Radiologic Technologic Week

National Radiologic Technologic Week  is celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of radiologic technologists across the nation. The celebration takes place each year during the week that includes Nov. 8th to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on Nov. 8, 1895.
The week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care and health care safety

Here is a link to find out more about this occupation: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/radiologic-technologists.htm

Job Seeker Checklist

What field(s) are you interested in?

  • Are you seeking a full-time or part-time   
  • schedule?
  • Remote or in-person obligation?
  • Are you open to contract work?

What compensation base are you looking for?

  • Factor in your desired base salary including additional costs, such as childcare, clothing, fuel, etc. If working from home, calculate the cost of a home computer, internet service cell phone.
  • Research salaries within your desired fields to know what others with similar experience and duties are requiring.

Craft or update your resume.

  • BEFORE: List out all volunteer activities, work experiences, awards, education certificates and degrees.
  • DURING: Decide which of the above are relevant to what you are applying for.
  • AFTER: Enlist a trusted person or organization to review the document for accuracy, grammar and effectiveness.

Start your job search.

Draft a cover letter adapted to the specific job description of what you are applying for.

  • Use keywords from the job description,
  • Explain gaps in your resume, and connect the dots from your qualifications to the desired position.

Create a professional email address for all communication.

Take stock of your social media accounts.

  • Are they professional?
  • Consider the privacy of your accounts because some hiring managers do research online.
  • If you haven’t already, create a LinkedIn account and ensure it matches the information on your resume.

Keep track of the jobs you apply for, where you found them, any notes that are relevant to your search and communication with the company.

Germanna Physical Therapist Assistant Program Information Session

Phys. Therapist Asst. Program Information Session – Stafford

Wednesday September 11
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Barbara J. Fried Center – BJFC

This information session is for students interested in applying to the PTA program. No reservations are required. You will learn about this dynamic and in-demand healthcare career, as well as the courses and other requirements you must complete before applying to the PTA program. Applicants are required to attend an information session, and we recommend you attend as early as possible. The PTA program has a selective admissions process. Students are admitted once a year.

Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships

Local Scholarship:

The Caroline County Agricultural Fair Association, a non-profit organization, is proud to offer one scholarship in the amount of $500 to a graduating high school senior of Caroline High School who is pursuing further studies in a career and technical education field, i.e., culinary arts, automotive technology, nursing, sports medicine, criminal justice, cosmetology, agriculture, carpentry, architecture, engineering and technical drawing. Applications can be found in the main office. Deadline April 1, 2019.2019 Student-View Scholarship Program

Must be a senior planning to attend a four year college, community college, junior college, or technical/career school. One $4000, Two $1000, Ten $500 available. Log onto www.student-view.com. Deadline April 22, 2019.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a service organization composed of predominantly Black college-educated women. The sorority annually awards scholarships to students in their service area (Caroline, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George). The application requires letters of recommendation, transcript, test scores, essay, and an in-person interview. Deadline March 22, 2019. Applications in main office.

Local Scholarship:

The Board of Directors of the Fredericksburg Area Builders Foundation Scholarship for $6500/renewable on behalf of The Steigleder Family Scholarship Fund to one or more academically outstanding students who qualify for admission, and will attend the University of Richmond as a full-time undergraduate student. Deadline May 1, 2019. Apply online: https://www.fabava.com/steigleder-family-scholarship/

Armenian Education Center

The Armenian Education Center offers a $1000 scholarship to one Virginia student. Applicants must write an essay concerning the Armenian Genocide. Essays must be postmarked or emailed by April 17, 2019. Find the application/prompt here: http://chscounseling.blogs.ccps.us/files/2019/01/Armenian-Education-Center-Essay-Scholarship.pdf

LOCAL: Welcome Lodge #125 Scholarship

2.5+ GPA, leadership skills, and contribution to school/community required. Deadline March 31, 2019. Find the application here: http://chscounseling.blogs.ccps.us/files/2019/01/Welcome-Lodge-125-and-Welcome-Chapter-129-Order-of-Eastern-Star-Bowling-Green.pdf

Charles J. Colgan Scholarship

This is a $2,000 scholarship for a VA student interested in aviation. Deadline April 12, 2019. Find the application here: http://chscounseling.blogs.ccps.us/files/2019/01/Colgan-Scholarship-Application.pdf

2019 Virginia Future Leaders Scholarship

A total of $40,000 will be awarded to students across VA. No essay required. Deadline March 30, 2019. Find here: https://www.vcta.com/virginia-s-future-leaders-scholarsh

The Greater Rappahannock Chapter of the Links

Four scholarships, in the amount of $1200 each, will be awarded to four outstanding African-American students in our service area. The Sandra Holland King Education Scholarship in the amount of $1,200 will be given to a student majoring in the field of Education and a student attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) will be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,200, for a total of six non-renewable scholarships. Deadline March 29, 2019. Find here: http://chscounseling.blogs.ccps.us/files/2019/01/Local-Scholarship-The-Greater-Rappahannock-VA-Chapter-of-the-Links-1.pdf

VA Council on Women STEM Essay Contest

To be eligible you must be a Jr or Sr and have a 2.5 GPA. Over 35,000 dollars to awarded!

Deadline February 22, 2019. For application and details go online: https://www.commonwealth.virginia.gov/advisory-boards/council-on-women/stem-essay-contest/

Greater Richmond Chapter of the Links, Inc:

Offers four $1200.00 scholarships for four outstanding African-American students.

Deadline: Postmarked by March 29, 2019

The Sandra Holland King Education Scholarship 2019:

Offers $1200.00 to a student majoring in Education and a student attending a student attending a Historical Black College/University.

Deadline: Postmarked March 29, 2019

Attention Seniors: The Fredericksburg Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes Scholarship is a local scholarship for Caroline Students. The deadline has been extended through February 15!

This information is also available on the Counseling website as a downloadable PDF at the following link:
http://chscounseling.blogs.ccps.us/school-counseling-newsletter/scholarship-applications/