For High School Students 

             Helping Individuals Pursue Professional Opportunities

Our "Recruit Hippo" program uses a variety of tools to help students understand and prepare for successful employment.

  • Internship for credit: work-based learning opportunities for school credit.

  • Industry tours: career exploration on site with local employers.

  • Talent advising: in-school guidance on career opportunities suited to a student's interest and skills. Talent Advisors connect students with local employers and training.

  • Soft skills: practicing and improving work ethics, understanding employer expectations, and building critical problem solving skills.    

For information and assistance in preparing for employment while still in high school, visit, or contact the Youth Talent Advisor for your county. 

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Youth Talent Advisor

Annabel Taylor

Coos/Curry County


Youth Talent Advisor

Christie Sabin

Douglas County


Youth Talent Advisor

Renee Vogel

Douglas County