2013 Asian-American College and Career Day

  • The 2013 Asian-American College & Career Day will be held at Bellaire High School, 5100 Maple, from 8 a.m. to noon on Sat., Nov. 16. State Rep. Gene Wu will be the keynote speaker and admission is free!
     
    Preregistration is encouraged. Click here to sign up or download the registration form and FAX or mail to us (instructions are on the form).
     
    Asian-American middle and high school students will learn about career options from professional representatives in the following areas:
    • Business
    • Creative Arts
    • Culinary Arts
    • Education/Research
    • Energy
    • Engineering
    • Entreprenuership
    • Health Care
    • Information Technology 
    • Law Enforcement/Public Service
    • Legal
    • Media
    • Medical
    • Psychology/Social Work 
    Various other prominent, successful, Asian-American business representatives — including FBI Special Agent Gigi Joyner, US Secret Service Special Agent Kim Smith and KHOU News Anchor and Reporter Lily Jang — will speak.
     
    Middle school students will learn about the transition from middle school to high school.
     
    Students will also learn about getting ready for college:
    • Choosing the right college
    • Requirements for college
    • Essays
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Applying for financial aid
     
    Parent workshops to learn about the college preparation process will be available in English, Mandarin/Cantonese and Vietnamese.
     
    Schedule
    8 to 8:45 a.m.: On-site registration and informal conversation with speakers
    9 to 9:20 a.m.: Opening session
    9:30 a.m. to noon: Workshop sessions 
     
    Have questions? Contact Dr. Sabrina Nguyen, HISD Partnership Liason, at 713-556-7220 or email snguyen1@houstonisd.org
     
    Download the event flyer in English, Mandarin Chinese or Vietnamese