College & Career

The College and Career Center is where students receive advice about college and careers, learn about college resources, get help with applications and essays, meet college representatives and explore information about scholar­ships and financial aid. The center also provides information on many careers and has resources to help students write resumes and prepare for job interviews.
Contact: Virginia Menezes @ 209-331-7971
SAVE THE DATE!
 
Thursday, January 31 ~ CSF Applications due. Pick up application in Counseling.

Mon/Tue, February 4 ~ Free SAT/ACT Test Prep. See Mrs. Cassel for more information

Tuesday, February 12 ~ Armed Services Vocational Batter Test (ASVAB) ~ 7:30 - 10:33am ~ Tokay High Cafeteria

Wednesday, February 27 ~ Cash for College @ Delta College (Eservices Lab, DeRicco Bldg) 12:00-6:00pm

Wednesday, May 15 ~ Senior Awards Night ~ 6:30 - 8:00pm ~ Tokay High Gym

College Representative Visits at Tokay

Attend presentations by various colleges. Representatives visit THS to provide information on programs, admission requirements, campus life, athletics, and more!  Sign up with Mrs. Menezes in the Career Center and receive a pre-arranged absence form. See below for Representatives:

UC DAVIS RECRUITMENT PRESENTATION -Click here

APPLY NOW for the 2019 KP LAUNCH Paid Summer Internship Program for High School Students

 Through KP LAUNCH, Kaiser Permanente offers unique and dynamic health care internship programs that provide interns with practical job skills and experiences in a supportive environment.  Our goal is to bring students coming from underserved communities and backgrounds underrepresented in health care careers into the KP LAUNCH program for exposure to various business and healthcare careers.

 KP LAUNCH interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Work full-time within various Kaiser Permanente departments for eight weeks
  • Learn about a variety of different health careers opportunities
  • Meet and learn from health professionals and their internship program peers
  • Gain professional and personal development through workshops

The summer 2019 program is scheduled to take place between Monday, June 10 and end by Friday, August 9 over a course of eight weeks at a Northern California Kaiser Permanente facility closest to the student’s home.

If you or your students are interested and qualified for this program, please apply online at our website between Monday, December 17, 2019 at 9 a.m. and Monday, January 14, 2019 by 9 a.m. PST.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 16 and 19 by June 1, 2019
  • Must be enrolled in high school; general education degree (GED) program with no previous college experience since graduating from high school
  • Must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher
  • Must have an interest in working in a healthcare environment
  • Must be able to work full-time, 40 hours per week during the eight-week program
  • Must undergo and pass all Kaiser Permanente employment requirements to include: providing proof of the legal right to work in the United States; a background check (if ages 18 or over); and a drug and health screening

Applicants who are dependents of Kaiser Permanente employees are ineligible to participate in the KP LAUNCH summer internship programs.

Please refer to the Kaiser website if you have any questions. You may contact a program representative for further questions at kp.launch@kp.org.

Resources

California State University

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
EOP Admission by Term Click Here
 
CA STATE UNIVERSITY IMPACTED PROGRAMS Checklist

College Tips

C3O2

Children Centered Careers and Occupational Opportunities

The Children-Centered Careers and Occupational Opportunities (C3O2) Academy offers an introduction to careers working with children of all ages. Students will study human development from birth through adolescence and will have many opportunities to work with children of all ages. Hands-on learning is a very important component of the Academy experience!

Please click on any of the links below to learn more about our program.

C3O2 Academy Brochure

C3O2 Presentation

C3O2 Mission Statement

Financial Aid

HOW TO GET MONEY FOR COLLEGE

Helpful Websites

Letter of Recommendation

Fill out this Letter of Recommendation Form and give it to your counselor, teacher, boss, etc. to help them write your letter. 

Scholarship Search

Scholarships

The list of scholarships is available in "Naviance."
- Log into your account by using your google docs username and password, then click on the "Colleges" tab at the top of the page.
- Once you are on the colleges page, scroll down to the "scholarships & money" section, click on "scholarship list" and see which scholarships are active.