Career development is a journey. Along the way you will make many discoveries about yourself... your interests, likes, dislikes, personal values and more. Our mission is to initiate the process for you and provide relevant information and resources to assist you with your career development needs.
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Current JOB OPENINGS... Students Apply Now! See list below...
The US Census is HIRING! You must be at least 18 years old, so it's perfect for graduating seniors! Many job vacancies in our area. This is a federal job and looks great on your resume! Apply online 2020census.gov/jobs
The City of Raleigh is currently hiring for many summer camp job opportunities including the Raleigh Summer Youth Program. The Raleigh Summer Youth Programs hires staff ages 15-18 in a wide variety of jobs all over the city. Use the link below to apply!
Parks and Recreation hires staff from 15+ in positions such as life guard, camp counselor, interns, cashiers, score keeper, and camp directors. http://www.raleighnc.gov/home/news/content/CorNews/Articles/PRecSummerCampJobs.html
Triangle Aquatics is HIRING! Summer pool attendants, lifeguards, pool managers and assistant managers at some locations. Pay ranges from $8.00 to $15.00 per hour and is extremely competitive. Applicants must apply online at: http://www.triangleaquatics.com/employment.html
Wegman's, new store opening in Raleigh, is HIRING for all areas! Apply online at wegmans.com/careers, then click "Search Careers" to get started.
AE Finley YMCA is hiring lifeguards and swim instructors. If you are a strong swimmer and not lifeguard certified, Finley will provide the certification class free as well as training.
Regal Cinemas is HIRING at North Hills. Apply online at REGmovies.com
Autobell is HIRING at all Raleigh locations. Apply online at autobell.com/jobs
King's Town Child Development Center is hiring for afternoon staff. Work with infants-4 year olds. Hours are Mon-Fri. 2:45-6:00 p.m. Contact Beth Scott at 919-819-0976 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
Panera Bread is Hiring in our area. Apply here!
Alexander Family YMCA is Hiring after-school counselors and tutors for their Y Learning Programs. Various locations available. Rate is $7.25 and $8.40 respectively. Apply now!
Sprouts Farmer's Market is HIRING! Apply at www.sprouts.com/careers
The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation, Servers Needed; Apply in person. Applications available in the SHS Career Center.
Upcoming Activities & Events (SPRING/SUM '19)
Health Careers Day on the Hill
What?– Health Careers Day on The Hill is an event that allows high school students to explore various health careers by hearing from a variety of health professionals.
When? – Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:45am – 5:45pm
Where?– UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Who?– High school students from across the state of NC
Why?– The objective is to peak their interest in various healthcare careers by providing breakout sessions and a resource fair component.
Cost is $30
Register here: https://nchcap.unc.edu/pre-college/health-careers-day-on-the-hill/
Junior Volunteers at Wake Med (Summer)
The goal of this program is to provide hands-on volunteer experience that meets the current needs of the hospital. Must be 16 years old. Summer track (June, July & August) application opens 1st week of April. Check website for link to sign up. https://www.wakemed.org/volunteering-junior-volunteering
To be considered for a Junior Volunteer position, you must be age 16 or older on the date the application portals open.
Xtreme Beginnings Career Event, April 3, 2019 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon @ NCSU McKimmon Center/ This event is for 10th and 11th graders. Sessions include Career/College Expo, Personal Branding & Mock Interviews Students should contact Ms. Claiborne in the career center if you want to participate.
Date: Wed., April 10, 2019
Location: Contemporary Art & Design Center in downtown Raleigh Contact Mr. Watkins in room 227 for details
Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day Thurs., April 11, 2019 Only 3 girls from each high school may attend. Learn from women working as civil engineers. Interactive projects and more. Lunch provided. Sign up in the career center.
Reality of Money Simulation April 25, 2019 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Small Gym Adult volunteers needed. If you are interested in helping at one of the stations the students will visit, sign up here where you will get more details and volunteer time options. This is a financial education event for seniors. Email Ms. Claiborne with questions email@example.com
American Legion Student Trooper Program 2019
Juniors and seniors (male & female students) may apply to the Student Trooper Program.
Date: June 16-21, 2019
Where: NC Highway Patrol Training Center in Raleigh
Each applicant must be sponsored by an American Legion Post. Call 919-832-7506 if you need help in finding a sponsoring post. Students will participate in a wide variety of instructional sessions. The purpose is to "create an association between our young people and the folks responsible for enforcing the laws of our State." Application and additional details in the career center.
NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS?
Student Volunteers Needed for the Red Rose Benefit @ Edenton Street United Methodist Church in downtown Raleigh
Sat., February 23rd. Volunteers needed from 3:30 p.m. -9:15 p.m. Duties include: Serve hor'dourves, serve dinner, clean up tables
Pizza will be served for volunteers. Must wear white collared shirt/blouse with black pants. To sign up, call Peter Cotter at 919-218-5029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunch N Learn Sessions- Sign up in the Career Center!
Feb. 21, 2019- Topic: "Entrepreneurship & Franchising"
March 21, 2019- Topic: "Leadership & Management"
All lunch periods in the career center. Drinks & light snacks provided.
Hispanic Career Fair, *NEW Date Jan. 31, 2019 Over 35 companies and organizations with Hispanic professionals on hand to inspire and share career info and resources with students. Must receive a PASS to attend. Parents welcome. Contact Ms. Claiborne, CDC for details.
ChickTech Free program for female students who want to learn about App Design, 3D Printing, Robotics, Wearable Technology, Video Production and Web Development. Students must be nominated by teacher or staff member. Visit raleigh-durham.chicktech.org for more details.
ACE Mentoring Program (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) Begins September 2018 For more details and to register, click here Watch here
UNC Hospital Health Career Symposium, October 18, 2018
If you are interested in a health career, plan to attend this activity at UNC Healthcare. Topic is "Oncology". A tour of UNC Hospitals is included. You must register in the SHS career center by September 1. Cost is $10. Only 7 students from SHS may attend. Email email@example.com if interested.
SHS Career & College Fair, October 19, 2018 8:00-10:00 a.m. in Auxiliary gym. If you are a college or company and want to participate as a table vendor, click here to register.
NC D.O.T Career Exploration Day
Rule of Law Conference, Campbell Law School