Career Compass

TSD Work-Based Learning Opportunities & News

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Work-Based Learning Information Night & Resume Workshop

December 8, 2021 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Thompson Career Campus - 1811 W 15th St in Loveland

TSD High School Students and their Parents/Guardians - Please Join Us!

  • Learn about WBL Opportunities like Internships, Apprenticeships, & more!
  • Get a sneak peak at who will be hiring and hosting next spring!
  • Build a winning resume! Resume workshop and resources provided by Larimer County Economic & Workforce Development

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limited number of spots available.

Click HERE to learn more and register.

Automotive Technician Apprenticeship - Apply by November 28

The application deadline has been extended! Apply NOW for this great opportunity!

Did you know that Automotive Technicians in Northern Colorado earn around $50K to $60K a year? That's $25-$30 per hour starting wage!

You can get started in this career pathway RIGHT NOW as a high school student with a CareerWise Apprenticeship.

TSD Transportation Department is hiring 2 Automotive Technicians who will:

  • Earn $20K to $40K during their 3 year apprenticeship
  • Earn FREE college credit paid for by the employer
  • Earn Industry Certifications recognized nationwide

Interested? Click HERE to Learn more about the position, check your eligibility, and APPLY!

NOCO Healthcare Careers Live Virtual Chat

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Virtual event held via Zoom

The NOCO Healthcare Careers Live Virtual Chat is a special event where you can Connect and Engage with local employees, hiring managers and education providers to learn what it's really like to work in healthcare and hear about the multitude of career paths available.

This event is hosted by the Northern Colorado Health Sector Partnership and is open to all high school students and educators. This particular chat is for Seniors and adult job seekers!

Topic and Featured Occupations: Healthcare Careers with available funding for training. The anticipated featured panelists are:

  • Occupations: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Medical Assistant (MA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Employers: Columbine Health Systems, Associates in Family Medicine, UCHealth
  • Other panelists: Representatives from Larimer and Weld workforce centers will be on hand to talk about the new funding available to households impacted by COVID-19 to help pay for short-term trainings and certifications.

RSVP Required. Register for this free event and then you will be sent a Zoom meeting link.

Click HERE to learn more and register.

UCHealth Radiology Internship - Apply by Nov 28

Current Juniors and Seniors with an interest in a Health Science career are invited to apply for the UCHealth Radiology Internship Program that takes place during spring semester 2022.

Interns complete self-directed research into the various imaging modalities (CT Scan, MRI, Ultrasound, etc) and give virtual presentations to radiology staff from Medical Center of the Rockies. If COVID-19 guidelines and hospital policies allow, students will then shadow Radiology Technologists to learn about this field in the MCR Imaging Department, ER, ICU, Labor and Deliver, Operating Room, and other areas.

Click HERE to learn more and apply by November 28th. Resume required.

Looking for More Opportunities? Say Hello to XELLO!

Interested in other opportunities? Check out our new Work-Based Learning Network that is part of the new XELLO career & college exploration software. In XELLO, you can explore careers and colleges, and discover local companies that are offering job shadows, internships, tours, and more!

Click HERE to learn how to find and request opportunities in XELLO.

Questions? Need help applying?

Application and resume support is available! Your school's Work-Based Learning (WBL) Coordinator and CareerWise staff are available to help you apply and prepare a resume. Resources including resume guides and templates can also be found here.

Here is your school's WBL Coordinator:

  • BHS: Amber Wharton - room 66
  • FHS/TCC: Suzanne Ellis - counseling office
  • LHS: Richy Lynn - room D17
  • MVHS: Erik Kaufhold - room E129
  • TVHS: Ryan Stillahn - room E20

For the Automotive Tech Apprenticeships - CareerWise Representative: Erika Germer

General information: Please contact Susan Scott, Business Community Coordinator.