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    Future You 2 Go Attendance and Participation

    • Future You 2 Go are PPS sponsored events, hosted by the PPS Office of Career & Technical Education.
    • Students’ participation and attendance is very important as these career awareness opportunities will expose them to a wide variety of careers and postsecondary options.
    • Students’ attendance will be tracked and reported to schools to excuse students for missing Office Hours, Applied Learning, or Small Group Instruction times.

    Future You 2 Go - Upcoming Sessions

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  • Wednesday, ​March 3rd

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 1:00pm-1:45pm: Post-Secondary Presentation-PCC CADD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting). 

    PCC

    The design drafter is a skilled technician who starts with a concept and develops the working drawings and digital models required to guide the production of items such as:

    • Machines
    • Consumer products
    • Structural details
    • Important tools

    The Portland Community College Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) program teaches you the skills to help launch a successful mechanical design and drafting career. Connected Careers: Design, Technology, Computer Science, Business, Construction, Architecture and Engineering

    Click to Join the session on Wednesday, March 3 at 1:00pm

  • Wednesday, March 3

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 2:00pm-2:45pm: Career Presentation-Cara Snow, Chief of Staff and Community Engagement Officer-Technology Association of Oregon. 

    Technology

    Meet Cara Snow, Chief of Staff and Community Engagement Officer for Technology Association of Oregon. When Cara was in high school she was interested in becoming a Marine Biologist. Find out how after changing her majors several times, she ended up finding that technology was a great fit for her. Learn about how she uses her positive attitude to serve technology professionals across the state. Connected Careers: Technology, Computer Science, Business, Outreach

    Click to Join the session on Wednesday, March 3 at 2:00pm

  • Wednesday, March 3

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 3:00pm-3:45pm: Career Presentation-Kristel Wissel, Sports & Philanthropy Professional. 

    timbers

    Meet Kristel, a Sports & Philanthropy Professional. When Kristel was in high school, she hadn't yet decided which career she would pursue. After graduating from Linfield University and working in several [position relating to sales, accounting and advertising, Kristel started her own business. One of her clients was the Portland Timbers. This connection led to a position with the Timbers that lasted ten years. Find out how Kristel's positive attitude and being a team player helped her to have great work experiences. Connected Careers: Sports Industry, Marketing, Business, Sales, Community Outreach

    Click to Join the session on Wednesday, March 3 at 3:00pm

  • Wednesday, March 10

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 1:00pm-1:45pm: Post-Secondary Presentation-PCC Music & Sonic Arts and Multimedia Program 

    PCC

    This is a program unique in the state, region, and nation. In a caring and supportive environment, with the help of contemporary and emerging technologies, students push the boundaries of music and sound, discovering what is artistically and technologically possible. Multi Media -This program is designed to provide individuals with the entry-level skills and experience needed for employment in a wide variety of professional opportunities such as a multimedia associate producer, interface designer, digital video specialist, motion graphic artist, digital compositor, 3D artist, multimedia graphic production artist, multimedia project manager, and more. Connected Careers-Music, Sonic Art, Multimedia, Business

    Click to Join the session on Wednesday, March 10 at 1:00pm

  • Wednesday, March 10

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 2:00pm-2:45pm: Industry Spotlight-Prairie Electric

    Prairie

    Are you interested in a career as an electrician? Join us for this session to learn about the details of an electrician's career, how to get into an apprenticeship and the "day in the life" of an electrical apprentice. "Thinking about a career as an electrician but aren’t sure where to begin? You should consider an electrician apprenticeship. It’s the perfect way to get grounded in the basics of electrical contracting work and the electrical industry as a whole."

    And the future looks bright, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, who report that “employment of electricians is projected to grow 10 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Increases in construction spending and demand for alternative energy sources will drive demand for electricians.” Connected Careers-Electrician, Construction and Business.

    Click to Join the session on Wednesday, March 10 at 2:00pm

  • JOINING A FUTURE YOU 2 GO SESSION

    STUDENTS:

    Links to Future You 2 Go Sessions are  in the announcements to the left and below in the calendar.

    Announcement:

    • Click on the link in the announcement
    • Check out the 13 Questions to Ask Someone About Their Career
    • Click on the link provided in the session description
    • Join the Google Meets session

    Calendar:

Future You 2 Go Events