College & Career Center
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The College & Career Center is a resource lab for students, parents and faculty, to learn more about career and post-secondary education planning.

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Some of the resources available to you are:
  • Career interest/ability inventories
  • Access to the internet in the lab
  • Resource books and materials available
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Career information
  • Information on scholarships, grants and loans
  • Resumes/job seeking skills
  • Materials for colleges and universities, vocational and technical schools
  • College/University representative visits
  • Various career guest speakers
  • Workshops on financial aid
  • Gilbert Youth Employment Services (GYES)
  • Summer enrichment opportunities
  • Information on Military Services

Gilbert Student Government Day
Must reside in Gilbert, AZ - Deadline: January 29, 2018
Student Government Day (held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 8am-3:30pm) is an opportunity for students to shadow a member of Gilbert's leadership team, examine the role of community organizations, and participate in a mock town Council meeting. During the meeting, students will take on the role of Mayor, Councilmembers, Town management, local business leaders, and concerned citizens.

This activity is open to any high school age student that physically resides within the Town of Gilbert, regardless of high school attended (to include those being home schooled).Go to https://www.gilbertaz.gov/Home/Components/Form/Form/c55a47bc7e064b94bf7d590dffa6502c/26 to access the application.


The Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program (JBMSHP) @ ASU is currently taking applications. The JBMSHP is an intense academic program allowing student participants to reside on the ASU Tempe campus for a six or eight week summer session while enrolled in a university level mathematics course for college credit. For details go to https://jbmshp.asu.edu/. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2018.


Boys State
Sponosored by The American Legion. Boys State is a citizenship program designed to provide a working knowledge of our governmental process. An interesting "learn by doing" method is used at Boys State. Boys learn government by actually operating it; Establish a mythical 51st state patterned after Arizona, elect state, county and city officers, set up legislative assemblies, introduce bills, organize courts and law enforcement agencies and in other ways act as self-governing citizens for a full week. To apply you must have completed (or are completing) your junior year. Boys State will be held at Northern Arizona University, Sunday, June 3 through Saturday, June 9, 2018. Applications are available in the College & Career Center and must be return by Monday, April 2, 2018.


Partners in Progress Career Shadowing & Mentorship Application
This program is offered as part of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Foundation Partners in Progress initiative. If accepted to this program, students will be assigned to a mentor in the profession/industry of interest as indicated on their application and will be required to complete between 12-16 hours of shadowing between the dates of May 16 and July 31, 2018. Students agree to make themselves available over the course of this program so as to satisfy at least 12 hours. Applications are available in the College & Career Center. Deadline to apply is April 5, 2018.


COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY VISITS

College visits are for seniors only unless otherwise stated. Students should check the events calendar board in the College & Career Center or Counseling Office for updates. SENIORS - you are required to sign-up for college visits in the CCC.

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January

Mesa Community College - Presidents' Honors Scholarship Program - Wednesday, January 17, JCT

Mesa Community College - Wednesday, January 24 - JCT

Gilbert Youth Employment Service (GYES)
GYES is a free community service sponsored by Gilbert Public Schools Vocational Education Department. GYES offers part-time employment opportunities while in school and full-time after graduation in a variety of work environments for youth, ages 16 through 21. Pick up an application in the career center, complete the form, and return it to Mrs. Sokolsky, Career Center Coordinator or go to GYES. All applications are processed and job referrals made through GYES.
 

 

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