WHSAD staff is looking for the future designers and builders of our great cities, and we welcome all who are interested in joining our school community. To help you decide whether WHSAD is the right fit for you, we are posting the entirety of our recruitment packet here. … [Click here for open house dates and to view our recruitment materials]
Located in one of New York City's premier neighborhoods along the Brooklyn waterfront, Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design (WHSAD for short) offers students a unique and engaging four-year course sequence with a focus in architectural drafting, design principles, and historic preservation. Our inter-disciplinary and hands-on approach to architecture, design, and the visual arts integrates internship experiences and skills training throughout core academic content areas. WHSAD students can earn a Career & Technical Education (CTE) endorsed diploma in Architectural Drafting & Design, and up to 6 college credits upon graduation from our program.All of our students are given the opportunity to participate in paid internships with industry partners. Please take a moment to review the following posts to learn more about our program.
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Work Based Learning at WHSAD
WHSAD students are not expected to wait until they graduate college to begin their first job. Experience in the workplace is as crucial to a student's education as the classroom. The goal at WHSAD is that our students enter college and begin adulthood with the advantage of … [Read More...]
Please review the following documents to learn more about how to host a WHSAD student for an internship at your company/organization and the skill sets that our students develop through our four year program. If you have any questions, or are interested in hosting an … [Read More...]
What’s Happening at WHSAD
Sometimes it is difficult to see what lies beyond WHSAD’s walls. As much as our students get out and get involved, whether community service, internships, clubs, athletics, or many of the other chances they have to work beyond the classroom, WHSAD still is home. But last Thursday, November 30th, a group of juniors, accompanied by their guidance … [Read More...]