Technology Company Partnerships
Through BHS Partnerships, students have additional career exploration experiences:
The MassHire Workforce Board is our partner in the Future Innovators Program. They provide workshops on career exploration and job readiness skills. They also consult with the school providing expertise on workforce development and workforce trends. The programs Business Engagement Coordinator assists in recruiting companies to participate in Job Shadow day, Career day, CS Ed Week and Capstone Project.
We are an Amazon Future Engineers School, and students in the Pathway are part of this program, and can earn Cloud Computing badges, apply for Amazon scholarships and are eligible for college internships with Amazon.
We are a TEALS school, and students have access to engineers who come into classes and share their experiences and expertise on a regular basis.
Microsoft provides students with tours and online certification programs through their Imagine Academy. Girls participate in Microsoft’s DigiGirlz program, where they interact with Microsoft employees and managers to gain exposure to careers in business and technology and to get an inside look at what it's like to work at Microsoft. By participating in the Microsoft DigiGirlz Day, young women can find out about the variety of opportunities available in the high-tech industry and can explore future career paths.
MITRE is our lead partner for the Capstone Project. The are also piloting an internship for 9th and 10th graders, and Burlington students are encouraged to apply. During the fall, girls attend MITRE’s Young Women in Engineering that will allow young women in high school to experience the creativity and innovation of engineering, science, and technology through demonstrations, presentations, panel discussion and interactive design session with female engineers from The MITRE Corporation.
CGI provides a one day STEM camp to students, teaching hardware and Python, and discussing careers in consulting.
Gravoc Consulting leads our Drone related Capstone Projects, working with students to develop project plans, flight skills, and problem-solving skills. Through this unique program, students work toward obtaining their Drone Pilot License.
Oracle Academy provides curriculum for students to gain industry certifications in database fundamentals and java, and also participates in the Capstone Project program.