Advising Program

BridgeYear’s Advising Program provides students personalized support to increase postsecondary pursuit. As we learn more about Gen Z, our Advising Program is adapting to be more personalized and on-demand. This school year we have launched a first-of-its-kind database,, that features information on over 150 workforce training programs that students will now be able to search and access like never before. is a public database open to the community featuring careers and Houston-area workforce training programs that have been vetted for affordability, employment outcomes, and mission alignment. was created to be accessible to any student and is intended to help youth access the support they need without having to search through programs on their own to find those that are affordable and effective.

Just as CommonApp and ApplyTexas allow college-going students to search for and apply to four-year programs, will ensure youth have the same support when pursuing workforce training programs.

Workforce Training Cohorts

Through our partnerships, BridgeYear is excited to provide workforce development training classes to recent high school graduates. Students will have the opportunity to learn and train for a viable career alongside peers as they become a part of a cohort.

Did you know that our featured opportunities have been vetted for affordability and labor demand?

Construction Training

Additional Student and Counselor Resources

BridgeYear is a powerful connector and we pride ourselves on bringing together the right stakeholders to ensure students have what they need for success. We are the only nonprofit in the greater Houston area with the explicit focus on connecting youth to in-demand careers and pathways that do not require a four-year college degree.

Schedule a Meeting Today

Have questions regarding post-high school plans or want to talk to an advisor? Connect with us to schedule a one-on-one phone or video call.

Resources to plan your future

Access custom-made resources and links to help students plan their future after high school. All supports are free and created just for students!

Postsecondary Pathways Conference

This free virtual conference increases your network of postsecondary programs for youth to pursue after high school.