Ideal Youth, a Pasadena based youth summer internship program is spearheading, "HEY! How'd You Do That?", a free youth career and resource conference Saturday, May 5, 2012. The conference will take place at the Creveling Lounge in building CC at Pasadena City College from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
This action provoking conference will be carried out by Pasadena high school students and is expected to attract young people from Grades 9 thru college freshmen. The purpose of the platform is to allow students a unique and open opportunity to network, gain resources and priceless insight in relation to several growing 21st Century industries. The wide range of industry professionals represented include, but are not limited to, NBC, FBI, Huntington Hospital, and Charles Drew Medical University.
During the interactive panel discussion and impressive line-up of professionals will share valuable information about their journey to dream careers in Law, Information Technology, Engineering, Promotions, Marketing and many more. This portion of the conference will be moderated thereby providing students the opportunity to ask questions that are important to them and get answers on the spot.
Lola Osborne, city of Pasadena Northwest Programs Manager, hopes parents and youth will see the benefit events like this bring to the community. "Today's youth are an integral part of our community and society as a whole. Parents should encourage their children to take advantage of every opportunity available to harness their boundless energy and enthusiasm into positive experiences. With exposure to new experiences, young people are capable of making extremely important contributions to their community."
Students interested in attending must pre-register no later than April 30, 2012 by going to www.idealyouth.org.
The conference is hosted in partnership with Pasadena City College, the City of Pasadena in association with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Collective Voices.
Ideal Youth seeks to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy through employee job shadow positions with industry partners, who will provide exposure to industries engaged in the 21st century green and traditional workforce skill training. Additional information is available at www.idealyouth.org.