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Career Shadowing with Women in Technology

May 13, 2011, 2:43 PM HST
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By Wendy Osher

Maui Police officers Chris Schmitt and Nick Krau assisted students in a two day career shadowing workshop held in March at UH Maui College. The career shadowing workshop was one in a series offered to high school students on Maui who want to explore career options and paths to higher education.

Maui students interested in careers in technology are invited to apply for the next career shadowing event through the University of Hawai’i Maui College.  The event is open to high school students in their junior or senior year.

The Career and Technical Education Career Shadowing Project is offered in partnership with the Maui Economic Development Board, Women in Technology program.

in their junior and senior year of high school are invited to participate in a career shadowing session

The workshop gives students a unique hands-on opportunity to get a close-up look at careers.  Students will gain a greater understanding of skill requirements for specific careers and learn about post-secondary educational options.

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This edition of career shadowing at UHMC is for students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).  The session will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2011.  Students will visit Akimeka LLC., Oceanit, the Pacific Disaster Center, and pacific Defense Solutions.

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To apply for the program contact Tracie Takatani at (808) 984-3209 or email [email protected] The deadline to submit an application is Friday, May 27, 2011. There is a $5.00 (refundable upon attendance) fee.

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