Work Experience and Career Exploration
WORK EXPERIENCE COURSE
PREREQUISITE: Gainful employment and Instructor recommendation
GRADE LEVEL: Grades 10-12; (Open to 10th Grade students if 16 years old)
MAX CREDIT ALLOWED: 40
The Work Experience course is designed for supervision of student part-time paid employment and to assist students acquire desirable work habits and attitudes in real jobs. The part- time job need not be related to the student’s occupational goals. Credits available: 5 or 10 credits per semester for a maximum of 40 credits toward graduation. Course requires employment of at least 8 hours a week for 5 credits; 16 hours a week for 10 credits.
Further information may be obtained from Mr. Vince Namba: [email protected]
CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES
Consult with the Career Specialist in the College & Career Center.
FHS Students take the Personality Inventory “Strengths Explorer” on Naviance. The results will direct students to potential careers, college majors and colleges offering those majors.
Please discuss the results of “Strengths Explorer” with the FHS Career Specialist or your Counselor.
See also: INTEREST AND CAREER PLANNING found under PREPARING FOR COLLEGE on this website.