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Nike Academy Career Day

May 10 | 10:45 am - 3:10 pm

Visit the Nike World Headquarters and learn about starting and running your own business! Explore the campus and discover the ecosystem of businesses that work with Nike. Meet entrepreneurs who are part of a "Nike Academy" program that empowers and connects smaller and emerging businesses, including those led by people from underrepresented communities. Participate in a workshop on starting your own business. The featured career fields including branding, video production, storytelling, and marketing. Practice your skills, get inspired, connect with real-world entrepreneurs, get your questions answered!  Lunch included. 

How to attend:

Step 1: Fill out the special Nike student interest form right away. (Type your email address and cell number carefully so we can reach you!)

Step 2: Have your parent/guardian fill out the winter/spring parent/guardian permission form ASAP. (Your application can’t be considered until this is done.) Students who do this early have much better luck at being accepted.

Step 3: PWA will contact you to let you know if you’re accepted or waitlisted, or if the career day is full.

Step 4: Show up and have an amazing time!

Who can attend:

High school students in the Portland metro area are welcome to apply. We prioritize students from our partner school districts whenever space is limited (Gresham-Barlow, North Clackamas, Parkrose Portland Public Schools, Reynolds, Oregon Charter Academy).

PWA Inclusion Statement: We welcome students from all racial backgrounds and ethnicities, citizenship statuses, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, religions and abilities. 

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Career Day Summary:
Check in: 10:45 AM
Start time: 11 AM
End time: 3:10 PM
Check-in location: Prefontaine Hall (main entrance)
Address: Nike World HQ, One Bowerman Drive, Beaverton 

Please note that students are responsible for their own transportation to this Career Day unless they have made their own arrangements with a specific educator or career coordinator.

Nike Academy Career Day


May 10
10:45 am - 3:10 pm
Event Category:


Portland Workforce Alliance
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Nike World Headquarters
1 Bowerman Drive
Beaverton, OR United States
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