Career Connections

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To explore possible career opportunities in or related to the field of education, students may work with a teacher as a Teacher Assistant. Students may qualify for an Employability Skills Certificate issued by the State of Wisconsin by completing a minimum of 180 documented hours. It is a non-paid position for school credit. The teacher’s assistant (TA) position will allow students to work with and for a teacher. Duties of the TA will be determined by the supervising teacher and the TA to best suit the needs of the individuals involved. Applications to become a TA will be limited to the first two weeks of each semester and will be submitted by the supervising teacher. A copy of the student’s official schedule must be attached to the application form when submitting to the Student Services office for approval. This activity is assessed on a Pass/Fail basis.

Students must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and failing grades.
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This work-based program is for students interested in pursuing a career plan prior to graduation. The Employability Skills course is required either prior to or concurrent with the program. The intent and purpose of work placements is to provide students with work experience that is related to their career goals. Students may qualify for an Employability Skills Certificate issued by the State of Wisconsin by completing a minimum of 180 documented hours. Students must be enrolled in the minimum 6 credits for the school year. Students worksite experience is supervised on the job by employers in conjunction with the appropriate faculty member. It is a paid experience for school credit. The student is employed in a field related to his/her goal. It requires that the student has completed a sequence of courses in the field related to his/her career goal. Time sheets with hours worked/wages received must be signed by the supervisor and turned in to the Career Connections Coordinator weekly. School credit will not be awarded without validation of hours worked. Students will be evaluated by their supervisors on a quarterly basis with the final evaluation being the Wisconsin Skills Standards Certificate from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. This class is assessed on a Pass/Fail basis.

Employability Skills course either prior to or concurrent with the program. Completion of 12 credits, completed application packet, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and have not received any failures or incompletes for the previous semester.

A completed application form must be submitted to the Career Connection Coordinator during the course registration time period.
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This work-based program is designed for students to learn more about an occupation they may be considering as a future career. The Employability Skills course is required either prior to or concurrent with the program. Students may qualify for an Employability Skills Certificate issued by the State of Wisconsin by completing a minimum of 180 documented hours. It is a non-paid position for school credit. The student works in a field related to their career goal. Time sheets with hours logged must be signed by the work site supervisor and turned in to the Career Connections Coordinator weekly. This activity is assessed on a Pass/Fail basis.

CC651 YA Ag/Food/Nat Resources
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Youth Apprenticeship – Agriculture. This is a year long course that requires selection of both semesters: S1 and S2. This one or two year program is designed for students interested in agricultural careers. Work sites for YA Agriculture Youth Apprenticeship can be chosen from any type of business within the agriculture fields of food, large and small animals, greenhouse. landscaping and natural resources. Areas of experience can range from farm operations to veterinary assistant. Application to the program must be made by the end of your sophomore year in high school.

This course may also qualify for transcripted credit with Gateway Technical College.
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This one or two year program is designed for students interested in business, finance, accounting, banking, and/or insurance careers. Work sites for YA Finance Youth Apprenticeship can be chosen from any type of business with an accounting department; financial service institutions such as banks, credit unions, lending firms; and insurance companies. Application to the program must be made by the end of your sophomore year in high school.

If you take this course, you must also take CC652-S2 – YA Finance S2

A completed application form must be submitted to the Career Connection Coordinator during the course registration time period.
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This is a year long course that requires selection of both semesters: S1 and S2. This one or two year program is designed for students interested in hospitality, lodging or tourism careers. Work sites for YA Hospitality, Lodging & Tourism can be chosen from any type of business with restaurant service, hotel service or travel agency. Application to the program must be made by the end of your sophomore year in high school.

If you take this course, you must also take CC652-S1 – YA Finance S1

A completed application form must be submitted to the Career Connection Coordinator during the course registration time period. This course may also qualify for transcripted credits.
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This is a year long course that requires selection of both semesters: S1 and S2. This one or two year program is designed for students interested in a manufacturing career. Work sites for YA Manufacturing can be chosen from any type of manufacturing business. Application to the program must be made by the end of your sophomore year in high school.

If you take this course, you must also take CC653-S2 – YA HOSP/ LODG & TOURISM S2

A completed application form must be submitted to the Career Connection Coordinator during the course registration time period. This course may also qualify for transcripted credits.
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This is a year long course that requires selection of both semesters: S1 and S2. This one or two year program is designed for students interested in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)career. Work sites for YA STEM can be chosen from any type of engineering, drafting, civil engineering, or bioscience business. Application to the program must be made by the end of your sophomore year in high school.

A completed application form must be submitted to the Career Connection Coordinator during the course registration time period. This course may also qualify for transcripted credits.
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This is a year long course that requires selection of both semesters:  S1 and S2.  This one or two year program is designed for students interested in an auto collision, technician, diesel or supply chain/logistics career.  Worksites for YA Manufacturing can be chosen from any type of business in one of the career areas.  Application to the program must be made by the end of your sophomore year in high school.

If you take this course, you must also take CC656-S2 – YA Transport, Distribution, and Logistics S2