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Carpentry Class

Student Opportunities

Ask a Professional

Students can contact local professionals to learn more about specific career paths.  These professionals will provide insights about the workplace, career paths, necessary skills and educational requirements.  

Carpenter Measuring Wood
Electrical Inspectors

Practical work-placement programs designed to provide students with a professional opportunity to gain experience in an area related to your field of study or the career you are working towards.

Job Shadowing

Job shadowing involves observing a professional for a day as they work.  Student will be able to get a better understanding of the particular career. This opportunity can help a student determine whether a certain job is right for them.

Workers with Safety Vests
Construction Engineer
Group Site Visits 

Schools can schedule a time for a group of students to visit a jobsite and observe the various work-related activities.


CentreREADY™ is a workforce preparedness initiative of the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County (CBICC) and the county’s public school districts and career/technical training institutions.  Earning the CentreREADY™ designation means your educational institution has assessed you as proficient in the six core attributes that employers in Centre County and the area say are essential for employees to possess.


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