Join Portland Workforce Alliance this spring for a virtual Career Talk or other event. Click on the link for information about how to participate. Students from 6th-12th grades are welcome.
Do you love the outdoors and the environment? Learn about careers in conservation and resource management from the City of Gresham, Northwest Youth Corps, and others! Suggested activities included.
Join HR professional Sara Stowe, a hiring/recruiting expert and longtime member of the Portland HR Management Association, for tips on getting job-ready and building on your existing skills and strengths during this challenging time. She'll also share info about some current job opportunities. (This is tailored for high school students, but middle schoolers and adults are welcome, too.)
Join two young professionals who work at Swift, a Portland digital creative agency with clients such as Gatorade, Google and Paypal. Nakita Simpson, a junior art director, and Julius Im, a junior writer, will share what their jobs are like and how they got started. Bring your questions!
Hear from Willen Sin, manager of Game Operations & Events, about creating the "fan experience" for Blazers games and other events. Hear from Horacio Peña, who started as an intern in brand development last season and hired permanently this season. Bring your questions!
Past sessions - watch the recording
- PWA Career Insights into Health Care (May 11) Professionals from Kaiser Permanente and Multnomah County talk about health care as a calling.
- PWA Career Insights into Engineering with Nike (May 12) How Nike engineers use their skills to make protective gear (PPE) for health workers.
- PWA Career Insights into Entrepreneurship for Social Good (May 13) Learn from an architect and mathematician about making social justice part of your life's work.
- PWA Career Talk: Oregon Humane Society on Careers in Animal Care (May 20) Learn about careers within animal shelters including veterinarian, technologists, communication specialists, and volunteer coordination.