Community Service Opportunities
There are many community service opportunities within Westwood and the Greater Boston area.
Teen Life - search for community services projects and opportunities in the Boston area.
A Gap year is a year taken between high school and college. During this time, students engage in extra academic and non-academic courses, language studies, volunteer or paid work, travel, internships, sports and more, all for the purpose of improving themselves and their resumes before going to college. Click on the links below to explore a variety of gap year options.
Teen Life - search for popular gap-year options, from academic to adventure, and find a gap-year advisor.
Internships are an excellent opprtunity for students to explore potential career interests. They can be done after school or in the summer. Click on the links below to learn about WHS's partnership with the TEC internship program.
The Education Collaborative (TEC) - information on local internships in various careers, such as radio or computer science
For more information about careers and to start exploring, log in to Naviance, where students can take an interest inventory and research careers. Also, you may search for specific careers, required training, earnings and more in the Occupational Outlook Handbook.