National Career Development Month 2022

November 9th | 9AM-1PM
Massachusetts Girls in Trades Eastern Conference

Building a Network of Women in the Skilled Union Trades

Location: IBEW Local 103, Dorchester
Junior year female students and undecided/uncommitted senior year females, as well as their teachers and guidance counselors, are invited to attend a conference for women seeking career opportunities in union construction trades (Construction, Automotive, Horticulture, Engineering, etc.). The conference will provide an overview of opportunities, educational workshops, and support for young women to continue a career pathway in skilled trades. Participants will engage with apprenticeship training programs, meet tradeswomen working in the field, and learn how high school women in trades programs can leverage the uptick in building projects. The Career Fair portion will include opportunities for networking with trade unions as well as community and student organizations, which will further assist participants seeking a career pathway in skilled trades.
Lunch will be provided.
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November 9th | 10-11:30AM (Block 2)
New England Studio Mechanics

Presentation, Career Panel, and Q&A
Location: Media Arts Studio
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists, and Allied Crafts (IATSE) is the union that represents over 140,000 technicians and craftspeople working behind the scenes in the entertainment industry in the US and Canada.
Note: Media Arts Studio students must have a signed pass to attend – download a printable pass (pdf)
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November 16th
Construction Mentor Program

Phase 2 In-Person Training
Location: Harvard Allston Land Company
Open to seniors enrolled in a CTVE program who are interested in a career in the construction industry.
More info coming soon!

November 17th | 12:30-1:30PM (Block 3)
“Real Talk” Panel

Location: CRLS Library
A panel of CRLS alumni share advice on how to launch your career after graduation. Learn what it REALLY takes to become a firefighter, detective, EMT, real estate developer, creative designer, and more!
Note: Attendees should take Lunch A; students must have a signed pass to attend – download a printable pass (pdf)

November 19th | 9AM-1PM
ACE Mentor Trade Day

Location: CRLS
This event is for ACE Mentor Program students and other high school students interested in the trades. 
Pre-registration required. Details to follow.
Register here >>
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Ms. Sara Reese
Career Advising & Cooperative Education
Rindge School of Technical Arts
Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
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