Opportunities for Success

  • Opportunities for Success: Week of November 21
    Field Trip Opportunity

    Learn more about the world of investment and financial literacy through job shadowing!

    Franklin Templeton Investments in San Mateo is offering a Job Shadow Program.

    • Thursday, November 30, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Transportation is provided.
    • Space is limited.
    • Please see Mr. H in A104 to sign up. 

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Interested in a Health Career?

    Mills-Peninsula Hospital Volunteer Application is OPEN!

    This is a fantastic opportunity if you are interested in health careers and want to obtain insight and experience about working in a hospital. Very competitive - Apply Early! 

    College Opportunities

    Concurrent Enrollment

    Interested in taking Concurrent Enrollment class with College of San Mateo and/or Skyline College?  See Mr. H in A104 to sign up! 

    Dual Enrollment

    Interested in taking a Dual Enrollment class in the spring at Peninsula High School?  You can take a college course on the PHS campus, for free to gain college credit. See Mr. H in A104 for more info and sign up!

    2024-2025 FAFSA opens December 1 

    Be prepared to sign up for Financial Aid with Mr. H in A104! 

    Learn more about applying for financial aid. 

    Career Opportunities

    Trades Introduction Program

    Interested in working in the Trades? Are you interested in a career in construction but unsure which craft to pursue or where to begin? The San Mateo County Trades Introduction Program (TIP) can help! The San Mateo County Union Community Alliance and Local Apprenticeship Programs offer a certificated, Apprenticeship-Readiness Training course that prepares trainees to enter a green construction career ladder through state-certified joint apprenticeship training programs.

    The program lasts approximately 20 weeks, with classes twice a week from 6-9 p.m. The Trades Introduction Program (TIP) Orientation is currently recruiting for their February 2024 cohort and the next orientation for that cohort is next Saturday, December 2 at 9 a.m.

    Orientation attendance is mandatory for anyone wishing to apply for the Trades Introduction Program (TIP).

    Apply now

    Kaiser Permanente Launch High School Paid Internship

    Are you interested in a Health Career?  Apply for KP Launch High School PAID Internship! Kaiser Permanente offers unique and dynamic health care internship programs that provide practical job skills and experiences. The goal is to bring students into the KP LAUNCH program for exposure to various business and healthcare careers.

    2024 Young Worker Leadership Academy at UC Berkeley  

    Apply for the 2024 Young Worker Leadership Academy at UC Berkeley - an all-expense paid, fun, activity-packed, leadership training for California youth (ages 14-18) on job health and safety. 

    Academy Highlights

    • A chance to travel to UC Berkeley to work with your team (4 youth and 1 adult advisor) during and after the training to create a community project to promote safe jobs for youth.
    • An opportunity to be part of a statewide youth network on young worker rights, health and safety.


    • Academy dates: February 15 - February 17, 2024
    • Location: UC Berkeley
    • More info and application: https://youngworkers.org/ywla/ 
    • Deadline to apply is December 1, 2023

    Stanford Splash Fall 2023: December 2-3

    Stanford Splash is a program that invites high school students from everywhere to Stanford’s campus for a two-day learning extravaganza. T

    Students take courses taught by Stanford students on virtually anything.

    Participants learn about subjects they are passionate about or might never have known existed.  

    Register: https://stanfordesp.org/ 

    Space is limited. 

    Job Opportunities

    Ulta Beauty is hiring!! 

    Interested in makeup and beauty? Ulta is looking for a Beauty Advisor.

    Apply online!

    Legarza Basketball is hiring!! 

    Have a passion for basketball and looking to coach?

    Legarza basketball is looking for coaches in the SF/Peninsula!

    Apply online