Helping students go to college and on to fulfilling careers!
Founded in 1986, CAREER BEGINNINGS connects Hartford-area high schools, businesses, volunteers/mentors and parents in a coordinated effort to increase the percentage of teenagers who graduate from high school, pursue higher education, and fulfill career goals.
Career Beginnings supports students (11th and 12th grades) at the following schools:
|A.I. Prince Technical High School||Bloomfield High School|
|Bulkeley High School||East Hartford High School|
|Academy of Engineering and Green Technology||Nursing Academy|
|Law and Government Academy||High School, Inc|
|Manchester High School||The Culinary Arts Academy|
|The Journalism and Media Academy|
The program has four principle components:
Career Beginnings’ counselors provide one-on-one, in-school support, in all participating high schools. Students meet regularly with counselors, when their progress in goal-setting is discussed; their academic situation(s) assessed and addressed and plans for the future developed.
• SAT/ACT fee waivers
• College Application fee waivers
• College visits and tours
The Career Beginnings program for high school students