Career Trek Program


                                          Linda Griffin
                                                                  Career Advisor

                                                                         Office Hours:
                                                                   Monday - Thursday
                                                                    7:15am – 2:30 pm
                                     Office located in the Counseling Department Room S-295E
                                       Office Hours subject to change due to treks and events.
 
                                             E-mail: lgriffin@barrington220.org
                                                             Phone: 847-842-3435
 
Career treks are career-related field trips organized through my office.  They
are supervised trips which take place during the school day - most are only a
few hours. Due to limited space for these field trips, spots are filled on a first
come, first served basis, with priority given to juniors and seniors. Please stop
by and see me if you have a certain career you are interested in exploring.
 
For other events outside the school day, internships and camps please click here: 
 
The Career Trek program is made possible through a partnership/grant funded by
the Northwest Educational Council for Student Success (NECSS)
http://necsspartnership.com. Their mission is to develop programs with partners
(like D220) that inspire postsecondary education and career readiness as a life goal. 
Through this partnership BHS students are invited to attend Career Nights hosted
by other local high schools. These Career Nights are advertised and will show up
on this website.
 

                      Second Semester Career Trek Opportunities   (**=tentative)


  Empire Beauty School         Cosmetology/Beauty Careers                          January 22
 
Bob Chinn's       Hospitality / Restaurant Management             January 28
 
 Law Day    Law Day @ Rolling Meadows Courthouse      February 17
 
 Forensics      Forensics                                                         February 18
 
Health Care            Harper Health Careers                                    February 26
 
 Am. Psychiatric Assoc       Psychology/Behavioral Health                         March 2
 
 Engineering     Engineering Day                                              March 9
 
 Nordstrom    Merchandising/Sales/Styling                            March 10
 
 GF Manufacturing    Manufacturing Open House                            April 6
 Automotive        Triton College - Automotive                             April 7
      
 Harper Graphics    Graphic Design @ Harper                                April 8
 
IT/Computer Science     IT/Computer Science                                        April 14
 
Environmental Science         Environmental Science/Engineering                April 21
 
Zurich      Business / Insurance                                        April 26


                                       First Semester Career Trek Opportunities

 

     Automotive Speaker                                                   September 29

 Manufacturing      Manufacturing Day                                         October 2
 
 Career Night Arts & Communications/Human Services       October 6 evening
 
 
Physical Therapy      Physical Therapy                                                          October 20
 
Career Night Health/Natural Resources Career Night          October 28 evening
 
  
 Medical    Lutheran General Open House                       November 4 evening
   
Seussical      Music/Theater Careers                                   November 10
 
Career Night Engineering/IT Careers                                    November 11evening
 
 Chemical Engineering     Chemical Engineering                                    November 19 
 
 Creative Conference      Creative Conference                                       November 20 
        
 Fashion        Fashion Design                                               December 3
 
 
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