Career Center

Congratulations to the Class of 2014 - In all, your class accumulated a record breaking 1.5 million dollars in scholarships! I'm so proud of your hard work and dedication.


College Bound $41,240
Military $782,000
Regional, State, National Awards $141,670
Univeristy $493,864
Local Awards $43,550
TOTAL $1,502,324


Happy Summer Vacation, Everyone!

Last Updated: 06/16/2014

 

Wecome to the Kodiak Career Center website. My name is Katie Smithson, and I am the Career Center Coordinator/Career Counselor. My contact information is listed below; if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. I look forward to working with you.

Katie Smithson, Career Center Coordinator
(509)548-5277 Ext. 2409
(509)548-7458 Fax
KSmithson@cascadesd.org

Office Hours: Limited during summer break - contact via email

 

 




Para personas habla espanol: Website_in_Spanish.docx

 




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College Entry Testing Websites

SAT Dates & Registration: www.collegeboard.org

ACT Dates & Registration: www.ACT.org


 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

 www.FAFSA.ed.gov


 

Check out the brand new SCHOLARSHIP BOOK below!

SCHOLARSHIP BOOK 2013-14.docx


Local Community Based Scholarships Available Below!

Local_Scholarship_List_2014.xlsx


Online Scholarship Resources (Search Engines):

http://www.thewashboard.org — Free, web-based, nonprofit scholarship clearinghouse for Washington students seeking college scholarships.
http://www.access.wa.gov — Washington State government services.
http://www.collegeanswer.com — Explores study options and explains loan and scholarship options, evaluating award letters, and different ways of applying.
http://www.college-scholarships.com — Free online scholarship searches; college admissions and financial aid office email addresses and toll free numbers, links to college web sites and online applications (by state).
http://www.fastweb.com — Lets you search for scholarships based on a student's profile, one of the best known scholarship search engines.
http://www.finaid.org — An introduction to college funding. Information on scholarships, plus tips on filling out forms.
http://www.iefa.org — An Internet resource for financial aid information for international students wishing to study in a foreign country. A comprehensive list of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information is provided to assist students wishing to study abroad.
http://www.scholarships.com — Search for scholarships by creating a personal profile that will meet your needs.
http://www.scholarship-page.com — Search engine for scholarships by major field of study, country, fellowships, and more.

 


Career Cruising

Looking for a plan after high school? Whether that means researching careers, continuing your education, building a resume, or finding a scholarship -- Career Cruising is an awesome resource for you. It also includes personal assessments to help you find careers that could be suited for you and your many talents and strengths. There is also a new Method Test Prep to help you study for your upcoming SAT/ACT's! Click on the link below to begin making a plan after your high school career. If you need access to your login information, please see Ms.Smithson.

Check out this link to access your login page to Career Cruising: www.careercruising.com

Check out this link to find out more details about what Career Cruising is: What_Is_Career_Cruising.pdf 

 


Senior Packet's Available Here

Senior_Packet_2013-14.docx

 


Job Corps: What is it?

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life. Check out the link below for more information!

 http://www.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx