Career Academies

DVC Career Academies are college courses designed for high school students during the summer. They allow students to explore various careers opportunities  while earning college credit.

Information and updates: DVC Career Academies Summer 2020 Interest Card 


Animation Career Academy

In one week you will learn how to animate and record audio to create your own animation short film.

Pleasant Hill Campus:        Date TBD




Business Career Academy

A robust learning opportunity for high school juniors, seniors and DVC students.

Pleasant Hill Campus:        Date TBD

San Ramon Campus:         Date TBD



Cyber Security/Defense

Topics including hacking prevention, system hardening, access control, and system protection.

Intro - (San Ramon Campus): Date TBD

Intro (Pleasant Hill Campus):  Date TBD

Advanced (Pleasant Hill Campus): Date TBD

Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing

A week-long activity that blends hands-on exploration, problem-solving, industry field visits, and expert industry viewpoints.

Pleasant Hill Campus:         Date TBD



Environmental Engineering

Learn about topics such as climate change, wetland ecology and water quality in the Delta region.

CSU East Bay Concord Campus:               Date TBD

FastTRAX: Engineering Technology

Get exploratory hands-on experience in a variety of Engineering and Technical Careers.                                       

Pleasant Hill Campus:        Date TBD

Health Careers Academy

HCA students have the rare opportunity to visit local healthcare facilities and encounter patient-centered experiences firsthand.

Pleasant Hill Campus:        Date TBD

Culinary and Hospitality

An exciting overview of current and emerging career opportunities in the hospitality and culinary industry.                   

Pleasant Hill Campus:        Date TBD


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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.