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CareerEXPO 2006
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Overall purpose: To create student understanding of career options and the connection between coursework and future career/educational goals.

Target population: All tenth grade students in Schenectady County.

Date: March 20, 2006
Location: Schenectady County Community College

Pre-event curriculum: Student will use NYCareerZone website to create a personal interest profile.

Career Day Curriculum: Students will be assigned to two panels of regional employers (approximately 150) matched to personal interest profile.

Post-event curriculum/evaluation: Event survey and follow up assignments such as a thank you letter, letter requesting more information, etc.

Event features:

  • Schools attend via staggered schedule

  • Students participate in 2 sessions with panels of employers matched to career interest

Projected outcomes:

  • Students broaden knowledge of careers for post-secondary education and/or employment

  • Students compare career requisites to their own abilities and skills

  • Potential is developed for mentor relationships

  • Students satisfy the Career Development and Occupational Studies NYS Learning Standards

Explore Careers

Why explore careers? Because your
teacher told you to…or maybe because you’re tired of having no clue what you’ll be doing after high school. Start by joining us at Career EXPO 2006. Coming Soon!


A program of The Chamber of Schenectady County

Business & Education Partnership

An all day event at the Schenectady County Community College

Students spoke and now the business community is responding.

Students will get a glimpse of career fields available in

Schenectady County. From Law Enforcement to Accounting,

Join the exploration.

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