• Career

    The S4 initiative (successful schools/successful students) is a district-wide goal of connecting students to their desired career path through a variety of opportunities. The Andrew counseling staff assists students in their career development through:

     

    The Andrew guidance staff refers to student's "post-secondary plans" with that language intentionally, because we strongly believe that life after high school is not a "one-size-fits-all" model.  We support students who are planning to enter the workforce and encourage them to consider opportunities in the trades.  Below are criteria, contact information, and timelines for union apprenticeship opportunities.

    Union Apprenticeship Information

     

    Resources

    • careercruising.comEach Andrew high school student has a username and password already established on the career cruising website.  

                                    Username: d230-student ID#

                                    Password: student's 8 digit birthdate

    • mymajors.com- a student can research careers, educational requirements, and colleges.

     

    • bls.gov/ooh- the occupational outlook handbook can help students find career information, on the job duties, educational and training information, salary/pay, and outlook for hundreds of professions. 

     

    Work Permit Procedures

    1.  Applications for a work permit can be picked up in the Guidance Office front desk

    2.  Student completes top portion of the form.  Employer completes Statement section or provides a signed letter of intent to on company letterhead.

    3.  Statement of Physical Fitness is signed by School Nurse

    4.  Parents sign application in-person in the Guidance Office

    5.  Certificate of Employment is filed with the Illinois Department of labor by the Guidance Office