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NORTH SALINAS HIGH SCHOOL 10th Grade Parent Night CAREER EXPLORATION & POST-SECONDARY OPTIONS AGENDA Overview Career Exploration Post-Secondary Options Colleges & Universities CAREER EXPLORATION It is important that students begin to identify potential future career paths or begin to explore fields of study that they may be interested in learning more about: Students can go to the Career Center and complete a career interest assessment Students can also go on www.cacareerzone.org to complete similar activities Students can look out for more information from the Career Center on: Targeted career panels Career fairs Seasonal job recruitment College information sessions

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  • NORTH SALINAS HIGH SCHOOL10th Grade Parent Night

    CAREER EXPLORATION & POST-SECONDARY OPTIONS

    AGENDA● Overview

    ● Career Exploration

    ● Post-Secondary Options

    ● Colleges & Universities

    CAREER EXPLORATION

    ● It is important that students begin to identify potential future career paths or begin to explore fields of study that they may be interested in learning more about: ○ Students can go to the Career Center and complete a career interest assessment○ Students can also go on www.cacareerzone.org to complete similar activities○ Students can look out for more information from the Career Center on:

    ■ Targeted career panels■ Career fairs■ Seasonal job recruitment■ College information sessions

    http://www.cacareerzone.org

  • CAREER EXPLORATION

    ● Other Resources:○ Monterey Bay Career Coach - https://montereybay.emsicc.com/○ 16 Career Pathways - http://whodouwant2b.com/student/pathways○ My Majors - https://www.mymajors.com/○ Bureau of Labor Statistics - https://www.bls.gov/○ Occupational Outlook Handout - https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

    Many of these resources, including CA Career Zone, allow students to take an Interest Inventory. These consist of a series of questions related to preferences in the workplace, as well as personal interests.

    The inventories match the student’s results with available careers and provide in-depth information about: (1) required levels of education, (2) salary ranges, (3) other skills required or desired

    Future Career PanelsOctober 23rd, Periods 1-2 Restaurant Careers and Hospitality ManagementOctober 25th, Period 4 CSin3 Computer ScienceNovember 1, Periods 1, 2, and 3 Armed Forces

    College Outreach PresentationsOctober 22nd, Period 6 Fresno Pacific UniversityOctober 29th, 1:00-1:45 University of the PacificOctober 30th, 9:15-10:00 Dartmouth CollegeOctober 30th, 12:00-3:00 Sonoma State University

    AssessmentsDecember 12th, 8:00 -12:00 ASVAB

    Career Center Upcoming Events

    POST-SECONDARY OPTIONS

    Credentials, Certifications, and Licensures can also be obtained through higher education

    2 Year Colleges 4 Year College/ University

    Graduate School(After bachelor’s

    degree)

    Vocational/Trade School

    Military Employment

    $41,496 Annual Salary

    $59,124 Annual Salary

    $69,732-$84,396 Annual Salary

    Annual Salary Varies Annual Salary Varies Annual Salary Varies

    Hartnell CollegeMonterey Peninsula

    College

    CSU Monterey BayUC Santa Cruz

    CSU Monterey BayUC Santa Cruz

    Central Coast CollegeUniversal Technical

    Institute

    Military Recruiting Office

    Full-time/ Part-time

    Associate of Arts (AA)

    Associate of Science (AS)

    Certificate Programs

    Transfer Studies

    Bachelor of Arts (BA)

    Bachelor of Science (BS)

    Masters of Arts (MA)

    Masters of Science (MS)

    Juris Doctor (JD)

    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

    Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    Doctor of Education (Ed.D)

    AutomotiveAviation Business

    CosmetologyCulinary

    ElectricianPlumbing

    Technology

    NavyArmy

    Air ForceMarines

    Coast Guard

    Community College (2-year / Associate’s Degree)

    ● Over 100 Campuses in California● Must be 18-years-old or have a high

    school diploma to attend (with the exception of concurrent/dual enrollment while in high school)

    ● Degrees: Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS)

    ● Transfer programs to four-year universities

    ● Some community colleges have vocational programs (i.e. nursing, auto mechanics, etc)

    https://montereybay.emsicc.com/http://whodouwant2b.com/student/pathwayshttps://www.mymajors.com/https://www.bls.gov/https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

  • California State Universities (CSUs)

    (4-year / Bachelor’s Degree)

    23 campuses in CaliforniaDegrees: Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Arts (MA) or Master of Science (MS), Professional

    Degrees vary for different campuses

    https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

    Important Dates:

    Fall 2019 application opens on October 1st

    Priority application filing period closes onNovember 30th

    University of California (UCs)

    (4-year / Bachelor’s Degree)

    10 campuses in CaliforniaDegrees: Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Arts (MA) or Master of Science (MS), Professional

    Degrees vary for different campuses

    Important Dates:

    Fall 2019 application opens on August 1st

    Application filing period closes onNovember 30th

    http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/apply-online/index.html

    Trade Schools(Specialized certifications & licensures)

    ● Art● Automotive● Aviation● Business● Computers● Cosmetology● Culinary● Healthcare● Electrical● Law● Plumbing● Technology● And more...

    ● Army● Navy● Air Force● Marine Corps● Coast Guard● Can take college classes

    simultaneously or receive money to attend college after service

    ● Some military careers require education/training similar to college classes (such as linguists and intelligence) or education for leadership positions

    Military(Experience, skills, & education)

    Exploring Schools & Campus Tours● Campus Tours: In your free time, weekends, and holidays, visit and explore different

    universities, colleges, and vocational schools○ Your student’s dream school or pathway might not always be what is expected!

    ● Students can participate in online college fairs: www.collegeweeklive.com

    ● Students can also learn more about individual schools on: www.collegeboard.org

    ● Colleges and universities visit our campus regular! Attend career center college

    presentations (there are MANY coming up, visit the Career Center for more details)

    http://www.collegeweeklive.comhttp://www.collegeboard.org

  • 1.) LOCATIONa.) Do you want to be close to home or within driving distance?b.) Do you want to live in an urban or more rural area?c.) Do you want to live out of state, or even out of the country?

    2.) SCHOOL FEATURESa.) How many students attend and what is the average class size?b.) What facilities and student centers do they have on campus (i.e. library, resource centers, mental wellness centers, etc)c.) What is something unique about the school that you find attractive?

    3.) MAJORS AND PROGRAMSa.) What are you interested in studying and do they offer that?b.) Is that major impacted or more challenging to get admitted?c.) What opportunities does the school offer students in those programs, whether in academics or extracurriculars?

    4.) COST OF LIVING AND TUITIONa.) What is the cost of tuition, room and board, and other student fees?b.) What would it cost to live off-campus in the location of your dream school?

    5.) FINANCIAL AID, SCHOLARSHIP, AND WORK STUDY OPTIONSa.) Does the school offer need-based and/or merit-based scholarships, work study, or other financial assistance?

    Factors to Consider When Choosing a Collegewww.collegedata.com/ - College search & predict admission chances & calculate financial aid.www.cccapply.org - California Community Colleges.www.universityofcalifornia.edu - University of California systemhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply - California State University system.www.aiccu.edu - California Independent Colleges and Universitieswww.rwm.org/rwm - Find the right vocational program for you. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/ - National Center for Education and Statisticswww.collegeboard.org - CollegeBoard

    Other College Resources

    CSUMB Open House

    Where: California State University Monterey Bay

    When: Saturday, October 13th

    Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Cost: Free

    College Night at Hartnell College

    Over 40 universities are expected to be present. For a list of participating colleges/universities visit: www.hartnell.edu/collegefair

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018 6:00 — 8:00 PM | Hartnell College Student Center

    ● PSAT: 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will take this test on October 10th, 2018○ Scores for the PSAT do not get sent to colleges, and are meant to help students practice and

    prepare for the SAT test

    ● SAT: 11th grade students will usually take the SAT for the first time during their Spring

    semester of Junior year and will take it at least once more during their Senior year

    ○ www.collegeboard.org

    ● ACT: Some colleges require the ACT as well, or allow students to take EITHER the SAT or

    the ACT; when researching colleges, students should look at admissions exam

    requirements to see which test(s) they need to take

    ○ www.actstudent.org

    University Admissions Exams (PSAT, SAT & ACT) Hartnell College Workshopshttp://www.hartnell.edu/registration-steps

    ● Hartnell College will be visiting our campus to help all Seniors complete the Application process (make-up days available to ensure completion)

    ● Once the application process is complete, Hartnell College staff will return to our campus for the new student Orientation

    ● Completion of the Hartnell College application does not mean that the student is obligated to attend if he/she plans to attend elsewhere

    http://www.collegedata.com/http://www.cccapply.orghttp://www.universityofcalifornia.eduhttps://www2.calstate.edu/applyhttp://www.aiccu.eduhttp://www.rwm.org/rwmhttp://www.collegeboard.orghttps://www.hartnell.edu/sites/default/files/u287/college_night_2018.pdfhttp://www.collegeboard.org/http://www.actstudent.org

  • ● Please meet with your student to discuss what their post-secondary plans are:

    ○ Possible Career Paths

    ○ Possible Areas of Study

    ○ Possible Colleges, Universities, or Vocational Schools / Apprenticeships

    Homework for Parents / Guardians