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Summer Residence Advisors, Vocational Instruction Aides for Wonderful Ag Camp Needed at WHCC

The West Hills College Coalinga Farm of the Future is looking for Vocational Instruction Aides for its Wonderful Education Summer Ag Career Camp. They are looking to fill 6 positions. Employment will start June 5th 2017 to June 17th 2017 at a pay rate from $15 - $25! If you are a high school grad with experience in the vocational field, apply today! http://ow.ly/9Ydj30b86Gu

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West Hills College Coalinga is looking for summer residence adviors for the Wonderful Education Summer Ag Career Camp June 5th 2017 to June 17th 2017. Pay is $400.00 to $450.00 per week. Apply today! http://ow.ly/xZhW30b8atu​​

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Pine Cone Foundation Scholarship for Students with Learning Disabilites

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The Pine Cone Foundation (PCF) is a 501c3 that awards multi-year scholarships to financially-disadvantaged students with documented learning disabilities across the state of California who aspire to attend community college. Once awarded a PCF scholarship, it's a year-round support program that can total up to $5,500 over a 3 year period. Please visit this website to learn more about the scholarship program: http://pineconefoundation.org/.

 

Up to 5 students will be selected in 2017 and receive assistance with books, eye exams, prescription glasses and with health service, student center, parking permit and UTP fees. Students seeking associate, bachelor, technical and vocational degrees can apply if they meet these criteria:

  • Have documented learning disabilities
  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Demonstrate financial need - BOGFW approved
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher (senior year)
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Enroll at a CA community college by August 2017

 

May 1st application deadline.

 

If students have any questions they must email admin@pineconefoundation.org

T.E.A.M. Teach Central Valley University Tour: Register by May 1

Is your next step transferring? Join T.E.A.M. Teach for the Central Valley University Tour! Register by May 1: http://ow.ly/43vS30bcpAI


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WHCC Disability Awareness Day: May 2

Celebrate Disability Awareness Day with WHCC on May 2! Hear special speaker Austin Reed from KAIL Fresno and join us for games and food!

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May 3: WHCL Business/Entrepreneur Club Meeting

Join the WHCL Business/Entrepreneur Club

Open to All Students & Faculty!

 

First Meeting

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Conference Rm. 256

 

Please bring your lunch and join us to network, learn, and spark leading edge ideas!

WHCC Cinco de Mayo: May 3

Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us next week!

WHCC will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 3 from 11: 30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Quad. ​

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Job Opportunities at Peri & Sons FarmsSeveral Positions in Firebaugh, CA

​Several positions available in Firebaugh, CA with Peri & Sons Farms:

  • Frabricator
  • Mechanic
  • QC Inspector
  • Operator
  • Forklift Driver

Send resume and cover letter to lucrecia@periandsons.com 

NDC Cinco de Mayo events

​Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at NDC from May 3-May 5!​

NDC will hosting a whole week of activities:

  • Wednesday, May 3rd: Poetry Contest at noon in the lobby
  • Thursday, May 4th: Art Class Exhibit/Open House at 5 p.m. in the lobby
  • Friday, May 5th: Burrito Sale and Mexican games at noon in the lobby! 
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WHCL DREAM Act, AB540 Workshops

Have questions about the DREAM Act or need help? Come to one of our workshops! The first one is tonight! 

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Westside Institute of Technology - FREE Forklift Training Course

The Westside Institute of Technology (WIT) in collaboration with Mendota Unified School District will be offering a FREE Forklift Training course in the City of Mendota. The training is a 2-day course on May 6th and 7th.

This course is offered in English and Spanish.

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Paid Summer Laboratory Internship in TurlockCertified Laboratories has internship opportunities

Certified Laboratories, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in the field of food analysis with a wide array of clients from small startups to national, well known food companies to the FDA.

Laboratory Interns will prepare incoming food samples, clean glassware and maintain the department equipment and work areas. Internship pays $12.50 an hour. Starts first week of June through middle of August, full time, 2pm to close.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with sample turnaround time goals as well as other key performance indicators
  • Prepare samples for sample analysis, data review and reduction
  • Provide data interpretations and opinion
  • Prepare all incoming samples for testing
  • Will work with a group of analysts and technicians to ensure quality data, timely results, and compliance to ISO 17025 and FDA standards
  • Maintain the department equipment and work areas.
  • Receive and track incoming packages and prepare outgoing packages
  • Verify and record calibration of the top load balance used to weigh samples

Requirements: Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, or related sciences

Potential candidates send resume and cover letter to aMathew@Certified-Laboratories.com

Summer Camp Internship with America's KidsAmerica's Kids in Motion seeking summer camp interns

The Central Valley’s leading children’s activity center is seeking to hire six interns to work in the Day Camp program for the 2017 summer. Four of those interns will work at our Clovis Facility and two will work at our Yosemite/Oakhurst location.

General Responsibilities:

The internship is a seasonal position (28-30 hours per week mid June to mid-Aug.) that leads a different themed camp each week of summer. Interns will receive on-going training and the opportunity to learn from other professionals in the industry.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Take leadership and responsibility for their assigned camp.
  • Supervise and conduct pre planned activities such as swimming, gymnastics, crafts, lunch, snacks, walking fieldtrips, special presenters, indoor and outdoor games, water games, etc.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of their campers.
  • Provide a positive, engaging, energetic and overall FUN atmosphere for campers!

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have experience working with children.
  • Currently enrolled in college courses.
  • Interested in pursuing a career in Child Education or Athletics.
  • Ability to establish an effective working relationship with parents, employees and the general public.
  • A CPR/First Aid certification must be obtained prior to week one of camp.
  • Clearance of a Livescan background check prior to week one of camp.
  • Ability to work outdoors in the summer heat is a must!
  • Ability to maintain high energy levels five days per week for all 10 weeks!

Intern Benefits:

  • You will discover what it’s like working in the children’s education and athletic industry.
  • This program includes a variety of speakers and on-going training.
  • This is a paid internship. Compensation will be $11/hr. (There is an opportunity for a promotion half way through the summer to a Supervisor position at $15/hr.)
  • Interns will receive a letter of recommendation at the end of the program; depending on performance.
  • Chances to build relationships with other people in the industry.
  • Each intern will be assigned a mentor to help them through the program with weekly mentor meetings.
  • Possibility of furthering a career at our establishment.

Please visit our website and fill out our job application: http://www.americaskidsinmotion.com/pdf/akim-application.pdf

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $11.00 to $15.00 /hour

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Childcare/Working with Children: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • CPR/First Aid
Ag Business Summer InternshipRabobank - Fresno, CA
Rabobank, N.A. has an exciting opportunity for a Summer Food & Ag Intern located in Fresno, CA! The Rabobank, N.A. internship program provides interns with valuable business and leadership experience while learning more about the financial services industry. The objective is to prepare college students for entry into financial services by providing a thorough understanding of various functions within Rabobank, N.A. Under moderate supervision, the intern will be required to learn theory and demonstrate practical application of attained knowledge. Responsibilities will include and are not limited to the following:
  • Learn department and bank policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Learn how to use business systems, equipment, and software.
  • Understand and comply with confidentiality requirements.
  • Understand ethics, compliance and business conduct issues pertaining to the banking industry.
  • Understand and demonstrate time management skills.
Specific duties may include:
  • Develop an entrepreneurial business mentality.
  • Learn how to apply marketing skills and tactics.
  • Develop and make presentations.
  • Increase knowledge of computer skills and technology.
  • Calculate income, review and analyze tax and bank statements.
  • Perform data entry, validation and analysis.
  • Update monthly management reports and analysis.
Your Profile: Successful candidates will possess the following:
  • Student must be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program.
  • Strong academic record in a business or technical-related degree program.
  • Ability to work scheduled hours specified for the entire internship program.
  • Letter of recommendation from a professor.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written communication skills and computer proficiency.
We Offer: Rabobank is committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding employees. We offer competitive salaries, bank wide cash bonus plans, generous benefits, and a supportive work environment with global career growth potential. Rabobank is an Equal Opporunity- Affirmative Action Employer.

Interested? For immediate consideration, please complete an on-line application here: https://www.rabobank.com/en/careers/app/position/mrted/87555?sType=Indeed
WHCL Transfer Center Events Spring 2017

​Looking to transfer this semester? Attend a transfer center workshop! Meet with representatives from UC Merced, Grand Canyon University, UC Santa Barbara and more! See below for the complete schedule for the Spring 2017 semester. 

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Bus Routes to West Hills College Lemoore

Looking for a ride to West Hills College Lemoore? Take the bus! Route 31 will now run to the college every hour alongside Route 20, which goes every 30 minutes.​​

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WHCC Commencement Important Dates

May 1st – Caps Gowns, Tassel and Sash will be available to purchase in Bookstore.   


May 1st – Tickets can be picked up for your family members for graduation.  Five (5) tickets per graduate. Pick up in Student Services

May 8th – Honor Cords can be picked up in Student Services – eligible students will receive an email on April 21st.  

May 15th – Additional tickets can be picked up for students needing more (first come first served)

May 26, 2017 – Graduation @ 6:30PM in the WHC Coalinga Gymnasium, 300 W. Cherry Lane, Coalinga​

WHCL Spring 2017 Final Exam Schedule

WEST HILLS COLLEGE LEMOORE - FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

Spring 2017

 

Final Exam Week: Thursday, May 18th Friday, May 26th

 

Day/s Class MeetsTime class beginsFinal Exam Will Be Held
MW, MWF6:00, 7:30, 8:00 amMondayMay 22, 20177:00-9:00 am
TTh, Th8:00, 8:30 amTuesdayMay 23, 20177:00-9:00 am
MW, MWF, MF, MTF9:00, 9:30, 10:00 amMondayMay 22, 20179:00-11:00 am
TTh, TThF, TH, T9:00, 9:30, 10:00 amTuesdayMay 23, 20179:00-11:00 am
WTH, WF9:00, 9:30 amWednesdayMay 24, 20179:00-11:00am
MW, MWF, MF

10:30, 11:00, 11:30 am,

12:00 pm

MondayMay 22, 201711:00-1:00 pm
TTh, TThF, T, Th

10:30, 10:45, 11:00 am,

12:00 pm

TuesdayMay 23, 201711:00-1:00 pm
WF, W10:30, 11:00 amWednesdayMay 24, 201711:00-1:00pm
M, MW, MWF, MF1:00, 2:00 pmMondayMay 22, 20171:00-3:00 pm
WF, W, WTHF1:00, 2:00, 2:30 pmWednesdayMay 24, 20171:00-3:00 pm
T, TTh, Th, TThF1:00, 1:30, 2:00 pmTuesdayMay 23, 20171:00-3:00 pm
MW, M2:30, 3:00 pmMondayMay 22, 20173:00-5:00 pm
TTh, T2:30, 3:00 pmTuesdayMay 23, 20173:00-5:00 pm
M, MT, MW4:00, 4:30 pmMondayMay 22, 20175:00-7:00 pm
W4:00, 5:00, 5:30 pmWednesdayMay 24, 20175:00-7:00 pm
TTh, T4:00 pmTuesdayMay 23, 20175:00-7:00 pm
Th4:00 pmThursdayMay 18, 20175:00-7:00 pm
MW5:00, 5:30, 6:00 pmWednesdayMay 24, 20175:00-7:00 pm
T, TTh, Th5:00, 5:30, 6:00 pmThursdayMay 18, 20175:00-7:00 pm
Friday CoursesAMFridayMay 19, 2017Normal Time
Saturday CoursesAMSaturdayMay 20, 2017Normal Time
MW 1st 9 week CoursesAllLast Day of ClassMarch 15, 2017Normal Time
MW 2nd  9 week CoursesAllLast Day of ClassMay 24, 2017Normal Time
TTH 1st 9 week CoursesAllLast Day of ClassMar. 16, 2017Normal Time
TTH 2nd  9 week CoursesAllTuesdayMay 23, 2017Normal Time
M, MW  Night Courses7:00 pmMondayMay 22, 20177:00-9:00 pm
T, TW, TTH Night Courses7:00 pmTuesdayMay 23, 20177:00-9:00 pm
W Night Courses7:00 pmWednesdayMay 24, 20177:00-9:00 pm
Th Night Courses7:00 pmThursdayMay 18, 20177:00-9:00 pm
Online CoursesN/AM through FMay 22 – 26Set by instructor

 

NOTE: Any student having a final exam in more than three academic subjects on a given day, should contact the Vice President of Educational Services at 925-3220 or jamespreston@whccd.edu. All lecture, laboratory and activity courses will meet for finals at the appointed time period. If additional time is needed in laboratory or activity classes, the instructor may use a portion of the last class meeting.

Faculty and students may not make any change to their final examination schedule without prior approval from the Vice President of Educational Services.​

WHCC Spring 2017 Workforce Connection Workshops

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Financial Aid Research Study

Financial Aid Research Study

West Hills College is working with a research organization called MDRC to learn how financial aid can best assist students with managing their finances and succeeding in college.  As part of this study, West Hills College will share your student records data with MDRC beginning in the 2016-17 academic year.  These data include personal identifiers, such as name and contact information, enrollment, credits attempted and completed, grades, and financial aid awarded and disbursed. Information that MDRC collects for the study will be kept confidential and will be used for research purposes only.  If you have questions about the study, or you don't want to be contacted or your data to be shared, please email ALAP@mdrc.org and include your student ID number.