frequently asked questions
How do I find out what kind of career I might like?
Take a matchmaker assessment on Career Cruising.
Can I take college classes during high school?
Yes; ask your counselor about concurrent enrollment at College of the Desert.
How can I check my email from a school computer?
Go to www.Gaggle.net and activate your school email account.
How do I find out what kind of education I need for the career I want?
Look at the 'Education' tab of the career sections of Career Cruising.
Do I need a work permit?
Yes; you need a work permit until you turn 18, or graduate from high school.
Check career interests with community college programs and earnings at Salary Surfer.
10 year plan
This site is where students go to access their online 10-year plan. It is a tool you should be using to plan your future. Having a vision of the future, and the energy to do what you want is the key to your success. The freshman year is the first year of the 10-year plan. Your plan includes strengths, values, passions, short-term, and long-term goals. If students need more information or need an account opened, see Mr. Farris in Room 406 the first 15 minutes of lunch Wednesday and Thursday.
The DHSHS Career Center is open weekdays from 7:30am until 4:00pm.
The California Career Cafe is open 24/7. Be sure to check it out here!
What do you want to do for a living? Get some ideas at My Next Move.
Try this career planning website that has tools to help you map your future, whether you are looking ahead to college, an apprenticeship, technical training, or other options.