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College & Career


Nancy Sprick
Career Counselor


Welcome to the online home of the Wilson career center! Here you will find notices of upcoming events and links to useful sites. 

The career center has resources, study space, and a computer lab for your use. You will find college literature on the bookshelves and career- and financial aid-related materials on the tall rack. Presentations from college and university representatives take place in the career center, most commonly in the fall (see schedule at right). I also arrange several field trips each year to local colleges and will promote those opportunities on this page as well. ​See the announcement about the Feb. 23 trip to the Bates Central Campus Open House.

If you would like to earn credit for your part-time job, please see me for the Worksite Learning paperwork.  


Update your e-mail in Career Cruising​!

Your username is tps-####### (your student number prefaced with tps-). Your password is your birthdate in this format: MMDDYYYY. (Example: if your birthdate is May 4, 2001, type it as 05042001) When you enter an e-mail address that you actually check, I can send notices of events and activities such as field trips, college representative visits, job fairs, and volunteer opportunities.

Scholarship Opportunities​


Volunteer and Paid Opportunities  - find events, too!


Whether you’re considering a four-year university, community or technical college, apprenticeship, 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.

Find planning checklists, financial aid info, scholarship details, special events and more...


FAFSA/WASFA for Seniors

There is still time to file your college financial aid application for the 2017-18 school year. Click on the Additional Resources link at the bottom of this page.

 Sum​mer Jobs 253

 Sophomores and juniors, the application for Summer Jobs 253 is still available! Read this document​ for tips on how to complete the online application, and find the application here.

ASVAB testing March 17

The career center will host ASVAB testing for students considering military service and others interested in this multiple-aptitude battery for career exploration.

 ​MultiCare Nurse Camp

Sophomores and juniors may apply to participate in MultiCare's free annual opportunity to explore nursing and allied health professions. This year's camp will take place July 17-21, 2017. Learn more on my Volunteer and Paid Opportunities​ page.

 ​Special Visits to the Career 

 To attend a presentation, sign up and get a permission slip from the bulletin board outside the career center.

Feb. 24, both lunches: Clover Park
      Technical College (no permission
      slip needed)
Mar. 2, per. 5: U.S. Army recruiter
Mar. 21, per. 5, 6: West Point cadet visit
Apr. 27, per. 6: TCC