BHS Career TREK Program

    Marie Mirabella
    Career Advisor
    Career and Technical Education
    Follow me @BHSCareerAd on Twitter and Instagram
     Scroll down for a list of Career TREKS Planned
    Office Hours
    Monday - Thursday
    8:00 -2:00 pm
    Office located in the Student Services Department
    Office Hours subject to change with Career TREKS, events, and meetings.
    Email me to make an appointment that fits your schedule.
    Call me: 847-756-2473
    WHAT: Career TREKs offer a wonderful way to explore and experience an area of interest for future employment. These supervised excursions help students learn from, interact with, and question professionals in job settings related to possible career fields. 

                     First Semester Career TREK Opportunities 


    ___Event_____        Link to Flyer                                Date                                               

     Career Night           Free D214 Career Nights                                            September 17 & 26 and October 15, 2019                                            Independent Opportunity  

    Bright Horizons
                     Bright Horizons Early Education                                  October 2, 2019
    makerfest        Harper College's First MakerFest                                   October 5, 2019
                                      Independent Opportunity              
     Golden Oaks        Golden Oaks Dairy Farm                                             October 10, 2019
    Zurich Insurance          Zurich Insurance-Schaumburg                                   October 21, 2019
                          Surgical Robotic Event-Alexian Brothers                       October 22, 2019
    AA        American Airlines-O'Hare International Airport                October 24, 2019
     women who build       Women In Construction Day                                     November 8, 2020     
                                      Independent Opportunity                                 
     Marriott            McAninch Performing Arts Center-CANCELLED                    November 12, 2019
     carpenters           Carpenters Apprenticeship Training Center OPEN HOUSE     November 13 or 14, 2019
                                                           Independent Opportunity   
    FabTech       FabTech Student Summit 2019 Manufacturing Show   November 14, 2019
    Engineering               Engineering Day/Chemical Engineering                           November 20, 2019
    ECC         Elgin Community College - Automotive Program             December 5, 2019                                 

                                  Second Semester Career TREK Opportunities

    Event                             Link to Flyer                                  Date                      
     Swiss         Swiss Automation-Manufacturing                                           January 14, 2020
    Superior         Superior Ambulance-Public Safety                                          January 16, 2020
    Engineering   Barrington High School Second "Engineering Night?"              January 23, 2020                                             Come learn about the different fields of engineering! Students       6pm-8:30pm
                                 and their families will have the opportunity to hear from
                                 professionals in the field and visit with college admissions reps.   
                                                          Independent Opportunity 
     Law Day               Law Day at Rolling Meadows Courthouse                                     January 29, 2020  
     carpentry         Carpenters Apprentice Training Center                                      February 6, 2020
    Skilled Trades     3rd Annual BHS Skilled Trades Fair! Are you hands on?             February 20, 2020
                                       Visit the skilled trades fair during lunch hours.  Learn about
                                      careers in automotives, carpentry, heating ventilation HVAC,
                                      construction, Welding, Manufacturing, Plumbling and Electrician.
                                        social work, mental health nursing and expressive therapy. 
                                          dietician, radiology tech, ultrasound tech, human services and more. 
    Career Expo  Career Expo held at Schaumburg High School                    TBD March 2020
                                                                Independent Opportunity                                       4:30pm-6:30pm

    EXPLORE ENGINEERING                  Explore Engineering at Harper College-flyer TBD         TBD March 2020

                                                                 Independent Opportunity 
    Healthcare 2   Healthcare Career Night-Good Shepherd Hospital-flyer TBD   TBD April 2020
                                                                          Independent Opportunity