Ways to Engage
Host a job shadow
You will allow students to come to your work site one day a year to shadow employees in different jobs.
You will provide students work experience by offering a paid or unpaid training experience to high school seniors and/or college students throughout the year.
Donate Classroom Supplies
New or "used" supplies provide students hands on activities to train on equipment they will use in future jobs in your industry sector.
Participate in Professional Interview Days
Talk with a class about your profession or meet with high school freshman and sophomore students in small groups to answer questions about how you prepared for your career and what you do at work.
Provide Career Exploration Tours
Introduce students to your company and the people/careers at your site by hosting a tour of your company.
Share Business Expertise
Communicate with students and teachers about your business and specific area of expertise.
Join an Industry Council
Connect with community leaders, educators and business partners to provide input about what should be taught in classes, what equipment should be used and current job/skills demands.
Lead a Committee
Assist in supporting the goals of the committee and lead members toward their stated objectives.
Speak in a Classroom
Share your experiences and knowledge with students about your career in regards to arts, media and entertainment.
Host Faculty Externs
You will host a teacher for up to one week to allow a first-hand understanding about how you company works. The teacher will then take that experience back to the classroom to share with the students.
Mentor a Student
In their sophomore and junior years, high school students spend time one-on-one or in small groups learning about careers from a mentor in programs like "Lunchtime Learners."
Create a Scholarship
Your company/organization will participate in CVEP's Pathways to Success scholarship program as a matching partner to help Coachella Valley students get to and through college.
For more information, please contact one of the following:
Jacqui Tricco Jacqui.firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim McNulty Kim@cvep.com
Ernie Rios email@example.com (Scholarships)