Career Launch

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Ahead of the Curve

Career Launch is for students in grades 9–14 who want to get a head start in a career where skilled employees are in high demand. It is a six-year, career-focused program providing students with real-world work experience through internships in fields connected to their classroom studies.

Students who successfully complete the six-year program will graduate with:

  • A high school diploma
  • An associate degree
  • A Career and Technical Education endorsement
  • Relevant industry certifications
  • Practical workplace experience

Austin ISD is working in partnership with Austin Community College and Dell to offer Careers in Technology as part of its Career Launch program at Reagan Early College High School and is working in partnership with Austin Community College and Seton Healthcare to offer Careers in Health Sciences as part of its Career Launch program at LBJ Early College High School. Crockett Early College High School offers Construction Trade Careers.