S2C students logged 7,595 volunteer and mentored work placement hours throughout Pittsburgh during the 2012-2013 school year. 100% of School 2 Career participants are eligible for the Pittsburgh Promise. S2C has maintained a 100% high school graduation rate since 2002. Our staff provide daily homework assistance, Microsoft Office certification, tutoring and PSAT/SAT preparation throughout the year. By interning with professionals in the field of their choice, students gain real-life knowledge and experience that prepare them to be successful in college and beyond.

Creating Bright Futures

Your Path from Learning to Earning

Our Mission

To ensure at-risk students from Pittsburgh’s urban core have the support to graduate from high school prepared to pursue a career and post secondary education. We accomplish this goal through collaboration with the family, the school, employers and the community. We provide one-on-one mentoring, job development and career exploration, while teaching the students important virtues such as dependability, accountability and responsibility.

Our Program

The program runs year around and is multi-faceted: in the summer, staff work with students daily in skill-building workshops, followed by a mentored work experience where the student is placed in a job with one of our partner employers. During the school year, S2C provides an after-school academic enhancement program and a mentored work experience.
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