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Oceanside High to host a career day March 11

Organizations wishing to demonstrate their professions are invited
Feb 11, 2020

Rockland — On Wednesday, March 11, Oceanside High School will once again host a career day for roughly 450 students. The career day will support students to explore a range of careers by engaging with visiting professionals in those fields.

The school welcomes businesses and organizations to join the event from 8 to 10:15 a.m. after registering. Set up for the event is between 7 to 7:45 a.m. for those wishing to help.

There are a couple of ways to be involved in this career-focused event:

Participate in the Career and College Expo

Set up a display or a small, engaging, hands-on activity in the gym for four rotations of roughly 100 students each. Students will stop by and connect with representatives from businesses, schools, and non-profits to explore careers and college majors.

Lead a Career Breakout Session

The high school is looking for about 20 organizations to teach or co-teach four 30 minute, back-to-back interactive sessions about a particular career area.

These sessions can use technology, outdoor space, demonstrations or any other hands-on activities that can be accomplished with 15 to 25 students in a 30 minute period.

The purpose of the breakout sessions is to give students a taste of what it's like working in many different careers. It is also helpful if participants can connect educational opportunities with the careers that are presenting about.

To find out more information and register, visit oceansidecareerday.weebly.com.

Note: Each organization planning to attend needs to fill out a registration form.

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