2022 Career Academies Information

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

Environmental Engineering Career Academy

In collaboration with Bay Area LEEDS, students explore topics and careers in environmental science and engineering. Learn about climate change, wetland ecology, and water quality in the Delta region. Discover the vast career options in environmental science. Gain hands-on experience in the laboratory, the field, and through field trips! 

Career Academy Information








High school students pay ONLY $1.00 per unit.

College credit:

ENVSC-100-9249: Earn 1 unit college credit 

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

Who can apply:

This course is appropriate for students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 for Fall 2022




 Limited to 60 students.

Campus map:

DVC map

For more information:

Please contact us at dvccareeracademies@dvc.edu.