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Career Academies and College Classes for High School Students

CAREER ACADEMIES UPDATE

Thank you for your interest in our learning opportunities for high school students. 

Our 2021 Career Academies are listed below. 

  • All classes will be held online

  • Application process opens April 1—May 1, 2021

  • Mandatory orientation May 18, 5–6:30 pm or May 22, 11–12:30 pm

Check back for details on April 1, 2021!  For all related questions or to be placed on our mailing list for new announcements, write to careeracademies@marin.edu or call (415) 457-8811 x8205.

Fees may apply.

2021 High School Summer Career Academies

 

June 21—July 1

Career Exploration
Delve into understanding your unique skills and how to use them to pursue your career interests. 1 college unit. M–Th, 11–1 pm

Education and Social Justice Careers
Explore an array of meaningful jobs that enhance the community and world: education, social change and equality for vulnerable and marginalized populations. 1 college unit. M–Th, 11–1 pm

Building Academy: Architecture, Engineering and Construction
Get up-close and personal with careers in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering and construction/project management. 1 college unit. M–Th, 11–1 pm

Video Production: Storytelling
Experience the world of video production: 1) how to create interesting and impactful videos; and, 2) careers associated with filming, editing and production. Not for credit. M–Th, 11–1pm

 

NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF JULY 5

 

July 12—July 29

Introduction to Health Occupations
An academic, insightful introduction to health care occupations geared for those 16 and older. 2 college units. M–Th, 3–5 pm

 

July 12—July 22

Public Service and Safety Careers
Learn about exciting careers involving emergency response, law, policing and fire technology. 1 college unit. M–Th, 11–1pm

Entrepreneur Academy
Curious about starting and running your own business? Learn how to turn your business idea into reality. 1.5 college units. M-Th, 2:30–5 pm

 

Additional Academies

CyberCamps, Competitions and Pathways
Explore cybersecurity and learn how to secure networks from hackers! June 14–July 19, new classes start each week. Sign up for Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced levels. No college credits offered.

 


Did you know that College of Marin offers full semester courses for high school students?

  • Credit classes are available to high school students in Marin County each semester: Spring, Summer, and Fall. High school students can enroll and earn college credit.
  • COM covers the enrollment fees, normally $46/unit for current high school students (e.g. does not apply to high school students once they have graduated). High school students can enroll in up to 11 units—a savings of $506 per semester!
  • Students are responsible only for fees, including: mandatory health fee ($20); mandatory transportation fee ($3/unit); cost of books or materials may apply, depending on the classes taken; optional student fees normally charged may be waived with waiver request form.