Connecting Students to College- and Career-Focused Opportunities
The sky is the limit: Learn about opportunities that empower your students to soar.
PLTW students have exclusive access to a variety of recognition opportunities including scholarships, preferred admission at colleges and universities, internships, industry connections, and other avenues to highlight their achievements.
- College/university opportunities: Colleges and universities across the U.S. recognize and reward PLTW students for their great work. These postsecondary institutions recognize PLTW students with scholarships, admissions preference, course credit, and more. We continuously audit and update this page to ensure the most up-to-date opportunities provided through the PLTW College and University Partner Network are listed below.
- Tallo: PLTW students receive complimentary access to this online social platform, which empowers them to build out their personal STEM profile, showcase their knowledge and skills, and seek out opportunities. Learn More
- AP + PLTW: AP + PLTW gives students the opportunity to earn a credential that showcases their readiness for college and career, and demonstrates their STEM skills and interests to colleges and employers. The program will also provide students with special access to career-oriented opportunities like internships and scholarships. Learn More
- Student organizations: PLTW partners with a number of student organizations to deepen and reinforce student learning through activities and events:
- Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) – SkillsUSA, HOSA-Future Health Professionals, and Technology Student Association (TSA) – offer a variety of career-focused activities, leadership opportunities, and recognition in competitive events. We partner with these organizations to identify the competitions that correspond with PLTW lessons and activities.
- Many PLTW students get involved in the VEX Robotics Competition and online challenges and take advantage of the REC Foundation scholarships program.
- Career opportunities: Across the country, leading companies are seeking out PLTW students for career-focused opportunities including mock interviews, resume evaluations, and internships.