Field Trips & Opportunities
National College Fair – November 2, 2018
The NACAC National College Fair will take place at the Washington State Convention Center this fall on November 2nd & 3rd. Students are encouraged to attend this college fair to meet with admission representatives from colleges around the nation. There will be a field trip on October 27th from Hazen to the college fair. If you are interested in attending this field trip, come see Mr. Nguyen in the Career Center and pick up a permission slip.
Pierce County Construction Career Day – November 14, 2018
As one of our country’s largest industries, the construction trades are facing a shortage of skilled workers! This opportunity is designed to inspire Western Washington high school students toward construction careers. Students will have the opportunity to operate outdoor heavy equipment and experience hands-on construction activities. Field trip forms will be available soon in the Career Center.
Lindbergh High School’s Trade Fair - March 14, 2018
If you are looking for post secondary plans in the Trade field, come and check out this opportunity! You will get the chance to explore different trade and meet people currently working in them. Field trip forms will be available in February.
Expanding Your Horizons - March 30, 2018
This year’s Expanding Your Horizons, half day seminar is on Friday, March 30th, that will feature hands-on workshops presented by women in STEM careers! This seminar is a great way to learn about STEM careers and can provide a great networking opportunity to learn from women in fields that you are interested in pursuing. Field trip forms will be available in February.
College Planning Day, - Date & Location TBD
This is a great opportunity to explore a college campus and get a grip on college planning! There will be presentations from college around the area, such as Western, UW, and WSU, and you will be able to meet with representatives from these colleges and more! Campus tours will also be running throughout the day, so there will be a chance to explore. Field trip forms will be available once the location has been determined.
Blacks at Microsoft - Minority Student Day - Date TBD
Are you a student interested in a future in technology and come from a diverse community? This field trip will be filled with great information on what it takes to be successful in the field of technology, hands on projects and games, networking with those in the field, and insight into Microsoft’s technology. Feild trip forms will be available in December.
Women Fly! - Date TBD
This special opportunity is for young women who are interested in aviation and aerospace careers and is hosted by the Museum of Flight! You will get to participate in workshops led by women currently working in the aerospace-related fields and gain knowledge about the field of aerospace. Come and get inspired to about aviation! Field trip forms will be available in early Janurary.
Event and Workshop Listings
Money Maze Presentation @ Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center - October 24, 2018
Money Maze is a workshop designed to address the major issues students and parents face as they pursue all the types of merit and need based financial aid programs.
Learn About: Cost & Value of College, Types of Financial Aid, FAFSA, Private Scholarships
There will be a financial aid resource fair from 5pm-6pm with presentation starting at 6pm-8pm.
All families are welcome to attend. Each family will go home with a Money Maze workbook and be entered into the raffle (drawing will happen at end of presenation, must be present to win).
Post- Secondary Fair @ Renton Pavilion Events Center - November 1, 2018 5pm-7pm
Learn about these post-secondary options at the Post-Secondary Fair: Military, College, University, Trade School, Apprenticeships, and Internships. Free admission, all families welcome, over 90 entities participating. For more information contact your Career Center Specialist.