trades by partnering with registered apprenticeship programs through the Puget Sound region. Training partners explain their industry, teach technical and math-related lessons, and emphasize the importance of fitness. ANEW graduates receive direct or preferred entry into a construction apprenticeship program.


    Shades of Purple: This free one-day (virtual) student conference is for underrepresented minority high school seniors in the Class of 2022 who are interested in attending the University of Washington in Seattle. The program is open to all, with a focus on those who are: African American; American Indian/Alaska Native; Hispanic/Latino; Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (Melanesian, Micronesian, Polynesian, etc.); and Southeast Asian (Vietnamese, Lao, Khmer, Hmong, Mien, Burmese, etc.). Participants will attend virtual workshops to prepare them for the UW admissions process, meet future classmates, learn about campus programs, and more. If you don’t have access to a laptop or reliable Wi-Fi, please contact reach@uw.edu

    Register at http://depts.washington.edu/reach/


    MOHAI Needs Youth Advisors

    Museum of History & Industry is currently seeking applications for 12 openings on its 2021-22 MOHAI Youth Advisors (MYA) program – a 10-month, September-June paid position. Twice monthly meetings. Great professional opportunity for creative students interested in history. Apply at www.mohai.org/mya by June 30. Questions? Email: Emily.turner@mohai.org


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    • Local, state and national awards up to $30,000 are available for teens who like to write or produce videos. This year's Voice of Democracy theme from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is "America: Where Do We Go From Here?" Deadline: Oct. 31. For more details, see the Shorecrest Career Center or local VFW Post 3348 here.


    • Korean American Scholarship Foundation: Several awards of $500 to $5,000 are available to Korean-American students from the West Coast. Need, merit and community service are considered. Deadline: June 30www.kasf.org


    Community Service Spotlight of the Week:


    ShoreLake Arts! https://www.shorelakearts.org/volunteer

    ShoreLake Arts Festival: June 18, 21, and 25-27. Various shifts available to help set up, staff information tables, work on hands-on art packs and more. Details: programs@shorelakearts.orgRegister here.


Past Career Center Announcements

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