MPS College and Career Center

MPS College and Career Center

Welcome to the only Official MPS College and Career Centers page. Welcome to the Milwaukee Public Schools College and Career Centers' page!

The College and Career Centers (formerly the TEAM UP College Access Centers) assist all Milwaukee-area students in grades six through twelve (and beyond) with completely FREE college and career support, admissions, financial aid, scholarship applications, and resume and essay writing.

Operating as usual

25/02/2023

FAFSA Assistance Available today 11 am - 1 pm!

South Division High School CACC
Park in the lot behind the school and come in the door by 15th Place and Mitchell.

Call 414-902-8462 with questions.

Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools will hold two FAFSA completion events in the month of February.

Tuesday, February 21 5 pm - 7 pm
Milwaukee School of Languages College and Career Center (Library)
8400 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53222

Saturday, February 25 11 am - 1 pm
South Division High School College and Career Center
1515 W Lapham Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53204
(Enter in the parking lot by 15th Place and Mitchell)

*Enter in back of building in parking lot at 15th Place and Mitchell
*Spanish assistance available at both events/*Asistencia española disponible en ambos eventos.

Register at https://tinyurl.com/MPSFAFSAFeb23 Walk-Ins will also be accepted.

Milwaukee Public Schools

20/02/2023

Milwaukee Public Schools will hold two FAFSA completion events in the month of February.

Tuesday, February 21 5 pm - 7 pm
Milwaukee School of Languages College and Career Center (Library)
8400 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53222

Saturday, February 25 11 am - 1 pm
South Division High School College and Career Center
1515 W Lapham Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53204
(Enter in the parking lot by 15th Place and Mitchell)

*Enter in back of building in parking lot at 15th Place and Mitchell
*Spanish assistance available at both events/*Asistencia española disponible en ambos eventos.

Register at https://tinyurl.com/MPSFAFSAFeb23 Walk-Ins will also be accepted.

Milwaukee Public Schools

19/07/2022

𝐀𝐫𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐞?🚗 Registration for MPS Drive opens on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. for all MPS students between the ages of 15 and 17.5. Beginning this fall, MPS Drive has added more slots for students, but space will still fill quickly! Be prepared to register as soon as possible once registration opens.

What to know for MPS Drive:
▪️ Three MPS Drive sessions are available throughout the year: Fall, Winter/Spring, & Summer.
▪️ Students must be currently enrolled in an MPS school.
▪️ Students must be at least 15 years of age by the first class and no older than 17.5 years of age by the last day of class.
▪️ While MPS Drive classroom & behind-the-wheel lessons are free, there is a $35 fee that covers the cost of a temporary permit.
▪️ Students will receive 30 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours of driving instruction, and 6 hours of observation.
▪️ In-person, online, or hybrid options exist for MPS Drive.

Visit mkerec.net/drive to learn more about MPS Drive and Milwaukee Recreation’s additional community-based driver education opportunities.

14/07/2022

City Year Milwaukee is still hiring AmeriCorps Members to serve as tutors and mentors for students that need it most in Milwaukee Public Schools. This opportunity includes a bi-weekly stipend, education award, access to scholarships, professional development, and direct access to job opportunities.

Application deadline: July 20, 2022

Timeline photos 07/07/2022

Want to go to college but worried about how to pay because your undocumented or DACA status makes you ineligible for financial aid? MATC wants to help!

The DACA Plus scholarship offers $500 per semester for eligible students taking 6-8 credits, $750 for 9-11 credits and $1,000 for 12+ credits. Interested students should:
☑️ Apply to MATC
☑️ Register for at least six program credits
☑️ Apply for the scholarship by July 30

Learn more: www.matc.edu/DACA

Timeline photos 05/07/2022

Are you a new or first-time MATC student? The MATC Foundation scholarship application for 2022-23 scholarships is open through Sunday, July 31: https://bit.ly/3yIt2f2

Scholarships are a great way to help pay for college and are one of many ways to fund your education.

05/07/2022

We are looking to hire an LTE for Data Entry in the College and Career Centers. The College and Career Center (CACC) Data Support Analyst Is responsible for collaborating with staff to maintain a universal and organized system of data entry.

15-20 hours per week. Flexible in-person schedule. $13 - $16 per hour based on experience.

Interested candidates should send a resume to College Access Coordinator Ericca Pollack at [email protected] by July 13, 2022. Please email with any questions. Thanks!

Timeline photos 28/06/2022

Current MATC students!

If you're within 12 credits of completing your program, apply for the MATC Completion Scholarship to cover up to 12 credits of tuition, fees and books (not to exceed $2,000) before Friday, July 1: https://bit.ly/39WuZuS

Photos from MPS College and Career Center's post 17/06/2022

Today is the day!!! ☀️☀️☀️

Senior Send-Off 2022
1-3 pm
Rufus King High School

Check out some of the fabulous prizes we have for the Class of 2022 🙌

24/05/2022

Registration for Earn and Learn closes in 72 hours! To enroll or learn more, visit our website.

17/05/2022

Are you 16-24, pregnant or parenting and not in the workforce? You may qualify for Employ Milwaukee's WIOA Out of School Youth Program. To learn more, visit our website or scan the QR code.

Timeline photos 16/05/2022

Are you looking to boost your tech skills as you prepare for work in a digital economy?

Check out the summer tech program, FUSE, from the MKE Tech Hub Coalition. It’s a unique summer bootcamp experience for college or college-ready students designed to infuse and build tech skills that apply to all careers. The coalition is generously providing scholarships to cover the costs for all accepted students.

Apply by Wednesday, June 1: https://bit.ly/3LqZndK

06/05/2022

Employ Milwaukee We connect Milwaukee area job seekers with education, training, and resources to obtain employment.

05/05/2022

UNCF "Ladders of Hope" Scholarship
United Negro College Fund
Deadline to Apply: May 17, 2022
Award Amount: $5,000

The Ladders of Hope Scholarship Program will provide scholarships to current High School Seniors who will be attending a UNCF member-institution, full-time. A listing of UNCF member schools can be located at: https://uncf.org/member-colleges.

This scholarship opportunity will provide a renewable award of up to $5,000.00 for 4 years beginning during the 2022-2023 academic school year.

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/a850e405-b564-4f9d-9553-2e49d1ce9e61

04/05/2022

Deadline extended to May 15!

04/05/2022

Our Lights Are On Community Event
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Andre Douglas Middle School

M-Cubed SmartStart Interest Form 02/05/2022

MPS Class of 2022: Planning to attend MATC or UWM?
Apply for M3 Smart Start today!

MPS seniors attending MATC or UWM are eligible to receive up to $500 for participating in the Smart Start program this Summer and through the Fall.

Why join?
-Make friends and get connected to other MPS graduates
-Get a direct connection to help with paying for college
-Improve your math placement to help you graduate college on time
-Go on fun trips throughout Milwaukee
-Get extra support from a Success Coach this summer and fall
-Start a campus job early to earn more money for college

All MPS seniors admitted to MATC or UWM are eligible and can apply at tinyurl.com/M3SmartStart22.

Not sure? Just complete the form to get more info. Students will be invited to a virtual meeting on Thursday, May 12 from 4-5 p.m. to learn more about the program and next steps. Questions or need assistance with your college enrollment?

Please contact Ericca Pollack, Milwaukee Public Schools College Access Coordinator, at [email protected] or 414-902-8462.

Milwaukee Area Technical College University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

M-Cubed SmartStart Interest Form MPS Class of 2022: Planning to attend MATC or UWM? Apply for M-Cubed Smart Start today! MPS seniors attending MATC or UWM are eligible to receive up to $500 for participating in the Smart Start program this Summer and through the Fall. Why join? -Make friends and get connected to other MPS graduates...

01/05/2022

College Signing Day is one of my favorite events of the year, and I can’t wait to celebrate it virtually with Reach Higher on May 7! Whether you're going to community college, a university, trade school or joining the military, tell me where you're headed using ! 🎓🎉

Summer 2022 Milwaukee High School Application 13/04/2022

BrandLab Internship Application
The Brand Lab has marketing and advertising paid summer Internship opportunities for high school and college students.

Intro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2S6RzQ_4t-c
How to apply: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkJlWprtXoU

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqlEEBClK12mPc9dPlD4rWyji8l2__bOixo9EjH27UplZ0og/viewform

Summer 2022 Milwaukee High School Application Please note: Due to COVID19 The BrandLab and our partners are planning for a HYBRID summer internship opportunities. We will communicate changes as they come. Thank you for your interest in The BrandLab Summer Internship! This is an exciting opportunity for you to experience a real-life work environ...

Timeline photos 08/04/2022

Congrats Po!

We are excited to honor Po, a senior at Milwaukee's Ronald Reagan High School and recipient of The Eleanor Roosevelt Scholarship. Po was chosen for the full tuition scholarship because of her demonstrated excellence in leadership and volunteerism, and she'll be starting at Alverno in the fall. Congratulations Po!

Timeline photos 22/03/2022

Mark your calendars 🗓️ for Casa Abierta, Thursday, March 31, 4-7 p.m., 816 W. National Ave. Learn about:
🗸 Spanish/English bilingual programs
🗸 ESL classes and GED/HSED options
🗸 Low tuition and support services available
🗸 Tour classrooms and shops

Learn more and register in advance: www.matc.edu/casaabierta

Timeline photos 14/03/2022

Shout out to the students of Barack Obama High School, who came to learn what it takes to be ! Alverno College was their first college visit since the pandemic started so we hope it was a memorable one!

Timeline photos 11/03/2022

Middle and high school students and families should plan to attend College and Career NIght! Learn to explore career paths, find out about schools and programs, narrow down your interests, and more!

Wed. April 6, 2022
6-7:30 p.m.
Register by April 4 at mpsmke.com/mpschooseyourpath

Timeline photos 10/03/2022

Construction Job Fair March 24th from 1pm-6pm!
Positions include Concrete Masons, Iron Workers, Carpenters, Electricians, and HVAC Professionals. Need training? Come learn about apprenticeships and how they can help. All skill levels welcome. Hiring opportunities for apprentices to journeymen. Don't miss out!!
Register here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/construction-trades-workforce-job-fair-tickets-272175703857 or by calling/texting (414) 436-9696

03/03/2022

Summer Youth Internship Program on-line applications are NOW being accepted. Due: 4:00pm on Friday, March 18th

Program Information:

-Interns earn $15.00 per hour.
-Interns work Monday through Friday 20 hours per week. [A maximum of 160 hours for the duration of the internship
The internship work assignment begins Thursday, June 2nd and ends Friday, July 29th.
-Interns must commit to work the entire 8-week program. -Applicants with plans for summer school, summer camps, family reunions, or who are unable to work the entire 8-week internship are asked not to apply

Check the requirements below before you apply:

-Youth must be between age 16 (as of June 1, 2022) to 19 years-old.
-Youth must live in the City of Milwaukee
-COVID-19 Vaccination or approved accommodation required. Youth selected for the internship are required to have received either both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine prior to June 1, 2022, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation prior to June 1, 2022.
-Priority is given to place high school juniors and seniors that have not previously participated in the program.

https://city.milwaukee.gov/earnandlearn/jobs/syip

24/02/2022

WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION:
Tradeswomen Panel and Interactive Event
Date: Saturday, March 5th, 2022

Interested in a career in construction?
Hear from a panel of Milwaukee tradeswomen and
apprentices and learn more about each of the local
building and construction trades with hands-on activities

Location
WRTP|BIG STEP
3841 W Wisconsin Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Raffle Prizes will be drawn at the end of the event
Registration- This event is free and open to the public. To
register, visit: https://wrtp.org/event/womenin-construction-03-05-22/

21/02/2022

Mount Mary Summer Leadership Academy
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH FIRST!

Mount Mary University's Women's Leadership Institute is now accepting applications for their Summer Leadership Academy!! It's an opportunity for 9th-11th grade girls to participate in a 6-day, 5-night residential featuring in-depth career exploration programming (June 19th-24th)!
Apply and find more information here!
https://mtmary.edu/business-community/womens-leadership-institute/experience/summer-leadership.html

Summer Leadership Academy | Mount Mary University Mount Mary University, a Catholic women’s institution, offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in an engaging, supportive community that fosters creativity and achievement.

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