STRIDE CAREER PREP
Are you a 9th–12th grader looking to get a jump-start on your future? With Destinations, you can use your high school years to figure out where you want to go and how to get there. In addition to core courses, you'll take career-focused electives to explore your options and find your passion—all while earning your high school diploma. Discovering what you want to do now can prepare you to dive into a career right out of high school or help you make the right decision about your college major.
Students can search and filter hundreds of internship listings to find on-the-job learning experiences they can complete before graduation. A perfect complement to a Stride Career Prep education, a high school internship is another great way to get ahead on future goals. We also offer tips and advice about building a resume, honing interview skills, and keeping motivated on the job. Internship listings are updated daily, so be sure to check back often.
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Students can also:
Participate in high-qulaity work-based learning opportunities
Prepare to take industry-recognized certification exams upon graduation*
Gain workplace skills
Job Shadow Week
Stride K12 and Destinations Career Academies teamed up with businesses across the nation to give students the opportunity to explore different career fields while discovering their passions. Watch as students experience Job Shadow Week.
Destinations students can enroll in career technical service organizations (CTSOs). CTSOs give students with similar career interests the opportunity to connect, practice professional skills, work on service projects, take field trips, and compete against other schools at the local, state, and national levels. Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin offers the following career organizations:
With curriculum that covers 130 job categories and more than 600 national partners—businesses, trade associations, and unions—SkillsUSA gives students the opportunity to:
Practically apply what they learn in the classroom
Take courses in addition to those offered by the Destinations course catalog
Participate in academic competitions and community service activities
Connect with like-minded students who have similar career and academic interests
Earn scholarships offered exclusively through SkillsUSA
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)
NTHS believes in career and technical education (CTE) students, the heartbeat of today's workforce! NTHS celebrates the accomplishments of today's CTE students, empowering them to know the value and impact of their career paths and trades. Since 1984, NTHS has been honoring outstanding student achievement—providing scholarships and career development opportunities.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest business Career and Technical Student Organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. Its mission is to inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. FBLA gives students the opportunity to:
- Practically apply what they learn in the classroom
- Participate in academic competitions and community service activities
- Connect with like-minded students who have similar career and academic interests
- Earn scholarships offered exclusively through FBLA-PBL
*Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.