On Wednesday, March 27th, Lebanon High School will be hosting Career Day for students in grades 9-12 from 7:15 am until 10:15 am. The intent of the program is for students to gain a greater understanding of all types of careers to help define their future career goals.
The morning will have three, 35 minute career themed rotations:
Sample Session Titles:
Careers in Manufacturing
Electric Cooperatives—From Engineering to Communications
Pharmaceutical Industry—A Glimpse into Reporting and Analytics in the Pharmaceutical Industry
The Rapidly Changing World of News
Optometry: An Eye-Opening Profession
CNH Industrial—Warehouse Associate
Sample Session Descriptions:
Are you interested in working as a veterinarian or a veterinary assistant? During this session we will talk about what it takes to become a veterinarian, what a typical day is like for a general practitioner, and all of the different options you have once you become a veterinarian. There will be a brief segment on veterinary technicians and assistants.
Love technical theater? How about lighting the world around you? We’ll discuss career options for people interested in technical theater & design and architectural lighting.
Passionate about sports? Thinking about a career in that field and want to know your options? Come participate in a discussion on all your options.
Did you know plumbers make $65-95k a year on average? Come learn more things you don’t know about our field.
Ever thought of a career in non for profit world? Come learn about various opportunities and know the classes you should be taking in college to prepare for this servant profession!
From franchise to independent, from fast food to fine dining, from the trenches to entrepreneurship, this discussion will include over 93 years of work experience in various positions and segments of the food service industry. If you’re wondering about it, we’ve either done it or can hook you up with someone who can impart…the good, the bad and the ugly.
Are you interested in a starting a promising career directly after high school? During this session we will discuss the many opportunities in construction-specifically concrete & earthwork. We will educate you on the career development & potential of this underrated field and all of the amazing opportunities at our company.
Interested in government, politics and law making? Thinking about law school and what you can do with a law degree? We will discuss all of these.
Career Day 2019
Sample Talking Points:
o Introduction yourself, your occupation and your place of employment and the general industry that you work in
o Tell students about important people, places, or experiences that influenced your decision to take the career path you have taken and have helped in your development
Skills, Education, and Traits Required for Success in your Profession
o Share with students what classes you would suggest taking, skills to learn and abilities that are required in order to be successful in a career such as yours
o You could also discuss general skills that are needed such as problem solving, time management, punctuality, etc.
o Please also highlight traits that would be important in order to gain employment and maintain a job in this area
Average Day in your Profession
o Explain what an average day would look like in a career
The Good and The Bad
o Share with students why you love your career but also the difficult aspects of it
How to Get Started and Where the Jobs Are
o Explain how students could get started on this type of career path and share any knowledge you have about the future of the profession