Be a Mentor to Your Future Workforce
The Hart School District would like to partner with your business to broaden career awareness in our high school students. You have the opportunity to make a significant impact on students one-on-one and in groups. Would you share your time, expertise and knowledge to help prepare students for the workforce? We have six ongoing opportunities throughout the school year to get involved as much or as little as you choose. Your support will go a long way toward ensuring a strong future workforce in your industry.
Benefits to Business
- Increase your visibility in the community. Be seen as a business that invests in schools.
- You have access to future talent and can influence the future employment pool.
- Make a difference in students' lives.
Six Ways to Participate:
- Student Job Shadows
Host student job shadows of one or more your employees for two hours to help students learn about a career field.
- Student Internships
Host an unpaid student internship to help a student gain knowledge and experience in a career field. Student works 3 hours a week for a set number of weeks (min of 3 weeks or max of 15 weeks).
- Guest Speaker
Be a guest speaker in a classroom or at a workshop. Discuss your field, your career path, and skills students need for success.
- Mock Job Interviews
Interview students for practice job interviews.
- "Discovering Careers" Career Fair
Represent your industry and interact with students, parents, and teachers. Takes place on the last Saturday in April.
- Advisory Board Member
An annual meeting to review course material to ensure our Regional Occupational Program (ROP) courses meet industry standards.