Soon to be graduates transitioning to life after graduation are encouraged to come to the College and Career Action Expo on Monday, June 10 at Cedar Ridge High School in the cafeteria from 4 to 6 p.m.

The College and Career Action Expo is designed to help recent graduates, who are still considering what their life after graduation will look like, discover post-secondary opportunities. Campus counselors will be in attendance to support graduates navigate the Expo.

Graduates from the class of 2019 are advised to come ready to fill out applications for colleges and technical schools that are still accepting applications for the Fall, plus employers who have immediate job, apprenticeship and internship openings for recent high school graduates.

Graduates interested in attending college, trade or technical school can get important information about how to apply for financial aid. A representative from the armed forces will be in attendance to answer questions about careers in the military.

Ogden Payne, contributing music journalist for Forbes magazine and founder of For The Students will be hosting a special information session about careers in the music industry. The information session aims to provide students the opportunity to learn about the realities of the music business from an insider’s point of view.

Some of the participating apprenticeships or colleges attending and still accepting applications for the Summer and/or Fall 2019 semesters:

  • Academy of Hair Design/BeVelle Barber School
  • Art Institute of Austin
  • Austin Community College, schools of Accounting, Dance, IT Service & Support, Fashion Marketing, Finance, Hospitality, Marketing & Real Estate
  • Austin Community College, continuing education Veterinary Assistance program
  • Austin Electrical Training Alliance
  • Avenue Five Institute
  • Central Texas Beauty College
  • Healthcare Career Centers INC, Nursing
  • Local 286 Plumbers & Pipefitters
  • Ranger College
  • Texas Lutheran University
  • Texas A&M University – Kingsville
  • Texas A&M University – Commerce
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • University of Houston – Clear Lake
  • WGU Texas

Some of the internship opportunities or employers with current openings for recent high school graduates:

  • QuikTrip
  • YMCA of Greater Williamson County
  • A+ Federal Credit Union
  • First Texas Honda
  • Longhorn Solar

Cedar Ridge High School is located at 2801 Gattis School Road in Round Rock.


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