Student Resources


We’ve made preparing for your future career through academics and hands-on learning opportunities is easier. Students and educators receive opportunities to learn about local jobs, career pathways and college planning through Rutherford Works programs, starting as early as elementary school.

Dig into these career prep and planning programs.

Career Pathways Partnership

Connect with employers and educators to build job awareness, introduce skills requirements, find mentorship and employment.

Career Pathway Fair

8th-graders are introduced to highschool career and technical Education courses, relevant high school clubs and employers during this half-day event.

Work Ethic Distinction

Graduates can show this distinction to participating employers across the state of Tennessee and automatically receive an interview as long as they meet relevant job requirements.

JumpStart Job Fair

High school seniors can launch their career with local employers at this job fair featuring 60 different employers. Work-based learning opportunities that align with career goals are offered for high school juniors.

Youth Leadership Rutherford

A personal development program for high school seniors designed to educate and enhance leadership skills while promoting community awareness. Applications open in the spring of the junior year.

Check Out A Few of Our Video Recaps

Amazing Shake Elementary Competition

Jumpstart Job Fair

Rutherford Works High School Internship