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College and Career

At Fenton High School, we are dedicated to empowering our students to excel beyond their high school years. Our core mission is to enhance the educational and economic prospects not only for our students but also for our community at large. During their time at Fenton, students will be encouraged to explore potential careers and postsecondary pathways that align with their passions and interests.
To bolster our students' college and career readiness, Fenton offers comprehensive college and career counseling services alongside a range of exploration and development programs throughout the academic year. These initiatives are designed to equip students with the essential skills, knowledge, and resources needed to flourish in higher education and future professions.
Leading our efforts in this vital area is Ms. Georgakis, our dedicated College and Career Counselor, supported by all our counselors who also provide valuable assistance in this area. You can click here to see the full list of our counselors and their contact information.
Students meet industry professionals during January 18 2024 Career Fair.
We also provide students and families access to SchooLinks, a cutting-edge college and career exploration platform. SchooLinks provides our students with a dynamic and personalized tool to navigate their postsecondary options and chart their paths towards success.
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With SchooLinks, students can explore a wide range of colleges, universities, and career opportunities tailored to their interests, strengths, and goals. From researching potential majors to discovering internships and scholarships, SchooLinks offers a wealth of resources to help students make informed decisions about their futures.

Career Exploration Programs of Study

A program of study is a coordinated sequence of academic and technical content and courses that incorporate (a) challenging State academic standards, (b) employer-informed competencies and skills, (c) employability skills, (d) workplace learning, (e) team-based challenges, (f) credentials and/or college credit opportunities, is aligned to economic needs of industries, progresses in specificity, and has multiple exits and entry points.

To complete a "Program of Study," students must complete, at a minimum, one Introduction course & one Skills course in the same area. Students can enroll in an Advanced course in an area of study to deepen their knowledge and skills.
The College & Career Pathways include:
  • Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources
  • Arts & Communication
  • Computer & Information Technology
  • Finance & Business Services
  • Health Sciences & Technology
  • Human & Public Services
  • Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology & Trades
It is highly recommended that every student complete a Program of Study while at Fenton High School. Internships in these areas are also available. 
Westview School welcomes Fenton students on the first day of their internships.


Work-based learning provides students with the opportunity to engage and interact with industry experts (employers, postsecondary institutions), while learning to demonstrate essential employability and technical skills necessary for today’s workforce. (ISBE)
Click here to learn more about Internship opportunities coordinated by Fenton High School.