Friday, March 29, 2013

Fast Track Office Closures

Remember, the Fast Track office will be closed during Spring Break AND April 15 through 17.

If you need your EDD verification signed during these times, please contact your county worker or the EDD office in Capitola for assistance. The Capitola EDD Career Center is located at 2045 40th Avenue Capitola (behind Burger King near Capitola Mall). You can contact them by calling (831) 464-6286. The center is open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Hourly Activity Reports

CalWORKs students: the April Hourly Activity Report (HAR) form is available. 
Since we are closed the first week of April for Spring Break, your March HAR is due by April 10th. Turn it in by the 10th and you will be entered into our $50 gas card drawing! These forms should be turned in to the FTTW office, not your worker at the County.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Continuing School Beyond June?

If you are continuing school into the Summer Session, check your current education plan to make sure it lists classes you should be taking. The Summer schedule is now online. Take a look to compare your ed plan and this schedule to verify all your classes are being offered.

Priority registration is morning of April 15, so you need to know before then which classes you should be taking.

Call our office to schedule an appointment with our counselor if you need to update your ed plan. 479-6344

Graduating in June?

If you wish to participate in the Spring 2013 graduation ceremony, be sure to meet with our counselor to petition for graduation. You must petition by this Friday in order to be included in the program. Call our office to schedule an appointment, 479-6344.

ALSO, you must RSVP to participate in the ceremony.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

The California-Nevada Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee offers a complete apprenticeship program comprised of home study, classroom instruction, and 7,000 hours of on-the-job training. Upon completion, you will be eligible to receive Journeyman status. Lineman and traffic signal apprenticeships available.

Application flyer

See the California-Nevada JATC website for more information.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Plantronics Paid Summer Internships

Plantronics has a number of paid summer internships available. Students can get information on the Student Employment website or on Plantronics website. On Plantronics' site, do a job search in Santa Cruz with key word internship.

Customer Service/Technical Support Internship
HR Programs Internship (Summer and Fall)
Product Support Internship (Summer)
Tax Department Internship
Web Applications Developer Internship
Legal Internship (Summer)
Customer Service Support Summer Internship
Operations Procurement Summer Internship
Facilities Engineering Project Summer Internship
Accounting Internship
Brand Marketing Internship
Channel Marketing Internship
Entertainment Marketing Internship
Finance (FP&A) Internship
Finance Internship
Marketing Internship - Gaming
Marketing Internship, Latin America & Canada
Marketing Programs and Infrastructure Internship
Office of the CEO Internship
Packaging Design Internship

Monday, March 18, 2013

Fast Track Office Closed 4/15 - 4/17

The Fast Track To Work office will be closed April 15 through 17 for staff training.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Keep Your Home California

Keep Your Home California is a free service for homeowners who have suffered a financial hardship, to help them stay in their homes, maintain an affordable mortgage payment and avoid foreclosure.

Unemployment Mortgage Assistance
Provides temporary assistance to eligible homeowners who have suffered involuntary unemployment

Mortgage Reinstatement Assistance Program
Helps eligible homeowners reinstate their first mortgage loan if they have fallen behind due to short-term financial problems.

Principal Reduction Program
Helps eligible homeowners who have suffered a financial hardship obtain sustainable mortgage payments by reducing principal loan balances.

Transition Assistance Program
Provides one-time funds to help eligible homeowners transition to new housing after executing a short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure.

Click here to see if you qualify.

Supportive Services

Don't forget about us! It looks like we are a little less than halfway through the semester...we hope you all survive your mid-terms next week! We want you all to remember that we offer confidential, intensive support services. If you need anything, are struggling in an area of your life, or need information, PLEASE contact us!
We are here for you, so stop by the office, send us an email at, or call us at 831-479-6344.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Free tutoring service online - Khan Academy

If you need some help with your school work, take a look at Khan Academy. Students can make use of the extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.

FTTW Closed During Spring Break

Our office, along with Student Employment, Puente, and CAP, will be closed during Spring Break this year. Since no one will be here on the 5th, CalWORKs Hourly Activity Records will be due on Monday April 8.

2013 Graduation Ceremony

If you are planning on finishing this Spring and want to walk at graduation, you need to petition for your degree and/or certificates by March 29. You will also need to RSVP for the Ceremony.  If you plan on participating YOU MUST REPLY ELECTRONICALLY.  Please Note:  Your RSVP is NOT VALID unless a petition for graduation has been completed with a counselor.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Talent Show

The Cabrillo College Student Senate is presenting a Talent Show! See the hidden talents of your fellow students! Free with your Student Activities Card!
  • March 20th
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Crocker Theater

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

MA Externship Deadline

Medical Assisting Students:
If you are planning on taking MA199C in the Summer OR the Fall, you must submit all paperwork to the MA Department by April 30.

February Hourly Activity Records Due Today

CalWORKs students remember to turn in your Hourly Activity Record by 5:00 today so you can be be entered into a drawing for a $50 gas card!

You may download the blank forms on our CalWORKs web page.