College & Career Center
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The College & Career Center is a resource lab for students, parents and faculty, to learn more about career and post-secondary education planning.

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Some of the resources available to you are:
  • Career interest/ability inventories
  • Access to the internet in the lab
  • Resource books and materials available
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Career information
  • Information on scholarships, grants and loans
  • Resumes/job seeking skills
  • Materials for colleges and universities, vocational and technical schools
  • College/University representative visits
  • Various career guest speakers
  • Workshops on financial aid
  • Gilbert Youth Employment Services (GYES)
  • Summer enrichment opportunities
  • Information on Military Services

Arizona Girls State
Girls State is a program of education for citizenship. This program is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, open to junior girls in senior high schools. Its purpose is to educate young women in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of American citizenship, in order to help them grasp the meaning of some of the responsibilities which they must assure when they become adults. Girls State is a positive and tangible program in Americanism. Girls State will be held June 3-9, 2018 on the campus of University of Arizona in Tucson. Details and application can be picked up in the College & Career Center. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2018.

The Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program (JBMSHP) @ ASU is currently taking applications. The JBMSHP is an intense academic program allowing student participants to reside on the ASU Tempe campus for a six or eight week summer session while enrolled in a university level mathematics course for college credit. For details go to Deadline to apply is February 28, 2018.

Arizona Boys State
Sponosored by The American Legion. Boys State is a citizenship program designed to provide a working knowledge of our governmental process. An interesting "learn by doing" method is used at Boys State. Boys learn government by actually operating it; Establish a mythical 51st state patterned after Arizona, elect state, county and city officers, set up legislative assemblies, introduce bills, organize courts and law enforcement agencies and in other ways act as self-governing citizens for a full week. To apply you must have completed (or are completing) your junior year. Boys State will be held at Northern Arizona University, Sunday, June 3 through Saturday, June 9, 2018. Applications are available in the College & Career Center and must be return by Monday, April 2, 2018.

Partners in Progress Career Shadowing & Mentorship Application
This program is offered as part of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Foundation Partners in Progress initiative. If accepted to this program, students will be assigned to a mentor in the profession/industry of interest as indicated on their application and will be required to complete between 12-16 hours of shadowing between the dates of May 16 and July 31, 2018. Students agree to make themselves available over the course of this program so as to satisfy at least 12 hours. Applications are available in the College & Career Center. Deadline to apply is April 5, 2018.


College visits are for seniors only unless otherwise stated. Students should check the events calendar board in the College & Career Center or Counseling Office for updates. SENIORS - you are required to sign-up for college visits in the CCC.


Northern Arizona University - Tuesday, February 13, 2nd Hour
Mesa Community College - Wednesday, February 14 - JCT
Central Arizona College - Wednesday, February 14 - 4th hour
University of North Texas - Tuesday, February 20 - 1st Hour
My Dental Assisting - Tuesday, February 20, 4th Hour
University of Arizona - Wednesday February 21 - JCT
Sunsplash Recruiting Event - Thursday, February 22 - Courtyard during both Lunches


Mesa Community College - Tuesday, February 20 - 4th Hour
Central Arizona College - Wednesday, March 21 - 4th Hour
Grand Canyon University - Wednesday, March 28 - JCT 

Gilbert Youth Employment Service (GYES)
GYES is a free community service sponsored by Gilbert Public Schools Vocational Education Department. GYES offers part-time employment opportunities while in school and full-time after graduation in a variety of work environments for youth, ages 16 through 21. Pick up an application in the career center, complete the form, and return it to Mrs. Sokolsky, Career Center Coordinator or go to GYES. All applications are processed and job referrals made through GYES.


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