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Virtual Career Center

Virtual Career Center

 

Welcome to Nipomo High School

College & Career Advisement Center!

 

Our Vision:

To promote self-awareness and career development in order to empower students to make responsible and meaningful choices in a competitive 21st century, globally dynamic world.
Our Mission:
To serve the career development needs of all Nipomo High School students by providing high quality and diversity-sensitive services through individualized career counseling meetings, small group guided career lessons, pathway course offerings, college and career field trips, and career presentations designed to facilitate learning and advance student well-being, purpose, identity, academic success, and career achievement.
Nipomo High School students receive:
  • Interest inventories (Holland, cacareerzone.org, YouScience) and personality assessments (Meyers-Briggs, True Colors Methodology) to connect students' interests with potential career paths
 
  • Career exploration and college/university research to aid in student selection of majors and minors
 
  • Opportunities to attend school-wide career and college/university presentations and field trips
 
  • Encouragement for pathway selection and courses, volunteering, job shadowing, part-time employment, and/or extracurricular activities
 
  • Opportunities to take the ASVAB on NHS campus for the purpose of further career exploration or military pursuits
 
  • Customized attention to resumes, job search letters, and interviewing skills upon request
 
  • Listening and helping with personal concerns that relate to college and career decisions