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“I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.”  Oprah Winfrey

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Prep-Pro WorkshopPreparing to be a Professional – is a first-of-its-kind program providing area high school girls  opportunities to engage with and be inspired by successful women in STEM professions.

The workshop is a ½ day program focusing on modeling and developing non-technical business skills all professionals need for long-term success. It is designed for sophomores, juniors and seniors planning a STEM related college degree. The program simulates a professional association meeting covering a range of  topics including…

  • Using college to prepare for a STEM career
  • Steps to advance in a STEM career as a woman
  • Dealing with challenges in the work environment
  • Ideas for balancing one’s professional and personal lives

The workshop includes…

  • Small group discussions with STEM professionals who share insights and model strategies students can use to define their academic and career paths.
  • Break-out sessions that cover a range of skills girls will need in a career such as effective networking, communicating and business acumen.
  • Panel discussion with HR specialist on tips to finding  internships and pursuing one’s first professional job.

It is also a time when students can meet girls from area schools who share similar academic and career goals.

“My students found the workshop to be very helpful… I believe this experience will be life-altering providing them the opportunity to understand that they can be accepted into a STEM career.”

 

Science Teacher, Veritas High School

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