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    Have you ever wondered what happens after someone places an order on Amazon? question mark red neon
    Come behind the scenes at an Amazon fulfillment center to see careers involving computer science, robotics, logistics, customer service, and engineering in action.  The CTE Department is hosting a virtual field trip tour as part of the Amazon Future Engineer program on Oct. 24th from 2:30 - 3:30 PM.  The 2:30 start time will give students time to get home after the early release from school and join in on their device.  More details, including the link for students to register for this virtual event can be found in the flyer below.
     
     
    Calling all students interested in architecture, engineering, & construction!

    The ACE Mentoring Program 2022 is now open to students.  ACE is a free program during the school year where students are teamed with mentors in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) fields to learn about the building industry.  Students that complete the ACE mentoring program are also eligible to apply for scholarships. The student application due date is Friday, October 14.   More information can be found in this brochure.  Please note that students are responsible for their own transportation to the mentor's work site.  The link for students to register for the program is here.  Students, if you are new to the program, you should scroll to the bottom of the page and click the purple button that says "new student" to begin the registration process.  Contact Mrs. Brown (Work Based Learning Coordinator) if you have any questions. jbrown@bisd303.org

    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 on 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.

     
    Time for the ASVAB

    The ASVAB Testing will be on November 8th & March 7th in the BHS Library Reading Room from 8:45 AM - Noon.  Sign up by emailing Ms. Mroz at amroz@bisd303.org.  Deadline for registration is Thursday, November 3.

     
     
     
     
     
     

    🌞 May 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 advice for young people. Then the speakers answer students' questions. Students will have the option of participating via Zoom during their homeroom period on Tuesday, May 24th.  Future Footprint takes place from 10:40-11:10 AM.

    The theme this month is careers in healthcare.  Professionals from roles in global health, health policy, mental health and medicine will be guest speakers.  
    Don't forget to bring your charged device and headphones to homeroom so you can tune in.

     

    VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW - MARKETING/COMPUTER SCIENCE

    Students are invited to register for a virtual job shadow via Zoom with Marketing Manager David Oshiro.  David's job at Amazon blends marketing, math, creativity, computer science and collaboration to help make special retail events shine online. He will be available to talk with students interested in marketing, coding, stats and analytics, and business.  He will share about his pathway to this career, what his work day is like, and answer any student questions. 

    WHEN: Monday, May 2nd 2:30 - 3:10 PM (after early release)

    HOW: Student Registration Link

    Please see this "postcard" for more details

     
     
    🌸April 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 advice for young people. Then the speakers answer students' questions. Students will have the option of participating via Zoom during their homeroom period on Tuesday, April 19th from 10:40-11:10 AM.
     
    The theme this month is careers in agriculture and natural resources.   
    Don't forget to bring your charged device and headphones so you can tune in.
     
     
     
    💐March 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 advice for young people. Then the speakers answer students' questions. Students will have the option of participating via Zoom during their homeroom period on Tuesday, March 22nd from 10:40-11:10 AM.
     
    The theme this month is careers in engineering. There are three amazing speakers lined up covering topics from civil engineering, groundwater management, hazardous waste, data collection, software development, user experience, mechanical engineering, and more!
    Don't forget to bring your charged device and headphones so you can tune in.
     
     
    Seattle Children's Nurse Camp 2022!

    After a two-year pause due to COVID-19, we are very excited to inform you that the application for Seattle Children's 2022 Nurse Camp is now open!  This five-day camp is an opportunity for rising juniors and seniors to gain insight into the world of pediatric nursing.  The goal of the program is to provide high school students with a background that is historically underrepresented in nursing an opportunity to engage in learning activities at Seattle Children’s that introduce them to nursing career pathways. 

    Visit our webpage for more information about the camp, including how to apply.   Please note that not all who apply will be accepted, as we have a limited number of spots.  However, we strongly encourage all who are interested to apply.  There is no registration fee for this camp, but campers will need to provide their own transportation to and from camp at the Seattle Children’s Hospital Campus each day. This year’s camp will be held from July 11-15, 2022. 

     
    West Sound Tech - Explore Your Future
    This free community event takes place at West Sound Tech located in Bremerton on March 1st from 5:00 - 7:30 PM. During this visit students can see what WST classes are like, talk with current students, meet prospective employers, and learn about options for your post-high school future - including 2-year, 4-year schools, technical schools, apprenticeships, military, and more! 
     
    Celebrate Engineers! 
    Career Exploration Option in Spanish - FIRST Robotics
    ¿Tiene interés en una carrera profesional en el campo de STEM? Join our career event in Spanish, Orientación profesional con FIRST: Johnson & Johnson en español, on Wednesday, March 2, at 8 p.m. ET. This conversation between members of FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4400 Cerbotics from México and Johnson & Johnson employees will encompass their personal and technical journeys as Spanish speakers in the innovative world of healthcare and healthcare technology.
     
    Olympic College "What's Next" Event - Feb. 22nd
    Professional & Technical /Careers & Training
    Students who are curious about what Olympic College has to offer can tune into this virtual event on February 22nd.  An overview of programs, and a virtual meet & greet with faculty are included on the event agenda. The student registration link and Zoom link to join the event can be found on the flyer below.
     
     
    February Future Footprint pine cone
    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 advice for young people. Then the speakers answer students' questions. Students will have the option of participating via Zoom during their homeroom period on Tuesday, February 8th from 10:40-11:10 AM.
     
    The theme this month is careers in law and public safety.  There are four amazing speakers​ lined up covering topics from application of the law, emergency response, cybercrime, and international law enforcement training. 
    Don't forget to bring your charged device and headphones so you can tune in!
     

    Rainer Olympic Nurses Association - Info Session and Scholarship

    On Wednesday, February 16, 2022 5:00-6:30pm, Rainier Olympic Nurses Association is hosting a Virtual Nursing Career Information Session for high school students interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Students can learn more and register at https://rainierolympicnurses.org/nursing-career-information-session/. They are bringing together a panel of nurses from a variety of specialties and practice areas to share what they love about being a nurse and to answer questions.
     
    They will also be sharing information about scholarships. Their 2022 scholarship applications are available on their website. https://rainierolympicnurses.org/scholarships/ The postmark deadline for all applications is March 31, 2022. One of their scholarships is awarded to a graduating high school senior who is planning to pursue a career in nursing. 

     

    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.

     
    High School Student Internship Program
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    Next week, on February 2 & 3, PNNL  will be hosting a virtual, 2022 High School Career Connections Expo. It is open to all HS students, and a great opportunity to learn more about PNNL, hear from current interns & professionals, and participate in workshop sessions. Note that summer high school internships will be virtual allowing a broader reach of students.  Note, that students must be 16 years of age by the internship start date to be eligible for an internship.

    Students can register at the event website https://pnnl.cventevents.com/HighSchoolCareerConnectionsExpo. You can also view the agenda on the site.

    Olympic College Nursing Assistant Program
     
    High school students over 16 years old are welcome to apply! Non-Running Start students just need to get permission from their high school to take classes at Olympic College.The Nursing Assistant Program is a one-quarter program that does not require any pre-requisites. Olympic College has grant funding that covers almost all of the students’ tuition, textbooks, supplies, and fees (including the exam fee).

    TechGirls Seeking U.S. Global STEM Leaders Ages 15-17

    Apply by Jan. 15, 2022

    Fully Funded Program Runs July 8-August 3, 2022

    Know a young woman interested in STEM? The TechGirls program is accepting applications now through Saturday, January 15, 2022.

    TechGirls is a fully-funded U.S. Department of State exchange program designed to empower and inspire young women ages 15-17 from the United States and around the globe to pursue careers in science and technology. The core of the program is a 27-day interactive technology and computer camp at Virginia Tech. TechGirls then travel to a partner city for job shadowing at a tech company, and homestay and community service experiences. Participants return home to conduct community-based projects with 5 months of mentorship. The scholarship is fully inclusive of travel, courses, programming, housing and meals, staff supervision, and ground transport for sightseeing.

     
    Washington State Opportunity Scholarshipmoney tree
     

    Career and Technical Scholarship

    Spring quarter applications open January 5, 2022 for the Career and Technical Scholarship provided by the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship program! The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) provides Washington state residents with $1,500 per quarter towards an eligible associate degree, certificate or apprenticeship in a trade, STEM or health care field. Funding can be used at any Washington state community or technical college and can be used to cover tuition, fees and other costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. The deadline is February 6, 2022 for spring quarter! Visit waopportunityscholarship.org to learn more.

     
     
    lightbulbNew Student Video: Exploring Interests Through High School Classes & Activities
    Check out this video - you might hear something that you can totally relate to!
     
     
     
    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 on 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!