Career Readiness


The Career and Occupational Studies Diploma (CDOS) is a credential recognized by the NYS Board of Regents as a certificate that the student has the knowledge and skills necessary for entry level employment. It is an endorsement that goes on your diploma.

Employability Profile

(completed by employer, supervisor, or advisor)

If you have passed required  4 Regents exams (one each in ELA, Math, Science, and Social Students), met all coursework requirements, and participate in Work Based Learning, the CDOS can substitute for your 2nd Social Studies Regents.

Career Plan

(completed by HERO student)