A Close Up Look at Careers

MAHS Students Get a Glimpse of Career Fields
Posted on 04/19/2024

From Launching a Start-Up to Law and Order, MAHS Students Get a Firsthand Look at Career Fields

Ellie LeKites, Krish Shah, and Logan Benner, all juniors in the Business, Finance, and Information Technology Pathway, attended the Capital Area Intermediate Unit for Career Connections, focused on Entrepreneurship. The event was hosted by the Partnership for Career Development.

Students took part in stations where Student attending a career seminarthey were able to speak directly to entrepreneurs in fields such as technology, real estate, non-profit, and healthcare. Students also learned about how their current career interests can help them pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. Entrepreneurs shared their struggles and victories with students and gave advice that can carry them through life’s difficult decisions. 

Students in the Human Services Pathway and enrolled in MAHS’s criminal justice course Students outside Dauphin County Courthousehad the opportunity to visit the Dauphin County Courthouse to view an actual trial and learn firsthand about trial proceedings and the criminal justice system. Students were also able to speak with the judge and other courtroom personnel regarding the law. Thank you Mr. Lynn Williams and Mr. Kyle Coleman for accompanying the students!

To get career ready, all MASD students must choose a Career Pathway which focuses their elective courses toward preparing for a specific goal area. A Pathway is a broad grouping of careers that share similar characteristics and whose employment requirements call for many common interests, strengths and competencies.

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