2022 Career Academies Information

Registration for DVC’s Summer 2022 Career Academies opens in Spring.  For updates, please complete the Academy Interest Card.

Culinary and Hospitality Career Academy

Discover your culinary and hospitality career possibilities when you enroll in CULN-100-2181 - Exploring Careers in the Hospitality and Culinary Industry! Learn from successful industry professionals while applying skills and knowledge in DVC's state-of-the-art culinary facilities. Hands-on practice through the preparation of healthy foods, integration of sustainable practices as they relate to the hospitality industry, and employability skills will be emphasized. 

Career Academy Information






DVC, Pleasant Hill Campus


CULN-100-2181: Earn 1 unit of college credit

CSU Transferable


High School Students ONLY pay $1.00 per unit

How to Apply:

What can you do now?

Starting in April:

  • Complete Career Academy Application 
  • You will not enroll for this course through InSite and must receive permission from our office to enroll.
  • Hold on to your signed Special Admissions Recommendation Form until you receive an email stating you have been accepted into the Career Academy
  • Beginning of May, students will receive an email if they have been accepted or waitlisted
  • Once accepted, you must respond confirming your spot and complete the online permission forms by a certain date that will be in your email
  • You will receive a date in June to submit your Special Admissions Recommendation Form to either the Pleasant Hill or San Ramon Campus Admissions & Records Office. You can also pay your fee of $1/unit at this time.
  • Campus Hours: PHC - Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am-7:00pm; SRC - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-6:30pm *Closed Fridays

For more detailed instructions: Steps to Apply to Career Academies


Academy Requirements

  • 1-2 page essay about yourself and why you are interested in taking our Culinary and Hospitality Career Academy. Email essay to dvccareeracademies@dvc.edu 

Who can apply:

This course is appropriate for students entering grades 9 through 12 in the Fall of 2022




Limited to 30 students

Campus Map:

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 For more information:

Please contact us at dvccareeracademies@dvc.edu.

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