Career Opportunities

College and Career Readiness Opportunities
9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students
Pathways for Future Engineers Programs at Virginia Tech is a FREE college prep experiential program for first-generation college students in VA. The Pathway Program offers a two-week in-person residential camp on the VT campus during the summer as well as year-round virtual and in-person opportunities to explore different areas of engineering. Students also receive support applying to VT and preparing for collegiate course work. The application is now open and the deadline to apply is March 1, 2022. For more info or to access the application –> https://eng.vt.edu/ceed/ceed-pre-college-programs/Pathways.html

11th Grade Students Explore Summer / Fall 2022 college campus fly-in & enrichment programs. Go to Naviance, then “College”, then “Enrichment Programs” to search for opportunities.Check out the QuestBridge College Prep Scholars program.Info about the Posse Program and the QuestBridge College Match Scholarship will be sent out later in the spring. Start learning about these scholarship programs now. 12th Grade StudentsContinue to search for scholarships.In Naviance, click Colleges, then Scholarship Search.Visit CollegeBoard’s Scholarship MatchCheck out the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria’s monthly scholarship newsletter.Consider participating in Senior Experience. Visit our Canvas page and attend an information session during Lunch & Learn. These short but important sessions will be held from February 14-17 in the auditorium lecture hall. Contact Mrs. Hawn if you have questions (room A119, marianne.hawn@acps.k12.va.us). Coming Soon: “Senior Experience” Edition of Counseling NewsStay tuned for cap & gown and other graduation information.And as always, stop by the College and Career Center if you have questions or need support.  We also encourage all Titans to get into the habit of regularly visiting the ACHS Job & Volunteer Board for leads on jobs, internships and community service opportunities. 

On behalf of the ACHS Department of School Counseling,
Melissa Deak, Director of School Counseling 
Recognized ASCA Model Program