We believe that getting students out of their classrooms and into business and industry environments is a very important step in the career development process. Seeing jobs firsthand helps students expand their career options, debunks myths about careers and even motivates them to explore further. Check out our tour options below.
Student test their brushbots after they have had a chance to make modifications.
We are happy to schedule these upon request when an educator is looking to get students out to understand how they are learning will benefit them in the real world. These can be full-day, multi-stop trips or just a few hours out of the building.
If interested, contact our team directly.
Students from Kellogsville Middle School chat with Eric Schweibert at Custom Profile as part of their Alternative Spring Break Tour. (Photo Courtesy of Kevin Sielaff, Mlive staff)
Alternative Spring Break
A wonderful alternative to traveling South for sunshine in April. This multiple day adventure will take students to experience a variety of sectors and business across Kent County. There will also be a great deal of hands on learning and plain ole fun to be had.
Read the story about last year's success.
Several local manufacturers are teaming up to offer inside looks at the cutting edge manufacturing facilities around the area. This is a great opportunity to explore how a job in manufacturing might work for you!
This six week crash course willintroduce high school students in 9th â€“ 12th grade toskills that will be critical after school and in college. Each session willinclude a short presentation and activities to put their skills to work. Snacksand Ride to Read passes will be available.
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