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                                                     Career Trek Program


                                              Linda Griffin
                                                                      Career Advisor

                                                                             Office Hours:
                                                                       Monday - Thursday
                                                                        8:00am – 3:00 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 

     
     
    Career Night   Arts & Communications/Human Services       September 6
                                 @ Prospect High School-Open to all BHS families 
     Robotic Surgery       St. Alexius DaVinci Robot Event                    September 20
     
     
    Nordstrom      Visual Merchandising                                   October 10
          
    Bright Horizons        Bright Horizons                                            October 12
     
    Career Night   Health/Natural Resources Career Night           October 4
                                 @ Buffalo Grove H.S.-Open to all BHS families
     Career Night  Engineering/IT Careers                                October 18
                                  @ Rolling Meadows H.S.-Open to all BHS families
     
    Cosmetology       Cosmetology @ Tricoci University                  October 24
     Tech-Cor       Tech-Cor Collision Center                              October 26
                                 Estimating, collision repair, safety research
     FabTech          FabTech                                                     November 9
       
     UOP       Chemical Engineering                                  November 13
     
       Hospitality, Culinary, Event Planning               Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Event Planning      November 14
     
     
     
     

                                           Second Semester Career Trek Opportunities

     
     
     Law Day          Law Day @ Rolling Meadows Court House       TBD
     
     Forensics      Forensics/Criminal Justice                               TBD
     
    Health Care      Health Care Careers                                       February 23
     
     Engineering      Engineering Day                                            March 1 
     Am. Psychiatric Assoc     Psychology/Mental Health                                March 7             
     
    Bright Horizones    Bright Horizons                                              TBD
     
     
          Pharmacy              Pharmacy                                                    TBD
     
      
     Skilled Trades  Skilled Trades Fair                                        TBD