Career Connections

matching talents, interests, careers

When students and area professionals connect, new possibilities open to students. And a pipeline of talent opens for our partners and their industries.

Let's get busy building a future!

Find out how you can become a part of the Career Connections program below.

Students in manufacturing, engineering design, cooking and aviation classes

Do you want to meet potential employees? Do you want to make a difference for your industry and your community? You can by speaking to classes, attending career fairs or offering internships.

We'll help you get started.

Fill out the form below, or contact our career and pathways internship coordinator. Then we'll help you find the type of partnership that fits your time and availability. 


Michelle Schuster

Career Pathways & Internship Coordinator
 360-662-1604
michellesch@ckschools.org

Our goal is to connect you with area professionals to help you explore your interests and build career ready skills. Opportunities include guest speakers in your classroom, job shadows, internships and connecting with a mentor.

Visit your school’s career center or talk to your counselor. 

Earn Credit for Work

Do you already have a job? Did you know you could earn school credit for it? See your career counselor for details. Please note:

  • You must be at least 16 years old
  • You must have already taken or are currently taking an approved Career & Technical Education course
  • The internship or other worksite learning experience must be appropriate to your educational goals and connected to your high school and beyond plan.