The De Anza High School Information Technology Academy offers many different types of work-based learning opportunities. On top of guest speakers and classroom learning opportunities, students attend many field trips, camps and job shadowing events. Some of the most recent field trips include:

Other work-based learning opportunities that the De Anza Information Technology students receive are:

  • Students may earn industry-recognized certificates, such as the CISCO and Adobe certifications.
  • There are many opportunities for summer internships related to this pathway; it is a very high growth sector in the East Bay economy.
  • In grades 10 and 11, all IT students take one course in web design and one course in internet engineering. In the senior year, students choose whether to take web design 2 or internet engineering 2. The web design 2 course may earn students 3 transferable college credits.