Helping students go to college and on to fulfilling careers!

Founded in 1986 as a program of the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education, Career Beginnings is a free, in-school program, connecting 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
  • Hartford Public High School
  • New Visions Academy
  • Weaver High School
  • Pathways Academy of Technology and Design

The program has four principal components:

Register for Career Beginnings Parent Consent Form 2020 Scholarship Book Register for the Bridge Program

The Career Beginnings program for high school students