Available Experiences

View all of the experiences available for students in Erie County including internships, job shadows, career days, guest spearkers, and more!

4th Annual STEM Fair, presented by GE Transportation and Penn State Behrend Held at Penn State Behrend

Date February 19th, 2018      Time 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Fair
The 2018 STEM fair will take place at Penn State Behrend February 19, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The STEM Fair will be open to the public and students of all ages and will be located in the Junker Center.


Attendees will be able to:
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Introduction to Food Service and Distribution Careers

Industry: Transportation, Distribution & Logistics      Type: Career Speaker
To become familiar with the various career opportunities in both the food service and distribution industries. Learn More »

Career Speaker

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Career Speaker
Briefing / Background / Insight on serving in the federal government Learn More »

Job Shadow

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Job Shadow
An opportunity to see how government employees work with constituents, elected officials, federal agencies, and other staffers from other offices. Learn More »

Career Speaker

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Career Speaker
Briefing / Background / Insight on serving in the federal government Learn More »

Workplace Tour

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
The opportunity to tour a manufacturing facility and to discuss careers in the manufacturing industry. Learn More »

Careers in Non-Profits

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Speaker
Learning about career opportunities in non-profit organizations, as an option or alternative to for-profit businesses and government agencies. Learn More »

Job shadow at non-profit

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Job Shadow
An opportunity to explore a career working for a non-profit in the field of education and workforce training. Learn More »

Career Fair Business Representative

Posted by Erie Insurance
Industry: Finance      Type: Career Fair
Information about careers in the insurance industry as well as the requirements to obtain them. Various career fields may be represented such as IT, Underwriting, Claims, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Actuarial, Human Resources, etc. Learn More »

Erie Water Works Tour

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Workplace Tour
Students will be presented with the history of EWW, the importance of EWW to the community and the positive impact EWW contributed to the community. This opportunity will include a tour of the Chestnut Water Treatment Plant and the Pump House which ... Learn More »

Human Resources Professional Speaker

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Speaker
This experience offers a unique opportunity to ask quesitons of a local business professional regarding career choices, needed experiences, education, job growth, interviewing, resumes and applicaitons, etc. Learn More »

Junior Achievement First Grade

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Volunteering
JA Our Families (1st ): emphasizes the roles people play in the local economy and the volunteers use a combination of pictures, stickers, and flashcard to engage students in activities about needs and want, jobs, tools and skills, and interdependence... Learn More »

Junior Achievement Second Grade

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Volunteering
JA Our Community (2th): explores the interdependent roles of workers in a community through hands-on activities, the students learn about workers, the work they perform why the workers are paid, what taxes are and how they are used, and where to sa... Learn More »

Custom Engineering plant tour

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Awareness of types of jobs available in steel plate fabricating and machining business Learn More »

Intern

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Internship (Unpaid)
Allows individuals the chance to learn how a government office works and functions in the bureaucracy. Teaches individuals how government agencies work with one another in achieving goals. A chance to learn the daily tasks and functions of a staffer. Learn More »

Graphic Design job shadow

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Job Shadow
We are a screen-printing, embroidery, & promotional products company that specializes in decorating items which involves the need for graphic design art. The student would spend as much time as they wish within a single work day with our three in-hou... Learn More »

Internship

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Internship (Unpaid)
Semester or Summer Internship experience in office. Office hours are 9:00 - 5:00. Schedule is flexible w/in that time frame. Learn More »

Day Long Job Shadow

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Job Shadow
Day long job shadow experience Learn More »

Mentoring

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Mentoring
Mentoring for those possibly interested in career field Learn More »

Job Shadow at Bonnell's Auto Group

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Job Shadow
Students can shadow a variety of positions within Bonnell's Auto Group including body shop manager, mechanic, auto body technician, administration, vehicle damage appraiser, car salesman, glass technician & classic car restoration technician. Stude... Learn More »

Tour of Bonnell's Auto Group

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Workplace Tour
Students can get an inside look at how each of the businesses operates within Bonnell's and how each business plays into the success of the organization as a whole. Students will get the opportunity to see a variety of employees in their roles, incl... Learn More »

Careers in Advanced Manufacturing

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Speaker
Andy Foyle, President of H & H Machined Products Co. is available to speak with interested students about careers in advanced manufacturing. There are many careers available in this field, from accounting, engineering, purchasing, quality control, c... Learn More »

Law Firm Workplace Tour

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Workplace Tour
The opportunity to tour a large law firm's office and speak with representatives about typical law firm job opportunities and more. Learn More »

Career Day

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Day
Provide insight to students about educational paths leading to careers in advanced manufacturing. Contact Andy Foyle to arrange a display for careers in manufacturing sponsored by the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA).

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Career Fair

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Fair
Contact Andy Foyle at H & H Machined Products to arrange a display from the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) at your next school Career Fair.

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Tour Reddog Industries

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour of a large tool & die plant. Explanation of what we build and what it takes to be eligible for employment. Learn More »

Border Patrol

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour specified areas of the Border Patrol facility and attend a lecture about the Border Patrol on the northern border. Learn More »

Job Shadow at LORD

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Job Shadow
Job Shadow events give students the opportunity to experience what happens in the work environment on a given day. Students can job shadow employees who work in departments such as: Technology (Science, Engineering, Quality), Customer Service, Manufa... Learn More »

Little Caesars career visit

Posted by Little Caesars
Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Workplace Tour
Small group store tour and discussion of how the operation works and what our employees do. Learn More »

Business/HR discussion with students

Posted by Little Caesars
Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Speaker
Experienced business person, operates 18 Little Caesars happy to speak for an hour with students about all related information Learn More »

Nurse Aide Training

Industry: Health Science      Type: Career Speaker
We would be happy to come to your location and speak for 15 minutes or more on what it takes to become a Direct Care Worker, specifically a Nurse Aide. If the group has access to a CD player, we can show the 17minute video on What a Nurse Aide does,... Learn More »

TREC tour

Industry: Hospitality & Tourism      Type: Workplace Tour
Discover the Green Features and the behind the scenes workings of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. Experience may include a visit to the lab wing, collections lab and other non-public areas if logistics allow. Learn More »

Becoming Work Ready

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
oParticipants will be familiar with the difference between a job and a career.
oParticipants will understand why people work and how to prepare for employment.
oParticipants will be able to successfully complete a job application, cover letter & re... Learn More »

Interviewing Basics

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
oParticipants will understand how to prepare for an interview.
oParticipants will know how to dress appropriately for an interview.
oParticipants will be familiar with questions they may be asked at an interview.
oParticipants will be aware of que... Learn More »

Let’s Complete an Interest Inventory

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
oParticipants will be familiar with what an interest inventory is.
oParticipants will understand how an interest inventory can assist them in their career exploration journey.
oParticipants will be able to successfully complete an interest inventor... Learn More »

OVR Basics

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
oParticipants will be familiar with BVRS’s mission and eligibility criteria.
oParticipants will understand the services of BVRS to evaluate who would benefit from the services.
oParticipants will recognize the difference between BVRS and BBVS an... Learn More »

When Can my Child Work? (Child Labor Laws)

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
oParticipants will be familiar with the two laws regulating child labor.
oParticipants will understand when a youth can work based on their age.
oParticipants will understand what types jobs a youth can work based on their age.
oParticipants will ... Learn More »

School Visit from Erie Philharmonic Music Director Daniel Meyer

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Career Speaker
Each year, Music Director and Conductor Daniel Meyer visits local schools to provide an interactive and engaging presentation about music and the orchestra. He discusses the various families of instruments and how they all work together to create bea... Learn More »

Tour - Erie Molded Plastics

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour of Erie Molded Plastics - a thirty year old plastics injection molder located in Fairview, PA. The tour will focus on the process of injection molding and the different careers offered. Tour will be conducted by Tom Tredway who is a part-owner... Learn More »

Fire and Emergency Service Explorers

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Career Club
Students get to experience what life as a Fire Fighter and EMS provider is like. They practice drills, firefighting techniques, and learn what it takes to work in these unique careers. Learn More »

Law Enforcement Explorers

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Career Club
Since the mid 1970's, the Wilcox Memorial Post Police Explorers have been giving students interested in a career in law enforcement or criminal justice one of the best learning experiences around. Students take part in bi-monthly activities and learn... Learn More »

Port Erie Plastics

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour a plastics custom injection molding facility to learn about different career opportunities Learn More »

Brevillier Village Tour

Industry: Health Science      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour all 4 buildings on our Brevillier Village Campus and learn about all the different levels of care we offer to the elderly population. Learn also about the job and career opportunities waiting for you here at Brevillier Village and in the field ... Learn More »

Career Fair

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Fair
Willing to attend career fairs to offer students the knowledge of what careers are available for graduates of various levels including High School, Bachelor Degree, Master's Degree or Doctorate. Learn More »

Careers in Banking - PNC Bank

Posted by PNC Bank
Industry: Finance      Type: Career Speaker
PNC Bank can provide speakers to present to students, employees, families about financial literacy, investments, career opportunities, community involvement, and PNC products and services. Learn More »

Job Shadowing

Industry: Health Science      Type: Job Shadow
We have many job shadowing experiences in many different departments including Food Service, Rehab, Nursing, Social Work and Administration. Call us and we can talk more about the experience you are looking for. Learn More »

Student Internship

Industry: Health Science      Type: Internship (Unpaid)
We offer student internships/placements with local colleges, universities, and trade schools in many fields such as Nursing, Social Work, Rehab, Food Services, Finance, and Administration. Internships have ranged from 1 week to 9 months. depending o... Learn More »

Volunteer at Brevillier Villiage

Industry: Health Science      Type: Volunteering
Volunteering can be for a 1 day experience or ongoing. There are many different venues here for a volunteer. Volunteers work in, but are not limited to our Food Services, Recreation, Clerical, Grounds and Rehab departments. They may work in group... Learn More »

Career Fair Speaker

Industry: Architecture & Construction      Type: Career Fair
Willing to come to your school's Career Fair to talk about the apprenticeships offered by Local 449 as well as various construction careers. Learn More »

Discussion on Apprenticeships as Construction Trade Careers

Industry: Architecture & Construction      Type: Career Speaker
Willing to come to your classroom to discuss the Apprenticeships offered by Steamfitters Local 449 as well as Construction Trade Careers. Learn More »

Central Tech Tours for Area Business Leaders

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
We offer tours to local business leaders the opportunity to tour the Central Career and Technical Facilities. To see our career labs and to see what the next generation is learning to prepare for jobs in our community. Feedback from local employeers ... Learn More »

Co-op Job Placement

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Co-Op Job
Students gain valuable work experience to complement their three years of training in one of nineteen lab areas offered at Central Career & Technical School. In addition to being paid, they earn three school credits as well. We are looking for local... Learn More »

Career Fair Representative

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Fair
Is your high school hosting a career fair for students? GE Transportation would love to be part of it!

GE Volunteers will speak with students about our college internship program, our Leadership Programs, and the Apprentice Program as well as how... Learn More »

Classroom Speaker- Engineering

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Speaker
At GE Transportation, our engineers are hard at work to make our company a global technology leader who develops best-in-class products across a wide range of industries. They are passionate about technology and are excited to share that passion with... Learn More »

Classroom Speaker- Manufacturing

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Speaker
Are your students interested in learning about careers in manufacturing? If so, GE Volunteers are available to come to your classroom! This experience will provide students with an overview of our manufacturing process and the types of careers you ca... Learn More »

Career Speaker - Art, Design, Graphics, and Art Therapy

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Career Speaker
Career speaker related to arts, art therapy, design, and graphics can visit your K-12 school or can arrange to speak at the university for individuals or groups Learn More »

Career Speaker - Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
Exploring the field of youth and young adult ministry (at your school or by visiting the university) Learn More »

Field Trip - Dance

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Field Trip
This opportunity for a small group (or individuals) of youth (K-12) is perfect for visiting a university dance space and having some interaction with both university students and dance instructors who have performed and choreographed professionally. Learn More »

Introduction to Anthropology and Archaeology and related careers

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Career Speaker
The career speaker will be able to share about the broad fields of anthropology and archaeology. Learn More »

Introduction to Business Intelligence

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Speaker
The university will provide a career speaker to visit your school (9th-12th grade) or on the university campus to speak about the career field of Business Intelligence Learn More »

Introduction to Careers in History

Industry: Hospitality & Tourism      Type: Career Speaker
The speaker can visit a school or host a talk on the university campus related to the following career fields: museums, historic sites, teaching history, heritage tourism, historic preservation, etc. Learn More »

Introduction to Nursing Careers

Industry: Health Science      Type: Career Speaker
Learn about the variety of careers and opportunities in the nursing field. Learn More »

Job Shadow - Art, Art Therapy, Graphics, Design

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Job Shadow
This job shadowing opportunity allows the visitor(s) to sit in on a related class and have time for observations and questions with both students and the professor related to the industry. Learn More »

Career Speaker Opportunity

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Career Speaker
Speaker will discuss various career opportunities in broadcasting, as well as education paths to prepare for such careers. Speaker will be open to Q & A. Learn More »

Career Fair

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Fair
GECAC will host a booth or provide speakers for a career day. GECAC is a non-profit organization that employs various career fields such as finance, marketing, social work, business, nursing, pre-school teachers and more. Learn More »

GECAC Career Speaker

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
Opportunity to hear from various experts in the non-profit field. A speaker will be identified to visit a classroom and present information about a particular career. Carrer fields include: grant writer, fund development, social work, pre-school teac... Learn More »

GECAC Field Trip

Industry: Human Services      Type: Workplace Tour
GECAC invites you to a workplace tour at our main office on 18 West 9th Street or at the Adult Learning Center, Head Start Center or one of our seven Senior Centers throughout Erie County. Learn More »

Erie County Courthouse Tour and Government Overview

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Workplace Tour
Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper invites students, teachers, and counselors to visit the Erie County Courthouse followed by an overview of local government and career paths within the County of Erie. Tours are led by Chanel Cook, Administrativ... Learn More »

Hard Skill and Soft Skills

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
Objectives of the Presenations:

oParticipants will recognize the importance of both hard and soft skills.
oParticipants will be familiar with six of the most vital soft skills in the work place.
oParticipants will be able to identify the hard a... Learn More »

Workplace Tour

Posted by Erie Insurance
Industry: Finance      Type: Workplace Tour
Opportunity to tour select areas of Erie Insurance to learn about careers in the insurance industry and see the inner workings of a Fortune 500 insurance company. Available tour dates in 2017 are: Tuesday, May 9th; Thursday, May 18th; Tuesday, Octobe... Learn More »

Career Speaker

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Speaker
Students interested in the manufacturing sector; what opportunities may exist; what qualifications are needed Learn More »

Career Speaker - Scams Targeting Teens and Young Adults

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
BBB Savvy Teen is a presentation on scams and schemes targeting teenagers and young adults. Students will learn the red flags of fraud related to technology scams, financial aid scams, job scams and more. Learn More »

Founder/Owner of local Machining Shop in your Classroom

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Speaker
Starting out as a teacher in one of the local technical schools, the founder and current President of Machining Concepts will come to your classroom and talk about how he came so start up his own shop as well as discuss what he looks for when he hire... Learn More »

Machine Shop Tour

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour a local machine shop. Watch CAD systems and CAM systems at work with state of the art equipment to produce state of the art projects for a global market Learn More »

Career Opportunities in the Natural Gas Industry

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Career Speaker
This experience will provide insight into career opportunities in the Operations department at National Fuel from hourly to supervisory positions. Learn More »

Engineering Career Opportunities

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Career Speaker
This experience will provide insight to students on engineering careers at National Fuel, an overview of what engineers do at the company and how to obtain a job in the engineering field. Learn More »

Human Resources Professional Speaker – Career Preparation

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Speaker
Provide insight to students on career exploration, education, interviewing, and resumes, etc. Learn More »

Speakers Bureau

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Career Speaker
Attorneys who are members of the Erie County Bar Association (500+) are willing to speak on a legal topic of interest as well as careers in the field of law to local students, groups and organizations for educational purposes. Attorneys will come to... Learn More »

Bankers in the Classroom

Industry: Finance      Type: Career Speaker
ERIEBANK employees are happy to speak to students about multiple career paths in the banking industry. Learn More »

Career Day

Industry: Finance      Type: Career Day
ERIEBANK employees are available for Career Day events. We would be happy to attend Career Fairs or speak at Career Day events. Learn More »

Job Shadowing

Industry: Finance      Type: Job Shadow
Gain an understanding of different careers available in the banking industry by shadowing staff in several ERIEBANK departments for a day. This opportunity is limited to one student per quarter. Learn More »

Troopers Teaching Students / Career Presentation

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
There will be a presentation regarding the career opportunities of a Pennsylvania State Trooper and the numerous jobs within the department. It will also, relate to the importance of character within the PA State Police. There will be time to answer... Learn More »

Troopers Teaching Students Introduction

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
I will present my Character: Be About It / Troopers Teaching Students Program to all those in attendance. I will explain the target grades, curriculum objectives, costs and need of this important program. With the unfortunate cycle of violence in t... Learn More »

Learn About the Exciting Field of Pet Styling!

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Field Trip
Do you know of a student or group of students who are interested in working with animals as a career? Introduce them to the field of professional pet styling by setting up a tour of our school! I will give the students a tour of our grooming school... Learn More »

Machinist Trainee Co-Op

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Co-Op Job
One-on-one co-op training in our CNC machining department learning how to operate/setup and eventually program CNC machining equipment both vertical mills and lathe. Learn More »

Tool & Die apprenctine co-op

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Co-Op Job
One-on-one training in our tool & die maker area. Consisting of training in construction of injection molds and die cast dies, training in simple machining and grinding, mold polishing, disassembly and reassembly of molds and dies. Learn More »

Speaker from Erie Homes for Children & Adults

Industry: Human Services      Type: Career Speaker
speaking regarding job opportunities for direct care at Erie Homes for Children & Adults. We have group homes and day services for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. Learn More »

Interact with a Local Merchant/Entreprenuer

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Speaker
Find out how Claudine's came to be. What are the risks and benefits of following your "gut" to start a business and keep one running? What are the challenges and rewards of owning your own business? How do you know it's right for you? Learn More »

Plant Tour

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Duration is approximately 90 minutes and includes a presentation about Eriez and its history in addition to a tour of the plant. Tours will be available once per quarter. Learn More »

Plant Tour

Posted by Maple Donuts
Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Maple Donuts will provide tours to students that are interested in the manufacturing field. In addition to viewing our donut making process, students will be exposed to the variety of types of jobs involved in a manufacturing environment. Learn More »

Manufacturing Tour

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Workplace Tour
Come tour a prominent, local manufacturer. See what is made, how it's made, who it's made for as well as who makes it. Find out about local careers in manufacturing: welding, fabricating, paint spraying, engineering, management, sales, the list goe... Learn More »

Tour Behind the Scenes

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Workplace Tour
Take a look at the behind the scenes angle of television and multimedia. Tour the station, see the newsroom and meet your local tv personalities. Learn More »

Career Fair Exhibitor

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Fair
Demonstrate to students the potential for careers in the precision machining / tool & die industries. Provide students with data on educational requirements, post-secondary and trade school opportunities, and expected levels of earnings associated w... Learn More »

ETN Classroom Speaker

Posted by Erie Times-News
Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Career Speaker
Schools or small classes may request a speaker from the Erie Times-News and GoErie. During the event, a speaker or multiple speakers will visit the school to speak with a large-group audience in an auditorium or at a small-group setting of a small cl... Learn More »

ETN Job Shadow

Posted by Erie Times-News
Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Job Shadow
In order to experience a more close-up look at careers at Erie Times-News and GoErie, schools may schedule small-group job shadow experiences through the Times Publishing Company. Students will work closely with ETN/GoErie employees to learn about ca... Learn More »

Tour the Erie Times-News

Posted by Erie Times-News
Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Field Trip
Tour the Erie Times-News to learn about careers in journalism, photography, marketing, sales, advertising, graphic design, maintenance, customer service and education Learn More »

Erie Playhouse Scenic Shop Shadowing/Internship

Posted by Erie Playhouse
Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Job Shadow
Discover what it's like to design, build, and assemble a set for a show! If you're interested in exploring job opportunities behind the scenes in theatre and have an interest in art and design, you can shadow or intern in the Erie Playhouse scenic s... Learn More »

Erie Playhouse Administrative Offices Internship

Posted by Erie Playhouse
Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Internship (Unpaid)
If you're interested in exploring job opportunities behind the scenes in theatre and have an interest in arts adminstration, you can further explore the career opportunities available with an internship in the administrative offices at the Erie Playh... Learn More »

Erie County Department of Health

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Career Speaker
Presentations at Your School/Organization: The Erie Co. Dept. of Health (ECDH) will provide a one-hour presentation consisting of a 45-minute overview of the programs, services, and County positions within the Department along with a 15-minute Q&A s... Learn More »

Precision Manufacturing Institute - Introduction to Careers in Manufacturing - Field Trip

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Field Trip
Now is the time to start exploring your options!!! Its not too early!! High school students looking at exploring the manufacturing industry as a possible career choice are open to come and tour our state of the art technical institute and see hand... Learn More »

Careers in Insurance Speaker

Posted by Erie Insurance
Industry: Finance      Type: Career Speaker
Opportunity to hear from an expert in the field about various careers associated with the insurance industry. A speaker will be identified to visit a classroom and present information about a particular career field upon request and depending on sch... Learn More »

Job Shadow

Posted by Erie Insurance
Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Job Shadow
This is an opportunity for students grades 8 - 12 to spend a half day with a professional working in the career field of interest to the student. Students will learn about the day-to-day work, job requirements, challenges, educational requirements, a... Learn More »

Nurse Aide Training - Career Opportunities

Industry: Health Science      Type: Career Speaker
Learn about becoming a Nurse Aide and applying for certified nurse aide positions. Nurse Aides work in a variety of healthcare settings under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Nurse Aides help resident... Learn More »

What's it like to be a Teacher?

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
Interested in becoming a teacher or learning more about careers in the field of education? Let a professor and pre-service teacher (a pre-service teacher is a "teacher in training") from Edinboro University come to your classroom to discuss what it... Learn More »

Introduction to Communication and Media Careers

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Career Speaker
Learn about the variety of careers and opportunities in the field of Communications/Media. Learn More »

PA Board fo Probation and Parole

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Career Day
Representatives can participate in career days to explain the job duties of a state parole agent and the educational requirements. Learn More »

State Police Classroom Speaker

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Career Speaker

State Trooper Career Fair Representative

Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Career Fair

What is a Parole Agent?

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Career Speaker
Speaker can explain the career of a parole agent and educational/experience requirements. Learn More »

Tour State Trooper Barricks

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Workplace Tour

Promotional Products as Niche Marketing

Industry: Marketing      Type: Career Speaker
Promotional Products (AKA Specialty Advertising) is one of the oldest forms of advertising and its format has the greatest longevity of any form of advertising. It is one that can be utilized at relatively low cost and given its longevity, provides ... Learn More »

Job Shadow at Burton Funeral Home

Industry: Human Services      Type: Job Shadow
Several different experiences offered:

Funeral Service Shadow - spend the day as a funeral service professional - depending on the daily schedule - may work planning a funeral, helping set up for visitation hours, greeting guests at the door, or w... Learn More »

Tour facility

Industry: Human Services      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour funeral home facilities including offices, care center (work permitting), and crematory area. Staff available to answer any questions you may have regarding funeral service. You will not see "dead bodies" and are not required to go in any area... Learn More »

Work Study

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Co-Op Job
Work-Study experiences to provide students training and learning opportunities while on the job. Erie Public Schools, Department of Pupil Services is reaching out to community employers to create partnerships and employment opportunities for eligibl... Learn More »

Internship

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Internship (Unpaid)
We offer student internships/placements with local colleges and universities in areas of applied social science research, specifically the evaluation of social service programs and building the capacity of organizations to use data to make informed d... Learn More »

Job Shadow

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Job Shadow
An opportunity to experience what happens in the work environment on a given day. Students can job shadow employees who provide research and organizational development consulting services to organizations, enabling them to link research, policy, and ... Learn More »

Mentoring

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Mentoring
Mentoring for any high school student interested in pursuing a career in applied social science research and/or organizational development consulting. Learn More »

EdZooCrew Teen Volunteer Program

Posted by Erie Zoo
Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Volunteering
Students ages 14 and up are invited to join our EdZooCrew Program. We have periodic trainings and opportunities year round. This is an excellent way to add some experience to your resume and to test out the zoo field. Learn More »

Is the Zoo Right for You

Posted by Erie Zoo
Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Career Speaker
This is an outreach experience where the zoo comes to your classroom. The students will learn about different jobs available at a Zoo, what the job responsibilities are, and how much education and experience is needed to work in a Zoo. our educator w... Learn More »

Job Shadow

Posted by Erie Zoo
Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Job Shadow
this is a half day job shadow experience with one of our keepers. The experience runs from 8 am-noon. We have shadow experiences available with our reptile keepers, horse barn keepers and children's Zoo Barn keepers. We have limited availability and ... Learn More »

Zoo Careers Program

Posted by Erie Zoo
Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Career Speaker
This is a one hour program that discusses careers in the animal field. We will bring animal visitors and discuss jobs at zoos as well as other related careers. Learn More »

Zoo Careers Go To Meeting

Posted by Erie Zoo
Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Career Speaker
This is a 30 Minute program where the zoo comes to your classroom using go to meeting. We will talk live to your students through our kiboka tree house on zoo grounds. Your students will get to stay in the comfort of their classroom and still get an... Learn More »

Optimas Class Room Visit

Industry: Transportation, Distribution & Logistics      Type: Career Speaker
Optimas's Service Center Manager in Erie will visit a class and give more information about Optimas as a company as well as the Erie location. Learn More »

Optimas Solutions

Industry: Transportation, Distribution & Logistics      Type: Career Speaker
Mark Ericson the Service Center Manager for Optimas Erie can come to classrooms and talk about Optimas and that location. Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Camp
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Hospitality & Tourism      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Finance      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Human Services      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Health Science      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Information Technology      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Marketing      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Transportation, Distribution & Logistics      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Architecture & Construction      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students meet a... Learn More »

McDowell School-to-Career Mentorship

Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security      Type: Job Shadow
The School-to-Career Mentorship program provides a qualified student the opportunity to begin learning an occupation. It consists of a half-day or daylong experience once per month over a six or seven month period during the school year. Students m... Learn More »

Erie County Government- Workplace Tours for Educators

Industry: Government & Public Administration      Type: Workplace Tour
The Erie County Government offers a vast variety of educational career opportunities all under one roof!

The following departments are offering tours for educators this summer:
-Dept. of Public Health
-Erie County Public Library
-Dept. of Huma... Learn More »

Job Shadow

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Job Shadow
Spend a day in the manufacturing environment observing several manufacturing processes such as machining, fabrication, welding and assembly. Learn More »

Job Shadow

Industry: Marketing      Type: Job Shadow

Field Trip - Music

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Field Trip
This opportunity for a group (or individuals) of youth (6th-12th grade) is contingent on mutual availability and planning around existing opportunities. The field trip may include a time to observe a (musical) performance and have some conversation... Learn More »

Introduction to Careers in Music

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Career Speaker
This career speaker would be able to share about the job opportunities and training involved in the music, music education, and music therapy fields. Learn More »

Introduction to Careers in Education

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
Learn about the variety of careers related to the field of education. Learn More »

Field Trip - Education

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Field Trip
This opportunity for individuals or a classroom-sized group of youth (K-12) is perfect for visiting one or several university classrooms and other campus spaces where students learn skills and discover pathways for their careers in the field of educa... Learn More »

Field Trip - Forensic Science

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Field Trip
This opportunity for individuals up to a classroom-sized group of middle or high school youth is perfect for visiting one or several university classroom and laboratory spaces where students learn skills and discover pathways for their careers in the... Learn More »

Introduction to Careers in Forensic Science

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Career Speaker
Learn about the variety of careers related to the field of forensic science. Learn More »

Early Connections- West Side

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Job Shadow
Each student will be assigned to a Pre-K Counts or preschool classroom to job shadow and observe the teacher, students and the daily routine. This experience includes serving of meals, group time, teacher/student interactions during center time, out... Learn More »

Curtze Food Service Tour

Industry: Transportation, Distribution & Logistics      Type: Workplace Tour
Curtze Food Service supplies food and related products to restaurants, hotels, clubs, and health care facilities in an eight state area. In addition to distribution we also process fresh meats and seafood.

Curtze has several warehouses storing man... Learn More »

Learn about Finance and Insurance with State Farm Agent

Industry: Finance      Type: Career Speaker
Mike will come to the classroom to discuss and answer questions about careers in insurance and finance. Learn More »

Classroom Speaker on Web Development and Design

Industry: Information Technology      Type: Career Speaker
Dave is happy to come to your classroom and discuss the development and progress of his successful website development company Learn More »

Customized Career Exploration Field Trip at Penn State Behrend

Industry: Human Services      Type: Field Trip
Bring your class or group to Penn State Behrend for a fun, educational hands-on learning experience.
You can request a customized field trip with activities and workshops from the School of Engineering (engineering design, mechanical, electrical, pl... Learn More »

Women In Business

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Day
The Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend would like to invite you and your 10th, 11th, and 12th grade girls to attend our Annual Women in Business Program to be held late fall - Date TBD-, on our campus, in the Burke Research and Developmen... Learn More »

Agility Marketing Call Center Experience - Career Coaching/Mentoring

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Mentoring
Career Coach / Mentor Learn More »

Agility Marketing Call Center Experience - Career Fairs

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Fair
*Participate in career fairs as a vendor or volunteer
Learn More »

Agility Marketing Call Center Experience - Facility Tour

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Workplace Tour
Tour of Agility Marketing Call Center Learn More »

Agility Marketing Call Center Experience - Guest Speaker

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
Terra Gaines, Director of Career Development will create experiences in the following areas:

*Guest Speaker to present on job preparation, best practices, resume building, etc.
Learn More »

Agility Marketing Call Center Experience - How to create a resume and properly complete job applications

Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Speaker
*How to create a resume and properly complete job applications
Learn More »

Educator in the workplace

Posted by Erie Zoo
Industry: Education & Training      Type: Educator in the Workplace
We would like to make a schedule based on the interests of the individual educator. We would create a schedule based on the interests of the teacher attending. They most definitely will spend time shadowing the Education Department. We offer 4 dif... Learn More »

Career Fair/Day

Industry: Finance      Type: Career Fair
Erie Federal Credit Union employees are available for attend your Career Fair. We would be happy to speak at Career Day events. Learn More »

Careers in Credit Union/Banking – Erie Federal Credit Union

Industry: Finance      Type: Career Speaker
Erie Federal Credit Union can provide speakers to present to students topics such as financial literacy, career opportunities, community involvement, and Erie FCU products and services. Learn More »

Penn State Behrend High School Academy

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Camp
Penn State Behrend High School Academy offers hands-on career exploration opportunities across multiple disciplines.

This comprehensive career exploration day will take place at Penn State Behrend
June 2018. Exact Date TBD

Go to: www.behren... Learn More »

Careers in Specialized Occupational and Physical Therapy

Industry: Health Science      Type: Career Speaker
We would be happy to come to your location and speak for 15- 30 minutes on what it takes to become a Certified Hand Therapist. A therapist will discuss our unique specialty, the patients and diagnosis we treat as well as discussing our working relat... Learn More »

Educator in the Workplace with American Tinning and Galvanizing

Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Educator in the Workplace
This is a one day (8 hour) experience that is meant to be combine with other manufacturers for a full week of Educator in the Workplace in manufacturing. Learn More »

Intro to DCNR Careers/State Parks

Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Career Speaker
Students are introduced to jobs within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Beginning with a short history of PA parks, students then engagte in an interactive activity designed to familiarize them with various job opportunities wit... Learn More »

Resource Management

Industry: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource      Type: Field Trip
Students will learn about Endangered and Threatened species and experience efforts Presque isle is making to help conserve their future. Learn More »

Career Speaker - STEM - Science and Chemistry

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Career Speaker
The career speaker in the STEM disciplines (with expertise in chemistry) can visit your K-12 school or can arrange to speak at the university for individuals or groups to talk about the array of career opportunities in this field. Learn More »

Careers in Medicine come to your Classroom

Industry: Health Science      Type: Career Speaker
Upon request and availability LECOM will provide classroom/group presentations at area schools to increase knowledge of the health care field of study. Learn More »

LECOM at Career Day

Industry: Health Science      Type: Career Day
Upon request and availability LECOM will attend career days at area schools to increase knowledge of the health care field of study. Learn More »

LEFCOM Tour

Industry: Health Science      Type: Workplace Tour
The LECOM Erie Campus offer tours and presentations to area high school classrooms interested in the healthcare professions. Learn More »

Introduction to Career Planning

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Speaker
Students can expect to become familiar with career planning as it relates to identifying individual preferences, discovering college majors, and exploring the world of work. This experience will offer students the opportunity to ask questions of a C... Learn More »

Grades 6-8 Lessons on Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Day
Junior Achievement has age appropriate programs with lessons designed to focus on starting a business, financial literacy and work readiness. Each program has six to seven lessons that are presented by a community volunteer. Learn More »

Grades 9-12, Lessons in Work Readiness, Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Day
Junior Achievement has age appropriate programs with lessons designed to focus on starting a business, financial literacy and work readiness. Each program has six to seven lessons that are presented by a community volunteer. Learn More »

K-5 Lessons on Work Readiness, Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy

Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Day
Junior Achievement has age appropriate programs with lessons designed to focus on starting a business, financial literacy and work readiness. Each program has five lessons that are presented by a community volunteer. Learn More »

What So Cool About Manufacturing - Student Video Contest (Middle School Students)

Date October 2nd, 2017 to March 30th, 2018
Industry: Manufacturing      Type: Career Club
The goal of this program is to create awareness and change perceptions about manufacturing careers among students, parents, teachers, and the community. Here is a snapshot of the program, more information will be provided once the school team is conf... Learn More »

Classroom Speaker on Software Engineering

Industry: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math      Type: Career Speaker
Paul picked up programming at the age of 8, following the .com boom in the early 2000s. He spent over a decade in web development which included mostly freelance and two years at a local web development agency. He holds degrees in both Computer Scien... Learn More »

Arts Administration: Where the Arts Mean Business

Industry: Arts, A/V Tech & Communications      Type: Educator in the Workplace
Students interested in the arts often have a limited understanding of the variety of careers available to them outside of being a studio or performing artist. This speaker will talk about the different job opportunities that exist in arts organizatio... Learn More »

JA Titan Competition

Date April 5th, 2018      Time 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Industry: Business Management & Administration      Type: Career Day
Imagine a business strategy tournament that uses an online business simulation for high school students. Student teams strategize to operate the most successful global business. Students make real economic decisions on price, production, marketing,... Learn More »

Math Options for Girls

Date May 8th, 2018
Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Day
Math Options is a math, science, technology, engineering, and business career day for seventh- and eighth-grade girls.
Math Options is an outreach service of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College and has been designed to provide information on career... Learn More »

Penn State Behrend College for Kids

Date June 11th, 2018 to July 27th, 2018
Industry: Education & Training      Type: Career Camp
College for Kids (CFK) is a summer enrichment program that offers a diverse selection of one week,

age-appropriate classes for children and teenagers from 6 through 14 years of age.

Find out more about CFK at www.behrend.psu.edu/kids Learn More »