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Student Testimonials
Job shadows have very much so influenced my life powerfully. I have gotten an insight into many various careers in the medical field. A year ago, I had no idea there was a difference between and MRI tech, an ultrasound tech, and a radiologist, but as I job shadowed all those, I realized how different they all were. Before doing job shadows I didn’t realize there were so many choices I get to pick from to get a career. I used to know only of nurses and doctors, and job shadows helped me explore more, and also learn the different career choices and the responsibilities of each one of them.
by Liliya F.
Employer Testimonials
I just finished talking with another job shadow student. Since we are a small start-up company, students spend most of their time with me talking about career options in aviations. During the interviews, I hear concise lucid questions from well-prepared students. Their questions and attitude are clearly goal-oriented. Having students in our place of business offers us the opportunity to introduce young people to aviation and small business, to dispel any misconceptions and to encourage them to pursue their aviation career options.
by Jim Graham, Graham Aviation

College Planning Resources added to Website

Resources to assist with the process of planning, financing and finding the right college or university have been added to the site; check out the Toolbox in the student section.

 

Salem Area College and Career Fairs  2014-2015

In partnership with Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, Salem Keizer School District and Chemeketa Community College and Willamette University the Salem Area College and Career Fair provides information on post secondary educational and career opportunities for students and their families.
More than 80 schools and business representatives participated to provide information on universities, professional technical schools, community colleges, military branches, and career opportunities.

Fall College and Career Fair tentatively set for October 26th, 2015

Chemeketa Community College-Building 7
4000 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, Oregon 97305
Educational  sessions on the following topics will be offered including;  Scholarships, Financial Literacy, FAFSA, College Student Panel Q & A and OSAC.
 Over 2,000 students, parents, and community members attended the 2013  Salem Area College and Career Fair and $4,000 in scholarships were raffled off.

 

Salem Area Spring College and Career Fair April 27, 2015 

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301

Campus tours 5:00-6:00 pm
College & Career Fair 2014 Participants 6:00-8:00 pm

 

 

Army National Guard

Central Oregon Community College
Central Washington University
Chemeketa Community College
College Financial Aid Planning
Concorde Career College
Concordia University
Corban University
Denison University
Eastern Oregon University
Elite Truck School
George Fox University
IITR TRUCK SCHOOL
Institute of Technology
International Air and Hospitality Academy
ITT Technical Institute
Lane Community College – Aviation Academy
Lewis & Clark College
Linfield College
Linn Benton Community College
Mt. Hood Community College
New Hope Christian College
Northwest Christian University
Northwest Culinary Institute
Northwest University
ODOT – Office of Civil Rights
Oregon Coast Culinary Institute
Oregon Institute of Technology
Oregon State University
Oregon State University – Cascades
Pacific Lutheran University
Pacific University Oregon
Phagans’ School of Beauty
Pioneer Pacific College
Portland State University
Sierra Nevada College
Southern Oregon University
The Evergreen State college
The Princeton ReviewUnited States ArmyUnited States Marines
University of Montana
University of Oregon
University of Portland
University of Puget Sound
University of the Pacific
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, BOTHELL
Warner Pacific College
Washington State University
Western Oregon University
Whitman College
Willamette University

For further information contact;

Kathy Moore, CEO, The Inspire Foundation Director of Leadership & Workforce Development
 503-581-1466 x316 kathy@salemchamber.org

 

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