Resume Writing Workshop:
March 21, 2018
Do you need help writing or revising your resume? Sign-up for the Resume Writing Workshop! The workshop is for students in grades 10-12 and will be held on Wednesday, March 21 in the Media Center. Students can register to attend during their 2A or 3A class period (students must have 1st lunch to register for the 3A session). Local business representatives will be available to help students create and revise the perfect resume! **Students must register to attend. Sign-Up by going to: tinyurl.com/Resume-Write. Contact Ms. Davis with questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
INTERNSHIP INTEREST MEETING:
11th Graders interested in pursuing an internship their Senior year should register to attend the Internship Interest Meeting on Tuesday, January 16 during CAPS class in the Auditorium.
REGISTRATION LINK: tinyurl.com/bhsinternship
**This meeting is REQUIRED for admission into the Internship Program. It is at this meeting when students will learn more about the program and the admission requirements. Please email Ms. Davis with questions (email@example.com).
The 11th Grade Career Expo is one of the most important events of your high school career and is highly recommended if you plan to pursue an internship your Senior Year.
Last year, 200 Juniors attended the event and of those students, 55 were able to secure internships for their Senior Year.
The EXPO is designed to start helping you think of possible future careers and introduces you to professionals in a variety of career fields who can help you land the job of your dreams!
If you are a current 11th Grade student at BHS, please register for this event by going to tinyurl.com/BHS-CareerEXPO2017
STUDENTS MUST REGISTER for the event and attend the Pre-EXPO meeting (December 5 during CAPS class in the Auditorium). Failure to register and attend the Pre-EXPO meeting will disqualify you from participating in the EXPO.
Only 200 11th grade students can attend the EXPO, and spaces fill up quickly, so register today!
Please contact Ms. Davis with questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Have you ever thought about HOW YOU ARE SMART rather than how smart you are?
Sometimes strengths cannot be identified in traditional tests, so get to know yourself and determine a career that is fulfilling! Take the ASVAB. This career assessment is FREE for students who are serious about their futures!
Any Juniors or Seniors interested in joining the military must take the ASVAB entrance exam, but this test does NOT mean that you have to enter the military if you take the test. The test will be given on Friday, October 20 at 7:25am in the Media Center. The complete test, including instruction time, takes about 3 hours. Students should report to the media center before 7:25 am and be prompt!
**Students should sign up for the test with the following link: (www.tinyurl.com/ASVABoct20) or should sign up with Ms. Davis in the Career Development Office (1406-c).
The feedback from the test will provide useful information about your interests, skills, and possible careers for your future. For more information, please visit http://www.asvabprogram.com/
Students Interested in Law Enforcement Careers:
Blue Lights College in Apex is offering a tuition-free law enforcement program for our inaugural two-year class starting in Fall 2017!
We have a full two-year course curriculum (75% online and 25% in-person) that consists of classes in law enforcement, communications studies, and sociology. Our students will be heavily involved in the community, working with local police departments to solve current community problems, performing culturally-specific community service, and learning about what it means to be an upstanding citizen. Our students will graduate with a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Certificate from Wake Tech. Enrollment started April 1st; we're aiming for an inaugural class of 100 students when classes begin on August 28th.
We will also give our students the opportunity to compete against NJCAA, Division II, and Division III teams in Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's Wrestling, and Women's Volleyball. We have a full coaching staff and are actively recruiting athletes.
Students interested in the program should visit www.bluelightscollege.org or contact Christina Guichard (email@example.com) for more information
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day-
The NCOT and Women’s Transportation Seminars (WTS) will host the “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” program for Wake County sophomore, junior and senior high school girls interested in engineering or STEM on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Students will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on transportation related engineering activities and also participate in a question and answer session with female engineers from various disciplines. Interested students should email Career Development Coordinator, Rebecca Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information about how to apply. Applications are due by Friday, April 7.