SHS College and Career Center -
Room 1202

Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Career Specialists: 

Creslyn King 425-837-7869

Laura Sherman  425-837-7898

 
 

 

College & Career Center Newsletter


Brown Bag Lunch Career Exploration Series: 

Brown Bag Lunches are open to all grade levels during both lunches!  We invite guests to the Skyline High School College & Career Center to share with students about their careers, internships and/or educational pathways.

 

Detectives/Law Enforcement – Tuesday, April 14

  • We are very fortunate to have two really awesome Detectives coming to Skyline High School!  If you are interested in learning more about what a Detective or Law Enforcement Officer does, please join us! 

Cosmetology Careers – Tuesday, April 21

  • What are the different types of cosmetology careers? What is the career like day-to-day? What are the admission requirements for cosmetology school? Is financial aid available for these programs? What sorts of things should a person do in order to be a competitive applicant? What is the job market like for graduates?

Automotive Technology Careers – Date TBD

  • If you are interested in working in the automotive industry or just love cars, join us for this discussion!

 

 

Community Opportunities

 

Fashion Industry Conference 2015 – Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • Calling all high school students with a PASSION FOR FASHION!  The fashion industry conference will feature hands on student workshops, student fashion show, a panel of industry professional, lunch, door prizes and swag bags.  Ticket cost $15 per person.  Stanford-Brown College – Seattle  645 Andover Park, West Seattle  98188.  Please go to their website for more information and to register.   Register HERE

PNACAC Spring College Fair – Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

  • This event is at Seattle University’s Connolly Center. This is hosted by the Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling and is a scaled-down version of the National College Fair, but still brings over 100 colleges.  Attendance is FREE and open to students, parents and educators. If you have questions, email the Executive Assistant at eapnacac@gmail.com.

Engineering Discovery Days – Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • At Engineering Discovery Days, students and faculty from all UW engineering departments share their work with students, teachers, families and the community. Join us for hands-on fun and learning. Free and open to everyone. Registration is suggested for all who plan to participate so we can communicate any changes or logistical information. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Exhibits open at 10 a.m.). Exhibits and activities, and high school students and their families can attend presentations starting at 9 a.m. to learn about admissions, scholarships and financial aid, UW housing and food options, and the honors program.

Uyeta Landscape & Maintenance Training Camp - Saturday, April 4, 2015 – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • Are you looking for a career in landscape installation and maintenance and have little or no experience? Are you already working in the industry and want to improve your knowledge and skills? Students studying Horticulture, Landscape Design, Landscape Architecture and similar fields of study, anyone wanting a career in landscaping and maintenance, Must be 18 years old and up. Learn new skills, enhance your resume, have fun and meet great people at the same time! Free. Registration Due March 27th. Event at: 19605 106th Ave SE Renton, WA 98055, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, For more information, please call: 253-859-8589.  

 

 

In The News:

 

WSU gets medical school:

University of California system faces budget issues:

New SAT:

 

 


Community Opportunities

 

Summer Opportunities

Our summer camps introduce middle and high school students to computer science through programming projects, magic tricks and faculty presentations. 2015 Camp dates are now posted! Registration opens March 9th closes March 16th

 

Here are alternate summer opportunities for K-12 students in the Puget Sound interested in computing:

Other sources for summer programs:

Summer Program FInder search tool 

"Finding The Right Summer Opportunity for Teens"  

Collegewise’s Summer Planning Guide

 



Transcript Requests:

The Issaquah School District has contracted with the Parchment Exchange to manage the ordering, processing, and secure delivery of both official and unofficial transcripts.

 

Parchment Exchange offers:

  • Secure, on-line access to request your transcript 24/7.
  • Email notification when transcripts are processed and received.
  • On-line tracking ability.
  • The option to request electronic delivery of your transcript to participating colleges, universities or other organizations such as the NCAA.

 

For further details click here.


Services

Our mission is to ensure that all students are planning well for their futures. We are here to help them to navigate a successful passage through high school in the following areas:

 
  • Career/College Planning Advice
  • College representative visits
  • Military representative visits
  • Career Activities infused in the classroom
  • Brown Bag Lunch presentations with professionals in different career fields
  • College & Career library of books and catalogs & about colleges and careers
  • Special events -Field trips to colleges & special guest speaker programs
  • Detailed Website with links to many college, financial aid & career sites
  • Scholarship information & applications
  • Career aptitude assessment and interpretations ( CHOICES, ASVAB and other inventory tests)
  • Computerized career guidance software ( career interest inventory, college and scholarship search etc)
  • Calendar of career/college events at Skyline & in the community
  • Job and Volunteer opportunities for students
  • Technical 2-year and 4-year college catalogs and information
  • Development of marketing strategies and employment skills (Resume  application & interviewing resources and assistance)
  • WaNIC (Washington Network For Innovative Careers) program information/ classes
  • Tech Prep class information
  • Internship & Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Summer enrichment program information
  • High School and Beyond Project support

 





 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THE BUZZ BOX
News about what's going on at school and around town!

If you're looking for volunteer and/or employment opportunites please go to links on our website. 
 
For information on the upcoming ASVAB Career Exploration Test, click here
 
AmeriCorps: A Gap Year Opportunity to Build Skills and Earn Scholarships
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 







Skyline College Visit Schedule

Please Note:
  1. Only juniors and seniors may attend visits that occur throughout the day.
  2. Freshmen and sophomores may attend only those visits which occur at their own lunch time.
  3. All students who are planning to attend a College Visit must sign up in the College & Career Center.
  4. All students must complete and return a (blue) TEACHER PERMISSION FORM to the Attendance Office at least 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE of any visit during class periods.  These permission forms are available in the College & Career Center.

Career Center Calendar at School & Area Events