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Our Big Idea

Every student deserves the opportunity to make a sustainable life for themselves.

Innovation

Celebrating 25 Years of Innovation

 

In 25 years, we have seen a lot. Industry evolutions, business re-alignments, tech innovations, online education, rising stars and changing tides. One thing that has remained unchanged is the fact that STC connections provide students insights and tools for opportunity, a talent pipeline for business partners and decades of growth for our economy. 

Partnership

Bringing together eight metro Boston public school districts, STC has 10,000 diverse middle and senior high school students in its collective partnership. We are sought out by leading businesses and organizations from all verticals, locally and nationally, to bring businesses and schools together.

In partnering with forward-thinking businesses that recognize their future workforce are today’s students, STC provides over 4,000 inspiring student opportunities each year. 

 

We bring businesses and schools together to inspire and inform students to build an innovative and relevant workforce where all communities flourish.

Our Mission

We bring businesses and schools together to inspire and inform students to build an innovative and relevant workforce where all communities flourish.
Every person can discover their potential to make a difference in their community and lead a fulfilled life.

Our Vision

Every person can discover their potential to make a difference in their community and lead a fulfilled life.
As an innovative leader in partnership programming, School to Careers brings employers, educators, and students together to invest in the future workforce.

Our Partners

As an innovative leader in partnership programming, School to Careers brings employers, educators, and students together to invest in the future workforce.

Our Impact

When our students feel anxious about their future, about educational finances, and about what to do with their lives, we make them feel confident and offer them experiences to make informed decisions; that they will find a place in the world that is challenging and interesting.

Students

When our students feel anxious about their future, about educational finances, and about what to do with their lives, we make them feel confident and offer them experiences to make informed decisions; that they will find a place in the world that is challenging and interesting.
When our Schools are questioned by businesses and students, we make them feel validated in what and how they teach as integral pathways to sustainable communities.

Schools

When our Schools are questioned by businesses and students, we make them feel validated in what and how they teach as integral pathways to sustainable communities.
When our business feel siloed by schools and young people, we connect them with the next generation of talent in order to effect theirs and others’ future.

Businesses

When our business feel siloed by schools and young people, we connect them with the next generation of talent in order to effect theirs and others’ future.

Building a Legacy of Innovation

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In 25 years, we have seen a lot. World headquarters, industry evolutions, local startups, business re-alignments, tech innovations, online learning, rising stars, and changing tides. How businesses and organizations operate and how students learn continue to evolve. Through it all, School to Careers has become Metro Boston’s longest-running business and school partnership innovating with eight public school districts with a total of 10,000 diverse middle and high school students.

STC is not just about career development, fulfilling your company’s next volunteer outing, or community reinvestment obligation. We’re about connecting real people and fulfilling the journey and path of each student to create a talented innovative workforce.

About Us

Exploration and Exposure

We work to provide that big picture moment that can pave the way for greater meaning and fulfillment on every student’s journey to discover their passion and purpose.

By offering exposure to and exploration of different careers, students begin asking and finding their own answers to the questions that make school relevant and exciting to their futures.

As a result of their experiences with School to Careers, our students become energized with focus.

For our schools and students, we offer an opportunity for validation and exploration. Our participants meet real people who want to make a difference in their lives. With these significant resources and unique programs, students discover interests, talents, and opportunities. In response, students craft a plan to achieve college and career goals that excite them resulting in self-motivated and achieving students.

Validation

For our schools and students, we offer an opportunity for validation and exploration. Our participants meet real people who want to make a difference in their lives. With these significant resources and unique programs, students discover interests, talents, and opportunities. In response, students craft a plan to achieve college and career goals that excite them resulting in self-motivated and achieving students.
For our business partners, we offer the opportunity to invest in their marketplace and future workforce by engaging young people in authentic conversations about their industry. What we have witnessed is a renewed enthusiasm and intense consideration on the behalf of employees interacting with School to Careers students.

Investment

For our business partners, we offer the opportunity to invest in their marketplace and future workforce by engaging young people in authentic conversations about their industry. What we have witnessed is a renewed enthusiasm and intense consideration on the behalf of employees interacting with School to Careers students.
Over 20 years time, our students have maintained these industry connections, and following their successful completion of college, have been hired by the same people who inspired them to set out on their unique path.

Connection

Over 20 years time, our students have maintained these industry connections, and following their successful completion of college, have been hired by the same people who inspired them to set out on their unique path.

The Results?

  • Students are motivated and focused on their education
  • Schools feel validated and supported in their quest for better student engagement
  • Parents gain confidence in their investment in further education
  • Businesses welcome the opportunity to build a competitive talent pool
  • Employees gain a renewed enthusiasm after experiencing this big-picture moment for students, and a reminder of why they chose to do what they do.

How We Do It

School to Careers makes academic learning relevant by bringing private and public sector organizations together with student participants through:

  • industry-specific seminars
  • business site visits
  • classroom speakers
  • mentorships and internships 
  • shadow days
  • Expert Q&A panels

Our participants meet real people who want to make a difference in their lives. Students open their minds to new interests, talents, and opportunities. 

In response, they craft plans to achieve college and career goals that excite them, resulting in self-motivated and achieving students.

And over 25 years, our students have maintained these industry connections, and following their successful completion of college, have been hired by the same people who inspired them to set out on their unique path.

Students working together
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School to Careers makes academic learning relevant by bringing private and public sector organizations together with schools to offer:

  •         industry-specific seminars
  •         business site visits
  •         guest classroom speakers
  •         mentorships and internships 
  •         shadow days
  •         advisory boards

For our schools and students, we offer an opportunity for validation and exploration – participants meet real people who want to make a difference in their lives. Students open their minds to new interests, talents, and opportunities.

In response, they can craft plans for additional education and set career goals that excite them, resulting in self-motivated students.

Partnership

For our business partners, we offer the opportunity to invest in their marketplace and future workforce by engaging young people in authentic conversations. 

By supporting our programs, employees gain the opportunity to affect the future, reflect on their role in their company, and consider a global outlook on their own path towards crafting a sustainable life and career.

In the ultimate measure of success, our students have maintained these industry connections, and following the successful completion of their education, have been hired by the same people who inspired them to set out on their unique path.

Contact Us

Your opinions are important to us. Whether it is a simple question or a valuable suggestion, we want to hear from you. Reach out to us using the links below or use the convenient contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

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800 Randolph Street

Canton , MA 02021