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April 2017

Microsoft Career Day

April 5 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Open to students from tri-county districts. Visit Microsoft with the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!  A day full of hands on activities, creative presentations, experiencing great products, engaging with employees, and interacting with experts in STEM. Learn to code, create a sales pitch, and have fun with technology! This event is a partnership between the Portland Workforce Alliance, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, and Microsoft.

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DigiGirlz Career Day

April 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Open to students and students from tri-county school districts. Visit Microsoft with the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!  A day full of hands on activities, creative presentations, experiencing great products, engaging with employees, and interacting with experts in STEM. Learn to code, create a sales pitch, and have fun with technology! This event is a partnership between the Portland Workforce Alliance, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, and Microsoft.

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Instrument Career Day

April 13 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Instrument, 3529 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Student check-in is at 9:15 am; program starts promptly at 9:30 am and ends at noon. Open to our partner Portland high schools. Visit Instrument with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Tour the stunning offices of this hot Portland digital creative agency, where clients include Nike, YouTube, Dwell, Stumptown Coffee, Levi's and Black Diamond.  Explore a company looking for designers, business marketers, software developers, entrepreneurs and others who can mix creativity with tech savvy. Learn about the skills and education needed to…

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Upswell Career Day (digital media and design)

April 14 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm

Check in at 9:15 am. Program starts promptly at 9:30 am. Open to students from our partner Portland high schools. Spend the day at an inner eastside Portland digital media design company with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Upswell specializes in creating interactive experiences for museums, Fortune 100 corporations, universities and other clients. This career day is perfect for students who love the humanities: Students will learn how they can apply their thinking, organizing, editing and writing skills to a…

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Legacy Health Career Day

April 18 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Time TBA. Open to Portland Public Schools students. Learn about careers in health care with the non profit Portland Workforce Alliance! Join the health experts and professionals at Legacy Health for a look into the world of health care. Learn about the skills, education, and experience needed to be successful in a variety of health care careers, such as nurse, doctor, respiratory therapist, chief administrative officer, child life therapist and simulation lab educator. Registration closes Friday, April 14.  To register, contact…

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ACE Mentor Program Luncheon 2017

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Portland Art Museum – Kridel Ballroom, 1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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More than 400 professionals from leading local firms attend the Luncheon each year to learn more about the ACE Mentor Program network and meet student participants. ACE professionals, current ACE students and alumni, and select educators are invited. Funds raised at this luncheon will be used to award scholarships to deserving students as they pursue college and careers in the fields of architecture, construction and engineering. As a result of funds raised at last year's luncheon, ACE was able to sustain the program…

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Design Week Portland: student fellowships

April 21 @ 8:45 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm

Students will check in at 8:45 am at designated studios and maker spaces. Program starts promptly at 9 am. Students in PWA's partner school districts have the opportunity to participate in specific Design Week Portland programming and be exposed to creative careers within Portland's robust, diverse design community.  Student fellowships are underwritten by local firms and available through high schools in collaboration with Portland Public Schools, the Parkrose School District and PWA. (Thank you to Design Week Portland leaders and participating…

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