9/21/23 Career Connections Newsletter
Franklin High School Career Connections
Every other Thursday, Franklin’s Career-Connected Learning Coordinator Mr. Ruiz will post upcoming college and career related events, important application deadlines, career training program opportunities, jobs, internships, service learning options, and other career-connected topics of interest to students and their families. Email email@example.com if you have anything you want placed in the newsletter.
Jobs and Internships
Impact School Year Internship Program (offered remotely) Deadline Approaching
This Fall, Impact Internships is offering their Health Science Immersion Program (HSIP) and Computer Science Immersion Program (C-SIP) through Zoom. The deadline to apply is approaching quickly.
Fall 2023 Health Science Immersion Program (HSIP) will run over the course of 9 Saturday afternoons (September 30th to November 25th) with high school students gaining an introduction to the health sciences field. Students will hear from graduate students, research professors and health professionals as they learn more about the academic, research and professional components of the health sciences career field. They will also have the opportunity to take workshops on various topics like college admissions and work on a group research project. Students can choose from two sessions (12pm – 3pm or 3 – 6pm PST). Deadline to apply is September 23.
Fall 2023 Computer Science Immersion Program (C-SIP)will run over the course of 9 Saturday afternoons (October 7th to December 2nd) with high school students learning about their future opportunities in the world of computer science as it relates to college, a technology career and making a positive impact. Students will hear from technology professionals speaking about fields such as web design, software development, user experience, and organization operations. They will also have the opportunity to take workshops on various topics like college admissions and work on a team project related to technology. Students can choose from two sessions (2 – 5pm or 5 – 8pm PST). Deadline to apply is September 30
Students from all grades are eligible to participate. More information and apply for Impact Internships
Martin Luther King Jr. Organizing Coalition Offering Student Internships
The MLK Organizing Coalition of Seattle is looking for excited high school students to aid in event planning for MLK Day 2024.
The deadline to apply is fast approaching: September 27. So, if you are interested in this position, apply very soon!
This year, the coalition is offering paid internships to high school students in the Seattle area. Interns will have the opportunity to participate and influence the planning process, to meet some of Seattle’s civil rights leaders, and to work directly with the activists currently leading the coalition.
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seattle Parks and Recreation Offering Internship Program
Seattle Parks and Recreation has a very exciting teen internship program available for students interested in parks and recreation jobs and other leadership development opportunities.
Career Explorations (C.E.) is a year-round pre-employment ‘earn and learn’ internship and job training program designed to empower and inspire our young adults of the city. The paid internship is aimed at teenagers between the ages of 15 to 21 who are looking to explore different career paths, develop new skills, and gain valuable hands-on experience leading to employment opportunities within parks and recreation department and beyond.
The Fall application deadline has been extended to Thursday October 12, and the program will start on 10/24 and will commence on 12/23. Participants will be paid $18.69/hour, and the work will be in a hybrid setting.
For more information, contact Malaya Neri at email@example.com
Note: Malaya will be here tabling in front of the Commons on Tuesday, September 26 during lunch and advisory if you want to meet up with her and begin your application.
Local Child Care Program Hiring for Volunteer and Paid positions
Hoa Mai Vietnamese Bilingual Preschool and Dragon’s Den School Age Program are seeking team members to play and assist in toddler, preschool, or K-5th grade classrooms. Opportunities are year-round and additional hours during school breaks are available!
Typical hours, 3:55PM-5:45PM
School break hours, 8:00AM-5:45PM
Hoa Mai and Dragon’s Den are high quality, culturally relevant child care programs and chapters of Sound Child Care Solutions (SCCS). For more information, please visit the following websites, Dragons Den Center and Hoa Mai Preschool.
College and Career Fairs/Visits
UNCF Black Student Brunch and College and Career Fair
The United Negro College Fund) (UNCF) will be hosting Black Seattle Public School students on Sunday, October 1st at Garfield High for their Black Student Brunch and College & Career Fair.
Here are the details:
- Where: Garfield High School (400 23rd Ave Seattle, WA 98122)
- What: UNCF Black Student Brunch and College & Career Fair
- When: Brunch (9am-10am $35) and College Fair (11am-3pm Free)
- RSVP NOW at: UNCF Black Student Brunch and College & Career Fair
There will be 20 colleges & universities present including HBCU’s as well as community booths and tables. They will be raffling off sneakers, electronics, and will have workshops, entertainment, and panels.
A message from the organizers: “We are excited to announce our annual UNCF Black Student College & Career fair at Garfield High school! We will have a series of workshops and panels for you and your family. Adults are encouraged to attend. As we step toward success, make sure to wear your favorite pair of sneakers! All are welcome!”
National College Fair Coming October 6 and 7 to Seattle Convention Center
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is bringing its touring National College Fair to Seattle for two sessions at the Seattle Convention Center. The first session is Friday, October 6 from 9am to 12pm, and the second is Saturday, October 7 from 12pm to 4pm. Both sessions will be held at the Level 4 Halls A and B of the Convention Center’s main site at 705 Pike St.
Students and their families will need to register for the NACAC event While students will have access to all colleges in attendance, they will answer questions during registration that will match them with the colleges they would most likely be interested in attending.
Multi-Day Rising Tide College and Scholarship Fair Returning this Fall
The details are still being worked out, but we wanted to let students and families know that the Franklin High School Alumni Association will once again be presenting the Rising Tide College and Scholarship Fair October 23 thru 26 from 10am-2pm in the main hall outside of the Commons. We will provide more detailed information here in the Career Connections Newsletter, including list of participating schools, as the information comes available.
Training and Mentorship Programs
ACE Mentorship Accepting Applications through October 13
ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) is actively recruiting students for their Mentor Program for the 2023-24 school year. This is a free after school program where teams of students are paired with teams of professionals in the building design and construction industry to learn about career opportunities in a hands-on process by designing a project together over the course of about 15 sessions. Any student in 9th – 12th grade is eligible for the program
Meetings will be held in the offices of mentors. There will be 7 teams in Seattle area to accommodate students from all around the city, and there will be a virtual program as well.
The deadline for registration is October 13. Kick-off events will begin at the beginning of November and then meetings will occur approximately every other week from November through early May as the teams prepare for their final presentations.
This program is also a scholarship program for students who are graduating and looking to pursue a 4-year degree in a related major to the building design and construction industry. Last year ACE awarded $127,500 worth of scholarships to 14 students.
Service Learning and Community Programs
Interim CDA recruiting onsite for their WILD Leadership Development Program
Interim CDA will be onsite tabling at Franklin outside of the Commons on Tuesday, October 3rd during lunch and advisory periods for their year-long Wilderness Inner-City Leadership Development (WILD) Programs.
Through an experiential education model, WILD fosters confident, informed, compassionate, civically-engaged refugee and immigrant youth leaders. Annually, WILD primarily serves low-income Asian and Pacific Islanders ages 14-19, through their year-round environmental justice leadership development program.
WILD Youth critically deconstruct the way systemic racism leads to communities of color bearing the brunt of environmental injustice and climate change. WILD grounds youth in their community through strengthening ties with elders. They believe intergenerational learning deepens youths’ commitment to service and leads to a deeper cultural connection and understanding.
More information about Interim CDA WILD Leadership Development Program or stop by their table in front of the Commons on Tuesday, October 3 during your lunch period.
If you are unable to stop by, contact WILD Program Manager Sky Kili at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about joining their year-round or upcoming summer programs.