Students that participate in CareerQuest Tennessee have the opportunity to explore careers in four primary areas of employment through an immersive, day-long event. This regions leaders in Construction, Healthcare, Information Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing, demonstrate jobs, discuss skills needed, and begin building the bridge from education to employment.
CareerQuest Tennessee offers students a chance to learn about industries that expect job growth through conversation with professionals and hands-on activities.
Employers that participate in CareerQuest Tennessee have a unique opportunity to engage students through conversation and demonstration; to show them firsthand what it's like to be an RN, foreman, software developer, mechanical engineer and more.
Manufacturing includes a broad range of careers, including engineering and technology, production, logistics and distribution, maintenance, installation and repair, business, management and administration. Those interested in computers, video games, engine repair, fixing things or programming cell phones, might find their calling in manufacturing.
Construction companies build places for people to work, live and play for generations. This industry offers a wide range of options for employment, including project managers, foremen, architects, laborers, welders, carpenters, plumbers, electricians and more. The possibilities are limitless.
Doctors and nurses aren't the only people who work in healthcare. Healthcare careers include direct patient care, mental healthcare, veterinary medicine, hospital security, physical therapy and so much more. With an ever growing and aging population, the need for skilled professionals is booming in almost every area of the field.
Information technology professionals are responsible for designing, developing, supporting and managing computer hardware, computer software and information networks, including the Internet. Students who want to create iPhone applications or animations for movies or help NASA perform remote space exploration might want to consider a career in Information Technology.