Career Trek Program


                                          Linda Griffin
                                                                  Career Advisor

                                                                         Office Hours:
                                                                   Monday - Thursday
                                                                    7:15am – 2:30 pm
                                     Office located in the Counseling Department Room S-295F
                                       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.
 

                      First Semester Career Trek Opportunities 

 
IMTS    Manufacturing/Technology Show                   September 13
 
Robotic Surgery      St. Alexius Robotic Surgery                           September 21
 
 Math   Mathematician                                              September 26
 
Career Night   Arts & Communications/Human Services      October 5
 
Interior Design        Interior Design/Home Fashion                        October 11
 
Bright Horizons      Bright Horizons                                               October 13
 
Career Night   Health/Natural Resources Career Night        October 25
 
 Empire Beauty School         Cosmetology/Beauty Careers                        October 27
 
Musical Theater        Music/Theater Careers                                  November 10
 
 Career Night    Engineering/IT Careers                                 November 15
 
 MotorWerks       MotorWerks                                                   November 16
 
 UOP       Chemical Engineering                                   November 17 
 
Print Expo     Harper Print / Graphics Expo                        December 2
 


                                       Second Semester Career Trek Opportunities

 
 
 Forensics      Forensics                                                         TBD
 
Health Care            Health Care Careers                                        TBD
 
 Am. Psychiatric Assoc       Psychology/Behavioral Health                         TBD
 
 Engineering     Engineering Day                                              TBD
        
 
 Harper Graphics    Graphic Design @ Harper                                TBD
 
 
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