Friday, May 12, 2017
Location: Northfield Middle School
Hosted by the Technology/Education (TE) Booster Club
A career exploration event for all 7th and 8th grade students and pre-selected high school students based on their aptitude and/or interest for the industrial trades.
Auto and Truck Mechanics • Business Management • Computer Aided Drafting (3D Animation) Health Care • Machining • Mechatronics • Welding
Goal: Provide students exploration opportunities, including:
- Hands-on experience with large equipment. Up close experience with snow plows, tractors, race cars, semi-trucks, district school buses and more! Students can climb in the driver’s seat, look under the hood at the engines and experience the technology firsthand.
- Open discussions with career role models. Students can interact with local role models in Business and Technical Trade fields. Students can gain an understanding of available career paths and job responsibilities.
- An understanding of the education path. Representatives from the Minnesota Technical Colleges in Alexandria, Faribault and Rosemount will be present to provide an overview of the post-secondary education in these career areas.
There will be exciting attractions in the parking lot!
Welding Demonstration – Police Cars – Race Car – Tractors – Squad Car – Service Van – Snow Plow Truck – Hands-on Demonstrations
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!
- Cub Foods
- Estrem Farms
- James Gang Coffee House
- Just Food Co-0p
- Northfield Lines
- Sunbelt Rentals
Thank you to these Participating Businesses!
Alexandria Technical College
All Flex Flexible Circuits
CarTime Auto Center
City of Northfield – Streets & Parks
Dunwoody College of Technology
Electrician from Nlfd Public Schools
Hennepin Technical College
Intermediate School District 917
Laborers Trading Center
Laura Baker Services Association
Mechanical Systems, Inc.
Minnesota Ag Group
Minnesota State Transportation Center
Multek Flexible Circuits, Inc.
MN/ND BAC Training Center
MNCARS: MN Careers in Auto Repair & Services
NAPA Auto Parts
Northfield Hospital and Clinics
Northfield Police Department
Northfield Retirement Community
Northland Concrete and Masonry Company, LLC
Praxiar Distribution, Inc.
Reese Winter & Associates
Riverland Criminal Justice
South Central College
Streitz Heating and Cooling
Sun Country Airlines
Taylor Truck Lines
Witt Bros. Service, Inc.