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.

Offer Internships

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.tricco@cvep.com 

Kim McNulty Kim@cvep.com 

Ernie Rios  erios@cvep.com (Scholarships)

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