LMHS to Host Career Fair April 8th
Linn-Mar High School is excited to host a career fair for students and parents on Monday, April 8th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. While this event is open to parents — our students are the primary focus of the career fair. Please feel free to encourage your student to attend independently or with you.
The career fair will consist of three types of opportunities for students and parents: career speakers, career and education/training information sessions, and exhibitor booths.
Please see the schedule below for more information about our career fair.
5:40-5:55 Introduction to the Career Fair and High School Planning Information (All Participants)
Presented by Elizabeth Kreher and Sheryl Cline, LMHS School Counselors
This presentation will provide you with important information as your student continues on his/her high school education including information about graduation requirements, credits, and career and education/training exploration opportunities at LMHS.
6:00-6:25 Session 1: Career Speakers – Pre-Registration Encouraged
Career speakers will be presenting 25 minute information sessions to students and parents. This information will be directed toward student learning, but parents are welcome to attend. Available speakers are below:
- Agriculture Careers
- Building Trades/Electrician
- Social Worker
- Doctor – Medical Director
- Chef/Culinary Arts
- Criminal Investigator
- Computer Science Careers
6:30-6:55 Session 2: Career Speakers – Repeat of Session 1 – Pre-Registration Encouraged
6:30-6:55 Session 2: Information Sessions – Pre-Registration Encouraged.
(See descriptions below)
Three sessions will provide students and parents more information regarding post-secondary training/education planning & career exploration, Naviance Student, and financial aid/planning.
7:00-7:25 Session 3: Information Sessions – Repeat of Session 2 – Pre-Registration Encouraged
(See descriptions below)
6:30-7:30 Career, Military, and Apprenticeship Booths
Representatives from a variety of industry, military branches, and career fields will be available to answer questions including
- Army ROTC- University of Iowa
- Iowa Army National Guard
- US Army
- US Air Force
- US Navy
- Marion Economic Development Corp – Community Promise
- Plumbers & Pipefitters Training
- Iowa Laborers Education and Training Trust Fund
6:30-6:55 & 7:00-7:25
Navigating the Last Years of High School
Presented by Sarah Matheny, Career Development Coordinator, Kirkwood Linn Regional Center, Hiawatha
Mrs. Matheny will discuss what your student can do to stand out to potential colleges, programs, and employers throughout high school. She will also mention opportunities to explore careers and earn college credit in high school. This presentation is intended for students and parents.
Presented by Sheryl Cline, 9-10 School Counselor, LMHS
This session will provide parents with information on how to access Naviance Student to track their students’ career and post secondary planning progress. Parents will learn about the activities completed each year of high school, how to use the SuperMatch College Search, explore Careers, and find scholarship information.
More Info to Come.