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 … [Click here 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
Are you a 10th or 11th grader looking to do a museum or arts-related internship this school year? The Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently accepting applications for their school-year internship program, which runs from January 5 -- June 14, 2019. The deadline to apply is … [Read More...]
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...]
What’s Happening at WHSAD
According to Ella Fitzgerald, in the summertime, "the livin' is easy," and for students and staff alike, it is an opportunity to recharge, refresh, and reflect. However, for others, it is a prime time to pursue activities for which one does not have time during the hurly-burly of the school year. This past summer, many WHSAD students took part in … [Read More...]