As a student in DCTC's Individualized Studies program, you have many opportunities to make connections in the industry through your involvement in professional clubs and organizations.
Student Clubs and Organizations
DCTC features active, industry-relevant clubs for Individualized Studies students right on campus. Getting involved in these clubs allows you to make the most of your college experience and gives you an edge when seeking employment. The following clubs are open to all Individualized Studies students:
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (PTK)
Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the official honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. PTK provides many leadership and civic engagement opportunities for students. To be eligible for membership, you must have completed a minimum of 12 hours of coursework at DCTC with a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Invitations to join the society are mailed to eligible students at the end of each term. To learn more about PTK, visit www.ptk.org or contact the PTK advisors.
SkillsUSA is a national non-profit organization for students in trade, industrial, technical, and health occupation programs in community and technical colleges. There are nearly 100 competitions through SkillsUSA that relate to programs of study at DCTC or leadership skills. Students who compete and take first place in Minnesota will advance to nationals. Participation is SkillsUSA is a great addition to your resume!
For a complete list of extra curricular opportunities at DCTC, visit our Campus Life page.