Poway Adult School

Career Planning & Resources

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Free Career Support Resources                                                                                                                                                     
  • Topical Workshops
    • ​Ideal for learning how to complete a career plan, develop a resume, prep for an interview and more
    • Scheduled on-campus and live on Zoom
    • Offered on a rotating basis throughout the school year
    • Self-serve curriculum and videos to watch just-in-time when you need it most

  •  Employer Speaker Series
    • Scheduled on-campus and live on Zoom
    • Offered regularly throughout the year
    • Gives you a great perspective on jobs, an industry or an individual company
  •    One-on-one appointments with a Career Education Specialist 
    • Discuss your individual career goals and training needs
    • Have your resume reviewed
    • Prep for an interview                            

​See the current course catalog to sign up for a career support workshop. Then, make an appointment with a Career Education Specialist.

Career Workshop Descriptions
Develop Your Career Plan
This workshop focuses on your career goals based on your unique interest profile and evaluates two key factors: labor market demand and wages. It encourages you to develop a career plan based on data and evidence research training options.
Target Your Resume
Create a resume that focuses on your experience and employer needs. Write a compelling Professional Summary to highlight your skills that meet or exceed job requirements. The Professional Summary becomes your talking points for networking.
Ace Your Intervieww
This workshop focuses on interview preparation and practices. Topics include reviewing and incorporating transferable skills, exploring various types of interview questions and developing your best answers to avoid interview pitfalls.

Self Serve Resources

Using Onet and MyNextMove.org
How to effectively use MyNextMove to find your dream career that takes into consideration your interests, data on the future demand of a career your considering and a pathway to livable wages and beyond. 
Take the Interest Profiler for a list of careers that might be right for you (email for help with the Interest Profiler). 

Your Student Support Team is here to help!

During this challenging time, we want to make sure you can reach us!  Click on the name of a staff member to send an email and someone will contact you. We can meet you on-campus, on line, by phone, in a text message or through email. 

Your Support Team Members (click on names to email a support staff member)



Poway Adult School Academic and Support Counselor: Contact Mary Perez if you need assistance or have questions regarding academics, social emotional, community agencies or wellness concerns.


Poway Adult School Career Education Specialist and General Support: Contact Denise McAndrews if you need help with your career needs or other resources. 

ETCN Disability Support Counselor: Contact Van Pham if you need assistance with 504/IEP Plan evaluations and accommodations, support for students with learning challenges, community agency referrals and various resources.

ETCN Job Developer: Contact Jane Herrick for help accessing our Job Board or completing the Caljobs registration (required for unemployment insurance). 

ETCN Technology Integration Specialist: Stacey Campo. If you can’t reach your teacher for help with your technology needs, feel free to contact Stacey


The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2761, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

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