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College & Career Center

El Camino High School

College & Career Center

760.901.8051

Mon-Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm

 

The College & Career Center is a great place to get FREE assistance for college & career planning for all ECHS students.

 

Visit the College & Career Center!

 

Students are encouraged to visit the College & Career Center either by drop in, with a pass from a teacher, or by making an appointment.  Parents are also encouraged to call, email or make an appointment to get all of your questions answered.  We are here to help make planning for life after high school a little easier!

 

What does the College & Career Center offer?

Services Provided:

Career Counseling

Career Assessments

Career Speakers

Career Shadow Days

College Planning

College Application Workshops

College Fairs

College Representative Visits

Financial Aid Information & Workshops

 

     Information & Assistance with:

   Scholarships

Apprenticeships

 Military Branches

Community Service & Internships

Volunteer Opportunities

Resumes & Brag Sheets

 College Essays

College Entrance Exams

Work Permits

 

Free Information

 

All students are welcome to take any of the FREE career and college information located in the College & Career Center

 

Access to Computers & FREE Printing

 

 

 

For additional information contact: Laura Bunzli Career Guidance Tech  echs.career@oside.us


                         

 

 

 

 

What Support Programs are Available in the College & Career Center?

 

MiraCosta College Student Ambassadors

MiraCosta College Student Ambassadors are available to meet with students three days a week in the Career Center. As college mentors these students provide valuable insight and guidance specific to attending a community college.  https://www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/ambassadors/studentambassadors.html

 

For additional information contact: Jonathan Gómez  Coordinator  760.795.6894, jgomez@miracosta.edu

 

CSUSM TRiO Talent Search

Talent Search is a federally funded TRIO grant program through the U.S. Department of Education.  Talent Search is an academic preparation program that identifies and assists 9th–12th grade students who have the potential to succeed in higher education.  TS serves 500 participants from El Camino HS and Oceanside HS providing academic year services such Academic Advising, College Preparation Workshops, Fee Waivers for College Entrance Exams, College Field Trips, and Assistance in complete College Admissions & Financial Aid/Scholarship Applications. 

 

For more information, please contact us at (760) 481-8170.

Brenda Aguilar

Academic Advisor

baguilar@csusm.edu

 

Applications are available in the College & Career Center!

 

 

CSUSM TRiO Upward Bound (UB)

Upward Bound is a federally-funded TRiO program through the U.S. Department of Education.  This program is designed to assist high school students in developing the skills and motivation necessary to ensure high school graduation and future success in college. Upward Bound provides year-long services such as Academic Instruction in core subjects held at CSUSM, College Entrance Exam preparation & Fee Waivers, After-school Tutoring by college students at ECHS, Local & Extended College Visits, Assistance in completing College Admissions and Financial Aid/Scholarship Applications and a Summer Program that includes a one-week residential stay at a college campus. 

 

For more information, please contact us at (760) 750-4887.

 

 

MiraCosta College – OUSD GEAR UP

Gear UP is a federal grant to serve the students in the classes of 2017 and 2018.

GEAR UP Goals:

·         Increase academic performance and preparation for post-secondary education.

·         Increase high school graduation rates and participation in postsecondary education. 

·         Increase GEAR UP students’ and families’ knowledge of post-secondary education options, preparation and financing.

 

For additional information contact: Omar Canseco