Through each of these experiences, you are able to share the importance of developing good work habits and how you use "school skills" every day.  Making these connections between school and the world of work is critical to student success in the future.

Career Awareness: K through 5th grade

Start students on a path of career awareness.
K-5 Program
  Use hands-on items(vehicles, uniforms, tools) to demonstrate carees to students.
  Time Commitment: Half-day maximum.

Career Exploration: 6th through 8th grade

Inform students about specific career fields and the preparation necessary to pursue their interests.
Classroom Speaker
  Share your career path and experiences.
  Time Commitment: One-four hour maximum.
Work-site Tour
  Lead students on a tour of your facilities to learn the different career opportunities available.
  Time Commitment: One hour maximum.
Financial Literacy Fair
 

Help students make choices at the CU 4 Reality Financial Literacy Fair.  Students will make a series of decisions about how to spend their money. Transportation, Housing, Insurance, Food are just a few of the booths they will visit. Just like in real life students will experience unexpected bills or windfalls at the Wheel of Reality. At the end of the fair they will meet with a credit union financial counselor to see how they put their financial knowledge to work at the fair.

  Time Commitment: Three hour maximum.

Career Preparation: 9th through 12th grade

Expose students to specific, relevant career information to connect their current education with their future.
Classroom Speaker
  Share your career path and experiences.
  Time Commitment: One-four hour maximum.
Work-site Tour
  Lead students on a tour of your facilities to learn the different career opportunities available.
  Time Commitment: 60-90 minutes.
Job Shadows
  Host an individual student in your career field.
  Time commitment: Two-Four hours maximum.
Internship
  Work with a student to give him/her a head start on his.her career in a hands-on uncompensated academic work experience.  Limited to 11th and 12th grades.
  Time commitment: 45 to 90 hours.
Business Etiquette and Mock Interview Programs
  Share in-depth information with students about workplace readiness,  resume writing, interviewing and career pathways  in workshop format. Etiquette session is followed by Mock Interviews.
  Time commitment: One to four hours.
Career Fairs
  Interact with a variety of students in an informal setting.
  Time commitment: Half-day to full day.
Teacher @ Work
  Host a teacher for a summer internship
  Time commitment: 40 hours maximum.
   

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