Enhance your future workforce through career learning opportunities now. Invest in one of your most important assets, human capital, and tap into the potential of Southwest Washington students. Through tailored engagement, we are able to help businesses connect with schools to engage with their future workforce. By sharing the necessary preparation for a particular job, advice on how to pursue a career in an industry, or mentoring in a particular role, businesses are able to empower their onboarding process.
The nConnect network is your link to engage with all school communities in Clark County for opportunities like guest speaking, job shadowing, internships, and more. We work in partnership with all 8 Clark County school districts, WSU-V, and Clark College. Bring awareness to your company and the careers available in your industry to over 50,000 students and their support network.
When businesses and students connect, our community wins. A Manufacturing Institute survey found that 65% of students said experiences are the leading influence when choosing a career path. Through nConnect you can provide students connection to careers in our local economy and support the growth of a vibrant workforce for SW Washington.
These opportunities extend beyond a single day, and may require preparation before the event.
These opportunities are held on a specific date and your volunteerism does not extended beyond event day. This is a 1-2 hour commitment at K-20 schools throughout Clark County
Staying connected and committed to CCL programming quarterly, is the ideal way to develop a talented workforce for your industry.
"Science and math are more critical than ever in preparing students for our global economy. nConnect mentors play a vital role to both support and guide students"
"nConnect provides a valuable service in the community as the conduit between students interested in STEM careers and companies actively working in engineering and technology. Through events like Women in STEM, students are exposed to the work that scientists and engineers do on a daily basis, giving them a glimpse into what their future careers could look like."
Simplexity Product Development
"Interpersonal communication is so important to learn about topics, other people, and systems that make up employment opportunities and organizations."
/ Speed Networking
"I was very impressed with the students. They were engaged and actively thinking about their career options and potential career path."
/ Lieser Middle School Speed Networking
"The teachers are top notch. What a great learning experience. It was fun to see project-based learning in action."
/ Mentoring Odyssey Middle School
"I really enjoy giving back. I wish someone had done this with me when I was a teenager. Very rewarding, thanks for including me."
/ WSU Mock Interviews
Businesses are connected with educators from all grade levels in a wide range of disciplines. Our goal is to connect you with the young people of Clark County to build relationships, learn and improve the diversity of the workforce overall.