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October 2017

Ziba Design Career Day – Oct. 19

October 19 @ 8:45 am - 11:30 am
Ziba Design, 1044 NW 9th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Two career days! (Students choose Oct. 19 or Oct. 25.) Check in at 8:45 am. Program starts promptly at 9:00 am. Open to students from PWA's partner high schools. Learn about careers in product design, brand strategy, and experience design with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Ziba is a design and innovation consultancy; a team of designers, strategists, thinkers and makers with a passion for solving problems by understanding people. Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Portland’s coolest design…

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The Oregonian Career Day

October 20 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
The Oregonian, 1500 SW First Avenue
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Check in at 8:45 am. Program starts promptly at 9:00 am. Open to students from PWA's partner high schools. Learn about careers in journalism, communications, and media with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Visit The Oregonian/OregonLive and meet journalism professionals. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the largest media company in Oregon. Explore how the pros use video and photography to tell stories. Do engaging activities, including a mock press conference. Learn about the skills and education needed for a career…

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FINE Career Day: Class Exploration

October 24 @ 1:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Event runs from 1:15 pm to 3:30 pm. This is a Class Career Exploration experience open to advanced design students from North Clackamas School District. Explore FINE with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! FINE is a digital branding agency that works with their clients on strategy, digital marketing, branding, websites and more. (See event flyer here.) Students will: Go behind-the-scenes of one of Portland’s coolest digital agencies. Meet the professionals who make it all happen. Share their portfolio & project…

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Ziba Design Career Day – Oct. 25

October 25 @ 8:45 am - 11:30 am
Ziba Design, 1044 NW 9th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Two career days! (Students choose Oct. 19 or 25).Check in at 8:45 am. Program starts promptly at 9:00 am. Open to students from PWA's partner high schools. Learn about careers in product design, brand strategy, and experience design with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Ziba is a design and innovation consultancy; a team of designers, strategists, thinkers and makers with a passion for solving problems by understanding people. Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Portland’s coolest design firms. Learn…

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Future Educator Career Day

October 26 @ 8:15 am - 10:45 am
Prescott Elementary School, 10410 NE Prescott St.
Portland, 97220 United States
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Check in at 8:15 am in Room 13. Program starts promptly at 8:30 am and ends at 10:45 am. Open to students from PWA’s partner high schools. Learn about careers in teaching, counseling, and education with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Go behind-the-scenes at a Portland elementary school to learn about rewarding careers in education. Learn about lesson planning, then help lead a read-aloud activity with a class. Talk with caring professionals in careers such as teacher, counselor, principal, speech pathologist and…

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Umpqua Bank Career Day

October 27 @ 8:45 am - 1:30 pm
Umpqua Bank – Foundry, 1631 NW Thurman St, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Check in 8:45 AM. Program starts promptly at 9 am. Open to students from our partner Portland high schools. Careers: banking, business, marketing, technology Spend the day at Umpqua Bank with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Go behind the scenes at Umpqua Bank, a successful bank founded in Oregon. Meet professionals in technology, marketing/creative strategies, and commercial banking. Explore the diversity of jobs within the finance industry. Learn about the education and skills needed for a successful career. Download the…

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November 2017

Multnomah County IT + Network Security Career Day

November 1 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Multnomah Building – Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 1st floor
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Check-in starts at 8:30. Program runs from 9 am-noon. Open to high school students from Portland Public Schools and Parkrose school districts. Learn about IT careers at Multnomah County with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!  Go behind the scenes in local government, where core tech responsibilities include managing sensitive information, fending off hackers and developing handy custom applications for citizens and customers. Talk to Portland professionals in IT and network security about a career path that blends tech savvy with public service. Registration closes Friday,…

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AWS Elemental Career Day

November 2 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
AWS Elemental, 1320 SW Broadway, Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Check in 8:45 AM. Program starts promptly at 9 am. Open to students from our partner Portland high schools. Careers: technology, entrepreneurship, business. Want to work in Portland's vibrant tech industry? Visit the new offices of one of the city's leading software companies with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance. Learn how a former PPS student became Oregon’s tech CEO of the year. Explore the diversity of jobs within a fast-growing tech company. Meet some of the women and men of Elemental…

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Kaiser Permanente Career Day

November 15 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Kaiser Permanente – Sunnyside Medical Center, 10180 SE Sunnyside Rd
Portland, OR United States
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Check in 8:45 AM. Program starts promptly at 9 am. Open to students from PWA's partner high schools. Visit Kaiser Permanente’s Simulation Lab with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Get a behind-the-scenes look at learning to work with patients. Tour Kaiser’s high tech simulation lab, used for training real medical professionals, and witness or participate in a real simulation. Meet professionals, hear about their career paths, and learn about the skills and education needed to be successful in health care careers. Download the printable flyer…

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Wieden+Kennedy Career Day

November 16 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Wieden+Kennedy, 224 NW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Check in by 8:45 AM. Program starts promptly at 9 am. Open to students from PWA’s partner high schools. Visit Wieden+Kennedy with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance! Are you interested in a career that uses your creativity? Come to Wieden+Kennedy, the global ad agency behind Nike. Spend the morning talking with art directors, writers, project managers, media planners, producers, designers (visual, motion, UX/UI), strategists, engineers and account executives about what they do and why they love their jobs. Download the…

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