Career And College Prep

Career and College Prep

With career and college prep, core academics meet a career-focused, college-ready education. Your 9th–12th grader can explore career options and find their passion—all while earning their high school diploma.

Career Fields

Students take career-focused classes in the high-demand pathway of their choice:

You can also:

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Participate in career clubs

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Prepare to take industry-recognized certification exams upon graduation*

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Gain workplace skills

Job Shadow Week

Schools powered by K12 teamed up with businesses nationwide to give students the opportunity to explore different career fields while discovering their passions. Watch as our students experience Job Shadow Week. 

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Career Clubs

ISKS students can enroll in career clubs, also called career technical service organizations (CTSOs). CTSOs allow students with similar career interests to connect, practice professional skills, work on service projects, take field trips, and compete against other schools at the local, state, and national levels. ISKS offers these career clubs:

With curriculum that covers 130 job categories and more than 600 national partners—businesses, trade associations, and unions—SkillsUSA gives students the opportunity to:

  • Practically apply what they learn in the classroom
  • Take courses in addition to those offered by the ISKS course catalog
  • Participate in academic competitions and community service activities
  • Connect with like-minded students who have similar career and academic interests
  • Earn scholarships offered exclusively through SkillsUSA
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*Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.