Denver Public Schools CareerConnect

  • CO


1860 Lincoln Street

United States

About Us

Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver Public Schools (DPS) currently serves 90,000 students in the City and County of Denver, and is the fastest growing urban school district in the United States.  DPS is renowned for its vision, positive culture, and innovation. 

Among DPS’ highly-successful initiatives, is DPS CareerConnect, currently serving 6,000+ high school students with relevant, project-based learning courses while connecting them with partner companies for work-based learning experiences and mentoring, as well as and higher education institutions’ various resources, labs, and faculty.  Our program equips graduates with high-demand skills and leads to opportunities for higher education and careers in Colorado’s highest-growth, highest-opportunity industries.

DPS CareerConnect receives frequent recognition as a nascent national leader in STEM, project-based learning, and work-based learning.   Our program is growing, and will continue to do so, fueled by recent investments of more than $12 million, as well as a wave of support from our community, and 163 companies and local organizations.  We will continue to invest in our instructors, our leaders, our facilities, and our equipment and resources so that our students will receive a world-class learning experience that prepares them for the future..

We are seeking talented professionals to join our effort and transform opportunities and learning for our youth.  Specifically, DPS CareerConnect is seeking to hire professionals, instructors, and leaders from a diverse assortment of backgrounds, including individuals coming from industry, higher education, and traditional K-12 educators.  We offer competitive pay rates with the national labor market, based on experience and industry-related skill sets.

Join DPS CareerConnect and Denver Public Schools to change students’ lives and prepare them for the future.  Please contact us to learn more about EngineeringConnect or any of our STEM programs!  Learn more at