This event is a highlight of the year in the BCC. Kicking off the school year with 500+ youth from local high schools, students will be exploring careers, companies, and industries. We would love to have your business part of our 2023-24 kick-off event!
When: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., set up by 8:45, lunch break included
Where: Caledonia High School – outdoor and indoor spaces
Who: Area employers, businesses, organizations
Why: Meet future employees. Connect with youth for experiential learning opportunities like job shadow, mentorship, and work experience. Visit with educators about classroom speaking opportunities or student projects. Showcase your company and industry.
Employer registration is required.
Online at https://forms.gle/CLa7mYC3UjPPFt3M6
Email: [email protected]
Phone: MaryAnne at 507-251-4388
According to students, the best parts of this event in the past are:
-Learning new things
-Learning about new careers
-Seeing the jobs and figuring out where to go
-Learning about different jobs
-Talking to people in the workforce
Schedule of the day.
Set Up: 7:15-8:45 a.m.
School Groups: 9a.m.-2:30*
90-minute appointments for schools:
(5 min.) Welcome students
(35-40 min.) Students explore all booths
(5 min.) Students move to booth of interest
(35-40 min.) Small-group discussions at booth (feel free to use grassy area and spread out)
(10 min.) Door prizes, feedback and farewell
*Note: The final school group will either be 1:00-2:30 or 12:30-2:00. Either way, you will have a set lunch break.