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JA Technical Careers Challenge

Event Completed!

When: Tuesday, May 09, 2023
Where: Western Technical College - LaCrosse Campus
Time: 8:30 AM CT
Junior Achievement Technical Careers Challenge is a hands-on opportunity for 7th grade students to learn more about technical careers. The day of career exploration challenges participants’ creativity, problem solving, communication and innovative thinking.

During the JA Technical Career Exploration day students participate in two interactive learning sessions. Session one divides participants into small groups to complete an industry challenge project in the areas of manufacturing, design, or operations within a particular technical career field. In Session two students participate in small group speaker sessions where they learn about current careers from Industry Experts.

• Animal/Vet Science
• Architectural Technology
• Fire Protection
• Industrial & Electrical Technician
• Software Development/Web Design
• Construction Management
• Horticulture/Food Safety


9:00 - 9:30 Opening and Kick Off/Get into groups
9:30 - 11:30 Session 1
Group A - Career Speakers
Group B - Career Project
11:30 - 12:00 Lunch
12:00 - 2:00 Rotation 2
Group A - Career Project
Group B - Career Speakers
2:00 PM Buses Depart to Lincoln Middle School


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