Welcome to the Patriot High School College and Career Page

This site provides information and resources relating to college and career planning. Please visit often for updates. Also, stop by the Patriot Career Center for more information regarding college and careers.

Seniors!! SAVE THE DATEJumpStart College Applications Workshop for Seniors and Parents, August 20, 2020 9:30 -11:00 AM. More details coming via email in July.

Naviance Student - College/Career Exploration

The Naviance website allows parents and students to explore and make plans for life after high school. See below for log in information.

Login page: https://student.naviance.com/patriot
Sign in with Clever (O365 log in )
For detailed instructions, see the attached flyer.
New Naviance Log In with Clever.docx

College Info

Class of 2020 Videos--
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2020!!
We know you will change the world for the  better. Best wishes to you as you pursue your goals. Check out the videos below to see where some of our graduates are headed.

https://youtu.be/P_8dSWXbTE8(A-L)

https://youtu.be/Yj2WVdebXrk (M-Z)

Virtual College Tours-
Click on schools below to virtually view their campuses.

UVA
West Virginia Univ
Virginia Commonwealth University

College Planning Resources:
Collegeboard.org
Collegeboard Big Future
College Essay Help Article

ACT.org

I am the ONE
--College Preparation and Information
Next Step--College Planning resources

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
SCHEV makes higher education public policy recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly in such areas as capital and operating budget planning,enrollment projections, institutional technology needs, and student financial aid.

PWCS Transcript Policy--During COVID-19

If you need a copy of transcript, email Ms Baltimore or Ms Boddie for an official or unofficial copy (boddiegd@pwcs.edu or baltimga@pwcs.edu)

The FERPA consent form must be completed by a parent and returned to Ms. Baltimore in Counseling before transcripts can be requested. To access the FERPA form, log into your account in Naviance, Click on "My Planner," then "Tasks."

Obtaining a hard copy of a Transcript--Contact Ms Baltimore in the  Counseling office for copies:

  • First three college applications and accompanying transcripts requested for the school year = No Charge
  • All college applications beyond the first three with all accompanying transcripts = $5 per college application
  • Scholarship and NCAA Clearinghouse transcripts = No Charge

*Cash or check is accepted 

**Any student who has been granted a fee waiver for the SAT, ACT, or a specific college application may request a transcript fee wavier at the school level. 

Summer/Special Programs

Manassas National Battlefield Park Youth Conservation Corps--
Paid internship opportunity
for 15-18 year olds; June 15-  August 7. See attached flyer for more information and how to apply. 
YCC 2020 flyer.pdf

Federal Bureau of Investigation Future Agents in Training (FAIT)-- August 3-7, 2020 (9am-4pm); Washington, DC.Students living in the DC/NOVA area, 16-18 yrs. old. 3.0 GPA.
Application

The Novant Health Auxiliary Teen Summer Volunteer Program--Rising Juniors and seniors; Two week sessions: Monday-Friday. Must be between 15-18 years old. Visit the Novant Health Auxiliary website at www.NovanthealthUVA.org/pwvolunteer for more info and to apply.

Virginia State Parks 2020 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program--Open to youth ages 14-17. Crew members live and work in a VA state park for 3 weeks during the summer. YCC combines work experience, education, and life skills development within the framework of environmental conservation and community service. Applications accepted online only. Application

Career/Job Information
T. B. I. Lawn Care Professionals--
info@turfbuilders.com; 703-455-5296
Construction Jobs--https://virginia.byf.org/
Family Insights, P.C.--Now Hiring Behavior Technicians/possible interns and volunteers; Must be high school graduate with a valid driver's license; desire to work with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (primarily Autism).  Informational Flyer

Cybersecurity Career Training in Virginia-- Visit the site below to learn more about career training and opportunities in the field of Cyber Security.
https://cyberdegreesedu.org/programs/virginia/


Lockheed Martin Full Time Jobs -- 
Graduating seniors; Interviewing now for June start date. See attached flyer for more information. MAN_TALENT_flyer_19-06593_MAR_v14million_2.pdf

The US Census is hiring students who will be 18 years of age by April 1, 2020 to be Census Takers. Pay is $19/hr. Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020 for more information.

Continental Pools is hiring Lifeguards for Summer 2020--Apply online at www.continentalpools.com or Email: jobs@continentalpools.com

American Pool is now hiring
LIFEGUARDS in your area--Apply at GUARDFORLIFE.COM.  1-877-614-7665

AlphaBEST Education is seeking high school seniors for afternoon shifts. No nights or weekends. For more info, contact Kamila Heywood at kheywood@alphabest.org

The UPS Store at Center at Innovation (Bristow/Manassas) is now hiring. MUST be 18 or older. Apply at www.careers.didlake.org

Information on finding an internship

Resource for those looking for work

Links (Career/Job Info)
Career Path

Occupational outlook handbook

1500 job descriptions and their likely pay scale

US Dept of Labor
Interactive data base of occupational information

US Small Business Administration
Providing support to small businesses across the nation.