Local Students Explore Careers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Students from Springfield area high schools got to take a stroll into the future Tuesday. The Springfield Chamber of Commerce held its annual high school career fair at Thurston High School. Nearly 700 sophomores and juniors from Thurston, Pleasant Hill, Gateway and Springfield high schools took part. Organizers say the fair is … Continue reading »

Middle School Career Fair In Springfield

EUGENE, Ore. — Eighth graders in Springfield got some career advice Tuesday from local professionals. The Springfield Chamber of Commerce and school district hosted a middle school career fair at the Willamalane Sports Complex. About 800 eighth graders got to sit through mock interviews, make resumes, and talk with different businesses. The Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading »

Career Convention Looks for Businesses

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis career convention is calling all businesses. The Benton County High School Career Convention takes place next month on OSU’s campus.┬áIt is a chance for high school juniors to see what kinds of careers they might want to pursue. They’ll sit through mock interviews and hear various career talks. Organizers say … Continue reading »

Corridor Elementary Hosts Career Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — Local elementary students got an early introduction to career opportunities. Corridor Elementary hosted its annual career fair Friday. Nearly 275 students in grades kindergarten through five got to meet 18 professionals first in an assembly. Then they headed to classrooms for presentations covering specific fields. Some learned about television journalism with KEZI … Continue reading »

LCC Holds Job Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 40 employers looked to lure Lane Community College students into their field. Organizers say the annual job fair, which only offers jobs and not internships, brought in a good turnout. “I think a lot of them are getting interviews and a lot of them are filling out applications. I spoke … Continue reading »