Sparks High School
Welcome Class of 2024!
Use this webpage to access information about careers, colleges, vocational schools, scholarships, FAFSA, and more!
Meet Mrs. Yvana, the 2023-2024 College & Career Facilitator!
Contact: Monday through Friday/7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Phone: (775)353-5550 Ext. 36104
What can the Career & College Center do for you?
Explore Your Career
Don't know what career path suits you best?
You’re more likely to be happy and successful in your work when your job matches your areas of interests.
Take this easy quiz to get matched with careers based on your likes and dislikes.
Click on the link to take the quiz.
Pathful connects educators and learners with a network of industry professionals, virtually, bringing real-world relevance and career exposure to all students. Pathful provides a skills-based volunteering platform for organizations to extend educational outreach and build their brand among the future workforce.
Prepare for college and career(s) by exploring the vast library of authentic industry content featuring role models, workplaces, and experiences.
- Search, explore, and compare careers
- Dive deeper into careers of interest
- Get guidance directly from industry professionals
The Nevada Career Explorer is a Washoe County School District site that is powered by Headed2, a secure web-based platform designed to help you explore, plan, and prepare for a career. Using their innovative technology, you are offered an end-to-end career discovery journey. By working through the system, you can access:
- Self-assessment modules that include interest, work importance, and skills profile tools.
- Financial literacy tools include the popular "Budget your Life" assessment.
- Over 900 occupations, as well as information on U.S. colleges and certifications.
- Personalized pathway recommendations based on student exploration.
For this option, you MUST have a Nevada State Library Card.
Local Job Opportunities*
The City of Sparks
Hiring high school students for many positions inlcluding Lifeguards, Preschool Teachers, Recreation Leaders, and Sports Facility Maintenance. "Sparks Parks and Recreation Department offers a fun, healthy and team-oriented environment where staff gain valuable employment experience and the opportunity to work with local families in these community orientated positions.
Interested candidates can apply here. Click on the link to Temporary Positions to learn more about the jobs.
Ask your HS counselor about the possibility of earning credit by working for the City of Sparks! Pays between $10.50-$16.00/hr.
Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
Hiring summer program aides. "Get paid to play + make a difference in a kid's life." Interested candidates can apply here to learn more.
*The Washoe County School District and Board of Trustees neither endorses nor sponsors the organizations or activities represented in this document. The distribution of this material is provided as a community service.