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Career Tours

Not sure where you are going after graduation?

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Career Tours is an interactive opportunity for students to have fun, engage with different work environments, hear from inspiring speakers, and get guidance on their steps. The take away for students is that there are many paths to happiness in life.

 

Summer camp format
July 9 - 13, 2018

High school students! Students hear firsthand from the professionals who do these jobs every day, learn about possibilities they have not considered, and get guidance on their next steps.

FIELD TRIPS TO 15 Sites
In VA, DC, and MD

We visit a variety of in-demand career fields: Science, Technology, Engineering, Sales/Consulting, Law Enforcement, Healthcare, International Relations, Arts, and a few more!

A debriefing workshop
Held on the campus of GWU

Students will have a chance to think about the real live case studies they have seen, think about their own strengths and skills, and articulate some future goals.

 
 

Mission

We believe that all students should have an opportunity to think about life after high school in a fun, inspiring way.  Seeing a variety of industries, roles, educational levels, and definitions of  “success” helps students have a larger perspective on life beyond the stress of deciding on a career as they think about their future.

 
 

Students

"The experience was very informational and specific. It helps you understand that life comes and nothing is set in stone. Your major or the university you attend is not an end-all-be-all to your success. I also appreciated that we were treated like adults and equals as opposed to students."

Melisa, 11th grade, Yorktown High School

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QUOTES FROM HOSTS

"Having the opportunity to participate in such a positive program with the chance to directly impact bright young kids was fun, fulfilling and simple.  The program was very well-organized and it's clear that the students appreciate the outcomes!"

- Ash Shabudin, Capital One

"It was a joy being part of the Career Tours 2017 and talk about my career as a diplomat. The participants were eager to learn and asked thoughtful questions. It was clear that they were interested in learning more before making one of their first big life choices."

- Sandra Jensen Landi, Danish Diplomat

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