Students take the skills they’ve learned in the classroom and apply them on the job through shadowing, internships and apprenticeships. CareerConnect's goal is to help students identify their passions, explore what they love doing and consider making a career out of it.

  • Last year 54% of our HS students completed at least a year in a Career Pathway!

  • Last year, over 550 HS students had direct contact with businesses and participated in partnerships through field trips, mentorships, internships, and apprenticeships!

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The following pathways below are offered at DMLK:

Providing individualized support for students with unique needs in reaching their college and/or career goals.

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Prepare for a successful career in marketing, finance or business management.

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Make a difference in the lives of students. Explore careers in early childhood education, teaching and more.

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Are you great at problem-solving? Do you enjoy figuring out how things work? Explore a career in engineering.

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Invent, build and fix the products that people need. Check out careers in advanced manufacturing and the skilled trades.

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Love working with technology? Check out classes in robotics, software engineering, web design and more.

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Career Xplore

Industry Exploration

Taking 9th grade students to professional work places to see their classes in action. Focus is in Advanced Manufacturing and students get professional behind the scenes access to robotics and machinery


Mentoring Program

Year long mentoring program for 10th grade students in Engineering Pathway. Students work with engineers to develop skills, knowledge and ideas for their future after high school.


Internship Program

Opportunities for sophomores, juniors and seniors to gain critical experience through internships or jobs. Classes are offered to help adjust students to a professional workplace environment.


Work Based Learning

Offered in partnership with CareerWise Colorado, our CareerConnect Apprenticeships are an immersive three-year experience in which students work for a company while attending school.