International Career Day

This yearly event is designed to give up to 800 JWAC high school students a wide perspective on the global landscape including international careers, what they entail and how to pursue their desired career path. Students choose to attend five out of ten break-out sessions featuring presentations by international professionals. In addition, several organizations have information booths at the event to provide interested students with more specific advice. Schools may register up to 30 Junior WAC students and bus assistance is available.

Students who attend International Career Day have the opportunity to network with professionals who have leadership experience in a global career path. They will also have the opportunity to meet with information booths hosted by universities, companies, and organizations that will allow students to pursue internships, job opportunities, and volunteer opportunities.

Past speaker topics include:

  • Study Abroad Programs
  • FAFSA and Scholarship Opportunities
  • Media Literacy
  • Technology & Interdisciplinary Innovation
  • Oil & Gas
  • Global Business Consulting
  • Military Service
  • International Banking & Finance
  • International Education & NGO Work
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • National Security & Intelligence
  • Diplomacy and Economic Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship

In order to request a bus scholarship you must submit the invoice for the bus reservation with this form via email to Jennifer Bowden at least seven (7) days prior to the event date.

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