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Shasta College Theatre

11555 Old Oregon Trail

Redding, CA 96003

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N.E.W. - An opportunity to preview multiple Career Technical Educational fields where jobs are in high demand.

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Developed in collaboration with a diverse group of community stakeholders from the Women’s Fund, education, industry, and community partners, the purpose of NEW is to introduce young women to growing opportunities for employment in Entrepreneurship, Fire Fighting, Emergency Medical Technician, Administration of Justice, Computer Information Science, Heavy Equipment, Automotive and Diesel, Manufacturing, Welding, and Construction.

This event provides up to 240 students each year with exposure to various career options and hands-on experience in welding, automotive and diesel technology, using fire-fighting equipment, and other activities related to jobs where men typically far outnumber women. A panel of professional women, working in these industries, will present information on economic self-sufficiency and networking. These women will also provide insight for these careers, and encouragement for women to explore these careers.

TENTATIVE AGENDA:

8:30 - 9AM: Arrival & Check-in at Shasta College Theatre

Followed by a quick overview with introductions, multiple breakout sessions to tour various programs around campus and the opportunity for Q&A with a group of panelists.

Lunch will be provided and the event will conclude at 1:30PM.

PLEASE NOTE: There needs to be at least 1 adult chaperone for every 10 students attending.

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