Are you Career READY? Students entering grades 10, 11, or 12 in the fall semester; this class could be the right fit for you!
Course Description: This course focuses on Career Research, Exploration, Analysis and Development for Young Adults. In this online Canvas course, students will gain the information and tools they need to make clear, informed choices about their futures. Throughout the course, students will evaluate their unique strengths and interests, set S.M.A.R.T. goals, investigate a variety of career options through virtual interviews and site tours, as well as explore an array of post-secondary education opportunities. In addition, students will learn about the job application process, write a resume, begin refining the skills necessary for success in workplace, research the job market, and more. Upon completion of the course, students will feel more confident, capable, and prepared to chart the next phase of their lives on their career pathway.
Who can enroll? This course is open to all ASD high school students, grades 10-12, for one semester (.5) elective credit, and is encouraged for those interested in pursuing an internship in a particular field during their junior or senior year.
Prerequisite: Students must be entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grades in ASD for the fall semester. Students will be registered on a first-come, first served basis, and then put on a wait list. Ask your high school counselor about how to register.
"I am so grateful and thankful to this course for helping me decide what I want to pursue in the future and that was the whole purpose of me applying to this course. This course not only helped me decide my future, but also gave me steps to get there. Thank you!" - Career READY student, summer 2020 online class.
"I really liked this class. There were definitely some parts that were difficult, but it pushed me to do better. It was also really helpful because I feel a lot more comfortable with things that have to deal with getting a job." - Career READY student, summer 2020 online class.