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Job Shadowing

Job shadowing is an opportunity for students to learn first-hand about careers and job skills by actually spending time in the workplace. Students are encouraged to start shadowing in a career fields of interest as early as Freshman year. They can set this up on their own outside of school, or talk with their counselor about opportunities through the school.

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  • Engineering

    Every year local organizations/companies organize a shadowing experience for interested students. Timken has a program called Engineer for a Day and students are matched to area businesses according to the student's engineering discipline choice. A typical visit to a host company might include an overview of the company's business and products, a facility tour, and a chance to spend a few hours one-on-one with an engineer so the students can experience the daily projects and problems that engineers work on and solve.

    *This opportunity is offered in February, and students must sign up by the first week of January. Announcements will be made in December. 
  • Medical

    Hospital: MetroHealth
    Address: 2500 MetroHealth Dr, Cleveland, Ohio
    Contact Name: Katrina Kelley
    Contact Phone: (216) 778-2783
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    Southwest General Health Center
    Address: 18697 Bagley Rd, Middleburg Hts, Ohio
    Contact Name: Kelly Peoples
    Contact Phone: (440) 816-8040
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    Akron Children's Hospital
    Address: One Perkins Square, Akron Oh 44308
    Contact Name: Jennifer Dirker
    Contact Phone: (330) 543-3088
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    University Hospitals Portage Medical Center

    Students have the opportunity to shadow in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory or cardiology at the University Hospital location in Ravenna. Go to this link for more information and to sign up

College Fair and Career Connections

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  • Annual Summit County Private High School College / Tech. Fair

    Every fall, St. Vincent-St. Mary hosts an annual college fair in collaboration with the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC).
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  • Career Connections Fair

    The St. Vincent-St. Mary High School Advancement Team and Counseling Department have teamed up to host Career Connections every fall for all students grades 9-12.
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Resume Information

The extracurricular resume provides colleges with a list of activities performed outside of the classroom setting. The activities listed should include involvement in your parish, community, summer athletic programs, and/or part-time employment, etc. Only include activities where you have significant involvement. Student will be completing this in their English classes, and resumes should be uploaded into the Naviance/Family Connections website.
How to Create Your Resume

Links & Resources

College Planning Resources

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St. Vincent-St. Mary High School

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