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DVHS School Code:

050109

Career Center Tech Phone: 925.756.6762 Monday - Friday

Price, Pamela
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Welcome to DVHS

The College and Career Center is located with the Counseling office next to the Main Administration office.

Students can find informative resources for College Entrance testing; College search; and to explore future Careers and may stop by before and after school or during their lunch period. Parents may stop at the Front Desk for a Visitors pass to visit Monday - Friday, 7:30am- 4:00pm.

 

The College and Career Center

choose a career

Big Future / College Board

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org

California Career Center

http://calcareercenter.org

California Career Zone

http://www.cacareerzone.org

Career Assessment Test

http://www.myplan.com

NextStepU Magazine

http://www.nextstepu.com

Bay Area Career Guide

http://bacareerguide.org/home

choose a college

Explore all California Colleges www.CaliforniaColleges.edu

Look at California Community College options www.californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu

Plan, explore and apply to one of the 23 California State University campuses. www.csumentor.edu

Picture yourself at at UC campus. Apply online to one of the 9 University of California campuses. www.universityofcalifornia.edu

Historically Black Colleges and Universities www.hbcuconnect.com

The Common Application provides an admission application – online and in print – for over 480 US and International member institutions. www.commonapp.org

Scholarship search

Every student needs help to pay for college. To find money to pay for college, use a search engine website such as these that are listed: 

www.scholarships.com 

www.cappex.com

www.fastweb.com

www.zinch.com

bigfuture.collegeboard.org

 

Fee Waivers

Students who are eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) are eligible for Fee Waivers for the ACT, SAT , AP tests,  College Applications, and NCAA registration. To get proof of your NSLP eligibility emailed to you, contact Nutrition Services at (925) 779-7600, extension 13395. You must bring proof of your eligibility to the Career Center in order to receive fee waivers. www.schoollunchapp.com

 

Today: 4/21/15

News

UC Davis Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professional National Conference - October 10-11, 2015

UC Davis is offering a weekend conference for students and adults interested in pre-medical and pre-health professions.  Please visit www.ucdhealth.org for more information.  Conference is open to everyone.  A detailed flyer is attached.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

Rotary International RYE Scholarship for Study Abroad

Rotary International District 5160 is offering students a scholarship opportunity for children age 15-18 that would like to spend a year on a study abroad program.  Please visit http://yex.rotary5160.net/ or see attached flyer for more information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

Accounting Career Awareness Program

The Accounting Career Awareness Program will take place July 12-17, 2015 at UC Berkeley.  It is a free program.  This program is open to all students who have completed 9th through 11th grade, have a 3.0GPA(although anyone may apply), attend a Bay Area high school, complete the application and submit a copy of their high school transcript.  Applications are due on May 4, 2015.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

Western Association for College Admission Counseling College Fair

WACAC is hosting a College Fair on Friday, May 8th from 9:30am to Noon at Cal State East Bay in Hayward.  Please see attached flyer for further information or visit www.wacaccollegefair.com to register.  You will be able to print a personalized barcode and bring it with you to the event so that colleges may receive your contact information electronically.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

National Park Service - Youth Conservation Corps 2015 Summer Work Opportunity

The National Park Service is offering an 8 week, full time job opportunity to youth ages 15 1/2 to 19 this summer.  The program runs from June 22nd through August 14th.  There is a mandatory orientation on June 6th if accepted.  Please see attached flyer for more information.  Applications are due on May 10th.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

Japanese Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

THe JCCNC scholarship applications are available.  Please come to the Career Center to pick a paper copy up or see the attached application and flyer. Applications are due on May 1st.  Eligibility requirements include Japanese ancestry, GPA of 3.3 or higher, admission into 4 year college for Fall 2015 and academic interests in the study of fields of US-Japan relations.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

C Colombo Lodge, Order Sons of Italy in America Scholarship

Students of Italian descent are invited to apply for the C. Colombo Lodge scholarship.  Please come to the Career Center for a paper application or see the attached flyer and application.  Requirements include membership in the Colombo lodge of a family member, graduating senior, enrolled in school for Fall 2015, GPA of 3.0 is preferred, an essay, two letters of recommendations from teachers/faculty and a completed application.  Please contact Lisa Navarro at 925-754-4506 or lrbelleci@yahoo.com for further information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

CA Community College Agreement with HBCU

The California Community College District has reached an agreement with nine HBCU schools.  Please see attached flyer for further information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/17/15

Exploring College Options Student/Parent Information Sessions

Representatives from Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn and Stanford will be hosting information sessions in the San Francisco Bay Area the week of May 3rd.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.  They will take place at 7pm and are available in San Francisco, San Mateo, San Jose, Fremont and Oakland.  Please visit www.exploringcollegeoptions.org for more information. 

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 4/15/15

Construction Financial Management Association Scholarship

The CFMA Silicon Valley Chapter Scholarship is due on May 1st.  Applicants must be a senior, attending college in the fall pursuing a finance or construction related degree or participate in an apprenticeship program in Fall 2015.  For further information, please email Patricia Walsh at pwalsh@alr-law.com.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/26/15

California Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Application

The California Legislative Black Caucus is offering a scholarship program to graduating seniors who have a minimum 2.5 GPA and will be attending an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall.  The application is attached.  Applicants must also include an official transcript, letters of recommendation, their college acceptance letter and an essay(part of the application).  The application is attached to this news item and copies are available in the Career Center.  More information can be found at http://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov/clbccaliforniascholars.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/26/15

SAT and ACT Dates and Registration Deadlines

SAT and ACT Deadlines for 2014-2015 School Year

SAT - May 2nd test    Regular Registration Deadline is April 6th/Late Online Registration Deadline is April 21st

SAT - June 6th test    Regular Registration Deadline is May 8th/Late Online Registration Deadline is May 27th

ACT - April 18th test  Late Registration Deadline March 27th

ACT - June 13th test  Regular Registration Deadline May 8th/Late Registration Deadline is May 22nd

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/25/15

California Legislative Black Caucus African-American Leaders for Tomorrow Summer Program

Current sophomore or junior students with a 2.5GPA or above are encouraged to apply for a free summer program taking place at CSUDH from July 29-August 1.  Students must demonstrate leadership potential, provide a current high school transcript, two letters of recommendation, 2 required essays and a copy of all agreements signed.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/25/15

California Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Application

The California Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Application is now available.  Please see attached information and application.  Applicants must be graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be considered for this scholarship.  Applications are due on June 12, 2015.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/25/15

Wagner College Summer Pre-College Program

Wagner College in Staten Island, New York is offering many summer pre-college programs.  Programs include Science & Literature/Writing, History & Literature/Writing, Dance Intensive, and Summer Music Theatre Institute.  To learn more, please visit http://wagner.edu/pre-college.  Priority deadline is April 15th and the regular deadline is May 1st.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/24/15

Colleges That Change Lives College Fair

The Colleges That Change Lives College Fair will be coming to two locations in the Bay Area this summer. 

Monday, July 27th at 7pm,  Santa Clara County Convention Center

Tuesday, July 28th at 7pm  Marin Center in San Rafael, CA

For more information, visit www.ctcl.org/events/san-francisco15

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/24/15

Career Cafe - Resources for California Community College Students

Please visit www.cacareercafe.com for a virtual career center for California Community College students.  This site will help you identify your interests, skills and talents.  It will connect you to career information and help you uncover a variety of real-world opportunities to validate your career choice.  It will help you organize and manage your job search and allow you to use CalJOBS - California's free, online, full-service employment center.  See attached flyer for more information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/24/15

Sutter Delta Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Opportunity

The Sutter Delta Medical Center Auxiliary is accepting applications for their 2015 scholarship.  To qualify, students must be accepted into a medically related education program, have a 3.0 or higher GPA, must be graduating in June 2015 or attending college in pursuit of a medical career, must volunteer in the community, have a teacher or administrator write a letter of recommendation and submit a 500 word essay.  Deadline is May 29, 2015.  Please see attached information.  Copies are also available in the Career Center.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/23/15

San Francisco National College Fair - Saturday, May 2nd

Please see attached flyer and list of participating schools for a National College Fair on Saturday, May 2nd. 

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/23/15

California State University Early Assessment Program Changes

Attached to this news item is important information regarding changes to the Early Assessment Program(EAP) for high school students planning on attending a Cal State University. 

Students performance on the new California Assessment of Student Performances(CAASPP) tests in both English Language Arts and Mathematics will be used to determine your Early Assessment Program Levels for Cal State Universities.  Cal State will also use SAT and ACT scores in both Math/Reading/English to determine your EAP level for admission.

Please visit www.csusuccess.org for more information.

Posted by: Amy Gonzales
Published: 3/12/15