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Summer Career Opportunities:



New Volunteer Opportunities

Many of the organizations that participated in the “Making Service Count” session (sponsored by IH PTSA) during Eagle Day, recently posted their volunteer opportunities on our College & Career Center website. Click HERE to view these opportunities.


WANIC Registration for 17-18 AY

Sign up today! Are you a junior or senior looking for a class that is not offered at Issaquah High School? Enroll in a WANIC class and explore careers before you leave high school! WANIC provides a broad range of outstanding courses for all high school students, which can expand options for the future. Classes operate on a space-available basis, with enrollment given first-come, first-served. Register HERE.

Courses are available to WANIC students in the following areas: Arts, Media, Communication, and Design; Business Management; Natural Resources and Agri-Science; Engineering, Science, and Technology; Health and Human Services; and Information Technology For a list of courses available, click HERE.

There are no registration or tuition fees to participate in WANIC courses. Class fees range from $50 - $75 and Barrier Reduction Funds are available to those who qualify. Visit WANIC’s website for more information about the programs offered, how to apply and eligibility requirements.

Note: If you are interested in DigiPen WANIC program, sign up HERE to attend an upcoming DigiPen WANIC information session (April 10th, May 9th).


WANIC Summer Skills Academy

SAVE THE DATE! Registration for the WANIC Summer Skills Academy will be open from April 13 - April 22 with a lottery enrollment (new this year). Open to students entering 9-12th grade, except where noted. Tuition is FREE, however all classes have a $50 supplies fee (assistance may be available for students who qualify for free or reduced lunch).

  • When: June 26 - July 13, 2018. (Applications will be accepted April 13 - 22)
  • Time: Weekdays 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Where: Bellevue HS, Bothell HS, Cedarcrest HS, Issaquah HS, Lake Washington HS, Newport HS, Woodinville HS and at WANIC located at Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Biotechnology - Brain Psychology - Cinematography & Cinema Productions - Computer Aided Design (CAD) & 3D Printing - Computer Science & Engineering / Intro - Culinary Creations - Dental Careers Intro - DigiPen Art & Animation Intro - DigiPen Cyber Security Intro - DigiPen Music & Sound Design Intro - DigiPen Video Game Development Intro - DigiPen Video Game Programming Intro - Dynamic DNA (Rising 10th, 11th, 12th graders only) - Early Childhood Education Academy - Financial Planning - Fire & EMS Careers Intro - Freelance Art w Health / Health First Aid & CPR - Health Careers Exploration - Medical Careers Intro - Microsoft Applications - Photography / Photography Video Fusion! - Public Health Exploration - Python 1 - Radio/TV Broadcasting - Rock Your Ride Mobile Electronics - Sustainable Green Design / Technology - Welding

To learn more about classes, which students are eligible to apply, dates, times, and much more click HERE.


Tech Prep Registration

Register Today! Did you know you/your student may be eligible to earn college credit for Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes at Issaquah High School? If a student is currently enrolled in any of the Tech Prep classes, they may be eligible to earn college credit right now in addition to their high school credit if they meet the following criteria:

  • Register online at http://sers.techprepwa.org.
  • Complete TECH PREP course w/ a grade of "B" or higher.
  • Pay $46 annual fee by the end of their semester-long courses or by Thursday, June 15, 2017 for year-long courses by going to techprepcc.org.

Please visit the IHS College and Career Center Tech Prep website and the Tech Prep College Connections website for more information about the Tech Prep program. Additional information about the eligible classes can be found on the Issaquah High School Course Guide website.


Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) Career Day

Y-WE Career Day is FREE to attend!  This all-day community event is a rich exploration of academic and career possibilities. Join Y-WE for skills workshops, career panels, networking, and a resource fair for women and girls* of all ages in school, college and beyond. Shuttles, snacks, and lunch will be provided. Parents and allies of all ages & genders welcome! Keynote is Michele Storms, Deputy Director, ALCU of WA. Shuttles, snack & lunch will be provided.

  • When: Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Where: UW Bothell, Mobius Hall, Bothell, WA 98011
  • Register now at y-we.org/careerday2018. Registration questions? Contact Aisha Al-Amin: programs@y-we.org. For additional information: Contact Victoria Santos: victoria@y-we.org.

*Y-WE empowers people who identify as women, were socialized as women, or who were assigned female at birth. Gender nonconforming, gender non-binary, trans, intersex, and other gender variant participants are welcome.


Spring College Fair at Seattle University

PNACAC fairs are free and open to the public. No fee is necessary for students, family members or guidance counselors to attend. Students attending the Boise, Seattle and Portland fairs are encouraged to visit www.gotocollegefairs.com prior to the fair. After entering their information on the website, students can print a barcode that can be scanned by the college representatives of their choice. Put an end to filling out info cards at every table! Register today!

  • When: Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Where: Seattle University, Seattle, WA 98011


         SUMMER CAREER OPPORTUNITIES        



Following are a few opportunities for students to explore careers this summer. Many more opportunities can be found on the College & Career Center website and posted throughout the school.


ANEW Pre-Apprenticeship Trades Rotation Program

Students who are interested in a career in the construction trades, this a great opportunity to learn about the career opportunities ANEW offers an 11 week, part-time, high-quality pre-apprenticeship training in Kent, WA that helps women and men obtain careers in construction trades. The Trades Rotation Program helps adults gain the technical skills needed to be competitive for an apprenticeship opportunity.

ANEW is currently recruiting for two young adult cohorts for the following upcoming classes:

  • June 25 – September 7, 2018
  • August 6 – October 19, 2018. 

You can earn $20 – 28 per hour in a skilled trade after training!  Apprenticeship programs are earn while you learn!  Please attend an informational session that is held weekly.

If interested please attend one of the weekly Information Sessions:

  • When: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Time: Tuesdays at 2:00pm & Thursdays at 10:00am
  • Where: ANEW Kent Training Facility, 808 Washington Ave. N. Kent, WA

Eligibility Requirements for Trades Rotation Program:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • GED or HS Diploma (or ability to finish before end of program)
  • Valid WA State Driver’s License (or ability to reinstate license by end of program)
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Stable Living Arrangements
  • Ability to pass a drug test

Evergreen Girls State (American Legion Leadership Conference)

Evergreen Girls State is an Americanism and government-training program sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. It is a nationwide program for girls who have just completed their junior year of high school. This program allows young women an opportunity to live together as self-governing citizens, and informs them about the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Through participation, young ladies will have a better understanding of the functions of their government and the responsibilities they will assume, as they become adults. APPLY TODAY.

  • When: June 10-16, 2018
  • Where: Central Washington University in Ellensburg, WA

Evergreen Boys State (American Legion Leadership Conference)

Evergreen Boys State aims to simulate and emulate Washington State government through a fun and engaging summer program. You will have an opportunity to construct local, county and state governments. Activities include running for office, court proceedings, creating and enforcing laws, pizza parties, a talent show, celebrations, and recreational programs. You’ll hone your public speaking skills, experience how government works, get inspired by guest speakers, have fun and make new friends for life. Limited to the first 300 students. Sign up today

  • When: June 17-23, 2018
  • Where: Warm Beach Conference Center Stanwood, WA

Students Exploring Pharmacy

Learning, eating, and hanging out in the same places Huskies do, you’ll get a true sense of what it’s like to be a UW student. UW School of Pharmacy faculty and students will lead hands on activities and a behind-the-scenes tour of a real, working pharmacy. You’ll get an introduction to pharmacy practice and explore the many ways a pharmacist can improve a person’s health. Students in grades 9-12 as of Autumn 2018 are eligible to apply to this four-day summer program exploring pharmacy as a career option. $80 includes courses, activities and lunch for 4 days. Apply online by April 6.

  • When: August 6-9, 2018 (Apply online by April 6)
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Where: Warm Beach Conference Center Stanwood, WA

UW Nurse Camp

Current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in learning about the nursing field and how to get into nursing school are invited to apply to the UW School of Nursing Nurse Camp. This is a free week-long day camp geared towards increasing access and opportunities in nursing to minority and low-income high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp. Students from all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply. Information and application info.

  • When: July 16-20, 2018
  • Where: University of Washington

Camp Cardiac – Camp Neuro

Scholarship and standard applications have just opened up for Camp Cardiac Seattle & Camp Neuro Seattle 2018! Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro, run by medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, are 1-week summer day camps for high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine. 


Seattle Post - 2018 STEM Engineering & Construction Camp

The Society of American Military Engineers offers a unique series of engineering and construction camps designed for high school students who excel in math, science and technology and are interested in pursuing engineering, architecture or related fields in college. These camps are high energy, hands-on events for students from across the country and around the world. The camps are led by a professional staff of engineers from the military services and private industry. Each camp is one week in duration and each has its own unique focus and theme. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience what engineers, architects and builders do, to learn practical skills, and to gain exposure to the military services.

SAME/U.S. Marine Corps Camp:

  • When: June 17, - June 23, 2018
  • Where: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC
  • Due: Must be submitted through the SAME National web portal by April 1, 2018

SAME/U.S. Air Force Academy Camp:

  • When: June 26 - July 2, 2018
  • Where: S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Due: Must be submitted through the SAME National web portal by April 1, 2018

The Seattle Post will sponsor two students (pay for transportation & registration) - one each to attend the U.S. Marine Corps Camp and the U.S. Air Force Camp. Applications for the Marine Corps Camp and the Air Force Camp must be submitted through the SAME National web portal by April 1, 2018.  SAME National will notify the Seattle Post of applications that identify the Seattle Post as a possible sponsor.  The Seattle Post will make its final student selections by April 8, 2018 and will notify SAME National and prospective applicants.  The link to the SAME National website outlines eligibility requirements for these two camps and application submittal requirements:

This is a COMPETITIVE application process. The link to the SAME National website outlines eligibility requirements for these two camps and application submittal requirements: http://www.same.org/STEMCAMPS.



             SCHOLARSHIPS            



Scholarships are added daily, so it is important that you regularly check the College & Career Center Scholarship Calendar. To find out more about a scholarship, click on the scholarship name.


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