• SFO Career Academy

     

    Being the closest school geographically to the San Francisco International Airport, we have partnered with SFO to create the "SFO Career Academy" 

    A four week long workshop in the spring, led by SFO's employment and training specialist Linda Rosa, to learn about the ins and outs of the airport that leads into a potential internship for our Peninsula High students. 

     

    The weekly breakdown of the Career Academy is as follows:

    Week 1: Introduction to “Working at SFO”: Exploring Career Pathways & Networking!  

    • Overview of the San Francisco International Airport Commission (airport structure, core values, understanding career dress and getting to SFO
    • Students will learn about the many career pathways at SFO, how to network, and create their own networking speech.

    Week 2: Identifying Areas of Interest and How to Qualify

    • Overviews of Safety & Security Pathways
    • Tour of specific Airport Commission sections (Ex. Comms Section, Airfield, Dispatch)
    • Individual career mapping sessions with students

    Week 3: Resume & Master Application 

    • Students will learn the basics of resume writing, and how to tailor their resume to fit the job, and create a master application

    Week 4: Getting the Gig! 

    • Overview of the City and County of San Francisco’s new applicant tracking system
    • Complete the City/internship application