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    snow birdDecember Future Footprint
    All students are invited to join the next virtual Future Footprint. Future Footprint is a career exploration activity where guest speakers share about their careers, the pathways they took to get there, and any advice. Then the speakers answer students' questions. Students will have the option of participating via Zoom during their homeroom period on Tuesday, December 7th from 10:40-11:10 AM.
     
    The theme this month is careers in finance, business, and management.  There are four amazing speakers lined up covering topics from owning your own business to cryptocurrency.
    Don't forget to bring your charged device and headphones so you can tune in!
     
     
    Future Footprint - November 16th
    All students are invited to join in for the next virtual Future Footprint.  Future Footprint is a career exploration activity where guest speakers share about their careers, the pathways they took to get there, and any advice.  Then the speakers answer students' questions.  Students will have the option of participating via Zoom during their homeroom period on Tuesday, November 16th from 10:40-11:10 AM.
     
    The theme this month is careers in architecture, construction, and design.  The speaker line up is super! 
    Don't forget to bring your charged device and headphones so you can tune in!

     

    Virtual Job Shadow - Journalism/Technology

    Students are invited to register for a virtual job shadow via Zoom with journalist Stacey Higginbotham.  Stacey has done it all!  Blogs, reviews, articles, newsletters, videos, and podcasts.  She will be available to talk with students interested in both journalism and technology (she covers it closely) and can share about what her pathway to this career was, what her work day is like, and answer any student questions. 

    WHEN: Monday, November 8th 3:15-3:50 PM (after early release)

    HOW: Student Registration Link

    Please see the attached "postcard" for more details.

    October Virtual Future Footprint!

    Are you interested in the Arts, Video Technology or Communications?

    All students are invited to join in for the first virtual Future Footprint of the school year! Future Footprint is a career exploration activity where guest speakers share about their careers, the pathways they took to get there, and any advice. Then the speakers answer student's questions. Students will have the option of participating via Zoom during their homeroom period on Tuesday, October 26th from 10:40-11:10 AM.
     
    The theme this month is careers in the arts, video technology, and communications. The speaker line up is super! 
    Don't forget to bring your charged device and headphones so you can tune in!
     

    Kitsap-Area Virtual Mini College Fair

    Students who are interested in learning more about colleges are invited to attend the Kitsap-Area Virtual Mini College Fair.  This evening event includes a general information session, followed by breakout rooms with specific colleges to hear more details and ask any questions.

    Monday, October 25th at 6:00 PM

    Students must register in advance for this event at the following registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArf-irqj8oGdS1FarhEoUcXWGsJ8fKvthC.

    The colleges listed below will be participating in the virtual mini college fair:

    Bard College   Central Washington University   Gonzaga University

    Lawrence University   Oregon State University   San Diego State University

    Seton Hall University   Southern Oregon University   University of Alaska Fairbanks

    University of Idaho   University of New Hampshire   Washington State University

     

    A Window Into Family Medicine - Zoom Webinar For Students
     
    Thanks to a partnership with the Northwest Washington Family Medicine Residency Program all high school students are invited to join Dr. Samuel Wilcox, a family medicine physician, to learn about careers in medicine, preparing for being a medical professional, and what a family medicine doctor does.  If you are thinking about a career that involves the health professions, tune in and walk a few steps in the shoes of a family doctor.  Bring your questions! 
    Date: Monday, October 18th
    Time: 3:15-3:50 PM (after early release)
    Students need to pre-register: Student Registration Link (zoom link will be sent out after registration)
    A brief bio: Meet Dr. Wilcox!
     
     
     
    Looking for an In Depth Career Exploration Experience?measure device
    Professionals in architecture, construction, and engineering are mentors in the ACE Program which is free to students and includes scholarship opportunities.  The ACE Mentor Program is open to any high school student who has the curiosity and drive to learn about a career in design and construction — from contracting and engineering to architecture and landscaping.  The program takes place after school from November to May and is virtual for right now.  Program details are available here.
    Students can begin the application process here.
     
     
    Are you thinking about a career in nursing?
    The Rainer Olympic Nurse's Association is hosting an online information session on October 13th.  Students can hear from nurses in the field and ask questions.  There is also a student scholarship opportunity for seniors.  Details for both the virtual information session and the scholarship applciation are linked below:
     

    Work Based Learning Program Accepting Student Applications

    Students, if you are 16 years old or older and you are working you may be eligible to earn school credit for your work hours.  Consider signing up for the Work Based Learning Program.  More details and directions for how to get started with sign-up can be found at the CTE Work Based Learning Webpage.  The earlier in the semester that you sign up, the more work hours we can count towards school credit. Questions?  Contact Mrs. Brown at jbrown@bisd303.org.

     

     

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility is looking to hire 860 people for entry-level jobs.

    The application window is open until FRIDAY (July 30), at 9:59 p.m. (PDT), to apply for one of 860 entry-level positions at PSNS & IMF on the Waterfront, grade WG-1, as a helper-trainee; tool and parts attendant; material expediter; or ship inactivation and dismantling trainee.

    NOTE: To be considered for all of the positions you must apply to all four of the announcements below.

    Helper-trainee (various trades):https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608538100
    Tools and Parts Attendant:https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608538200
    Ship Inactivation and Dismantler:https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608539000
    Materials Expediter:https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608537100

    • Some basic qualifications:
    • Must be a U.S. citizen.
    • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of hiring.
    • Must be able to obtain a security clearance.
    • Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
    • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) may be required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.

     

    GIX Tech Exploration Summer Program

    Greetings from the University of Washington and our technology programs at the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) in Bellevue!

    This summer GIX will be hosting the Tech Exploration Summer Program, an immersive four-week program starting this July. This program is ideal for anyone interested in computers, playing with sensors, iterating on ideas to make them better, robots, drones, programming, finding creative ways to use technology, creating music, or playing with sounds! 

    Students may choose a track below to gain an in-depth look at one of the following technology areas: 

    ·       Robotics (In-Person) ·       Design + Fabrication (In-Person) 

    ·       Internet of Things Devices (Remote) ·       Data Science Tools (Remote) 

    For full details, please visit our website

    May Future Footprintflower

    All students are encouraged to join in a virtual career exploration event hosted by the CTE department. Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. Link to event flyer

    What/When:
    Virtual Future Footprint for students on 4C Friday, May 7th from 11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
    Which Careers:
    Focus on nonprofit and community impact careers this month  
    Who's on the Panel:
    Speakers include people in careers involving social work, refugees, homelessness, chronic illness, and environmental science education.
    How:
    Check the Student Portal for more information on how to access this Zoom webinar on 4C Friday (5/7).
     
     
    Tips for Finding Your Way to a High Paying Trade Job
    A quick read that highlights various pathways (including twists and turns) to finding professions. Finding Your Way
     
     
    SAFE Boats - Check out how they are made!
    The CTE Department is excited to host a peek into the operations at a unique local facility that builds boats unlike any other.  Sign up for a "virtual field trip" that you can take in your PJ's!  Staff from SAFE Boats will give a virtual tour of their facility showing their manufacturing operations, creative designs, and specialized technologies. They will also answer student's questions.  If you are interested in manufacturing, design, engineering, or tools & technology this session is for you!
    This "tour" will happen on Zoom in a webinar format on Friday, April 30th from 11:30  to 12:10 PM.
    So sign up, get comfy, and bring your questions!  Students must pre-register for this event. Student Registration link
      

    Olympic College - What's Next?

    Professional- Technical Programs of Study

    Starting on April 14th 

    • Watch 1-2 minute videos for a snap-shot of each career

    • Discover average annual salaries in Washington

    • Learn how to prepare for your career in under 2 years

    Flyer with link for videos can be found here.

     

    Destination OC April 14, 2021 • 6:30 - 8 pm

    Are you a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior who is planning to go to college? Attend this virtual event to learn more about the many academic and career pathways available at Olympic College, ways to pay for college, and the college enrollment process. You will have an opportunity to interact with our friendly faculty, staff, and students; ask questions; and envision yourself as part of our welcoming community. Your family is invited to join you for this 90- minute virtual event. This event is free. Event flyer is here.  Register online anytime prior to the event.  Registration link is here.

     

    4C Friday, March 5th: Two Career Exploration Opportunities For Students

    (Zoom webinar links for these sessions will be sent out to students later this week)
    10:00-10:40 AM 
    Local and Regional Impacts from Climate Change Zoom Webinar
    All high school students are invited to join guest speaker Michael Cox, retired EPA Climate Change Advisor, to broaden their understanding of climate change and focus in on local impacts.  This is a great way to engage in your community and ask questions of an expert!  Mr. Cox serves as the Co-Chair of the Bainbridge Island Climate Change Advisory Committee and of Climate Action Bainbridge.
     
    mike cox
     
    1:00-1:45 PM
    A Window Into Family Medicine Zoom Webinar
    Thanks to a partnership with the Northwest Washington Family Medicine Residency Program and the West Sound STEM Network all high school students are invited to join Dr. Pamela Angelo, a physician who specializes in obstetrics, to learn about careers in medicine, preparing for being a medical professional, and what a family medicine doctor does.  If you are thinking about a career that involves the health professions, tune in and walk a few steps in the shoes of a family doctor.  Bring your questions!
     Pam Angelo
     
     
     
    FEBRUARY FUTURE FOOTPRINT hearts

    All students are encouraged to join in a virtual career exploration event hosted by the CTE department.  Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. Link to Event Flyer

    What/When:
    Virtual Future Footprint for students on Friday, February 12th from 11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
    Which Careers:
    Focus on technology-related careers this month  
    Who's on the Panel:
    Speakers include people in careers involving UX design, AR (Augmented Reality), software design and engineering, web applications, and video game production and design.
    How:
    Check the Student Portal for more information on how to access this Zoom webinar on 4C Friday (2/12).
     
     
    Are you interested in the beauty industry?

    Gary Manuel Aveda Institute will be hosting a virtual Open House on February 12th, 2021 at 4pm. They be discussing what makes a great cosmetologist or esthetician, financial aid basics and different career paths within the beauty industry.  

    Here is the link for the Virtual Open House RSVP! https://www.gmaveda.com/events

     

    Work Based Learning Program Accepting Student Applications

    Students if you are 16 years old or older and you are working you may be eligible to earn school credit for your work hours.  Consider signing up for the Work Based Learning Program.  More details and directions for how to get started with sign-up can be found at the CTE Work Based Learning Webpage.  The earlier in the semester that you sign up, the more work hours we can count towards school credit. Questions?  Contact Mrs. Brown at jbrown@bisd303.org.

     

     

    Career Exploration Webinar 

    BEHIND THE SCENES OF SCIENCE

    This webinar is on Friday, January 15th (4C Friday) from 12:15-12:45 PM and is hosted by The Allen Institute, a biomedical research organization across the Sound in Seattle, for high school students on Bainbridge Island.  Guest scientist Jamie Sherman will talk about his career as an engineer at The Allen Institute for Cell Science.

    Join the webinar this Friday and take a "look behind the curtain", meet the​ ​professionals who make research possible, and get a glimpse of the many different careers ​available ​in​ ​science. 

    S​tay tuned to the Student Portal for more details later in the week including the Zoom webinar link.​

    More information about the speaker and the program can be found here.

     
     
     
     
    DECEMBER FUTURE FOOTPRINT

    All students are encouraged to join in a virtual career exploration event hosted by the CTE department.  Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. 

    What/When:

    Virtual Future Footprint Zoom Webinar for students on Friday, December 18th from 11:30 AM - 12:10 PM

    Which Careers:

    Focus on careers in design, construction, and architecture this month  

    Who's on the Panel:

    Speakers include people in careers in naval architecture, construction, sustainable & regenerative design, and architecture.  Two of the speakers have been a part of the 100 building construction at BHS! 

    How:

    Students will need to register for this Future Footprint Zoom webinar.  Registration link is here.  Event flyer is here. Check the Student Portal as the date approaches for Zoom webinar details.   

     
      
     
    Announcing a Career Connected Learning Skilled Trades Presentation  
    For high school students interested in learning more about careers in skilled
    trades and technology.
     
    Jamie McMillan is a journeyman ironworker/boilermaker. When she's not working on the construction site, she travels North America raising awareness about careers in skilled trades and technology, particularly for non-traditional students.

    This 1.5 hour zoom presentation is for high school students interested in learning more about what the trades have to offer. Jamie will start with a 45-minute presentation followed by an interactive Q&A with students.

    This opportunity will be held on two dates:

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 12-1:30pm PST - To register

    Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 12-1:30pm PST - To register
      
     
    Field of View
    Is a career in architecture in your field of view?   

    Click here for a glimpse into architect Bill Isley's thoughts about his time in the field of architecture.

     

    Construct Your Future! Video Contest:   Construction Center of Excellence is a state-wide competition inviting construction craft students to showcase their building projects.  Students are invited to share the projects they built at home or another safe environment during 2020. From a birdhouse to a shed to a bathroom remodel, students are encouraged to show how they put their craftsmanship into practice anywhere!  Prizes range from $500 to $2000 Scholarships which can be applied to apprenticeships or an accredited college or university.  Entries will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. December 9, 2020. Entrants must be current high school students in the state of Washington. For more details visit the following website: We Build Washington!

     

    Second Virtual Future Footprint!  All students are encouraged to join in a virtual career exploration event hosted by the CTE department.  Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. The Guest Speaker Bio Handout can be found here.

    What/When:
    Virtual Future Footprint for students on Friday, November 13th from 11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
    Which Careers:
    Focus on careers in law and public safety this month  
    Who's on the Panel:
    Speakers include people in careers as a Washington State Patrol Trooper, police detective, municipal court judge, and superior court judge.
    How:
    Students will need to register for this Future Footprint Zoom webinar.  Registration link is here.  Event flyer is here. Check the Student Portal for Zoom webinar details.   
     
     
     
     
    Future Footprint has gone VIRTUAL!Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series hosted by the CTE Department with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. 
    What/When:
    Virtual Future Footprint for students on Friday, October 30th from 11:30 AM - 12:05 PM
    Which Careers:
    Focus on careers in science and research this month  
    Who's on the Panel:
    Speakers include people in careers in biospecimens operations, Fred Hutch cancer immunotherapies, cancer & immunology biotechnology, neglected tropical diseases & global health, and epidemiology research.
    How:
    Students will need to register for this Future Footprint Zoom webinar.  Registration link is here and is also on the event flyer linked here.
     
     
    Work Based Learning Program Accepting Student Applications
    Students, if you are 16 years old or older and you are working, then you may be eligible to earn school credit for your work hours.  Consider signing up for the Work Based Learning Program.  More details and directions for how to get started with sign-up can be found at the CTE Work Based Learning Webpage.  Questions?  Contact Mrs. Brown at jbrown@bisd303.org.
     
     
     
    gears Discovery Education STEM Careers - Career Profile Videos
    Would you like a sneak peek into some amazing STEM careers?  Discovery Education has put together a great little library of short (3-5 min.) videos highlighting a variety of careers that require all different levels of preparation. Check them out!
     
     
     
     
     
     2019-2020 School Year
     
    Looking for some career exploration opportunities while you are staying at home? 
    Want to daydream a bit about your future?  

    May is Career Connected Learning Month!

    OSPI will be hosting distance sessions for students every day at 3:30 pm, starting May 4th.  Students can engage in 30-45 minute live sessions hosted via Zoom and live streamed on YouTube which focus on Washington-based jobs that might align with their interests and goals, and engage in employer-created challenges. Information and recordings of previous discussions will be posted at CareerConnect@Home. (This website will be live by Monday, April 27th.)

    Each week there is a different theme and different companies that will be sharing information about their available jobs and answering students’ questions. Here’s the breakdown of each week’s theme (these are still tentative and may change slightly before May 4th):

    Week 1 (May 4 – May 8): “Technology and Innovation Week”: Technology and Information

    Week 2 (May 11 – May 15): “Building Washington Week”: Manufacturing, Construction, Energy

    Week 3 (May 18 – May 22): “Be a Boss Week”: Entrepreneurship and Start-ups

    Week 4 (May 25 – May 29): “Lead Your Community Week”: Education, Health Care, Government, Non-profits (note: no session on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25)

     

     
     
     
    February Future Footprint: All students are invited to attend the February Future Footprint on Wednesday, February 12th during your lunch period. Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series hosted by the CTE Department with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. The topic for February is technology-related careers.  Speakers coming to talk with students include: software product manager, master model maker, start-up advisor, data engineer, and video producer.Future Footprint will be held the BHS Library Reading Room during both 1st and 2nd lunch. Students are encouraged to bring their lunch to the session. The CTE Department will provide the cookies!    
     
    CTE Winter Internship Program - accepting applications
    Expand your skills and connect with your future by considering an internship - it's a great way to delve into a career path and see if it might float your boat!  Students age 16 and up at BHS and EHHS are encouraged to apply for this program.  Please see the CTE Department homepage for the program link on the left hand side.  There you will find more details regarding which organizations are offering unpaid internships through this program, the program dates, how to apply, required forms, and the program deadlines. NOTE: You need to be logged into BISD to see the internship program link on the left.
     
    Guest Speaker: Wizards of the Coast
    Do you have a passion for fun and entertainment? Are you curious about how games are designed and how people get into game-related careers?  Do you have a talent for programming, game play, statistics, or the arts?
    Guest speaker Mike Turian from Wizards of the Coast will be at BHS on Tuesday, December 17th in room 207 from 3:15-4:30 PM to talk about being a product designer for both digital and face-to-face games. Come listen to Mike and learn more about this amazing Pacific Northwest company and careers in gaming.  
    Students must sign up for this presentation at the following link:
     
    November Future Footprint: All students are invited to attend the November Future Footprint on Wednesday, November 20th during your lunch period. Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series hosted by the CTE Department with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. The topic for November is careers in business, management, and administration.  Speakers coming to talk with students include careers in: business development, entrepreneurship, finance, project management, and small business ownership.
    Future Footprint will be held the BHS Library Reading Room during both 1st and 2nd lunch. Students are encouraged to bring their lunch to the session. The CTE Department will provide the cookies!   
     
      
    October Future Footprint: 
    All students are invited to attend the October Future Footprint on Wednesday, October 23rd during your lunch period. Future Footprint is a career exploration speaker series hosted by the CTE Department with a different career focus each month.  Future Footprint guest speakers will share information about their careers and answer students' questions. The topic for October is careers in arts, audio/visual technology, and communications.  Speakers coming to talk with students include careers in: photography, culinary arts/chef, theater arts, digital arts/director, digital design, and interior design.
    Future Footprint will be held the BHS Library Reading Room during both 1st and 2nd lunch. Students are encouraged to bring their lunch to the session. The CTE Department will provide the cookies!