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

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    ->Career & Technology Education Newsletter <-

      

    CCSD Career & Technology Education website

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

    Our summer camps and internship opportunities are really starting to roll in!  Students, if you are interested please reach out to Mrs. Leopper and/or see the CCSD website linked above.
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    3rd year high school students will take a career readiness assessment. Work Keys is the current assessment and students have the opportunity to earn a Career Readiness Certificate that can be used after high school and college when entering various career fields.

     

    Medical University of South Carolina 

    Hiring

    Patient Care Technician II Position Openings

    Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or GED required with a minimum of one year of patient care work experience in a health care facility, at the time of hire. Certified Nursing Assistant. High school diploma or GED required and required enrollment in a healthcare related program within two years of hire. High school diploma or GED required and a current MUHA Care Team Member. Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant course at an accredited institution or equivalent training. EMT or Paramedic certification. Nursing student enrolled in an accredited institution with the completion of nursing fundamentals course. Bachelor’s degree.

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    Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic

    “Splash into Summer” Engineering Challenge

    Students will get the chance to build and test water blasters.  This year, they are hosting it twice to allow for more students to register as seats are limited. 

    There is no cost. Pizza lunch will be provided.

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    South Carolina Aquarium Teen Science Cafe'

    Register online scaquarium.org/teensciencecafe

    Look out for future speaking events. 

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     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

    CCSD 2022 Summer Internship Program

    Paid positions with CCSD Departments

    June 8-August 4, 2022

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    Application

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    Wild Dunes
    Turfgrass Management 
     
     
     
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    The Green Heart Project
     
    Paid employment opportunity for youth in the Charleston area to develop career preparedness and healthy living skills, while practicing engaged citizenship on our half-acre urban farm and other school garden sites.
     
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    ONLINE RESOURCES 

    Links below

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

        Username: SC2020     Password: gr8tcareers

    Naviance

    CCSD Career & Technology Education

    Common Skills on High Demand booklet

    Mapping Your Path

    19-20 Regional College & Career Guide

    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

    ACT 2020 College and Career Readiness Workbook

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

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