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Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Come meet with employers and youth agencies who offer paid internships.  We will also have tables for people to review your resume.  Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume.  This is our second Youth Job Fair, our first one had over 400 attendees!

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Where: Oakland Main Library

Bradley Walters Meeting Room

125 14th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: (510) 238-3134

See map: Google Maps

For more job leads (at least 25 a week!) follow oaklandhasjobs on Instagram or view it online at instagram.com/oaklandhasjobs.

Call (510) 238-7332 if you have any questions.  

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/20/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, All Grades and Homepage

CIS/Computer Science Department at Merritt College will hold a Recruitment Day for:

  1.   Sankofa/Umoja Summer Bridge Program - graduating high school seniors
  2.   CyberCamp (CyberPatriot Program) - middle to high school students
  3.   Cyber Security Program - workforce and/or transfer students

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Building P – Room P-307

9:00 AM

 

 

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/19/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

InSight Vision is looking for a summer Chem Intern:

 

Job Description: Conducts routine analysis, including but not limited to chemical analysis of raw materials, in-process items and finished product according to established operating procedures. Calibrates and maintains lab and analytical equipment.   May perform special projects on analytical and instrument problem solving.the position will be a total of 21 hours per week (3 days at 7 hour per day) for a duration of 5 weeks. The hourly rate for this position is $10 hour.

 

Email your Resume directly to: 

Sheila Copeland - Sheila.Copeland@sunpharma.com

Administrative Assistant

InSite Vision Inc.

A Sun Pharma Company

965 Atlantic Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/19/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 11 and Homepage

Kaplan will be hosting an SAT prep class at AHS for the June SAT. Register here: 

https://www.kaptest.com/sat/enroll?zip=94501&tab=options 

The class will meet in the College & Career Center from 4:00-7:00pm 

on the following days - 5/3, 5/8, 5/10, 5/15, 5/17, 5/22, 5/24, 5/31 The Price is $719.00.

 

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/19/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Cooking Round the World is looking for counselors for our Alameda camp, located in Lincoln Park. Counselor or CIT candidates should:

  • Be between ages 14 - 17

  • Have experience working with children

  • Know their way around a kitchen and be able to follow a recipe and cook

  • Be able and willing to do a thorough clean up job

  • Always arrive on time and leave when things are cleaned up

  • Have a way to get to camp

 

◊ Weeks June 19 – Aug 11 (OK if you can only work some of the weeks)

◊ Hours are 10 a.m. - 5:30, M - F

 

Interested? Email a letter to: madeleine@cookingroundtheworld.com or call  925-408-5423. Hiring now!

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/19/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Cal Poly Pomona is hosting RISE (Residential Intensive Summer Education Program) this summer. The RISE program strives to increase University access for underrepresented students. 

  • Rising Seniors are students participating in the program who are currently high school juniors entering their senior year. During the program, students will stay in residential suites, participate in skill building activities, as well as be exposed to academic, social, cultural opportunities available on campus. Dates: JULY 16 - 19, 2017
  • First-time Freshman: The RISE program will be the initial stepping-stone resource for students upon their entrance to the University. First Time Freshmen will be well prepared to enter not just the University environment, but specifically the Cal Poly Pomona community. AUGUST 13 - 16, 2017
  • Application Deadline May 30th - Link
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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/17/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Penumbra Inc. located on Bay Farm

Our Summer High School Internship Program immerses students in the dynamic setting of a global healthcare company dedicated to saving lives. At Penumbra, interns tackle real-world projects that turn academic knowledge into industry experience, while simultaneously building interview, presentation, communication, and networking skills.

We invite students with career goals in healthcare and medical technology fields to apply for placement in such disciplines as finance, marketing, production, human resources, and engineering. Specifically, we seek quick learners who are curious, enthusiastic, and eager to join a team striving to impact the future of healthcare, today! Apply by April 28th

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Clinical
  • Engineering
  • Production

For more information - LINK

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/13/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

The College of Alameda is offering students who have graduated from an Alameda Public High school FREE tuition & assistance with textbooks for one year.  This scholarship is called Alameda Promise.

  • To qualify a student needs to have graduated from Alameda, Encinal, ASTI or Island High School and they must have completed their FAFSA
  • Enrollment Link
  • COA will be on Campus Thursday, April 13th in the College & Career Center enrolling students during 4th period block 11:16 - thru lunch. They can get a pass from Ms. Gwen.

 

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/12/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 11, Grade 12 and Homepage

Laney College is having its Career and Technical Education Open House on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10am to 2:00pm. Most of our CTE programs ranging from machining and carpentry to culinary arts and cosmetology, plus many more will have their doors open to the public. There will be tours and demos. New this year-we will have an employer panel and enrollment workshops for counselors. We are also providing lunch as supplies last and there will be raffle prizes. Adults and youth are welcome. We ask everyone who would like to attend to please register at the link below.

 

Registration link:

http://bit.ly/LaneyCTEOpenHouse2017

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/11/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Planning on touring some colleges in Oregon this summer? Consider traveling the week of July 24 - 28th.  The Oregon Private College Week provides pre-registration schedules for campus tours. Register at oregonprivatecolleges.com Don't forget to look at some of the WUE schools in Oregon - Portland State, Southern Oregon and Western Oregon University. 

 

 

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/11/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Grade 12 and Homepage

The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity prides itself on the constant pursuit of the Balanced Man Ideal: to excel not just as athletes, scholars, or leaders, but in all endeavors in life. As an organization that strives for all-around excellence, we, the California Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon, seek to recognize and award exceptional, balanced men entering UC Berkeley this coming Fall semester. As such, we are proud to offer up to $2,500 in total to deserving winners through the Balanced Man Scholarship.

To be eligible to apply for the Balanced Man Scholarship, you must be an incoming male UC Berkeley student attending in the Fall 2017 semester (Fall Program for Freshmen students are welcome to apply)

Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, and individual interviews will be offered to qualified applicants beginning May 22nd.

For more information about the Balanced Man Scholarship, please visit our website at http://berkeleysigep.com/bms/

 

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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 4/11/17

Audience: Gwen Meyer, College/ Career, Colleges, Parents, Teachers, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Homepage

Ron Brow Scholars Program is announcing the opening of the Guided Pathways Support (GPS) Program's application for 2017. The Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS) helps African-American juniors and seniors navigate the path to top colleges by directing students to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. GPS teaches students how to prepare for, apply to, pay for, persist in and graduate from college.

How to apply? 

Students must apply online through the GPS website: https://ronbrowngps.fluidreview.com.

The application for 2017-2018 academic year will open March 1, 2017. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  Accepted students should expect to be notified on a rolling basis no later than July 15, 2017.

What are the application requirements? 

Students are required to submit a completed online application, a letter of recommendation, an unofficial high school transcript and two brief essays.

Who should apply? 

To be eligible, students must:

  • be a current high school sophomore or junior at the time of application. Please note that high school seniors who will be enrolling in college in fall 2017 are ineligible to apply.
  • have a strong academic record
  • have demonstrated leadership and active involvement at school and/or in the community
  • be African American.
  • this is a competitive application pool.
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Posted by: Gwen Meyer
Published: 3/15/17

Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Alameda Education Foundation is offering courses on the SAT and ACT during spring break, separate courses for the SAT and ACT during the summer, and a personal statement course in August.  See the flyer here for more details. 

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Posted by: Kelly Gregor
Published: 2/28/17