Career Prep





If you're planning to start your career immediately following graduation, you should consider taking a WorkKeys test.  WorkKeys helps you measure your skills and learn how you stack up to employer expectations.  Silver, gold, and platinum scores may improve your chances of landing a job.  

Check the website for more information.



Internships & Jobs


Each semester, interested students have the opportunity to apply for internships.

Contact your school guidance counselor for more information.

CTE Programs


North Carolina’s secondary CTE programs are aligned with The National Career Clusters®Framework with modifications based on state workforce requirements. North Carolina organizes secondary CTE programs into the following seven program areas:

  • Agriculture
  • Business, Finance, and IT 
  • Family and Consumer Sciences 
  • Health Science 
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship 
  • Technology Engineering and Design 
  • Trade and Industrial 
North Carolina has committed to the use of Career Clusters in its state plan. Secondary and postsecondary education have collaborated to offer pathways in all 16 Career Clusters. In 2009, North Carolina secondary and postsecondary CTE released a guide to state employment information aligned to the Career Clusters. The audience for the guide is students, parents, school counselors, and teachers.