PREPARING TOMORROW'S WORKFORCE
Companies wishing to provide students with career development experiences may self-register for certain activities below or contact Ondrea Austin, Lead Workforce Development Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 560-3858 to get involved.
Sign up to be a classroom guest speaker on the DPS Volunteer Portal. You will be contacted if a teacher has a need for someone with your expertise.
Serve on one of our industry-themed guest speaker panels (currently virtual) to speak to high school students across the district about your career path and industry.
All webinars are from 10:45-11:30am:
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Business & Public Administration
Health & Human Services
Hospitality & Tourism
Information Technology & STEM
Skilled Trades & Advanced Manufacturing
Host student groups of any size at your worksite. Contact us to coordinate.
Post your internship or job directly to Oppti where students can view and apply for it. Alternatively, use our Internship Opportunity Form if you would like our school career coordinators to screen candidates and provide you with a short-list. The information will be shared across DPS high schools.
Host a group of students for a 3-5 day worksite immersion over Spring Break or during the summer. Learn more.
DURHAM YOUTHWORKS PROGRAM
Offer five week paid internships through the Durham Office of Economic and Workforce Development's YouthWorks program.
Opportunities available through the DPS Skilled Trades Pathway and individual companies.
Ondrea Austin, Lead Workforce Development Coordinator
Telephone: (919) 560-3858