UC Berkeley Incentive Awards Program Info Session 4/12

When: April 12th at 1PM

Where: Room 256

Come learn more about the UC Berkeley Incentive Awards Program! IAP offers financial support in scholarship funds over eight-semester to one student from Galileo. Once the student starts at UC Berkeley they have access to college support services provided by IAP academic advisors, counselors and staff.


• Exhibits leadership at school, home or in the community
• Has a 3.4 unweighted University of California GPA
• Is a U.S citizen, permanent resident or eligible non-citizen
• Would benefit from attending UC Berkeley
• Would need financial support for college

City College Applications, Placement Test, and Counseling on April 12th

On April 12th, City College of San Francisco will be here at Galileo to:

  • Help you complete the City College application
  • Administer the placement exam
  • Help you pick your first semester classes

1. Application Workshop

  • April 12th from 1-3PM in Room 260 Computer Lab
  • Attend this workshop if you:
    • want to go to City College after high school but have NOT completed the application yet.
    • already took the placement exam but did NOT complete a City College application.
  • Bring with you your personal information, such as Social Security number or Green Card
  • To sign up for the Application Workshop, see Ms. Ng in the counseling office by Monday, April 11th — Space is limited!!

2. Placement Exam (native English test only)

  • April 12th from 1-4:45PM in the Library
  • All students who plan to go to City College after high school MUST take the placement exam.
  • This is the last time you will be able to take the Placement Exam at Galileo. If you are unable to make this exam date, you will still be able to take it at City College. As of today, April 7th, ALL April exam dates are full at City College. Therefore, if you do not take the Placement Exam at Galileo on April 12th, the next time you will be able to take the exam is in May at City College.
  • Students who need to take the ESL Placement Exam must take the exam at City College. Come see Ms. Ng in the counseling office if you have questions about this. The schedule can be found here: http://www.ccsf.edu/NEW/en/future-students/future-credit-students/take_a_placementtest.html.
  • To sign up to take the Placement Exam, see Ms. Ng in the counseling office by Monday, April 11th — Space is limited!!

3. Counseling Appointment

  • April 12th from 2-4PM in Room 359 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • The next opportunity to meet with a City College counselor at Galileo will be Friday, April 15th. I will let you know the location later next week.
  • Meet one-on-one with a City College counselor who will help you pick your classes for the Fall 2011 semester. All students who meet with a counselor on either April 12 or 15 will be able to register for classes at FRISCO Day on April 29th at City College.
  • This is ONLY open to students that have already taken the placement exam.
  • To sign up for a Counseling Appointment for either April 12 or 15, see Ms. Ng in the counseling office by Monday, April 11th — Space is limited!!

Please email or see me in the counseling office if you have any further questions.

Work for SF YouthWorks this summer!

San Francisco YouthWorks (YW) is a unique high school internship program that provides youth with paid work experience to develop their readiness for work and promote interest in public service careers. The application for San Francisco YouthWorks’ Summer 2011 Session is NOW AVAILABLE. It is due by Friday, April 29 at 5pm.


In order to be eligible to participate in SF YouthWorks you must:

  • Be a resident of San Francisco
  • Attend high school in San Francisco
  • Be in or entering the 11th, or 12th grade
  • Have time in your schedule to work a minimum of 7 hours per week (during the school year session) and 10 hours per week (during the summer session). Most internships take place between 9am and 5pm on weekdays.

***There are 3 ways to complete and submit your application to us:

1) DOWNLOAD: Download your application here or here, complete all questions and essays, and turn in to us at our office.  You can mail it or bring it in person but it MUST be in our office by our deadline in order to be considered.

2) ONLINE: Complete an online application here.  THEN complete a Required Documents Packet (RDP) that can be downloaded here or picked up at our office.  Application and RDP must be received by our deadline.

3)  IN PERSON: Pick up a copy of the application from our office, complete it, and return in person or by mail before our final deadline.

Our office is located at 2012 Pine Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco.  Office hours:  Monday through Friday: 9am-5pm


ALL applications and other materials MUST be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered for the Summer 2011 session.

Please contact us at 415-202-7911 or janderson@jcyc.org with any questions about the application process.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a SF YouthWorks intern!