Before you apply, check the criteria below to ensure you are eligible AND take the necessary steps to become a youth apprentice.

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  • You must be a rising junior or senior. See your counselor for other opportunities if you do not qualify for CareerWise Colorado. 
  • Get approval from your school's counselor
  • Make sure you attend a participating school. Participating schools include: 

Cherry Creek School District 

Cherry Creek High School 

Eaglecrest High School 

Grandview High School 

Overland High School 

Smoky Hill High School 

Cherokee Trail High School 


Mesa County Valley School District 

Central High School 

Fruita Monument High School 

Palisade High School 

Grand Junction High School 

R-5 High School


Poudre School District 

Fort Collins High School

Fossil Ridge High School

Poudre High School

Rocky Mountain High School

Centennial High School

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School

Poudre Community Academy

Poudre Global Academy

West Leadership Academy 

West Early College 

Denver Public Schools 

Abraham Lincoln High School

Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design 

East High School 

High Tech Early College 

Colorado Early College Denver


Eagle county schools 

Battle Mountain High School 

Eagle Valley High School 

Red Canyon High School 


Westminster public schools

Westminster High School 

Hidden Lake High School 



don't see your school listed? 

Contact your principal and ask about partnering with CareerWise Colorado today!



Jefferson county Public Schools 

Green Mountain High School 

Warren Tech High School 

Wheat Ridge High School 

Standley Lake High School 

Pomona High School



Other Schools 

Arrupe Jesuit High School 

Aurora Online High School

Colorado Early College Ft. Collins 

STEM School and Academy Highlands Ranch 

Peak to Peak Charter School 





  • Create your cover letter: Tell your future boss why you are the best for the job. You can use this template to get started! 

  • Create your resume: Check out these guidelines or use this template 

  • Letter of Recommendation (optional): Letters of recommendation will help you stand out to employers. If you would like to submit a letter of recommendation share this form with a teacher, school counselor, extracurricular lead, or an adult that can speak to your professionalism. References should be submitted before your first interview. You will be able to upload this reference letter on your application.


Want Help Applying?

Send us your email and we'll contact you with support! 

  • EXPLORE: Visit the CareerWise Marketplace to explore job opportunities. 
  • APPLY: Once you find a role that interests you, submit your application! 
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and check back often before it closes on March 1st