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Student Services College Bound Supports Employment and Career Services Numerous resources are provided to assist students Students have access to employment and career services that meet in pursuing their higher education goals including them wherever they are on their career journey. Students can meet college/vocational training, career planning support, and one-on-one with career specialists for advising as well as attend assistance in completing entrance requirements. The group workshops on soft skills such as professionalism, resume Carlos Rosario School scholarship program offers more building and interviewing. Students can also access job placement than 20 scholarships annually to students going on to services. Once students are placed in positions there are also college and vocational training classes. retention follow-ups and support for those looking to be promoted and take on new, more complex responsibilities. In the 2016-17 school Photo: Scholarship Winner Student Life Services In order to provide holistic support to students, year we expanded on our career training internship program to better support those students looking to move in the high growth, high demand industries of culinary arts and IT. we partner with or refer students to more than Photo: Career advising 70 community organizations including Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Clínica Leadership Development del Pueblo, CentroNía, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Clinic, and The student government offers development MPD Latino Liaison Unit. Through these organizations opportunities and ways to give back to the community we are able to provide services such as health as well as the chance for students to act as liaisons screenings, safety training, affordable housing between their peers and school administrators. workshops, and HIV testing. Additionally, the School piloted a mentorship program in the spring of 2017 for students transitioning to their career and educational next steps. Photo: Student Government Meeting Community Engagement The success of the Carlos Rosario School’s education model Photo: Safety Workshop lies in large part with the strength of our ties to the community. Mental Health Counseling and Emergency Assistance Giving back is a fundamental part of our mission, and a sense of community pride is continuously fostered. Community engagement Bilingual mental health counseling is also offered year round onsite ranges from hosting citywide legal clinics and health care sign ups by experienced licensed counselors. Additionally, case managers to coordinating community clean up days and fundraising for local help students with short term concerns such as temporary housing, direct service organizations. food, and transportation assistance. Photo: Mental Health Information Table 32 CARLOS ROSARIO SCHOOL Annual Report 2017 Photo: Peabody Street Fire Donations CARLOS ROSARIO SCHOOL Annual Report 2017 33