Monday, March 18, 2019

Seniors: Getting Started at Southwestern College

Attention all seniors that have or plan to apply to Southwestern College! The transition from high school to college can be a tough adjustment. In effort to help your transition to Southwestern College for fall 2019, please join SWC for workshops offered over spring break to learn:

*About MY SWC Account
*How to navigate MY SWC Portal
*Applications including Webadvisor and Canvas
*About the new Placement Service process, formerly known as Assessment and how you will be placed into math, English and reading courses. 

This will be your gateway to all things at Southwestern College, don’t miss out on this opportunity!
Register today on Getting Started with MySWC google form to reserve your seat.  There is limited seating!     
Dates: April 2nd –4th
Times: 9:30am – 11:00am, 11:30am –1:00pm or 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Location: Check in Outreach Office, 1st floor of Cesar Chavez Student Service Building, 1400.
High school student may purchase visitor’s daily parking permit at any daily permit machine located throughout campus in Lots A, B, F, J, O, & T. Visitor permits are not valid in yellow-lined staff spaces or Health First Fitness Club Member parking spaces. Visit the Parking Services & Enforcement for more information.
  • One-Hour Permit - $1.00
  • All-Day Permit (Over One Hour) - $3.00

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Sophomores and Juniors: Connect Crew Application

Become part of Connect Crew!  Application is due on Friday, March 22.  Applications available in Counseling Center or by clicking below.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Northrop Grumman STEM High School Internship Program

If you love math and science, are creative and hardworking, and desire a STEM-related career, then this is the internship for you! Students selected for Northrop Grumman's summer STEM High School Internship Program will work alongside top engineers and scientists in a fun and challenging environment.
Basic Requirements
  • Minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.25
  • Currently enrolled in 11th or 12th grade
  • Minimum age 16
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions
  • Must reside within 50 miles of a Northrop Grumman location
  • Resume required

  • Internship duration: June - August 2019 (8 weeks)
  • Internships are PAID: 32 - 40 hour work week
  • Engineering internships include:
    • Electrical or Mechanical Design
    • Computer Programming
    • Manufacturing
    • Systems Engineering

Preferred Qualifications
  • Interest in a STEM-related career
  • Previous work experience
  • Leadership and teamwork capabilities
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Professional, community, or extracurricular activities

Friday, March 1, 2019

Sophomores and Juniors: FBI Teen Academy

12th Grade Visit to SWC

Stop by the Counseling Center for the permission slip.  Permission slips are due on 3/6/19!

FREE SWAG SAT Prep Academy

SWAG (Students With Academic Goals) SAT Prep Academy: SWAG is an intensive, 3-week SAT Prep Academy located at Bayview Baptist Church, weekdays June 13-28. Students must currently be in Grade 9, 10 or 11 (in Grade 10, 11 or 12 in Fall 2019.) The program includes SAT Instruction, Tutoring, Lunch, Team-Building and Field Trips to three local universities. Priority Deadline: March 22. it is a competitive process and acceptance is not guaranteed. Families must attend an Orientation in May and students must take a pre-test in June. Information: Online Application: