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Career Day at The Oregonian

February 7 | 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about breaking news with The Oregonian!

Career Day Information

Learn about careers in journalism with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!

  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at the largest media company in Oregon and meet journalism professionals.
  • Explore how the pros use video and photography to tell stories.
  • Participate in engaging activities, including a mock press conference.
  • Learn about the skills and education needed for a career in journalism, communications, and media.

Check-in & Eligibility

Check in at 8:45 AM with PWA staff. 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.

Light breakfast snacks will be provided.

Dress Code

Dress nicely! Business casual attire is great; use your best judgement. 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.

North Clackamas, Gresham-Barlow, Reynolds School Districts: Fill out this Permission Form and email (via scan or photo) to 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 form (via scan or photo) to and await confirmation.

Career Day at The Oregonian


February 7
8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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Portland Workforce Alliance


The Oregonian
1500 SW First Avenue
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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