STEELE CREEK NEWS
Fair and Speed Networking Event on May 17
64% of Americans say “an experience” determined their chosen career path and course of study.
~ Gallup Survey of 25,000 Americans
(May 2, 2016) The Olympic Community of Schools
will host a Career Fair and Speed Networking event on Tuesday, May 17th. They
would like to invite career professionals from area businesses and
organizations to participate and help teens learn about career
The objective of the
Career Fair is to help the students explore a variety
of careers and to interact with career professionals. Volunteers
will share information about their specific career and their
personal experiences in a series of small group discussions.
To register or if you
have questions, please contact Reginald Harris at
Please share this
request with other professionals who might want to help teens make good
career and college decisions.
Career Fair & Speed Networking
A Career Exploration Initiative –
Awareness of Careers & Industry Sectors
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Please check in by 7:45 AM)
Olympic High School Cafeteria (4301 Sandy Porter Road)
Professionals will speak to teams of students using a table
top trade show environment. Students will flow from table to table.
Possible Topics that can be covered with students:
sector where you work
employer and what it does
available careers in your industry sector
demand – low supply careers in your industry
do in your job – responsibilities
Education needed to perform your job
chose this profession
Compensation range and benefits
outlook for your profession and/or industry sector
Important skills / traits that you feel are important to become
successful (i.e., soft skills, critical thinking, problem
solving, communication, creativity, etc.)
the road you took to get where you are today (other experiences
like most about your profession/job … What you like least.
advice would you want to share with high school students who
want to be both successful and happy as adults.
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