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    This page is made for 9th - 12th graders to navigate, advance, and achieve their post-secondary goals.

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    Affordable Colleges Online

    Affordable Colleges Online provides guidebooks and other resources to help students navigate difficult decisions, such as choosing an online college, selecting the right financial aid program, or deciding on a major. Also provides resources on topics like college safety, mental health, and staying fit on campus. Check out their College Scholarships for Black Students.

     

    TheBestSchools.org

    Provides information to help you reach your goals for education and beyond including: degree program information, career information, news/trends in higher education, as well as guides to school affordability, online colleges, and more.

     


    Apprenticeship Opportunities

    Construction Apprenticeship

    2020 Apprentice Ship Guide Book cover

    Are you looking for a career instead of a minimum-wage job? Have you ever considered working in construction? If you are interested, then you're in the right place! Every day the City of Seattle needs trained professionals to build structures like you. Building structures include: 

    • Ironworkers
    • Cement Masons
    • Pipe Fitters
    • Sheet Metal Workers
    • Carpenters
    • Heavy Equipment Operators
    • Painters
    • Laborers
    • and more in the Guidebook

    The Guidebook is outlined to assist you to get started down the pathway in becoming one of the skilled professional trades with a high-paying job. Please read all the great opportunities of each apprenticeship trades. Each trades provide you an overview of their duties/tasks, qualifications, hourly wages/benefits, and apprenticeship training office contact information to register for the Apprenticeship course. 

    AJAC Youth Apprenticeship Program 

    AJAC Youth ApprenticeshipThe Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee Youth Program is designed for high school juniors and seniors to develop career-ready skills in the aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries. These apprenticeship programs combine:

    • 2,000 hours paid on-the-job training at an AJAC employer
    • 15 College Credit 
    • 2 High School Credits towards graduation
    • Journey-level certification card
    • OSHA-10 Certification
    • Short-Term for Local College Certification

    For more information, please visit the Career Center or visit the AJAC website for more apprenticeship programs.

    IAM/Boeing Apprenticeship Program

    International Association of Machinists and Aerospace WorkersDo you like to work at Boeing? Like to make $30 per hour as an entry-level apprentice? The Boeing Apprenticeship program offers a variety of full-time trades that are represented International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers. Programs are 8,000 or 10,000 hours in length with off-hour classroom training. Wages will increase at $40 per hour or above as an apprentice graduate. 

    Explore WA http://exploreapprenticeship.wa.gov/

    Georgetown Apprenticeship

    https://georgetown.southseattle.edu/apprenticeship-education-center