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    Have career related questions?
     See your School Counselor 
    or
    Mrs. Melissa McCants-Career Specialist
    melissa_mccants@charleston.k12.sc.us 

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    Career & Technology Education Newsletter

      Check back often for future announcements

    CCSD Career & Technology Education website


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    Summer Job Opportunities for Aquatic Employees 

    The City of Charleston is looking to hire 30 aquatic employees for the summer and with few people applying, they are offering a $200 bonus and free certification courses.

    News report

    Application

     

    Trident Technical College Career Days events 

    Recordings

    TTC recently had a week of information sessions highlighting the various programs offered at their school, and the Student Services offered. The recordings are linked on the site above. 

     

    TRI-COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES UPDATES – SEATS ARE VERY LIMITED.  REGISTER TODAY!! 

    FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021 - SC DAYS ADVANCED MANUFACTURING VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE 9a – 2p 
    Local manufacturers will host an interactive virtual open house event for students, parents and educators. Join us to complete challenges, share your ideas, and experience ADVANCED manufacturing.  How ADVANCED, you ask?  Note this video link for a quick example!! Click ADVANCED!  Students will also be eligible to receive a digital badge.    REGISTER AT THE FOLLOWING LINK:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6BtBZNK-SUi3CwwIgWT54g  

     

    DreamLearners site   

    Boeing’s NEW DreamLearners site on weareboeingsc.com is now LIVE! https://weareboeingsc.com/dreamlearners-program/  

     

    Tallo’s $10,000 Scholarship   

    Tallo has a NEW needs-based scholarship opportunity for a high school senior who is planning to pursue higher education in Fall 2021.  Find additional details about the scholarship and apply here,   

    Landing Page Link: https://tallo.com/10k-scholarship/  

      

     

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    SC Aeronautical Training Center Virtual Tour Opportunity

     

    The South Carolina Aeronautical Training Center at Trident Technical College is excited to offer a virtual tour experience! Virtual tours are available for elementary, middle, and high school students. 

    Our high school tour showcases the state-of-the-art technology found within the SCATC to help connect students with programs they may wish to explore after graduation. We feature photos and videos from all SCATC programs as well as information on applying to college, financial aid, campus engagement and more. Programs covered in the tour include Aeronautical Studies, Engineering and Construction as well as Manufacturing and Maintenance. Fall 2021 enrollment is open now; this is an excellent opportunity for upcoming and recent high school graduates to learn about college programs they can begin this Fall!  

    The virtual tour is hosted live by appointment and lasts 45 minutes including a Q&A session with SCATC Building Coordinators. Virtual tours are available for school groups, summer camps, community organizations as well as individual students and parents.  Visit our Tour Request Page to schedule a virtual tour session.

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    WIN Ready to Work

    3rd year high school students will take this assessment and earn a a Ready 2 Work credential, as well as an Essesntial Soft Skills credential.

    Learn more https://www.winlearning.com/aboutwin

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    Boeing Opportunities at the National Society of Black Engineers' 47th Annual Convention

    Internship opportunities for students

    NSBE Career Fair: April 8th and 9th

    Boeing Intern & Entry Level Virtual Prescreen Event: April 12th

    Boeing Intern & Entry Level Interview dates: April 15th & 16th.

    NSBE landing page: https://jobs.boeing.com/Event-NSBE

    Register to attend our Virtual Prescreen Event

     

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    South Carolina Aquarium Teen Science Cafe'

     

    Register online scaquarium.org/teensciencecafe

    Look out for future speaking events. 

     

    UGA Summer (Virtual) Academy Camps  
    There are offerings in STEM, Arts, Career Prep, and Specialized areas.
     

     

     

    Clemson University Spring 2021 Open House

    Health Professions Advising will be hosting informational sessions for prospective Clemson students interested in careers in Healthcare.

    Sign up for one of their Spring 2021 Virtual Health Professions Advising Open House Sessions. Check the link for the next event date.

    PLEASE REGISTER HERE! https://clemson.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ba9M50uMRAsysd0

     

    Clemson Career Workshop

    FLYER

    https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/houston/clemsoncareerworkshop/ 

     
     
    Winthrop University

     

       AMPD- Accounting, Mentorship and Professional Development Program

    • College academic program offered by Winthrop University (WU)
    • Competitive program developed with an accounting firm to increase the number of minorities in the accounting field
    • Students get professional development from fortune 500 companies, special housing, scholarships, accounting mentor, consideration for internships, externships and full-time positions
    • To participate students must identify as an underrepresented minority, have a 3.0 GPA, specific MATH SAT or ACT scores, come to WU for school, participate in extra-curricular activities and study accounting
    • Website- https://www.winthrop.edu/cba/accounting/ampd/
    • Apply- https://www.winthrop.edu/cba/accounting/ampd/apply.aspx
    • FLYER

          No specific deadline 

     

    Pharmacy PharmDamental Program

    The MUSC College of Pharmacy PharmDamental Program is specifically designed to engage high school students interested in STEM or healthcare careers. The program will provide a fundamental understanding of the pharmacy profession and introduce students to the many career options available.

    MUSC PharmDamental participants will interact with pharmacists representing a wide range of career opportunities, engage with MUSC College of Pharmacy Student Ambassadors, and meet the dean of the MUSC College of Pharmacy.

    Upon completion of the MUSC College of Pharmacy PharmDamentals program, students will have a more comprehensive understanding of the profession of pharmacy and have fundamental tools to foster their desire to pursue a healthcare career, specifically the profession of pharmacy.

    The 2021 MUSC College of Pharmacy PharmDamentals program will take place virtually on Friday, July 30.

    Register here:  https://redcap.musc.edu/surveys/?s=AJCKW7ETPN

     
     

    Article on best practices for students interviewing for jobs via video conferences:

    https://ncda.org/aws/NCDA/pt/sd/news_article/218478/_self/CC_layout_details/true 

     

     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

    Coast Guard 

    Why Join

    FAQs

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    Enlisted Job Fields

    Culinary Specialist in the Coast Guard info

     

     

    STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

     

    SUMMER EMPLOYMENT

    Attached is the list of City of Charleston summer employment (PAID) opportunities.  Note some of the opportunities are for college students only.
     
    The deadline to apply is May 7.
     
    Students that are hired for positions with the city can also earn an internship course credit by following the steps at the bottom of the Student WBL page:

     FLYER

     

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    ONLINE RESOURCES 

    Links below

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

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    SC Virtual Library Career resources

    Day at work Videos

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    ACT 2020 College and Career Readiness Workbook