College & Career News

Hudson's Bay - May 2020

HUDSON'S BAY CAREER CENTER WEBSITE

Visit our website for a wealth of information including scholarships, virtual resources, and other opportunities!

http://portalsso.vansd.org/portal/page/portal/Building_Pages/Career_Centers/HBHS_Career_Center2

SENIORS! IMPORTANT UPDATED INFORMATION!


Update: Due to the school closure mandated by Governor Inslee, our college and career ready support will continue remotely for the remainder of the school year. Please don't hesitate to reach out to your counselor, career specialist, GEAR Up, or AVID teacher to get the support you need for high school and beyond planning, financial aid, and college preparations. To review some frequently asked questions, click here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hSJ1CGxKo-oIBqfaQkbV-1MEuwdEDWFwn8GeHs4WB50/edit#gid=0



This Top 5 list is designed specifically for high school juniors and seniors to help them prepare for, apply to, and pay for post secondary education. Note: You do not have to be a GEAR UP student to use our resources – they are available to all students!

https://gearup.wa.gov/sites/default/files/resources/top_5_activities_final.docx

Don't forget!

Seniors, remember to complete your High School and Beyond Plan! Communication will continue to be sent out via email on the graduation requirement process.

SCHOLARSHIPS


1-800 Wheelchair Scholarship Fund

https://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/

1-800 Wheelchair provides wheelchairs and medical supplies. $500 Scholarships will be awarded. Submit a 'visual poem', in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge.

Deadline: May 30, 2020


The Alert Scholarship

http://www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php

You can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.

With each edition of Alert magazine, Golden West Publications awards a $500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay that we receive for that state/region.

Eligibility: 2.5 GPA or better, high school senior, plans to attend college.

No deadline date.

American Indian College Fund Full Circle

https://collegefund.org/students/scholarships/

The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking under- graduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges, nonprofit, and accredited schools.

Deadline: May 31, 2020

Congressional Art Competition

Art competition hosted by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler. A panel of local artists will review the art submission and select a winner. Winners will gain eligibility for certain scholarships. The winning works will also be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol!

Details are posted on the Hudson's Bay Career Center Website (link at the top of this newsletter).

Deadline: May 22, 2020

Fifth Month

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/fifth-month-scholarship

($1,500) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here's a high five to you for being original." Sponsored by Unigo, a national college scholarship resource.

Deadline: May 31, 2020


Freestone Capital Management Future Leaders

https://www.freestonecapital.com/freestone-future-leaders-scholarship

Freestone Capital Management is dedicated to contributing $100,000 in scholarships over four years to help 20 students pay for college. Freestone wants all students to achieve their dreams of higher education. To help ease the burden of paying for college, Freestone is awarding five $5,000 scholarships for the fall term of the 2020-2021 school year.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Horatio Alger National Career and Technical


https://www.acteonline.org/horatio-alger-scholarship/

1,020 new CTE (Career and Technical Education) scholars will be awarded to pursue their academic programs at community colleges and nonprofit institutions with a maximum award amount of $2,500, depending on the length of program and need of the student. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all scholarships are awarded.

Deadline: To be determined

Hudsons' Bay Foundation Scholarship

https://hudsonsbayfoundation.org/

The Hudson's Bay Foundation (HBF) is a non-profit 501C3 booster club established in 2010, to support student needs at Hudson's Bay. HBF's mission is to benefit the students of Hudson's Bay High School (HBHS) through various fundraising efforts and issue the funds back to the school through our grant request process.


Each year HBF will award at least two scholarships of $500 to $1,000 to deserving graduates. Criteria for scholarship consideration are: Academics, Citizenship, School Involvement, Community Service, a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0, and Financial Need. Detailed information on the Hudson's Bay Website (link at the top of this newsletter).

Deadline: May 11, 2020

International Teamster Women's Caucus

https://teamster.org/content/itwc-scholarship-program

($500) - For daughters/sons of active or retired Teamster members who have at least 12 months of consecutive membership in good standing. Need to submit a 500 to 750 words on the following topic in your own words: “How can Unions motivate our youth and women in particular to become involved in the Union?”

Deadline: May 1, 2020

KMR Group Foundation

http://kmrgrp.com/?page_id=2722

Because the potential to excel is in every child, KMR Group Foundation wants to give children an equal opportunity for success and development through the creation and sponsorship of innovative programs and academic scholarships.

KMR supports students that will be the future foundation of Clark County.

Extended Deadline: May 15, 2020

Passport to Careers for Foster Youth

https://readysetgrad.wa.gov/college/passport

The Passport to Careers program helps students who have experienced foster care or unaccompanied homelessness prepare for and succeed in college, apprenticeships, or pre-apprenticeship programs.

Deadline: Throughout the year

P.E.O STAR (Philanthropic Educational Organization)

https://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-star-scholarship-star

https://www.peointernational.org/star-eligibility-requirements

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide scholarships for exceptional high school senior women to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada in the next academic year.

Deadline: Non-specified

Plan Your Path Video Contest

https://readywa.org/planyourpathwa2020/

Ready Washington believes every student in our state should graduate high school prepared for a successful future––on the education and career path they choose––and we offer tools and resources to support them on that path. The goal of this contest is to amplify student voice and motivate all students to think about their futures and consider the people and resources that are available to help.

Deadline: May 8, 2020

Porch Skilled Trade and Technology

https://porch.com/resources/scholarships

You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch. Minimum 3.4 GPA.

Deadline: Entries accepted four times a year

Ready to Rise

https://www.readytorise.org/nw/clark/

Spearheaded by The Contingent, formerly known as Portland Leadership Foundation, Ready to Rise Clark County helps diverse emerging leaders thrive and grow together on the journey through college while equipping them for leadership in their community.


Participating colleges: Clark, WSUV, Central Washington, Western Washington, UW

Scholarship Junkies

https://www.scholarshipjunkies.org/scholarship-center/hudsons-bay-high-school

A group of scholarships in one location for Hudson's Bay students to access!

Deadline: Various

Sea-Mar Farm Worker

https://www.seamar.org/scholarship-farmworker.html

For students who work or have worked OR, whose parent/legal guardian is or has worked as a farm worker.

Extended Deadline: May 15, 2020

Seattle Foundation: The heart & science of philanthropy

https://seattlefoundation.smapply.org

Applications can be found on: theWashBoard .

1) Linkous Foundation Scholarship Richland and Hanford

These scholarships, created in memory of Gary L. Linkous (Columbia High School, Class of 1955) supports students enrolled in High Schools in Richland and Hanford. Scholarship amount varies.


2) Nora Stone Smith Scholarship

The purpose of the Nora Stone Smith Scholarship is to honor and to give financial support to deserving ESL/ELL high school seniors in Washington. This scholarship ranges from $1,000 - $2,000 renewable for 2 or 4 years.


3) Reita Cruze Scholarship

The purpose of the Reita Cruze Scholarship is to honor and give financial support to deserving high school seniors. Two $7,500 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a career in the business world and who intend to attend a college or university within WA State. Preference given to students who intend to attend one of the five universities listed here: Seattle University, University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University, Central Washington University. Applicants must be the son or daughter of a Boeing employee who is on the active payroll and has been with Boeing for a minimum of five years.


Extended Deadline for all 3 scholarships: May 3, 2020

University of Washington Labor and Studies

https://labor.washington.edu/

Up to $6,000 in Funding for Students Committed to Principles of Social Justice, Equality and Diversity - Available to Incoming Freshmen, Transfer Students, and Graduate Students at the University of Washington


Awards include:


  • Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes Scholarship in Labor Studies: Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes were two inspiring Filipino American leaders of the Seattle labor movement. Advocates for racial equity and solidarity in the workplace, they were killed in 1980 for their opposition to the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines.
  • Frank Jenkins, Jr. Fellowship in Labor Studies: Frank Jenkins Jr. was the grandson of a runaway slave, the first son of a Buffalo Soldier and a native Filipina, and a member of the first known Filipino family in the Puget Sound region. A lifelong civil rights and union rights activist, Jenkins was one of the first African American leaders within the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
  • Kennedy Drayton Scholarship in Labor Studies: Ian Kennedy and Michele Drayton, both former officials and rank and file members of Seattle’s International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 52 created the Kennedy Drayton Scholarship in Labor Studies in 2018 to advance their deeply held commitment to education and organized labor.
  • And many more!


Extended Deadline: May 1, 2020

University of Washington Young Executives of Color Program

https://foster.uw.edu/academics/degree-programs/undergraduate-programs/diversity-services/young-executives-of-color-yeoc/

The program currently serves 170 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from 75 schools in the state Washington. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for college preparation, business lectures, professional development, and powerful mentorship. YEOC is a FREE nine-month program.

Deadline: May 31, 2020

Washboard

https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx

Various scholarships listed. One convenient location to find scholarships!

Washington Association of County Officials

http://www.countyofficials.org/247/How-to-Apply

Applicants must submit 2 (signed) letters of recommendation, a personal statement discussing your academic goals and expectations, a list of your school and community activities, a list of honors and awards, and a sealed transcript from the high school or college.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Wells Fargo

https://www.aigcs.org/scholarships-fellowships/undergraduate-students/

The Wells Fargo Scholarships for Undergraduate American Indian and Alaska Native Students will fund full-time and degree-seeking college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who hold a current GPA of 2.7 or higher with up to $5,000 for one year of study in any chosen major at any accredited institution in the United States.


Must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native group or a state-recognized Tribe in the U.S. OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a state or federally recognized Tribe.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Western Undergratuate Exchange - Portland State University

https://www.pdx.edu/undergraduate-admissions/wue?utm_campaign=Counselor%20Engagement&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=84000122&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8WNYvrQd_3YD-uyRgqiqvkJmsiJC7hLMdPqv3_uZO5xMp-cuKJ706uTOLNrQxZIRHV3JC6syPSHh_UrIIyW3AMfgwSF0mEA7xtUDYW83jRKWmQxU0&_hsmi=84000122

Portland State University proudly participates in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) for qualified incoming freshman and transfer students. WUE students pay reduced tuition equal to 150% of resident tuition.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine

https://www.aigcs.org/scholarships-fellowships/undergraduate-students/

For native students pursuing a degree in Veterinary medicine.

Deadline: May 1, 2020

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES


Job Corps Youth Employment Information Sessions


Criteria for the JobCorps:


Must be at least 16, but not yet 25 years old, on the date of arrival at a Job Corps Center (i.e., time of enrollment). For otherwise eligible individuals with disabilities, the maximum age limit may be waived (the minimum age is still 16).

b. Have a signed consent form for automatic Selective Service registration (for male applicants).

c. Be a United States citizen, a United States National, a lawfully admitted permanent resident alien, refugee, asylum or parolee, or other alien who has been authorized by the Attorney General to Work in the United States.

d. Must have all court, including traffic, fines paid. Must not have any outstanding court obligations, including face-to-face probation or parole.

e. Be a low-income individual.

f. Be an individual who is one or more of the following:


  1. A school dropout
  2. An individual who requires additional education, vocational training, or intensive career counseling and related assistance, in order to participate successfully in regular schoolwork or to secure and hold employment
  3. Basic skills deficient
  4. Homeless, runaway or a foster child
  5. A parent Washington – Seattle, Tacoma, Bremerton.



Information Sessions:

Until further notice, orientations for both Vancouver and Longview will be offered through a virtual platform:


Dial-in number (US): (425) 436-6318

Access code: 712972#
International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/alisond4
Online meeting ID: alisond4
Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/alisond4


For additional assistance connecting to the meeting text "Help" to the Dial-In number above. Message and data rates may apply.

Jobs for Youth

Ecology Youth Corps offers summer employment for positions including cleaning up the state's roads and highways. Gain work experience, safety training, environmental education, teamwork and more!

https://ecology.wa.gov/Waste-Toxics/Solid-waste-litter/Litter/Ecology-Youth-Corps

Skilled Trades

Construction Apprenticeship Foundations offers apprenticeships and free online courses.

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/skilled-trades-construction-apprenticeship-foundations?trk=course_title&upsellOrderOrigin=trk_default_learning

Sprinkler Fitters


UA Local 669 five (5) year Apprenticeship Program. The career of the sprinkler fitter can provide a range of opportunities.


The United Association’s Sprinkler Fitters Local 669 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) governs all training for Sprinkler Fitters Local 669. This encompasses our more than 10,000 active journey person and more than 2,000 apprentices.

https://training669.org/

Summer Works Youth Employment Program

SummerWorks is a 100-hour summer job program for youth ages 16-21. Participants have the opportunity to earn money, gain valuable work experience, and develop soft skills (like communications and teamwork) to help them become ready for a job, college and career.


The deadline for youth to apply for the summer session is May 31. Summer session orientation and skills training begin in June. Candidates who are selected will work from approximately July through August, depending on employer need. Must be 16 years or older.


Contact: Becky Mohagen

becky.mohagen@esd112.org, 360.952.3453

Union Building Trades Apprencticeship Programs

https://sites.google.com/nietc.org/unionapprenticeships

Join Apprenticeship Coordinators from Oregon and SW Washington for an informative presentation focusing on training opportunities available through local union apprenticeship programs. Dates: June 5, September 4, December 4.

WSU Coug's Rise Distance Learning Seminars

https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eh3OiQ0vAngxmF7


Coug's Rise has been working with various community partners and professional staff outside of the university to provide ours students with distance learning workshops during these times. Once registered, an email wiyh the zoom link will be sent a few days before the workshops.

Note: Students who are already a part of Cougs Rise do not need to register for the workshops, as the link will sent directly.


Wednesday, May 6, 3:00 PM

Kristo Gobin

Managing Physical/Emotional/Mental Energy Intro into Time Management & Energy Management

As new college students are thrown into unfamiliar environments the need to have a plan is essential. Outdated notions of time management have become obsolete in our increasingly digital world, this session will introduce you to three areas of energy management Physical/Emotional/Mental Energy and how you can create routines that build awareness, engagement, and success. Adapted from book The Power of Full Engagement this session looks at how understanding how you fit into the fast-paced university environment.


Wednesday, May 13, 3:00 PM

Kristo Gobin

Values Building Workshop

As a first-generation college student, I was told my entire life to go to college but wasn’t really prepared for how to function and thrive at school. This session guides you through the process of asking yourself big questions about why you are at school in the first place. What are your gifts, your strengths, your learning edges? Let’s explore your values and your purpose as you transition into school.


Thursday, May 21, 2:00 P.M.

Evelina Solis

All-S.T.A.R. S: Leaders in Class and Beyond

A “star” is the ultimate mark of success in life. Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a successful student leader? This interactive workshop is a 5-step guide that will make you “shine” as an extraordinary leader at your school. This presentation explores the importance of mentors, credibility, persistence, being authentic, unleashing your full potential and giving back. Participants will identify their own leadership strengths and areas to improve. They will discuss ways to develop and practice their leadership skills in the classroom and the real world. Come acquire the skills it takes to inspire others and become All-S.T.A.R.S.


Tuesday, May 26, 2:00 P.M.

Evelina Solis

One Month to Live: Carve Your Name on Hearts Not Tombstones

What would you do if you had one month to live? How would your life be different? Who would you spend time with? How would you think differently? Life is best lived in service to others. It does not mean to stop striving for your personal best. It means that in all things we serve other people, including your family, friends, and co-workers. Many people accomplish some of the greatest things later in their life. This workshop will discuss how the extent of your influence depends on the depth of your concern for others. How will you leave your mark? Be a leader who is willing to keep serving, growing, and moving forward with a remarkable legacy!


Thursday, May 28, 2:00 P.M.

Evelina Solis

A Roadmap to Achieving Goals: How to Get There from Here

What would you do if you had one month to live? How would your life be different? Who would you spend time with? How would you think differently? Life is best lived in service to others. It does not mean to stop striving for your personal best. It means that in all things we serve other people, including your family, friends, and co-workers. Many people accomplish some of the greatest things later in their life. This workshop will discuss how the extent of your influence depends on the depth of your concern for others. How will you leave your mark? Be a leader who is willing to keep serving, growing, and moving forward with a remarkable legacy!

EMPLOYMENT


FedEx: Full-time and part-time Package Handler Warehouse positions - Portland

FedEx Ground is hiring part-time and full-time individuals to load and unload packages in our fast-paced warehouse environment. Part-time employees typically work a 2-4-hour shift per day. Full-time employees work approximately two shifts per day of varying lengths.


Package Handlers are responsible for warehouse duties including: the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages of varying sizes and weights by hand. Some lifting required. Shifts may vary depending on warehouse package volume and business needs.

https://groundwarehousejobs.fedex.com/groundwarehousejobs/

Military

Air Force

TSGT Kody Stiller

(360)972-6379

kody.stiller@us.af.mil

Air National Guard

TSGT David Jacobo (503) 335-4038

david.f.jacobo.mil@mail.mil

Army

2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month

SGT Calden Santiago (503) 490-6578

calden.a.santiago.mil@mail.mil

Coast Guard

2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month

OSI Jeffery A. Williams (360) 699-1045 x3

jeffery.a.williams3@uscg.mil

Navy

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Wednesdays of each month

Dwayne Purnell, Petty Officer (360) 957-8043

dwayne.l.purnell@navy.mil

Washington National Guard

3rd Monday of each month

SSG Allen James Henley (360) 852-6735

allen.j.henley.mil@mail.mil

Marines

1st and 2nd Mondays, 4th Wednesday of each month

SSGT Michael Maltese (360)907-5737

michael.maltese@marines.usmc.mil