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Career Day at Mercy Corps

November 8, 2018 | 8:45 am - 1:30 pm

Do you dream of making a global impact?

Spend the day at Mercy Corps.



Career Day Information

Learn about a career in international development with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!

  • Spend the day at Mercy Corps, a global humanitarian aid organization based in Portland, specializes in community-based development projects in more than 40 countries around the world.
  • Join Mercy Corps staff at the Action Center for an interactive and eye-opening day exploring the strategies of international development. Take the first steps in learning how projects get funded, people get hired and social change actually happens.
  • Do a fun workshop on International Development and talk with professionals about their career paths and making a difference.

Check-in & Eligibility
Check-in at 8:45 am. Program starts promptly at 9:00 am and ends at 1:30 pm. Open to students from PWA’s partner high schools as well as tri-county districts.

Dress Code & Lunch
A pizza lunch will be provided by PWA. Dress to impress! Business casual attire is best. No shorts, sweatpants, crop tops, hats, t-shirts with objectionable logos/graphics or gum. Nice, clean jeans are ok.

Download the printable flyer here.


Registration closes: When filled. Seats fill fast! Sign up today.

Portland Public Schools: Talk to your career counselor.

Parkrose School District: Fill out this Permission Form and turn in completed form to Jessica Natonick at the College & Career Center ( and await confirmation.

North Clackamas School District: Fill out this Permission Form and email (via scan or photo) to and await confirmation.

Tri-county districts: See your tri-county contact. You may also apply via email using the North Clackamas form and await confirmation.

Career Day at Mercy Corps


November 8, 2018
8:45 am - 1:30 pm
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Portland Workforce Alliance


Mercy Corps Action Center
28 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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