College & Career Center
COLLEGE AND CAREER SPECIALIST AND SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTOR
STEPS TO COMPLETE THE WORK PERMIT APPLICATION:
1. Download & print work permit application
2. Student, Employer, and Parent Sections must be completed and signed
3. Submit completed application to Ms. Gildon in the College and Career Center (Room 6206)
4. Once permit has been processed, student will sign and date it.
Remember that you do not need a Work Permit Application until after you get hired.
Join the Youth Employment Network (YEN) Canvas course at the link above because you will not only find job and volunteer opportunities, but also many more resources that can help you find a job, learn about future career options, set goals, and much more!
You can also find the latest LBUSD internship opportunities here.
Big Future is a free website with a step-by-step approach that helps with the college planning process for students and families. You can find the best college matches based on what matters to you most (type of school, location, majors, financial aid available, sports, etc.) You'll get instant college matches (access to nearly 4,000 two- and four-year colleges and universities) and then you can explore those colleges more in depth. You can also see if you're on track to meet the colleges' requirements.
There are five service academies in the United States. Four of the academies require a nomination from an authorized nominating source. Each academy offers young men and women a FREE college education at a highly-ranked, nationally-recognized academic program while preparing them for an officer's commission in the armed forces. The academies are:
U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York
U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York
U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland
The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut is the only one that does not require a Congressional nomination. Visit each service academy's website for additional information.
The Lakewood High School College and Career Center is your resource for information about POST-SECONDARY OPTIONS, including:
COLLEGES – COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND 4-YEAR COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - California Colleges and CSU and UC A-G Checklist
Paid, on-the-job training to learn a skilled trade such as carpenter, plumber, electrician
TRADE PROGRAMS/CAREER EDUCATION/SPECIALTY PROGRAMS
Also: Career and Technical Education Internships (Previously known as Work Based Learning/ROP Classes)
Dual Enrollment College Classes
FINANCIAL AID: FAFSA, California Dream Act, Cal Grant Submission, and Scholarships
JOB BOARD/WORK PERMITS
Assistance completing job applications, resumes, and preparing for interviews
VOLUNTEER/SERVICE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Services/Resources of the College and Career Center include:
GUEST SPEAKERS, COLLEGE/MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES AND WORKSHOPS – Throughout the year the College and Career Center hosts workshops on topics ranging from “Completing College Applications” and “Applying for Financial Aid” to “Job Search Techniques (filling out applications, creating a resume, interviewing skills)” and “After High School…What’s Next”
COLLEGE CATALOGS/BROCHURES – California Community Colleges, CSU, UC, CA Private Colleges, and Out-of-State Colleges
QUICK REFERENCE WEBSITES – A list of valuable web site addresses that offer assessment tools and sources of information on careers, colleges, scholarships, and financial aid
The College and Career Center is located in Room 6206
Students are welcome before school, during nutrition, lunch, after school, or by appointment (8:30 am-4:00 pm)