Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership, or HOBY, is a well-known program and is the nation’s foremost youth leadership organization. HOBY introduces
high school sophomores to distinguished leaders of the community from various sectors, such as business, technology, education, government, arts, science, media, and non-profit.
Information Session: There will be an optional information session on Friday, March 2, 2018 during both lunches in the College & Career Center.
How to Apply – Application Process: To be considered for this leadership opportunity, write a brief essay (100 words or less) on this topic:
“Do you think having a sense of humor is a good leadership quality?”
Turn your essay and resume into the College & Career Center (2101) by March 12, 2018..
All IHS sophomores have the opportunity to apply to be a HOBY ambassador, based on demonstrated or potential leadership ability, sensitivity to others, desire to communicate knowledge to their peers and the strength of their essay.
There is a partial scholarship for registration fees for three Issaquah High School students sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Issaquah
2018 WA State HOBY Seminar: The 2018 Washington State HOBY seminar will be held June 21 - 24th at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. Please visit HOBY WA for more information
“Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training (OJT) and related classroom instruction under the supervision of a journey-level craft person or trade professional in which workers
learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation.”—Washington
State Department of Labor and Industries
Students interested in the trades are invited to attend this information session during their lunch. We'll have a representative from Apprenticeship & Non-Traditional Employment for Women (ANEW) and a current student in the program. ANEW has apprenticeship
programs for both males and females. There will be a hands on activity as well! We hope you can make it!
AOP can help Washington state residents, male and female, who are unemployed or under-employed and seeking work in livable wage jobs or apprenticeships in these ways:
Frequently Asked Questions about the Apprenticeship Program from the government regarding
Student finds success pursuing a career in the trades!
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program (CEP) is a FREE career planning resource available to high schools students administered by the military. All 10th -12th grade students are eligible to take this test. The
test is a timed multi-aptitude test in four critical areas - Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension and Mathematics Knowledge. This tried-and-true interest inventory highlights occupational areas where students are most likely to succeed.
For more information visit the ASVAB website. Please sign up by March 14, 2018.
This field trip is to increase the interest of young women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through positive, hands-on experiences. This event will be at Bellevue College and students will take the bus from Issaquah High School to Bellevue
This event provides opportunities to meet and interact with positive role models who are active in STEM-related careers.
Grades 9-12. REGISTRATION is open and the registration forms are available in the College & Career Center (CCC). The cost to attend is $20. If you need assistance with the registration fee, please let a College & Career Specialist know. This field trip fills
up quickly so stop by the CCC as soon as possible.
For more information about the event, click here.
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 cool 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
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
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 (March 8th, February 20th, April 10th, May 9th).
Did you know you may be eligible to earn college credit for Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes at Issaquah High School? If you are currently enrolled in any of the Tech Prep classes, you may be eligible to earn college credit right now in addition
to your high school credit if you meet the following criteria:
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.
Students who are interested in applying for a scholarship, please check the
College & Career Center Scholarship web page for a list of upcoming scholarships. Local scholarships with their requirements and due dates are updated on a regular basis.
Most scholarships are offered during senior year, but occasionally students have the opportunity to apply during junior year as well.
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