Helping students form future career plans by linking the knowledge & skills learned in the classroom with those required for success in the workplace.
Career Education Program Components
Contribute your time and expertise as a guest
speaker. Share your personal journey and provide
a realistic picture of potential careers, jobs, skills,
and post-secondary education & training.
Host an excursion to your workplace, providing students
with first-hand observation of the structure and
operations of your business, organization, or institution.
Showcases run from one to three hours or more.
Provide students greater exposure to careers and related
professional and technical skills within your organization.
Help students define their career goals and make
connections between classroom learning and career success.
The average time commitment is three to six hours.
Serve as a career mentor and provide encouragement
and guidance in a student's field of interest. The
mentorship is a very personalized experience with
varying levels of time commitment.
Highly structured, unpaid internships for WCASD students
help them gain a deeper understanding and practice of
professional skills. Students may be assigned specific
projects or tasks to contribute to a business's bottom line.
Structure of internships will vary.