The Career Center is located on campus in Room 12 and is managed by Ms Jennifer Putnam, Career Technician. The Center works closely with the Counseling department to assist students chart a course for their post high school education and/or career. This includes Community College selection, application, financial aid, and assistance with the process.
HOURS: 10:00AM – 1:45PM Monday – Thursday
- Career testing and College information
- Using Naviance you can login with your School Email as your login by clicking here
- Financial aid and scholarship information both local and national
- Internet access to help students in researching a career, college or program
- Career & College Fair 2018, (next one in 2020)
- Visits from college representatives and military recruiters – ASVAB Test was given in April 2019 – Students from both High Schools are welcome to take this test
- Guidance with applying to colleges (there are 112 Community Colleges in California!)
- Help prepare & apply for jobs and work placement
CONTACT CAREER CENTER
Career Technician/ Cross Country Asst Coach
CONTACT VIA E-MAIL
Amador College Connect
The Learning Center (by CVS & KFC on Hwy 49 and soon to be by Italian Picnic Grounds) provides assistance and mentoring for online classes. Call the center at the number (209) 217-8239 or visit the Amador College Connect website for more information. There are Scholarships for specific programs and their mentors provide help with courses.
College Research Resources
Nearby Community Colleges
RESOURCES for 4 Year Universities
Financial Aid info & Important LInks
Students must complete a FAFSA online form to receive state and/or federal financial aid for the upcoming academic year such as Grants or State-supported Loans. The first FAFSA registration period in California begins on October 1st and ends March 2nd. There is an additional period later in the year with less amounts of funding.
- Visit the California Student Aid Commission website for information about financial aid and how to apply or ask your school counselor.
- Visit FinAid for information on other types of financial aid.
Visit My Future to see options for Careers, College, or Military.
Career Development Videos & Services from Colleges
Career Services and Information at UC Berkeley – Click here
Career Services and Information at Smith College – Click here
Career Development Videos from Yale University – Click here
Career Development Resources from University of Massachusetts – Click here
Office of Career Services at Harvard University – Click here