ABOUT DPS CareerConnect

CareerConnect at John F. Kennedy High School provides Business and Engineering students hands-on learning and career exploring opportunities, which enhance students’ core academic skills and prepares them for a variety of  post-secondary options, e.g., college, apprenticeships or the workforce. 

 
 It is estimated that over 90% of today’s jobs  require some type of post-secondary training to prepare students for the real world-of-work. 

BusinessConnect

  • HSoB Leadership
  • HSoB Principles of Business
  • Web Page Design
  • Multi-Media
  • Future Business Leaders of America FBLA
  • Distributive Education Clubs of America DECA

Business Teachers:
Rob Polete and Jerry Clayton

  • Career Connection Experience CCE (work-based program earn five-high school elective credits)

CCE Coordinator: Anne Aragon

EngineerConnectQEP

  • Project Lead the Way
  • Energy
  • Principles of Engineering POE
  • Introduction to Engineering Design IED

Engineering Teachers:
Caitlin Wolff and Vic Loya

~CareerConnecting Experiences Offered ~

  • CareerX ~ An exploration for all freshmen engineering students.
  • CareerCoach ~ A mentorship for the juniors and seniors in the Energy class.
  • CareerLaunch ~An Internship for rising juniors and seniors.
  • Job search techniques Resume/Cover Letter Assistance
  • Application Writing / Interviewing Tips
  • Job Searching / Dress for Success Tips & Job Referrals
  • Career assessment test
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career Panels & Speakers
  • Career Connections Experience CCE (Earn High School Credit while working a job)

Anne Aragon, DPS CareerConnect Partnership | Internship Coordinator
John F. Kennedy High School
2855 S. Lamar Street | Denver, CO 80227
O: 720-423-4381 | F: 720-423-4315

Room 230 | Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
E-mail:       anne_aragon@dpsk12.org

Visit our school’s home page: John F. Kennedy High School

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