Tracy J Gasca

Career and Career Advisor
gascat@bsd405.org  425.456.7213

Career Center Hours

M, T, TH, and F
8:00am – 4:00pm
Wed
8:00am – 2:00pm

College Corps

For assistance with FAFSA,
college & scholarships apps:

Tuesday’s & Thursday’s 3:00 – 4:30

Interlake’s College & Career Center provides students and parents with access to current information and resources on college and career planning. Offering a variety of services from registration for WaNIC courses and resume workshops to college visits and career exploration through community service, we will be your guide as you plan for your future.

ATTENTION: College Representatives

If you are interested in scheduling a college visits, please register here. Please contact our College and Career Advisor for any questions. Thank you.

CTE courses @ IHS

Interlake offers students a variety of CTE programs. Take time to browse the many courses via the CTE link above. Along with numerous career pathway opportunities, most of the CTE courses allow students to earn college credit through Tech Prep CC (see Tech Prep CC link below). CTE also offers several advanced level WaNIC courses providing intensive training in specific areas of study (see WaNIC link below). Please contact the Career Specialist with any questions you may have.

WaNIC courses @ IHS

Below is a list of WaNIC courses available to IHS students. Students register for these courses through the Career Specialist starting in February.

ARTS, MEDIA, COMMUNICATION & DESIGN

  • Film & Video Production (Media Production)
  • Production Graphics & Graphic Design
  • Radio/TV Broadcasting Technology

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION

  • Event Planning, Hospitality & Tourism
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Sports & Entertainment Management/Marketing

ENGINEERING, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • Automotive Technology
  • Composite Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Construction Trades
  • DigiPen Robotics & Future Technologies
  • Environmental Horticulture (Advanced)
  • Sustainable Engineering & Design
  • Welding Technology, Design & Fabrication

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

  • American Sign Language
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Careers
  • Fire & EMS
  • Health Science Careers (Nursing)
  • Medical Science
  • Sports Medicine
  • Teaching Academy

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  • CISCO Networking Academy
  • DigiPen Animation Academy (AP Studio Art)
  • DigiPen Video Game Programming (AP)

WaNIC SUMMER SKILLS ACADEMY

  • Culinary Creations
  • Dynamic DNA
  • Health
  • Health Careers Exploration
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • DigiPen Art & Animation
  • DigiPen Cyber Security
  • DigiPen Game Programming
  • DigiPen Robotics
  • DigiPen Video Game Development
  • Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Rock Your Ride – Mobile Electronics
  • STEM Guitar Building 

For more information, click on the WaNIC link above or contact the Career Specialist.

Tech Prep courses @ IHS

Did you know IHS students can earn college credit while in high school? It’s called “dual credit.” Dual credit can be earned for most CTE courses through Tech Prep. The following IHS courses are eligible for dual credit when students earn a B or better.

  • Accounting 1 AND 2
  • AP Computer Science
  • Computer Graphics/Design
  • Digital Video/Audio 1 or 2
  • Environmental Horticulture
  • IB Business and Management
  • Intro to Computer Prgm
  • Marketing and Business
  • Msft Office Core or Expert
    • must pass certification
  • Photography
  • Technical Theater
  • Urban Horticultural
  • Web Publishing
  • Welding/Metals Fabrication
  • All WaNIC courses

Registration takes place December through June. For more information, click on the Tech Prep link above or contact the Career Specialist.

Scholarship Information

Stressed about paying for college? Click the link above for links to various scholarship links and search engines.

Career, Employment & Community Service Opportunities

  • Bellevue Botanical Garden – Seeking volunteers to greet and welcome visitors during its annual Garden D’Lights display. Shifts are available nightly from November 25th through December 31st. Visit their website or contact Shannon Darrow at SDarrow@bellevuewa.gov
  • Bellevue Youth Theatre Volunteering – various opportunities
  • Bellevue Chamber Chorus – Ushers for their 2018 Concerts. Visits their website for more information
  • King Conservation District (KCD) – non-regulatory government agency that promotes the sustainable use of natural resources through responsible stewardship. KCD is always on the lookout for new volunteers who are passionate about their community and want to give back. The events we host focus on environmental issues around King County like: improving water quality, removing invasive plants, propagating native plant species, restoring natural riparian areas, improving salmon/wildlife habitat, and so much more. We are looking for students who are interested in environmental stewardship, looking for service learning, or just want to spend some time outside giving back.If you are interested, please contact Crispin Peters at 425-282-1959 or restorationIP@kingcd.org.
  • Teach Kids to Code – 
    • teach anywhere from 3 to 10 hours each week.
    • competitive compensation, ranging from $13-$20 per hour (depending on your skills and experience). With bonuses, new instructors can make about $30 per class and experienced instructors can reach $50 per class.
    • We offer training opportunities as well, so you can start off light and grow your course load as you learn.
    • Scratch | Python | Javascript | HTML & CSS | SQL | ArduinoIf
    • Submit your CV and some examples of your code.
    • Send your cover letter and resume to
      • Jobs-Seattle@CodingWithKids.com 
  • File Clerk Job Position – Stein, Lotzkar & Starr,  P.S
    Fast paced criminal defense law firm is seeking a responsible student for the part-time position of file clerk.Job Description:

    • File hard files and documents into cabinets in alphabetical order
    •  Various office tasks as assigned- may include preparing files to be moved to storage, assembling new files and located files for court calendars
    • Must be 16+ years older, with reliable transportation (bus routes near us are 234/235 & 249)

    Requirements:

    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to work efficiently, professionally and independently
    • Ability to lift heavy boxes and files (up to 25 pounds

    Hours:  8-10 hours per week in the afternoon

    Pay:  $11.00 per hour

    This position is open for an immediate start date.  Resumes can be sent to hrslsps@comcast.net

  • Teaching Assistant Opportunities – bestinclasseducation.com
    Responsibilities
    • Grade homework assignments and tests with provided answer keys
    • Printing and filing student work
    • Answer phone calls
    • Maintain accurate student records
    • Assist tutors in the classroom with teaching elementary students
    • Assist with maintaining basic center cleanliness
    Work Schedule
    • Shifts are 4 to 5 hours on weekdays and up to 6.5 hours on weekends
    • Weekday shifts from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Weekend shifts from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Position Specifics
    • Starting pay $11 per hour (depending on experience)
    Requirements
    • At least a high school junior or senior (minimum age 16 years old)
    • Strong in math and knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, and English usage
    • Ability to follow instructions and work as a team member
    • Ability to deal with students in a caring and confident manner
    How to Apply
    Email your current resume and letter of interest to careers@bicedu.com
  • NOW HIRING Lifeguards + Swim Instructors
    Lifeguards:
    • This position maintains safe swimming
    conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding
    areas.
    • Positively communicates information on
    YMCA Total Health and other YMCA
    programs.
    • Various morning, afternoon, evening and
    weekend shifts available.
    Swim Instructors:
    • Provides direct leadership, instruction
    and motivation for students in swimming
    classes.
    • Assists lifeguards with maintaining safe
    swimming conditions in the pool, deck
    and surrounding areas.
    We pay for your time & certification!
    Contact:
    Kellie Masters
    kmasters@seattleymca.org
    425.391.4840
  • Bellevue Family YMCA Lifeguards and Swim Instructors.Who: 16 years or olderApply Online: http://seattleymca.jobs/jobs/?location=bellevue&q=bellevue+aquaticsFor questions please contact:
    Lauren Wunch
    425.990.6996
    lwunch@seattleymca.com
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics in Bellevue (Crossroads) is looking for seasonal team members!Link for Job Description & To Apply:https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career_ns=job_listing&company=JoAnn&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&rcm_site_locale=en_US&career_job_req_id=105362&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=b9qK158nQT0VqSVRT7WVlIZFsj8%3d
  • Crossroads Vet is looking for a part-time employee
    • Monday – Friday 4 pm – 6 pm & flexibility for weekends
    • May be required to work Saturdays
    • Min. age of 16 yrs old
    • starting pay $11/hour

    Duties include but not limited too:

    • cleaning clinic/kennels
    • refilling supplies
    • taking care of boarding pets over some weekends and holidays
    • filing
    • answering phones
    • greeting clients
    • scheduling clients
    • assisting veterinarian with surgeries/procedures/appointments
    • preparing for surgeries

    Please fax or email cover letter to Ali info@bellevuecrossroadsvet.com or at 425.644.5897. Please no phone calls.
    www.bellevuecrossroadsvet.com 

  • Chuck E. Cheese in Bellevue
    They are hiring for multiple positions!Contact:
    Rian Coffey – General Mgr
    425-747-4301
    S305@chuckecheese.comChuckie Cheese Flyer
  • Kumon Bel-Red Center is hiring Teacher Assistants!
    The job would consist of 2-3 days a week, from 4:00 – 7:00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday (10:00 – 1:00 pm). You would be working with children grades K-12, correcting both Math and English worksheets and helping young children learn phonics, reading, spelling, and grammar skills. Native English speaker with strong grammar skills and GPA of 3.60+ preferred.Please Contact belredkumon@gmail.comLocation:
    Kumon Bel-Red Center
    14904 Bel-Red Road
    Bellevue, WA 98007