• Career Development

    Career Services is an on-campus career development service that operates under the School-to-Career Division of Career and Technical Education within the Wake County Public School System. It is the central hub for the career and leadership development for Heritage High School students. School-to-Career prepares every student to make knowledgeable career choices through academic rigor and work-based learning experiences. 

    Career development services include:

    • Career & College Exploration
    • Job Shadowing
    • Internships
    • Apprenticeships
    • Military
    • Entry-Level Employment
    • Leadership, Pre-College & Community Programs
    • Resume/Cover Letter Writing
    • Interviewing Skills

Contact Us

Dawn Beaster
Career Development Coordinator

919.570.5600 ext. 20654


Schedule an appointment!


  • Entrepreneurship Summer Bootcamp by SKEMA Business School

    • For high school students with an entrepreneurial mindset
    • July 8-10th from 9:30am-4:30pm
    • Lunch included
    • Cost $500

    See flyer for details and to register!


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  • Graduating seniors interested in BioPharma Manufacturing


    • Must be 18 years old
    • HIgh School Diploma
    • Graduating in June 2024

    Receive free training, earn an industry credential and assistance in finding a job as a process technician earning $ 18-22 per hour.

    See flyer HERE for all details.

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    ECSU Aviation Program

    • For rising 11th & 12th graders
    • Interested in aviation
    • Year-round program with structured activities

    Only 80 seats available. Apply by June 30th.

    See details



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  • EMS Summer Camp

    Ages 14-19

    You can find information HERE.

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    Summer - Real World Business Experience for Teens

    5-day in-person summer experience including lunch at local Raleigh restaurants. Ages 14–16 years old.

    July 22-26th

    Registration & fee information found on the flyer.

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    GSK is seeking graduates for their apprenticeship programs. Must be 18 years old by August 2024. See flyer HERE and visit the apprenticeship page on this site for more information.

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    Wake Forest Fire Department Explorer Program

    For any high school student interested in exploring a career in the fire department. Click  HERE to learn more!

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    STEMblazers Program
    STEM program for high school girls hosted by Campbell University in 2024! STEMblazers is a program dedicated to inspiring girls into STEM careers. We provide programming and opportunities for the students to meet real women in STEM, ask questions, and work through a real hands-on activity related to the speaker's job. We have partnered with the amazing women at Campbell University to kick off a new chapter on their campus. 
    We'd love to meet you at the upcoming club sessions! 
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    GSK 2025 Apprenticeship Program 

    Class of 2025, join us to learn why GSK’s Apprentice Program is the right program for you! GSK Apprenticeships are full-time entry-level opportunities that offer high school graduates and first year college students the opportunity to begin their career while working towards their Associate’s degree. This Associate’s degree is fully funded by GSK, which, yes, means NO COLLEGE DEBT! 

    Register HERE

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    Volunteer with the Miracle League of the Triangle. For more information, visit this link.

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  • Duke Ophthalmic Technician Program for graduating seniors.

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  • Wake Forest Fire Department for graduating seniors.

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  • Architecture, Construction & Engineering mentor program for Students

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  • Criminal Justice Fellows Program for graduating seniors interested in criminal justice.

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