Career Information Center (CIC)

East Chapel Hill High School


The East Chapel Hill High School Career Information (CIC) is a resource for students, parents and teachers, supported by the Career and Technical Education Department and the East Chapel Hill High School PTSA. The CIC is dedicated to helping students gain knowledge about themselves and provides opportunities to assist them in reaching personal, academic and career goals.

Lunch and Learns
Nov. 18 and 19

Wednesday
Industrial Technology at Durham Technical Community College

Come learn about the degrees and certifications within the Industrial Technology track at Durham Technical Community College.

Date: Wednesday November 18th
Time: 12:00PM
Google Meet: g.co/meet/cdcevent12

Wednesday
U.S. Air Force ROTC Program

Come learn about the benefits of joining the U.S. Air Force ROTC Program. Serve and earn!

Date: Wednesday November 18th
Time: 12:30PM
Google meet: g.co/meet/cdcevent1230

Thursday
Real Estate Broker

Come learn about the lucrative career of real estate from broker Beleenne Dickerson who's selling homes throughout the triangle.

Date: Thursday November 19th, 2020
Time: 12:00PM
Google meet: g.co/meet/cdcevent12

ECHHS CIC
Bi-Monthly Newsletter

ECHHS Bi-Monthly Newsletter Issue 1.pdf

New Google Classroom for Career Activities and other Information ...

To join: bvxdezd

Wednesday's
Lunch and Learns

Come hear a variety of speakers present about Careers, College, Applications, Employability Skills and much more.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Give Back to the Community!

  • NAS/FAME will host a drive to collect Hygienic products to deliver to the homeless shelters in Chapel Hill and Durham. The drive will take place from December 2nd through December 16th. Please drop items off at the front entrance of the school between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm Monday through Friday. We appreciate your support! Flyer

  • Give Back: ECHHS Benevolence Club Holds Sock Drive: Did you know socks are the number one clothing need of the homeless? The Benevolence Club of ECHHS is holding a sock drive until December 18. Please consider donating new socks in all sizes. Drop off boxes at ECHHS and other noted locations. FLYER

  • ECHHS DECA chapter service project: Thanksgiving food drive for families in conjunction with Chapel-Hill-Carrboro City Schools Food for Students, a daily meal distribution program. Accepting community contributions of either food or money. All monetary donations can be directed here: tinyurl.com/DECAfooddrive , and will be going directly to families in the district. Drop off food donations at the red recycle bin located outside of the school building by Cafe Commons. All donations are welcome. Deadline: Nov. 20

Opportunities

  • Apply for the United States Senate Youth Program and Scholarship! The USSYP provides an educational opportunity for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing college coursework in history or political science to spend a virtual week in Washington D.C. meeting Senators, cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, and officials from various federal agencies and the White House. $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship http://senateyouthnc.webs.com/.

November 2020

  • Middle College High School at Durham Tech: upcoming Parent Information Sessions. The linked flyers (English and Spanish) list the dates, times, and registration link for those who would like to participate. You will receive the Zoom link via email approximately two days prior to the session you choose. I hope to see you there! Also included is a brief info powerpoint. Flyer ENG. PowerPoint ENG. Flyer SP. PowerPoint SP.

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DECEMBER 2020

  • Girls Take Over Tech event at ACC (Virtual): On December 9, 2 to 3 PM, we will have live sessions with local industry and ACC students. Each session will last for 25 minutes (10 minutes of company portrait and supported careers, 10 minutes of the ACC student asking the company representative questions about their career path, 5 minutes wrap up). Each student will be able to attend two live sessions between 2 and 3 PM. All sessions will be recorded and made available afterwards. There are two sessions we really want you to encourage students to take part in: The keynote speech on Female Leadership in Male-Dominated Areas at 6 PM that night. And at 7:00 we will also be having a women in industry networking sessions. https://edgefactor.com/aatc-takeover

District College Rep Visits:
All district high school students are invited to attend

Contact Information:

Mrs. Fletcher Kieckbusch,
Career Development Coordinator

Email to schedule a Google Meet Appointment
between 9:00am-4:00pm M-F

THE CIC CAN HELP...

  • Career Development Counseling

    • Career Interest Assessments

    • Learning Styles

    • Skills Tests

  • Employment and Internship Information

    • Workers Permit Information

    • Labor Laws Information

  • Work Skills

    • Resume Writing

    • Cover Letters

    • Thank you letters

    • Interviewing Skills

    • Portfolios

    • Military Information

  • Information about the Career and Technical Education Department and courses

  • Career & College Promise

  • Speakers, Field Trips, and Career Fairs

  • Class Presentations and Workshops

  • Testing Information

    • SAT

    • ACT

    • TOEFL

    • ASVAB

  • A quiet place to study

  • Summer and Enrichment Opportunities including Gap Years

  • Scholarships and Financial Aid Information

Non-Discrimination Statement: The Chapel Hill – Carrboro Board of Education, therefore the Career and Technical Education Department, prohibits any policy or procedure which results in discrimination, harassment, or bullying based on any of the following: race, color, religion, atheism, ancestry, national origin, gender, socioeconomic status, academic status, gender identity, physical appearance, sexual orientation, mental, physical, developmental, or sensory disability, immigration status, or any other classification that is protected by law, regulation or Board policy. The Board further prohibits discrimination against a person perceived to have any of the above characteristics or against a person for associating with someone protected by this policy. Individuals who wish to file a discrimination and/or harassment complaint may call the Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator: Misti Williams at (919) 967-8211 ext. 28251.
Declaración de no discriminación: El Consejo de Administración de las Escuelas de las Ciudades de Chapel Hill y Carrboro, y en consecuencia el Departamento de Carrera Profesional y Técnica, prohíbe cualquier política o procedimiento que resulte en discriminación, hostigamiento o intimidación basado en cualquiera de los siguientes: raza, color, religión, ateísmo, ascendencia, nacionalidad, género, estatus socioeconómico, estatus académico, identidad de género, apariencia física, orientación sexual, discapacidad mental, discapacidad física, discapacidad de desarrollo, discapacidad sensorial, estatus migratorio o cualquier otra clasificación protegida por ley, regulación o política del Consejo de Administración. El Consejo de Administración además prohíbe la discriminación contra una persona percibida que tiene cualquiera de las características anteriores o contra una persona por asociarse con alguien protegido por esta política. Las personas que deseen presentar una queja de discriminación y / o acoso pueden llamar al Coordinador de Cumplimiento de Derechos Civiles: Misti Williams, al (919) 967-8211 ext. 28251.