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Career Day at Nike World Headquarters
October 18, 2019 | 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Dream of having a career at one of the world’s largest sports brands? Spend the morning at Nike!
Career Day Information
Learn about careers at Nike in apparel and footwear design, fashion sustainability, business innovation, and more with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!
- Go behind-the-scenes in a workshop with designers in the Blue Ribbon Sports Studio to learn about Nike’s DNA, storytelling and design.
- Hear from Nike Leaders about the culture and careers within the company.
- Tour the Headquarters and talk with team members from fields such as consumer services, marketing, web development, programming and design about their career path & education.
- Learn the skills, experience and education are needed to work for one of the biggest sports brands in the world.
Check-in & Eligibility
Check-in at 8:45 am. Program starts promptly at 9:00 am and ends at 12:00 pm. Open to high school students from PWA's partner school districts. Limited space may be available for tri-county school districts.
Campus Map and Directions
Click here for a map of the Nike World Headquarters. We will meet at Prefontaine (“Pre”) Hall, near the main entrance where you arrive via One Bowerman Drive. It is in the SE quadrant of campus. If you are an adult needing to park: Drop your students off near the entrance, then look for parking. If nothing nearby is available, you can usually find parking in “The Park,” a giant parking structure on the NW side of campus. It is a 10-minute trek back to Prefontaine. If you get lost, ask any Nike employee and they will direct you. PWA staff contact: Julia (503) 961-2545.
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.
Portland Public Schools: Talk to your career counselor.
Parkrose School District: Fill out this Permission Form and turn in completed form to the College & Career Center and await confirmation.
Registration closes: When filled. Seats fill fast! Sign up today.
Students from other school districts are welcome when space permits. Join our waiting list by filling out this Permission Form. Email forms (via scan or photo) to email@example.com and await confirmation.