For more than 20 years, students have relied on K12’s innovative, personalized online education. With Career Prep, a career readiness program for middle and high school students, your child can prepare for their professional future while tackling educational requirements.
Students can also access exclusive support services like internships, career coaching, networking opportunities, and career clubs — actively exploring avenues that spark passion and purpose.
With Career Prep, your child can:
Take career-related courses to learn about in-demand industries
Build work experience, industry exposure, and a professional network
Learn valuable skills that can be applied in real-world scenarios
Earn college credits and prepare for certification exams
Career Prep is available at K12-powered schools across all 50 states. Students can also remain in their local school while participating in Career Prep on a part-time, more flexible basis through K12 Private Academy.
High school students can discover their interests, explore career options, and even gain college credits through K12 Career Learning. Depending on the school, middle school students can also enroll in exploratory courses to explore the possibilities within different career fields.
Students of all ages can rely on Career Prep to guide long-term success — learning through experience, solving real-world problems, and building a personalized pathway to a rewarding career. By exploring a diverse set of professions, K12 middle and high school students can map a future aligned to their individual passions and ambitions.
College and Career Advice From K12 Success Coaches
K12 public high school students can lean on our Success Coaches for personalized advice about building a fulfilling career. Success Coaches meet students virtually to shape compelling resumes, sharpen interviewing skills, share college preparation strategies, and more — all at no cost.
*Opportunities vary by school; please visit your school page or check with your school counselor. **The career and college prep program is offered to eligible high school students. Some schools also offer career exploration in middle school. †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. ¹2020 Spring Destinations Career Academy Student Satisfaction Survey Findings, October 13, 2020 The K12-powered career readiness program, formerly Destinations Career Academy or Stride Career Prep, is now career and college prep.