What is Career Services?
Career Services is an on-campus career development service that operates under the School-to-Career Division of Career and Technical Education within the Wake County Public School System. It is the central hub for career and leadership development for Millbrook High School students. School-to-Career prepares every student to make knowledgeable career choices through academic rigor and work-based learning experiences.
Ms. Darlene Frazier is the Career Development Coordinator that links the business community to students in order to prepare them to make a real-world connection and informed decisions for post-high school planning. The goal is to graduate college, career, and citizenship-ready future leaders! Please contact me at email@example.com or 919-850-8787 ext. 21140
School-To-Career assists students in preparing for the workplace through:
** School-Based Learning
** Work-Based Learning
** Connecting Activities
Students learn and develop skills in three areas:
Hard Skills: Higher Skills in mathematics, problem solving, occupational skills.
Soft Skills: Ability to work in teams, communication, career management.
Ability To Use A Personal Computer to carry out basic tasks, i.e. word processing.
By the end of ninth grade, students should have:
identified personal attributes and interests to consider in choosing a career.
explored career opportunities online.
established a graduation plan.
By the end of tenth grade, students should have:
opportunities in career shadowing.
updated the graduation plan.
developed resume writing skills.
By the end of eleventh grade, students should have:
opportunities in career shadowing and internships.
taken the PSAT, SAT, and ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery).
finalized plans to meet graduation requirements.
explored career opportunities in the Career Center.
worked on developing a post-high-school plan.
By the end of twelfth grade MHS students should have:
participated in an internship.
developed interviewing skills.
fulfilled the graduation plan by meeting all graduation requirements.
finished developing and begun implementing a post-high-school plan.