Portland Workforce Alliance Opportunity - Career Talk with Oregon Humane Society - Link Below

Portland Workforce Alliance Opportunity - Career Talk with Oregon Humane Society - Link Below
10/13/2020, 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Oct 13: Career Talk with Oregon Humane Society
Dream of caring for animals on a daily basis? Learn about careers within animal shelters including veterinarian, technologists, communication specialists, and volunteer coordination!

Once again the Portland Workforce Alliance has created awesome opportunities for our students to explore a variety of career fields. All career talk opportunities will be virtual and available to all grade levels! Check out the options below!!!
Below is a sampler of upcoming career talks. Watch for additional virtual opportunities with employers such as Mahlum Architects, Nike, ZGF Architects, Wieden+Kennedy, PCC Swan Island Trades Center and more. Contact us if you'd like to learn more - career@portlandworkforcealliance.org

Oct 19: Career Talk with KGW
Learn about what it’s like to work in KGW studios and find out about careers in telecommunications, journalism, and more! Hear from professional journalists and producers about what it’s like to cover local news and work in a studio environment.
We will update our events page https://www.portlandworkforcealliance.org/events/?mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9&mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9
and this list of career experiences https://www.portlandworkforcealliance.org/pwa-virtual-career-talks-fall-programming-for-students/?mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9&mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9
as more virtual programming is scheduled, including our upcoming Future of Nursing Mentor Program. Be sure to check back for more opportunities in October, November and December!
Did you know October is Careers in Construction month? Click herehttps://www.portlandworkforcealliance.org/october-is-careers-in-construction-month/?mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9
to learn more about PWA's construction partners, find out about upcoming construction-related events, apply for the ACE Mentor Program of Oregon,
and revisit the construction zone from Expo2Go.
The PWA Board of Directors plays a critical role in PWA's growth and direction. Each month, we'll highlight a board member and their contributions to PWA. This month, meet Andre Goodlow,https://www.portlandworkforcealliance.org/andre-goodlow/...
Assistant Principal at Parkrose High School, one of PWA's partner schools.
At PWA, we are committed to becoming a more equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. Below are a few resources we are excited to pass along:
PHAME PDX https://www.phamepdx.org/?mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9&mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9
has some great resources here https://www.phamepdx.org/ocb20-resources?mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9&mc_cid=1242e9056a&mc_eid=f9c39aa9b9
from the Autism at Work program and contact information for community partners
Oct. 8 Virtual Event: Design Week: "Creating Accessibility Across Industries" https://designportland.org/.../creating-accessibility...
Stay tuned for the annual NW Youth Careers Expo, which will likely take place virtually this year in March 2021. In the meantime, students can still browse last year's Expo2Go https://www.portlandworkforcealliance.org/.../expo2go.../... with information about local employers and careers.
As always, a special thank you to our funders including Legacy Health, the Oregon-Columbia Chapter of Associated General Contractors, the Jim & Dianna Murphy Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation, Pacific Power Foundation and Alaska Airlines Foundation. We are so grateful for our individual donors as well. Please consider making a gift to PWA https://www.portlandworkforcealliance.org/get.../donate/...
this month, or sign up as a monthly donor. Even small gifts of money and time add up to make a big difference.
Your team at PWA

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