Go Beyond the Classroom
PSD Students have the opportunity to participate in work-based learning beginning with career exploration in Xello and culminating in an internship, apprenticeship, capstone project, or paid part-time work experience. Students that take 2 or more courses in their CTE program area can earn 1 elective credit for every 15 hours they participate in a work-based learning experience.
Career Planning, Presentations, Career Tours, and Job Shadows
Career Counseling/Planning - Start your career exploration by learning about careers!
Virtual Career Panels - View the 2021-2022 recorded sessions HERE!
Career Tours - 2021-2022 Career tours are 1/2 a day students will see 2 local businesses.
Virtual Mentors/Job Shadows - Find a job shadow related to your career plan.
Build your Resume - Get ready to apply for internships, jobs, and apprenticeships!
Internships, Capstone Projects, and Credit-for-Work
Internships - Find Internships available to PSD high school students
Capstone Projects - Apply what you learn in your classes through a project sponsored by a local mentor!
Credit-for-Work - Businesses want to hire students and you can earn HS credit!
ACE (Alternative Cooperative Education Program) - This program facilitates individualized career programming to support students successfully. This includes students identified as Special Populations.
Learn about Apprenticeships and On-the-Job Training
CareerWise Youth Apprenticeship
Columbine Health Apprenticeship Learn more about the program HERE, the application will be posted in February!
Neuworks Plumbing Apprenticeship Learn more about the program HERE, the application will be posted in February!
SWAP (School-to-Work Alliance Program) - SWAP assists youth with mild to moderate employment barriers to become job-ready. Click HERE to learn more!