College & Careers


Tinker. Test. Create.

Discover your future.

A virtual career exploration and college search experience. 
4 days. 70+ future-focused workshops.
For rising high school seniors and parents.



Give your future a test drive

College & Careers is a unique opportunity for you to interact with college faculty, explore career interests, learn something new about yourself, and prepare for your next academic endeavor. This annual program is designed specifically to provide rising high school seniors and their parents the information they need to successfully navigate the college admissions process

How to participate

This year, College & Careers will be hosted virtually, at no cost to you. From August 3-6, we'll be offering over 70 interactive workshops, presentations, Q&A sessions and more. This experience is for rising high school seniors and designed like a conference. You can register for up to 5 workshops, with sessions designed so you can learn about your area of interest in just two days. Plus join us for optional college planning presentations with your family. Empower yourself and inform your decision-making for the future with RIT, where we're always on to something amazing.

The Experience

Whether you have a specific career in mind or you're simply curious about different degree programs, College & Careers is the perfect place to start. Our interactive workshop sessions let rising high school seniors get a taste for what the college experience is really like. We've also designed college planning presentations for families to help them better understand the college admissions process and all it entails.

Register for Workshops

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Workshop Sessions

  • Highly interactive one-hour sessions hosted via Zoom.
  • 70+ workshop topics to choose from in Art and Design, Computing, Engineering, Social Sciences, and more.
  • Students encouraged to turn their cameras on to participate and ask questions.
  • Many workshops have limited capacity, so we recommend early registration.

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College Planning Presentations

  • One-hour presentations offered every afternoon August 3-6 via Zoom.
  • Topics covered will include the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, co-op, experiential learning, and more.
  • Participant cameras and microphones will be kept off, but Q&A will be available.
  • A great opportunity for parents to ask questions and get tips so they can best support college-bound children.

The Schedule

College & Careers is designed to be a 2-day conference for rising high school seniors. If you're interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), we recommend workshop sessions on August 3-4. For other areas of study like Art and Design, Business, Humanities and more, we recommend workshop sessions on August 5-6. Register for up to 5 sessions total. Following registration, you will receive email confirmation, and just before the event, links to your Zoom rooms. College planning presentations for students and families are offered every afternoon with no registration required. All workshops and presentations are one hour. Some workshops have limited capacity.

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If you are registered for a session you can no longer attend, please contact us ASAP to make your spot available to other participants.