6th Annual Career Exploration Day held at campus
Professionals from various walks of life spent the day at Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 20, 2004 speaking to eighth grade students from Dallas, Wyoming Valley West, and Wyoming Area high schools about career choices. Career Exploration Day was developed by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber, the Luzerne County Business & Education Partnership, and the Luzerne County school system to help students make wise career choices by providing them with personal experiences relating to their fields of interest.
Approximately 900 students attended presentations representing careers including the criminal justice system, performing arts, engineering, athletics, medicine, and teaching. The presenters discuss educational requirements, salary levels and opportunities for advancement, future job markets, other related occupations, work ethics, interview skills and interaction with technology.