College & Career Center

job_searchThe College & Career Center is the central location for students and teachers to access career-focused information and activities.  Cooperative Education is the concept of bridging the gap between school and work and we have the best Cooperative Education Coordinator in the district!

Cooperative Education Coordinator:  Peggy Thomas
Work-Based Learning Specialist:   Desiree Wooten

Hiring Opportunities
Nevada JobConnect Youth – http://www.nevadayouth.org
Summer jobs at Camp Foxtail – More information

Work-Based Learning Opportunities
Make learning more relevant through the following work-based learning opportunities available through the center:

  • Career Exploration and Job Shadowing
  • Employment Resources – Job Bank
  • Work Experience – up to 2 elective credits (Exploratory and Career Tech Related Work Experience)
  • Work Study – 2nd semester senior year
  • Business and Industry Presentations
  • Resume Preparation – 11th and 12th grades
  • Mock Interviews – 2nd semester senior year

Career-Center-4aCollege & Career Center Computer Lab
The following Internet-based Career Exploration and Guidance Resource Systems can be accessed in the Career Center Computer Lab:


LearningExpressLibrary

Use the Learning Express Library to use programs that will help you prepare for the ACT, SAT, AP Exams, PSAT/NMSQT, TOEFL iBT, and college admissions essay writing.

EmployabilitySkills

Seniors!  You will be testing on Workplace Readiness Skills in the Spring, so start preparing NOW by going to cte-escr.org.

ACTtest

Super important for Juniors and Seniors!  Please read the Eight Things to Know About the ACT Test.  Juniors, this test replaces your Proficiency Test, so prepare for this NOW!


Intersnship

Name
Link
World Affairs Council Las Vegashttp://www.waclv.org/internships.html
NASAhttps://intern.nasa.gov/ossi/web/public/guest/searchOpps/
Smithsonianhttps:http://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-opportunities/
Asian American Journalists Associationhttp://www.aaja.org/apply-for-a-scholarship-now/

Announcements

Summer Business Institute

Summer Business Institute

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors that are at least 16 years old interested in summer employment can apply for the Summer Business Institute Program. It is an eight week PAID summer internship designed to give on-the-job experience, workshops, and scholarships. Applications are being accepted now through February 10th and more information is available in the College & Career Center.

Lifeguard Job Opportunities

Lifeguard Job Opportunities

The YMCA, City of Henderson, Clark County Parks and Recreation, as well as some of the local hotels are beginning their hiring of seasonal Lifeguards now. There are classes and certifications currently being offered and more information can be found in the College & Career Center.

Cowabunga Bay Jobs

Cowabunga Bay Jobs

Cowabunga Bay is NOW HIRING for lifeguard, cook, park services, and janitorial positions. Applications and more information is available in the College and Career Center.