Become Career & College Ready

  • Through our community partnerships, there are a wide variety of community opportunities that we recommend that our students get involved in. These opportunities can help students explore careers, participate on college campuses, and earn valuable experience as they prepare for life after high school. Most of these opportunities are free, and many are available for all age groups. Bookmark this page and check back frequently, as we often get new opportunities every week!

  • University of Colorado Health Care Seminar Mentorship Program

    • Mentor sessions for high school seniors and juniors interested in health care industries.
    • September 17th, October 15th, and November 19th from 4 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Virtual meeting, no cost to attend
    • Click here for more information and to register.

    Colorado Student Leaders Institute

    • Summer college prepatory pogram that allows students to live on campus at CU Denver and take classes
    • No cost to students
    • Two sessions: June 20 - July 10th, 2021 or July 11 - July 31st, 2021
    • Application is due by January 31, 2021
    • Click here for more information or to apply.

    Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute R2L NextGen

    • All expenses paid program for Latino students to visit Washington, D.C. and learn about how the government works and be active in their communities
    • Takes place in 2021 in two formats: online from June 13-18, and in-person from June 27 - July 2nd or July 18 - 23
    • Open to current 10th and 11th graders
    • Applications are due by February 15, 2021
    • To learn more or apply, click here.