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Career Challenge Day

Vermont Works for Women and Randolph Technical Career Center present a free career exploration event for female and gender non-conforming students in grades 6-9. Meet people shaping the technology landscape of Vermont at your local tech center and participate in hands-on activities. Explore career pathways and learn about courses and extended learning activities for your Personalized Learning Plan. Students do not need to be enrolled in classes at Randolph Technical Career Center to attend this event! This event is open to all girls and gender non-conforming students from the RTCC sending area, not just those interested in going to RTCC!

Career Challenge Day

Check out My NBC 5's coverage of Career Challenge Day last year! 

RTCC Sending Area Schools: Northfield Middle High School • Williamstown Middle High School • Braintree Elementary School • Brookfield Elementary School • Randolph Elementary School • Randolph Union High School • White River Valley Middle School • White River Valley High School • Sharon Elementary School • Sharon Academy • Chelsea Middle High School • Rochester School • Stockbridge Central School • The Newton School • Tunbridge Central School • Bethel

Featured Workshops: Advanced Manufacturing •  Automotive Technology •  Construction Trades & Management • Criminal Justice/Cyber security • Diesel Technology • Digital Filmmaker • Diversified Agriculture

8:30 am – Arrival
8:30 am - 9:00  am – Registration, Bagels and Juice
9:00 am - 9:30 am – Welcome
9:35 am - 10:25 am – Workshop 1
10:30 am - 11:20 am – Workshop 2
11:30 am - 11:55 am – Lunch (provided)
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm – Workshop 3
12:55 pm - 1:45 pm – Workshop 4
1:50 pm - 2:20 pm – Closing Activities

Please Note:
Light breakfast and full lunch provided. 
Please send one chaperone with each school group.
Schools are responsible for transporting students to and from event.
Students may not participate without a signed parent/guardian permission form.
Please dress accordinglyIt is often chilly in the classrooms, and some activities may occur outdoors.
Students will be required to have closed-toe shoes and hair tied back
Students who attend are expected to participate fully in the activities and workshops.

Vermont Works for Women STEAM and trades programs are open to girls and gender non-conforming youth. Additionally, we strive to accommodate youth of all abilities. 

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Vermont Works for Women offers this career exploration event for all schools, and can tailor the program to fit the needs of a particular school and audience. Interested in bringing Career Challenge Day to your school? Learn more today!