Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Career Academy

Information and Updates: DVC Career Academies Summer 2020 Interest Card

Diablo Valley College, in collaboration with the Contra Costa Economic Partnership, is hosting an Engineering, Construction, and Manufacturing Summer Career Academy. Explore theory and practice, a blend of hands-on exploration, problem-solving, industry field visits, and expert industry viewpoints. Learn about programming and robotics. Learn work-ready essential skills and meet industry representatives. Interested students must complete the registration packet below and enroll in CONST-101-2152 or 2153.

Career Academy Information


June 8-12, 2020

Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm



Engineering Building, DVC Pleasant Hill Campus


High school students pay ONLY $1.00 per unit.

College credit:

CONST-101-2152 or 2153: Earn 1 unit college credit and 2.5 units of high school credit.

How to Apply:

What can you do now?

Starting April 1st:

  • Complete Career Academy Application (link will be here and at top of page starting April 1st)
  • 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

Who can apply:

This course is appropriate for students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 for Fall 2020

  • Breakfast, snacks, and lunch will be provided.
  • Because this class gives college credit, students must attend everyday for the whole time or they may receive a non-passing grade for the class on their college transcript.

60 students.

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For more information:

Please contact Contra Costa Economics Partnership (CCEP) by e-mailing for more information.


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DVC Summer Camps are supported by a generous contribution from AT&T. AT&T Aspire is investing in students today – at home, in the classroom, at work – to prepare them for success tomorrow.