About

We know businesses want to connect with schools, schools want to learn what businesses need, and students want and need to see career opportunities first-hand. Path to Careers helps connections happen — effectively and efficiently. Path to Careers allows businesses to easily register with information highlighting who they are, what they do and how they'd like to connect with schools and students by providing career awareness experiences. Schools register so educators and students alike can easily learn about local businesses and then connect with them in ways that allow them to see, feel, and understand first-hand the opportunities that exist and the skills and abilities it takes to secure them. Path to Careers helps schools focus on what matters — students — while relieving the burden of trying to research where the businesses are, what they have to offer, and who to contact. Similarly, it is designed with businesses in mind, allowing connections to happen within a streamlined process that works for them.

Our Goals

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Connection

Whether you're a student figuring out what's next after high school, a business looking to find the next generation of leadership, or an educator striving to make sure students are more than adequately prepared for the rest of their lives, we believe connection is at the core of it all. We are helping to make those connections happen- effectively and intentionally.

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Clarity

Uncertainty about life after high school, how to keep curriculum on the cutting edge, and how to plan for business growth are daunting. We aim to bring clarity—by helping students see the relevance of school work, figure out what interests them, what they're good at, and where they'd fit well, everyone benefits.

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Confidence

We aim to instill confidence in the choices young people make and the careers they choose. By providing career experiences, students will see the connection between school, career readiness and a bright future. We believe that with confidence in who they are, the abilities they possess, and an awareness of the opportunities available, young adults can reach their full potential and make a positive impact.

Our Partners

Partnerships make Path To Careers possible. Sincere thanks to the businesses and educators who want to improve opportunities and career readiness for young people and see the value in strengthening connections to that end. The following Legacy Trailblazers provided support that helped launch Path To Careers.

Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation

Dreamers and doers, the Workforce Development Board and staff in Central PA envision a region that's connected where young people are exposed to career opportunities, educators know the skills students need, and businesses thrive. Path to Careers was developed by people passionate about connection and efficiency.

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PA CareerLink®

The Central PA CareerLink® network is committed to linking people to successful careers and linking businesses to a qualified workforce.

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The Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce

Working together, the educators and employers of Columbia and Montour counties will ensure that lifelong learners obtain the academic, technical, and employability skills necessary to be successful in the 21st century workplace.

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Thank you!

Special acknowledgement and thanks to the following who were part of the building process.

You can be part of the solution too

Please consider partnering with us today to help strengthen connections and our community for years to come by making a donation to support Path to Careers.

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