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Today: 5/27/17

Financial Aid & Scholarships on separate page

You will be able to find the financial aid & scholarships page the same way you find the Guidance, College & Career page (Home page; Students; Guidance, College & Career; on the left top corner you'll see the link for Financial Aid & Scholarships). Or you can go to

College & Career Websites




UC -

California Community Colleges - Independant

Private California Colleges -

California Colleges -

Student transfer information system for all California Colleges -

JobStar - Job Search Guide -

Virtual College Fairs -

Priority Enrollment Program for Seniors

Guidance, Career & College

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Earn the Silver Sword Award

The Silver Sword Award is given to graduating Seniors for service to Aragon High School.

  • 500 points over the four High School years is required for this award.
  • Only 200 points for outside Community ...more

Employment Opportunities

*Check out the JOBS board in the counseling office!*

If you can offer a volunteer opportunity, part-time job or internship, e-mail a description of the position to Laurie Tezak or ...more



High School Internship Web Writer Job Description April 2017


The San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) is looking for a minimum of three high school age web writers to draft copy for the District’s new web site to be soft launched in 2018.

This is a summer position with the potential to extend into the 2017/18 semester, if desired.


By working as an intern with the SMUHSD, you will:  

  • Gain experience working collaboratively in a professional educational office  
  • Increase experience to be noted on college and career applications
  • Demonstrate your ability to deliver product by deadline  
  • Network and create connections for the future
  • Increase marketability to future potential employers
  • Learn if this kind of work is something of interest for future pursuits Potentially learn how to edit and update the new website

To Apply Submit the following:

  • A letter of interest indicating why you want to work on this project, why you think you are a good fit, and what unique qualities you could bring to the team and project
  • A writing sample of work similar to a style of writing needed for the web or any solid piece of writing you are proud of from your past efforts
  • At least one reference from a teacher and/or school administrator. Be sure to note your full name, contact number and email on each page of all of your materials.

Submit all three items to: Sheri Costa, Communications Manager, SMUHSD Mail: 650 N. Delaware Street, San Mateo 94401 Email: Phone: 650.558.2202 You can send your completed application package via email or snail mail.


Click on link below for complete jobdescription and requirements


Monday, June 05, 2017 at 6:30 pm


BASIS Independent Silicon Valley

1290 Parkmoor Ave

San Jose, CA


Please join us for an upcoming presentation about Dartmouth College.

For more information and to RSVP, please visit our website.  Friends and family welcome.


Stop by the counseling office to check out the  "Jobs Board" 

New employment are coming in daily like:


Sears Home Services Team - Appliance Repair Technician


Home Depot


Strands for Hair - appointment coordinator.  call Glenda at 570-7220


SoulCycle - San Mateo - see flier below


City of San Mateo - graduating seniors.  Paid Internships and summer employment. 


United States Postal Service - San Mateo -


Skyhawks Sports - Summer Camp Coaches - HOW TO APPLY You can learn more about our coaching positions at To apply, go to     email any questions to For more information visit


Antoine's Cookie Shop - cashier - email resume to antoine@antoine


Peet's Coffee -


John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Summer Program - looking for summer assistants in classrooms,  also brainstorm and lead the afternoon summer recreational activities.  JHCTY also hires office assistants and a health assistant if students are looking for an office experience.  Summer program location is at the Nueva School  at the Bay Meadows Campus.   See flier below or in counseling office.


Plato's Closet - Social Media Coordinator - school Junior or Senior who has an interest in fashion and social media marketing.  See flier below. 


TOYS R US - Join the team this holiday season - Cashier, Stock, Sales Team  -


Old Navy - Hillsdale - -see flier below


Sterling Cleaners - Burlingame, CA - flier below


Target - fill out an application either at any Target store location at the Service Desk or online at & do the following see link below 


See's Candies, Inc. - recruiting for Candy Maker trainees - attached flier with information at the bottom of this page


McDonald's - career opportunities -


Le Boulanger, San Mateo - Do you need dough? (money) - apply to


Aaron Bothers Art & Frame Store - apply online


SuzieCakes - see flier below


Mathnasium- math tutors - see attached flier below


Draeger's Market - San Mateo, Menlo Park Los Altos locations. or go to location and ask for store manager.


After Camp Care Educator - Euro School of Tennis camp - must love working with children we will provide training.  Please refer to our attachment for the qualifications.  Please see attached at the bottom of this page


Avis/Budget Car Rental  and search "part time".    Please see attached at the bottom of this page


Big Arms Swimmers - swim instructors - please apply at:  


Deans Produce - San Mateo - walk in for application


Sherwin-Williams Paint - Wholesale Product Specialist -


Pizza & Pints - Redwood City - (must be 18 years or older)


Cost Plus World Market - San Mateo - Sales, Supervisors


Steve & Kate's Camp -


Bambu Desserts & Drinks, San Mateo - 

Email:     or       Call: 415-320-3220


San Mateo Parks and Recreation - Become a leader - Martin Luther King Center - Summer staff draft.


Green Teens - 9th thru 11th graders. money for improving parks and green spaces.


Legarza Summer Camps - camp leaders   apply online at


In and Out Burger - - flexible scheduling, paid vacations, free meals, 401(k) plan


Albertsons &Safeway -   Deli/Food Service Clerks* Cut Fruit Clerks*   In store hiring event  March 10 1pm-4pm


PJCC in Foster City - lifeguards and swim instructors, seniors who are 18 or older; part time or full time hours after graduation


Jeffrey's Hamburgers, San Mateo - food runners


CuriOdyssey at Coyote Point - Guest Services Team and Events Team for weekends.


UPS - seasonal full-time driver helpers in order to accommodate the anticipated e-commerce-driven holiday delivery demand, (17 yrs and older).


Whole Foods Market -


Highlands Rec. Center - Life Guards and Life Guard training


La Petite Baleen Swim School - swim teachers.


Homework Central - part-time, paid, tutoring positions.  Volunteer positions also available.


Five Guys Burgers -  Burlingame


89.1 fm, KCEA - Advocates for Athletes, LLC.- a kid who likes broadcasting high school sports


The Peninsula Regent - dining services, part-time


Apple Fritter Eatery -  available for some weekends


Philz Coffee San Mateo - now recruiting for baristas and shift leaders


Stanford University Department of Public Safety Explorer Post #1891


Are you interested in Law Enforcement?


Then attend this informational meeting!



When: April 26, 2017   6:00 - 8:00pm

Where: 679 Pampas Lane    Stanford, CA 94305


Law Enforcement Exploring is open to youth ages 14-20 who are interested in building strong leadership qualities, serving the community, and having fun!


Refreshments will be provided.  Please RSVP by e-mail:  or call Sgt. Barries at (650) 222-9810




The San Mateo County Jobs for Youth Internship program is an 8- to 10-week summer program for Jobs for Youth participants who would like the opportunity to work for the County of San Mateo. 

Positions are located throughout several departments of the County of San Mateo (see website for department information and can include locations in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, Belmont, San Mateo, South San Francisco, Half Moon Bay and Daly City. 

To sign up for a workshop & an orientation please email

See the attached flier for more information.




Guidance Counselors

9th grade - last name - A thru R

Stacy Becker Kim, Counselor  


(650) 558-2933


10th grade 

9th grade - last name - S thru U

Josephine Ho, Counselor

(650) 558-2959


11th grade 

9th grade - last name - T thru Z

Steve Allekotte, Counselor        

Dept. Chair of Counseling

(650) 558-2910 


12th grade & All AVID Students

Trisha Liskay, Counselor

(650) 558-2912

Academic Advisors

Rachel Leota ,  Advisor 9th  (650) 558-2915

Thalia Luna, Advisor 10th grade,  (650) 558-2913

Patti Bruce, Advisor 11th grade,  (650) 558-2916

Norma Lopez, Advisor 12th grade & All Avid Students,  (650) 558-2914

College and Career Staff

Caroline Moala, Financial Aid/Scholarship Advisor (650) 558-2917 


Laurie Tezak, College and Career Advisor  (650) 558-2918

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