The ultimate goal of schools is to prepare their students for the workforce, and the Berks County Intermediate Unit helps support local students through a variety of career readiness programs.
Developed by the Career Ready Berks Alliance, the K-12 Career Pathways Framework is designed as a systematic approach to ensure all students in Berks County access to information, resources, experiences, and training from kindergarten through grade 12 which will contribute to informed decision making and post-graduation success.
Through the program, students will be introduced to and participate in K-12 activities, experiences, courses, and elective selection focusing on one of five pathways:
CareerReadyBerks.org is an online platform bringing career information and opportunities to our 70,000 students in Berks County.
The portal provides a direct link to available experiences in the business community, including:
Browse the Career Ready Berks portal and find a new experience in the field of your choice.
Berks STEM Connection creates new opportunities for students to hone their skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and prepare them for eventual careers in the sciences.
Throughout the year, Berks STEM Connection hosts events and competitions that provide hands-on, real world opportunities for students of all ages.