Career Services

All LEAP programming from middle school through post-secondary graduation is infused with career services through structured curriculum and special events.

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START YOUR CAREER JOURNEY AT LEAP

LEAP’s “Career Connections” curriculum guides students in their career development through comprehensive, exploratory, and immersive experiences. 

Career Awareness

Learn about the wide range of possible career choices.
Students become aware of the breadth of careers available to them by participating in:
  • Academic Enrichment
  • College Campus Tours
  • Career Speaker Events 
  • Career Field Trips
  • STEM Career Fairs
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Career Exploration

Investigate the possibilities.
Students focus on exploring and becoming ready for career paths that match their strengths and interests by participating in:
  • Job Shadowing
  • Resume Building and Interviewing
  • Labor Market Research
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Networking Events
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Career Immersion

Engage in opportunities related to career goals.
Students gain experience and develop career readiness skills by participating in:
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Complete Education and Career Plans

Summarize and reflect on your LEAP experiences and plans for success in the future.
Each year, middle and high school students work on an “Education and Career Plan,” which is filled out as they participate in various opportunities at LEAP. The plan captures:
  • Student strengths, values, and career interests
  • Important connections between educational pathways and career goals
  • Intentional choices aligned with future career pursuits
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WORK WITH US TO SUPPORT AND CELEBRATE STUDENTS ON THIS JOURNEY

Encourage students in your life to attend LEAP programs and events.

Join as a volunteer or member of our Business Partner Network.

Dream MORE

Grades 6-8

Dream MORE is a free program in Lynn where middle school students can discover fun new activities such as robotics, cooking, and art with a caring community of friends and mentors.

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Expanding Horizons

Grades 6-8

Expanding Horizons is a free program in Salem where you can discover fun, new activities such as robotics, cooking, and art with a caring community of friends and mentors.

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Teen Center

Grades 6-8

The Teen Center is a fun, safe space where you can make new friends, get homework help, and do activities and programs, while working towards the future you want.

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College Success Program

Grades 6-8

The College Success Program provides you with complete college preparatory services, including application, financial aid and scholarship preparation as well as regular mentorship all the way through post-secondary graduation.

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Early College

Grades 6-8

Through the Charlotte Forten Early College Program, Salem High School juniors and seniors can earn up to 12 free college credits for four courses that also count towards high school credits. LEAP provides provide school-day and after-school support to enrolled students.

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Post-Secondary Advising

Grades 6-8

High School Graduates, GED Holders and Current College/Post-secondary Students: Receive ongoing advising related to academics, financial aid, campus life, or whatever will help you successfully complete your education and get ready for your career.

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Summer Work Program

Grades 6-8

The Summer Work Program is a free summer program for 9-12th graders aged 14-19 where they can explore a career of interest, work with a mentor, and earn money!

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Gloucester Internship Program

Grades 6-8

The Gloucester Internship Program is a six-week experience for you to explore a career of interest, work with a mentor in that field, and earn money.

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Gloucester Internship Program

College/Post-Secondary
Grades 9-12
Available to:
Gloucester

The Gloucester Internship Program is a six-week experience for you to explore a career of interest, work with a mentor in that field, and earn money.

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Summer Work Program

Grades 9-12
Available to:
Lynn
Peabody
Salem

The Summer Work Program is a free summer program for 9-12th graders aged 14-19 where they can explore a career of interest, work with a mentor, and earn money!

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Meet our Students

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I enjoyed tonight’s Trade Education event. It was very informative and I learned a lot that can help me for the near future.

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Participant at Trade Education Event

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I thought the Summer Info Slam was very helpful … it will help me attain a better summer job.

- Anonymous Student

Attendee at Summer Info Slam
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I really enjoyed the Networking Night event. It was fun getting to know new people!

- Anonymous Student

Participant in Salem Internship 2018

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