Students Explore Career Options at Northeast


Llolanda Hernandez, Reporter

High School students from 20 Northeast Nebraska schools participated in the Business and Technology Career Day at the Northeast Community College campus. Students learned about their career choices within the Business and Technology field like Accounting, Administrative Professional, Business Administration, Banking/Business, Graphic Design, Information Technology, and Mass Media.

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Students attended short informational sessions and then longer working sessions, where they had the chance to experience that profession. In Mass Media, students worked with Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Autodesk Maya, and learned what it takes to run the college newspaper, The Viewpoint. Mass Media instructor Nancy Sutton-Smith said working on The Viewpoint website exposes students to journalism, video production, web design, and coding. The Career Day commenced at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 07, 2015 and went on until 2 p.m. At the end of the day Seniors had the chance to win one of four $1,000 tuition waivers.
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