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Career Center

Career Centers are a vital part of the Renton School District's college and career readiness program that provides information and provides support for all high school students 9th-12th grade.

What is the Career Center?

  • A hub of information available for all 9th - 12th graders to explore, develop and achieve post-secondary educational plans and goals.
  • Receive support on, browse through and take printed materials on pre-apprenticeship programs, apprenticeships, two-year degrees, four degrees and military branches. Attend presentations by representatives of these programs.
  • View current job openings and program opportunities.
  • Learn how to use online tools like Career Cruising or work on financial aid applications and scholarships.
  • Visit Career Center website for handbook guides complied by the Renton School District College and Career Specialists. 

When can the Career Center be accessed? Hours? Location?

  • The Career Center is open Monday-Friday, 7 am - 3:30m pm. Location varies at each school, contact your Career Center Specialists for location. 
  • Due to offsite field trips and workshops, the Career Center will be closed on select days.
  • Students can visit the Career Center with teacher approval. Students must have a signed pass from their teacher for that class period. 
  • Students dropping off Worksite Learning Packets and/or Parent/School Work Authorizations can drop-off those forms anytime by leaving them in the labeled tray.

Contact your Career Center Specialist

Hazen High School:
Quan Nguyen, College & Career Specialist
Email: Quan.Nguyen@rentonschools.us
Phone: (425) 204-4254

Lindbergh High School
Ivery Rhodes, College & Career Specialist
Email: ivery.rhodes@rentonschools.us
Phone:  (425) 204-3225

Renton High School:
Nichola, Fulmer, College & Career Specialist
Email: Nichola.Fulmer@rentonschools.us
Phone: (425) 204-3524

Talley High School Opportunity Center
Kellie Luther, College & Career Specialist
Email: kellie.luther@rentonschools.us
Phone:  (425) 204-2116

Other Contacts: 

Michele Johnson, CTE Support / Program Specialist
Email: michele.johnson@rentonschools.us
Phone: (425) 282-7442

Terry Derrig, Worksite Learning Coordinator
Email: terry.derrig@rentonschools.us
Phone: (206) 940-5750

 

Overview of Career Center Resources

•Explore college planning resources

  • College visits
  • Application process -College course catalogs and applications – Computers available for research and applying to colleges.
  • Scholarships- For a listing of all the currently available scholarships see the scholarship link on the Career Center website at your school
  • Financial Aid -There are resource books about Financial Aid available for check-out.

•Job and Volunteer postings – See the Career Center for available opportunities.

•Find career connected learning opportunities Worksite Learning

  • Worksite Learning
  • Industry Field Trips
  • Industry Certification

•Explore post-secondary options through a variety of career planning resources 

  • Books available on choosing a career, writing resumes, interviewing for jobs and many other aspects of career selection.
  • Learn how to use online tools such as Career Cruising
  • Apprenticeship options
  • Military opportunities
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