Life After High School, Are You Ready?
The John Muir College and Career Center
Our goal is to provide students the resources, tools, and guidance necessary to chart a path toward their career goals. This information includes but is not limited to: financial aid (e.g. scholarships), SAT and ACT testing information, promoting community service and hosting visitations of college and military representatives. Our intent is to support John Muir High School students as they assume responsibility for their success in school and beyond.
This website is just one of several components in our continued effort to connect the wealth of information and opportunities afforded our students into a comprehensive form that enables students to focus rather than be overwhelmed.
The Career Center also has designated topic information boards prominently displayed dedicated to prompting student’s attention. Information such as, student employment, Financial Aid, and Occupational information is available for students.
As freshmen, students create their own portfolio using the California Career Zone Career Exploration Program and take an assessment to identify their primary interests as it relates to careers. These portfolios follow them year to year. Students are encouraged to add to their portfolio as they go. Career assessment and interpretation services are also available with a one on one session with Mrs. Silva.
The College and Career Center itself has been designed with students and parents in mind. High School along with college and career planning can be overwhelming. We have broken this process into manageable pieces allowing them to focus on one piece at a time.
College & Career Technician: Mr.Reyes, Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
COMPUTER LAB RESERVATIONS:
1. Complete the Student section
2. Employer completes and signs Employer section
3. Parent statement signed by one parent or guardian
4. Complete social security number
5. Student must have a GPA of 2.0 or above
6. Return to the Career Center room E522
*Allow 24 hours to process
*Click to download a Work Permit Application
"A work permit may be issued upon written request of the parent, guardian, foster parent, caregiver with whom the minor resides, or residential shelter services provider. A permit to work may be issued to a minor 14-18 if the student is enrolled in and regularly attending school and is making academic progress toward graduation. If the student's attendance becomes irregular than the work permit may be canceled until such time as the student attendance and academic performance improves".
www.eaop.ucla.edu Fridays 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
PASADENA CITY COLLEGE TRIO PROGRAMS
Click for more information
"ROP Helps Teens Gain Real-World Skills", click here for full article
College & Career Literature
Occupational Information and Current Student Employment Opportunities
Financial Aid Resources
Entry Level Sample Resume Planner
modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/917202/File/Career Center 2014/Entry Level Resume Planner.docx
modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/917202/File/Career Center 2014/JSmith Sample Resume.pdf
Upcoming College Presenters:
9/17-Cal State Northridge
10/3-Point Loma University
10/9-University of Albany
More presenters pending, updated weekly
* Sign-up in the Career Center today. Must have a call out slip or hall pass to participate.
**All presentations are held in the Career Center unless otherwise indicated.**
Adelante Mujer Latina Conference is back!
May 17, 2014
It is a special conference designed to inform, encourage and inspire young women to take school seriously, work hard, make smart choices, think big, plan and prepare for the future, and take advantage of every opportunity so that they may achieve their career goals and have a positive impact in their lives, their families and communities.
More information on:
Sign up with Mr. Reyes in the College & Career Center!!!
Check out last year's participants below:
Adelante Young Men Conference Participants 2011
Congratulations to the 2011-12 ROP Outstanding Student of the Year Nominees! Sandra Cervantes & Marissa Dodd represented Muir well!!!
Interested in a Career in the Contruction Industry?
There is a FREE Apprenticeship Preparation Program offered through the Flintridge Center that is looking for students! Click here for more information or visit Ms. Silva for more information.
2013- Assessment Day for future P.C.C. students. This English/Math assessment will take place in the Career Center The date and time is to be determined. Inquire in the Career Center.
The CHAFEE grant provides free $$$ for College or Career Technical Training!
Online Application (click)
Paper Application (click)
Are you having trouble figuring out your FAFSA status? Come by the Career Center to get assistance today.
Seniors, have you submitted your college applications???
(Caleb & Daniella after they have submitted their apps!)
CSU/UC Application Workshops
What: CSU/UC Application & Personal Statement support (other colleges okay too)
Where: Career Center-E524 Computer Lab
Past College Visitations
The Black Recruitment & Retention Center @ UC Berkeley
The Bay Area College Tour (click)
UC BERKELEY @ MUIR 10/03/11
UCLA REPRESENTATIVE @ MUIR ON 9/20/11
POINT LOMA UNIVERSITY
Upcoming ACT and SAT COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAM DATES:
Undocumented Student Resources:
M.I.T Visits Muir!!!
Great turnout!!! Muir had 32 young ladies attend this career conference this year! You represented John Muir very well.
Start applying for Scholarships!!
Finaid ("how to" site for financial aid)
African Amercian Scholarships
Maldef (Latino Scholarships)
Latino College Dollars (Latino Scholarships)
Scholarships that do not require a Social Security Number
P.C.C. Application Workshop