Opportunities for Success

  • Week of January 23

    Volunteer Opportunity
    Burlingame Farmer's Market
    Sunday, January 29, 9 a.m. -1 p.m.

    Why you should volunteer:

    • It's a great way to connect with the community of Burlingame
    • Learn social skills on how to interact with customers
    • Volunteering looks great on a resume
    • This opportunity satisfies the community service graduation requirement.

    If you are interested in volunteering this month, please see Mr. Campana to sign up. 

    Career Opportunities

    Careers in Radiology
    Learn about careers in Radiology! Mills-Peninsula medical center is offering a Radiology Information Seminar for anyone who is looking to get into the medical field. This info session is happening January 28 at 9 a.m. at the Mills-Peninsula Clinic Building Auditorium. Apply.

    Davis Women in Business (DWIB)
    Learn about College and Careers from Davis Women in Business! DWIB will be hosting a FREE virtual high school outreach program! They are looking to build connections with the future business leaders of the world. Come prepared to hear from current college students as well as professionals in the business world.  
    3- 45 minute workshops in February.

    Register - Deadline is February 7.

    Foothill College Tech Challenge
    Get a team together and register for the Tech Challenge at Foothill College! The Tech Challenge was created to introduce students to engineering—especially its invaluable role in solving real-world problems. Learn more about the Tech Challenge “Survive the Storm.”

    You can earn 12 units of college credit.  

    Parents and students attend an information session: January 31, 4 p.m. or February 6 at 6:30 p.m. 


    Santa Clara University FREE Spring & Summer Engineering Programs 

    • Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDS) provides high school students with a unique opportunity to explore introductory engineering topics.
      • The programs take place over three Sundays: April 16, April 23 and April 30.
      • Apply by February 26.
      • Learn more.

    • Summer Engineering Seminar (SES) program
      • This special summer experience is for current high school rising juniors and seniors who are interested in exploring the field of engineering.
      • Three sessions offered.
      • Apply by February 26.
      • Learn more.  

    College/FAFSA Opportunities 

    Middle College - Skyline
    Middle College at Skyline is an alternative to traditional high school with the benefit of earning college credit for current 10th and 11th Graders. 

    Learn more at the Information Night on February 25, 6 - 7:30 p.m. via Zoom

    Shadow with a current Middle College student on January 30 - Sign up.  

    FAFSA Workshop: February 2! 
    Still need to complete your FAFSA? The first workshop will be Thursday, February 2 during 6th period in A202. The deadline to complete your FAFSA is March 2! 

    Job Opportunities 

    Aerie at Hillsdale Mall in San Mateo is hiring:

    • $18.00 an hour
    • Must be 16 years old
    • Apply

    Little Caesars in Millbrae is hiring:

    • Pick up an application in the Career Center (A105)

    Cash for College Opportunities Julie Inman PHS Courage ScholarshipThis award, to be used to further educational or vocational goals, is given to a student who shows courage by going forward in the face of adversity and/or life-changing or extraordinary obstacle. Please write an essay of 500 words or less, describing your courageous situation being specific and giving details pertaining to your own story. Deadline to turn in essay is April 1.