On September 18, several Wando High School students were invited to participate in the annual Mt. Pleasant Business Expo. When someone visited their booth, they talked about their participation in student organizations, like DECA and ProStart, and signed up volunteer judges for upcoming competitions. Each had invaluable experiences networking with the hundreds of local professionals in attendance.
Sept. 2, 2014 – Students in the 8th grade at Sanders-Clyde Elem/Middle School gathered this morning in the media center to hear from a panel of local HR professionals.
Panelist included Ms. Valerie Harvey from The Urban Electric Company, Ms. Leanne Burklow from LS3P Architecture Firm and Ms. Nancy Coker from SC Port Authority. Each panelist shared about their companies, and how they earned their current position.
They also shared insights on how students could be prepared for successful interviews, and be “self advocates” ready and willing to take a leadership role in planning for college and career.
The morning panel discussion was organized by Corey Shaw, guidance counselor at Sanders-Clyde Elem/Middle School.
Special thanks to the HR professionals on the panel, Ms. Bobo, media specialist and Mr. Johnson, guidance counselor for their help with this Work-based Learning opportunity for these students.
Health Science majors from throughout Charleston County School District were highlighted in the Aug 29 edition of the MUSC Catalyst for their participation in this summer’s MUSC Nursing Career Camp.
Students examine various medical instruments and nursing equipment, trying to guess the name and purpose of each piece as part of an exercise. Campers worked with nurse educators getting career advice and professional training. photo by Emily Upshur, MUSC Public Relations
25 CCSD students from high schools throughout the district recently completed their summer internships with various school district departments.
Participating departments included Information Technology, Plant Operations, Fine Arts, Federal Programs, Communications, Accounting, Human Resources, Lowcountry Tech Academy, Contracts Procurement, and Nutrition Services.
At the “End of Internships Celebration” held June 30th at Lowcountry Tech Academy, students and their supervisors shared about their internship experiences.
Mr. Michael Bobby, Charleston County School District’s Chief Financial Officer spoke to the students on the value of what they’d accomplished during their summer internships and encouraged them to draw from their experiences as they make important decisions going forward.