Semester 1 Virtual Career Treks

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    Virtual Career TREKS 

    interior design    textile

    October 20, 2021 - 4th period

    Interior Design Careers

    Applied Arts: Exercises in Design-Textile Design

    What does it take to be an artist and earn a living with your talent? The fashion, entertainment, interior design, visual, and digital arts industries are hungry for creative, conceptual thinkers. Join us for a virtual presentation with the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) out of Los Angeles on Textiles. The presentation includes design challenges and problem solving specific to textile career paths. Click here for more information and to SIGN UP!

    judge

    October 29, 2021 - 4th period (Friday schedule)

    Law Careers

    Lake County Circuit Court Judge

    Join us for a Career Chat with Associate Judge Haxall from the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. Judge Haxall is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney who has been engaged in criminal prosecution at the federal level.  He will talk with us about his Education and Career Path, which led him to his appointment as JudgeClick here for more information and to SIGN UP!

    fashion

    November 9, 2021 - 4th period

    Fashion Design Careers

    Economics of the Apparel Industry

    The basic principles of economics assume new meaning in this absorbing and relevant presentation, which tracks the economic life of a pair of Levi’s jeans from final cut to retail. Students will look at the true cost of doing business—including labor, production, and advertising—along with international business forces. It is a very fashionable world, and clothing is at the heart of consumer spending in today’s marketplace.  Click here for more information and to SIGN UP!

    harper

    November 16-18, 2021 - 1st period

    Various Career Exploration

    Criminal Justice, Supply Chain, & Programming/Networking

    Join an interactive, virtual career trek to learn about meaningful careers in a variety of fields. Speak directly with Harper College faculty members and hear from industry professionals who have years of experience in these areas: Criminal Justice, Supply Chain, Programming/Networking. In addition to learning about a new career, you'll also participate in a hands-on exercise related to the field that most interests you.

    harper

    November 16-18, 2021 - 6th period

    Various Career Exploration

    Entrepreneurship, Graphic Arts, & Fashion Design & Merchandising

    Join an interactive, virtual career trek to learn about meaningful careers in a variety of fields. Speak directly with Harper College faculty members and hear from industry professionals who have years of experience in these areas: Criminal Justice, Supply Chain, Programming/Networking. In addition to learning about a new career, you'll also participate in a hands-on exercise related to the field that most interests you.

     


    In Person Career TREKS

    pilot

    October 21, 2021

    Aviation - Airline Pilot Careers

    Career Chat with Southwest Airlines Pilot 

    Meet with Frank Kerous, Southwest Airlines Pilot and sponsor of Barrington High School’s NEW Aviation Club.  Frank will discuss his career and the steps he took to get there as well as other career opportunities within the aviation field. Boeing Co. estimates that the world will need more than 600,000 new pilots in the next two decades! Click here for more information and to SIGN UP! 

    AA

    October 28, 2021

    Aviation - Aircraft Maintenance Careers

    American Airlines: Aircraft Maintenance Facility at O'Hare Airport

    Tour American Airlines’ largest and newest Aircraft Hangar Maintenance Facility.  Learn what aircraft maintenance is all about in the line environment.  Q&A session with a Technical Crew Chief.   Click here for more information and to SIGN UP! NOTE- permission slips are due early, on October 13th!

    saicAND nordy

    November 3, 2021

    Fashion Design & Merchandising Careers

    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Nordstrom Chicago

    Tour the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Fashion Department and Fiber Materials Studies...and visit Nordstrom to meet with the visual merchandising team and tour Nordstrom's flagship store on Michigan Ave.  Talk with fashion mentors and learn about jobs in the fashion industry. Click here for more information and to sign up!

    design center

    November 11, 2021

    Interior Design Careers

    Design Center Chicago at the Merchandise Mart 

    Tour the Design Center of Chicago building, visit showrooms and talk with designers.  The Design Center is the world's largest resource for custom home furnishing and interior design.  Click here for more information and to SIGN UP!

    chicago

    November 16, 2021

    Architecture Careers

    Chicago Architecture Center: Must-See Chicago Walking Tour 

    This field trip has a fee: $23 per student! Must-See Chicago is a fast-paced, 90-minute introductory walking (outside) tour to Chicago featuring some of its most famous buildings, including the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, Willis (Sears) Tower, the Chicago Theatre and more!   Limited to 7 students. Click here for more information and to SIGN UP! NOTE- permission slips are due early, on October 13th!

     

    Coming Soon:  

    • Law Careers: Law Day (in person)
    • Computer Science Careers: Grainger-Product Managers (in person)
    • Culinary Career Exploration
    • Engineering w/ UOP Honeywell
    • Education
    • Healthcare

    On Demand (pre-recorded)

    Virtual Career TREKS

    • Technolochicas- I'm Latina and I Love Technology. Get inspired to follow in the footsteps of these amazing Latinas who share a passion for technology. Learn about their journeys, watch how each one of them is succeeding in their technology-related fields and get motivated to create the technologies of the future! Watch inspiring videos now!
      Pre-Recorded event with a NASA Engineer.  NASA Engineering
    • Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System- Exploring Careers in Economics Spring 2021 Link to recording of "Exploring Careers in Economics"
    • "ASK A GRADUATE" HOSTED BY UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (UTI)- Automotive Careers "Ask a Graduate" a pre-recorded event
    • Explore a database of recorded conversations with industry professionals across a wide range of careersGet Started  
    • Are you interested in Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering?  View this slide deck or watch a recorded presenation of the Engineering World Health (EWH) chapter at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) talk about what Bioengineering is and what fields fall under the major.  They also talk about the concentrations and the coursework.  

     

  • Contact

    Marie Mirabella
    Career Advisor
    Career & Technical Education
    mmirabella@barrington220.org
    (847) 756.2473

    Office Hours
    Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am -1:00 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.

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