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    Have career related questions?
     See your School Counselor 
    or
    Mrs. Rhiannon Mansfield-Career Specialist
    rhiannon_mansfield@charleston.k12.sc.us 

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    CTE Newsletter

      CCSD Career & Technology Education website

    Find information about careers, jobs, job shadowing, apprenticeships, internships, and summer opportunities.

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    3rd year high school students will take a career readiness assessment. WIN Ready to Work is the most recent assessment and students have the opportunity to earn a Career Readiness Certificate and Essential Soft Skills Certificate that can be used after high school and college when entering various career fields.

     

    Resume Toolkit

    Interview Tips

     
     
    SC Days (virtual) 
    Throughout the Spring of 2024, the South Carolina Future Makers initiative is proud to offer a series of regional career exposure events for our state’s students. This new virtual series, SC Days, will offer students and educators the unique opportunity to join and engage with employers and in-demand local industries through a series of interactive sessions within the school day
     
    Upcoming: 
    April 17 - Trades
    April 24 - Healthcare
    May 8 - What's New in SC
    May 15 - Protective Services & Government
    Register on the website
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    2024 Summer Transportation Institute (STI) 
    Provided by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for rising 9th-12th graders.
     
    Students participating will learn about career opportunities in the transportation industry (air, land, & sea).
     
    Eligible students must live in one of eight neighborhoods in North Charleston (1-Camps, 2-Charleston Farms, 3-Ferndale, 4-Highland Terrace, 5-Joppa Way, 6-Liberty Park, 7-Russelldate, 8-Wando Woods). A list of street names in these neighborhoods is also attached.
     
    The attachments include:
    1)  Double-sided flyer (English & Spanish, 2 pages)
    2)  Letter from Kit Scott, SCDOT Project Director & Application Form (English)
    3)  Letter from Kit Scott & Application Form (Spanish)
    4)  Street names in the EJ footprint
     
    The 2024 STI program will be administered by Trident Technical College from July 8 to 26
    Lunch and snacks will be provided daily. 
    Applications are due on or before May 17 and may be delivered to the I-526 LCC Community Office (5605-A Rivers Avenue) or emailed to info@526lowcountrycorridor.com.  
     
     

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    Real Talk from CollegeBoard

    Recordings of their Career Events featuring Black professionals in the gaming and sports industries. Plus other past recordings of college and career events.

     

    Get Smart SC - Resources to help you find the right path

     CCSD Summer Internship Program

    Did you know that Charleston County School District offers PAID summer internships in a variety of departments for rising seniors?
    Student Translater and Interpreter FLYER

    Internship Flyer

    APPLY HERE!
    Examples of CCSD Departments Hosting Student Interns:

    ● Transportation

    ● Nutrition Services

    ● ESOL / Bilingual Support

    ● Contracts & Procurement

    ● Electrical Maintenance

    ● Accounting - Fixed Assets

    ● Grounds and General Services

    ● Information Technology Help Desk & Field Support

    ● Facilities Management Programming

    ● SAIL & SMAART Camp Counselor

    ● HR / Benefits

    ● Community Relations, & More!

     

     

    Top 10 work skills for 2022 and Beyond Video



     

    South Carolina Aquarium Teen Science Cafe'

    Register online scaquarium.org/teensciencecafe

    Look out for future speaking events. 

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    OneBlood

    Begin your carer at OneBlood:

         * Phlebotomists            * Biologics Assistants         * Telerecruiters        * Donor Recruiters

    Paid on-the-job training.

    Apply online at OneBlood.org/careers

     

     

     Roper St. Francis Healthcare

    Roper St. Francis has various programs for students to learn about the Health field.

    SCRUBS (events are currently not being held, but check out their website for info)

    SCRUBS "U" Career Sessions
    SCRUBS “U” features quarterly evening sessions concentrating on specific areas of health careers. Each program offers an exciting glimpse into a medical field.

    Scrubs Health Summer Careers Camp - activity-filled week offering students who have an interest in health careers an opportunity to explore nursing & medical careers. Check the wesbite for the dates.

    SCRUBS Mentoring Program - allows students on medical career tracks the opportunity to work along with staff at the bedside in a mentored role. The program is designed for pre-nursing, MD and PA career track students.

    Job Shadowing

    Check out their website for more information on these programs.

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    Military

    Army: goarmy.com

    Navy: navy.com

    Air Force: airforce.com

    Marines: marines.com

    Coast Guard: gocoastguard.com

    ASVAB - Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

    Planning to enter the military, you will have to complete the ASVAB and earn a minimum score depending on the branch you are interested in entering.

    Learn more about the ASVAB and practice on the sites linked below.

          Official ASVAB site

          Miliary.com

          ASVABProgram.com

          FREE practice

          ASVAB Fact sheet

    Coast Guard 

    Why Join

    FAQs

    FAQs2

    Enlisted Job Fields

    Culinary Specialist in the Coast Guard info

     

    STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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    Job Corp

    A year round, federally funded career technical training program for eligible young men and women ages 16 to 24.  We provide housing, meals, drivers education, high school diplomas (or HiSet), vocational training, life skills, and employability skills – all FREE to eligible applicants.

    Brochure

     

    K.E. Camps

    Country Club of Charleston

    July 10-July 19

    Apply online

    Flyer

     

    Amazon

    Amazon wants to hire CCSD students! They will work around student's schedules. For more information and to view opportunities, visit their Opportunities for Students website.

    ONLINE RESOURCES 

    Links below

    MicroCareerBursts - www.microcareerburst.com - Virtual job shadowing in various career fields.

        Username: SC2020     Password: gr8tcareers

    Naviance

    CCSD Career & Technology Education

    Talent Demand Study - Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce 

    Common Skills on High Demand booklet

    Mapping Your Path

    STEM Jobs

    Discus - Career Preparation resources

    Careers in the Military

    SC Works Labor Market Data

    SC Virtual Library Career resources

    Day at work Videos

    Cyber Security Schools

    Cybersecurity Guide

    RadiologySchools411 - resources on careers in medical imaging, including information on career paths in Radiologic science