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    Have career related questions?
     See your School Counselor 
    Mrs. Rhiannon Mansfield-Career Specialist


    CTE Newsletter

      CCSD Career & Technology Education website

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



    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
    April 17 - Trades
    April 24 - Healthcare
    May 8 - What's New in SC
    May 15 - Protective Services & Government
    Register on the website



    Saturday, April 20, 2024

    The Cybersecurity Awareness workshop is a one day digital and hands on awareness program for 6th-8th grade students, parents, and educators to learn in-demand cyber technology concepts and resolutions. Additionally, our workshops and programs focus on discovering, pursuing, and succeeding in technology through the exposure of technical concepts. Attendees do not need to have any prior technical experience, and all materials will be provided. We ask all attendees at least have a strong desire to learn more about technology.

    In Sponsorship, Partnership with South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce and Cyber.org. Lunch will be provided.

    FEES - Free


    Attendees ARE required to be present for the entire duration of the scheduled session on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Therefore, please schedule other appointments for times outside of the workshop hours. Please note that this is NOT an overnight workshop and workshop duration is for only two hours. Three program tracks will be offered simultaneously, each with different curriculum and skill level, providing attendees with the opportunity to understand the technical concept as it best relates to their target group. Lunch will be provided.


    Our program is open to 6th-8th grade students, parents, and educators. No technology experience necessary!

    For more information - https://thenextitgirl.org/events-cybersecurity/

    2024 Cybersecurity Application Deadlines

    • Applications open: Monday, April 1, 2024

    • Applications close: Wednesday, April 17, 2024



    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

    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. 




    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.



    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



          FREE practice

          ASVAB Fact sheet

    Coast Guard 

    Why Join



    Enlisted Job Fields

    Culinary Specialist in the Coast Guard info




    K.E. Camps

    Country Club of Charleston

    July 10-July 19

    Apply online




    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.


    Links below

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

        Username: SC2020     Password: gr8tcareers


    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