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Whether you’re considering a four-year university, community college or military service, advance preparation ensures that you have the chance to explore all the opportunities available to you.​ is Tacoma's one-stop-shop to get you ready for life after high school.

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​Upcoming Events
The list below will show the 12 events that are closest to today's date.
Internship oppotunity! Port of Seattle4/29/2018After SchoolOther* (see description)
High School Intern

More Information found here

OR CALL Amberine Wilson
HR Outreach Program Manager
(work) 206.787.3661 (cell) 206.877.3437

Department 1851 HR HS Intern Program
Division Corporate
Location POS Headquarters / Pier 69
Auto req ID 1203BR
Job Description Purpose:
The Port of Seattle is hiring 80 high school interns this summer to work in jobs across all lines of business. Interns will gain experience working in professional office settings, participate in business and leadership skills training, talk with a mentor about future career goals, complete a cohort project, and attend a career and education fair.

Essential Functions:
Daily internship duties and cohort projects will depend on the industry and career track in which the intern is assigned. Use the information below to fill out your Career Interest Questionnaire.

Industry Cohort Projects
Aviation: select if you are interested in airport or transportation operations. Projects include researching and documenting the career pathways within the local Aviation Industry and/or helping coordinate large conference activities.
Environmental: select if you are interested in environmental policy, sustainability, or conservation. Projects include researching and documenting the career pathways within the local Environmental Industry and/or planning a conservation volunteer day.
Maritime: select if you are interested in marina, fishing, or transportation operations. Project will be learning about asset management and mapping seaport assets across multiple Port locations.
Public Administration: select if you are interested in public policy, office management, or corporate services. Projects include conducting community research and outreach project and/or developing innovative technology solution designs.
Skilled Trades: select if you are attending a local skills center and are interested in maintenance or public safety. Project will be researching and documenting career pathways within local skilled trades Industry.
Career Track Activities
Administrative Support/Office Management: help with events, create internal communications and training materials, organize and migrate data or files, help with scheduling and outreach, help solve business problems, and/or other duties as assigned.
Communications, Training, Outreach: help with events, create internal and external communications and training materials, conduct research, draft visual graphics, help solve business problems, manage resource library, assist community engagement staff, review processes, and/or other duties as assigned.
Criminal Justice (must be enrolled at skills center): work with the Police department on office tasks and job shadow officers, assist with K9 program, and/or other duties as assigned.
Customer Service/Tourism: meet and greet traveling public, great job for someone who is bi-lingual or multi-lingual, be helpful and friendly, help meet customer’s needs, answer questions, create how-to documentation, and/or other duties as assigned.
Engineering and Construction Management: work with engineers and project managers supporting construction projects. Develop scope, budget, and schedule documents. Participate in planning meetings. Assist with projects from design phase to construction phase. Learn how to determine bid or build elements of a project.
Fire Prevention (must be enrolled at skills center): work with the Fire department  on various projects including building inspections, code enforcement, pre-fire planning, and firefighter training. Plus other duties as assigned.
Maintenance (must be enrolled at skills center): work with our maintenance departments to job shadow and work with various labor groups to gain exposure to the trades.
Information Technology/Solution Design: help reimage and deploy new laptops to staff, help build a server data interface and deploy new modules, migrate data, build technology solutions to business problems, organize online content, help with machine learning project, assess software for security risks, research appropriate software solutions, and/or other duties as assigned.
Finance and Budget: Assist with finance and accounting projects, assist with disbursements, migrate and organize data and files, conduct research, assist with budget planning and tracking, perform limited payroll processing functions, assist with 2019 expense budget entry, and/or other duties as assigned.
Emergency Preparedness and Security: assist with variety of safety, security, or emergency preparedness projects, migrate and organize data and online files, draft internal communications and training content, audit service equipment, perform safety walks, participate in safety meetings and briefings, job shadow variety of safety and security related jobs and/or other duties as assigned.
Internship Requirements APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, applicants must submit the following information: 1) Fill out a Port of Seattle employment application. 2) Upload a cover letter and resume. The cover letter should explain how the internship fits with your education, learning plans and/or future career path. 3) Fill out the Career Interest Questionnaire.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is a part-time or full-time, summer intern position. In order to be eligible for an internship, applicants must be 16 years old before July 1st; currently enrolled in or recently graduated from (within 12 months) high school; or currently enrolled in a GED completion program and are less than 23 years old. Interns will be subject to all Port policies and procedures.
Additional Details Schedule
Work hours are generally Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm. Work between 20 and 40 hours per week. Schedule is flexible and agreed upon between the selected candidate and their supervisor.

Work Environment Work Environment:
Work environment depends on the internship, but work is generally performed in an office settings. Some internships also work outdoors at facilities and parks or in maintenance shops.
Full/Part Time Full Time
EEO Statement The Port of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Removal Date Information This posting will close at 8:00pm PST on the removal date specified below.
Removal Date 04-29-2018
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Zeta Upsilon chapter scholarship! Seniors! Student of color!4/30/2018After SchoolOther* (see description)
Founders: Frank Coleman, Oscar J. Cooper, Ernest E. Just, Edgar A. Love

Zeta Upsilon Chapter
P.O. Box 22083 Seattle, WA 98122
The men of the Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc are proud to
announce that the application for the 2018 Scholarship award is now open.

Find application here:

scholarship recipients will each receive a onetime
scholarship award of $1,000.00 to be
applied to their student account. The deadline for submission is April 30 th , 2018.
Minimum Scholarship Application Requirements:
1. High School Senior
2. Minority Male
3. Minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA
4. Accepted to and attending a fouryear
collegiate institution for the Fall
semester/quarter of 2018
1. Login or create a new student account on
2. Fill out the common application
a. The common application on The Wash Board will allow applicants to apply to
our scholarship as well as other scholarships hosted on The Wash Board.
3. Navigate to our application hosted on The Wash Board
a. Via Search
i. Search for "Omega Psi Phi"
ii. Select the Scholarship titled "Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi
Phi Fraternity, Inc. High School Senior Scholarship (2018 - 2019)"
4. Follow the instructions within the application
5. All applications must be submitted April 30th 2018
Each scholarship award will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the school that
the recipient will be attending in the Fall of 2018. The award will be applied to the
recipient's student account for the Fall semester/quarter only. Chosen scholarship
recipients must attend the scholarship award ceremony to receive their award.
For more information regarding this year's scholarship please reach out to the Zeta
Upsilon Scholarship Committee at .
Attending Central, UWT, TCC, or Western? Check below!5/1/2018After SchoolOther* (see description)
Are you a high school senior thinking about attending UW-Tacoma, Central, Western, or TCC? Make sure you apply for the Ready to Rise program! It includes a $500 stipend, leadership development, and a bridge to college & back to opportunities in your community!   Applications are due no later than May 1st.  To apply, visit  If you have questions, stop by the career center!

• University of Washington- Tacoma
• Central Washington University
• Western Washington University
• Tacoma Community College

Students who completed their Act Six scholarship application and are considering one of the colleges Ready to Rise partners with (TCC, UWT, CWU, or WWU), they can transfer their application over to Ready to Rise following these steps:
1. Go to the and create a new login.
2. On screen 2, you will have to put in your name, email, etc. and it will ask what region you are applying for.  When you click Tacoma, a bubble will pop up at the bottom that asks did you apply for Act Six. Click yes. 
3. You will then be asked if you want your application transferred over. Click yes.

GOT Questions? Call Lori!

Lori Parrish

Lori Parrish | Ready to Rise Tacoma Site Director
Degrees of Change  | To College and Back. Together.
PO Box 1573 | 1109 A St, Ste 101 | Tacoma, WA 98401
Phone + Fax: 253.372.2178 | |

Dash Point Social and Improvement Club Senior Scholarship5/1/2018After SchoolOther* (see description)
Must live in Dash Point area.

Applications are available in the Career Center.

Worth $1,000.00.
WAZZU BOUND SCHOLARSHIP!!5/1/2018After SchoolOther* (see description)

PLEASE see Miss Hart for more details!

 The ‘WAZZU’ Bound Scholarship from the class of 2018. A total amount of $1500.00 ($750 per semester) will be paid directly to Washington State University on the student’s behalf.

The recipient of the scholarship will need to meet the following criteria:

1) Student must have been accepted and will attend Washington State University in the
    fall of 2018

2) Student must have earned a minimum cumulative 3.5 G.P.A.

3) Student must have a demonstrated financial need

4) Recipient must be a member of a racial or ethnic minority group. If none exists then
    the next best qualified person, regardless of race or ethnicity, who meets criteria 1-3
    can be nominated for the scholarship.   

If you have a nominee please forward a copy of the scholarship application package that they completed for your committee plus an essay on "How A WAZZU Education Would Impact Their Life", 2 letters of recommendations and a transcript by Friday May 1, 2018 via email or US mail.  Any nominees submitted after the due date will not be considered.

Please see Miss Hart for more details on this opportunity!
Alaska Airlines Aviation day for Ladies! 5/5/2018After SchoolOther* (see description)
Join 3,000 students at Alaska Airlines Aviation Day

Date:               May 5, 2018
Location:        Alaska Airlines Hangar – SEATTLE (parking instructions to follow for registered attendees)
Time:               8:00 – 5:00 PM
Guided by Alaska Airlines and volunteers from the other sponsors, participants will be able to:
•       Tour Alaska Airlines jets and other aircraft
•       Look into the wheel wells and engines with mechanics
•       Explore the flight deck of a Boeing 737 with pilots
•       Fly a 737 simulator
•       Visit the Alaska Airlines training facilities
•       Explore the design of an airplane with Boeing engineers
•       Attend a career presentation
•       See how a flight is planned, scheduled and executed
•       Glide down an evacuation slide
•       Ask university and community college representatives about educational opportunities
•       Watch the competition teams demonstrate their robots
•       Learn about small aircraft and what it takes to pilot them

This program is not an open house or airshow. All students and adults who wish to attend must pre-register.  Provided below is the link to registration.
Here’s the scoop on registration:
o Students should be between 12-18
o Group registration – please, no more than 1 adult to every 5 students
o A district contact or group leader can request registration on the website. After they submit their info, an email with a registration link will be sent.  (Usually within 24 hours).  They should watch for an email from “Alaska Airlines Aviation Day”.
o As of right now, registration will close on April 25th


Elizabeth Dewar 
Executive Assistant & Program Manager
c: 206.658.5111

Natalie Hart, M.Ed.
College & Career Counselor

My previous profession was working for the University of Washington Tacoma as an Admissions Advisor and Recruiter. I have a lot of fresh and current knowledge on the college admissions process, and a lot of community connections to ensure that every student leaves Stadium with a plan of action for post-secondary success. 
​Additional Resources
Career Cruising
College Board
Letter of Recommendation Request/Brag Sheet
NCAA Eligibility Center
Next Move Internship
Tutoring Resources