YCAL Hosts 2013 Career Opportunities Day

March 14, 2013 12:00 AM


YCAL Hosts Career Opportunities Day
YORK, PA. – March 19, 2013 – 175 York County high school juniors and seniors attended Career Opportunities Day on Thursday, March 14 at HACC's York Campus.
The event was the culmination of the Career Opportunities Program (COPS), an in-school curriculum available to York County High School juniors and seniors preparing to enter the professional workforce. COPS provides students with the opportunity to work with local human resource professionals to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to job preparedness.
Students had the opportunity to attend three breakout sessions pertaining to one of the 16 National Career Clusters as well as a Business Expo and a Post-Secondary Expo. The Expos allowed the students to interact with the business community and post-secondary institutions to help them understand their options upon graduation.  For photos of the event, please visit the photo gallery.
YCAL, an allied entity of the York County Economic Alliance, staffed by the York County Economic Alliance’s Office of Workforce Development (OWD), is a non-profit organization that works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for students and educators in York County.  Career Opportunities is a YCAL program offered in high schools throughout York County.  For more information, please visit www.ycal.us.
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Ellie Lamison,
York County Economic Alliance, Office of Workforce Development