Professional Technical Day
Thursday, February 27, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gaiser Hall Student Center (Clark College Main Campus)
Professional Technical Day is aimed at high school students interested in:
Hands-on learning opportunities
Shorter degree to career pathways
- Affordable degree options for great paying jobs
STEM career exploration
Healthcare career exploration
Computer Technology & Networking
Early Childhood Education
Students can look forward to hands-on workshops with Clark College faculty, college and career insights, and an optional tour of the campus after the event.
Educators and chaperones can look forward to continental breakfast, coffee, networking,
and the opportunity to join any of the Professional Technical sessions. No registration required for chaperones and counselors.
Registration will open Monday, February 3 – Tuesday, February 25.
Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
Program Sessions do have capacities.
The earlier a student registers the greater the chances are that they will be able to attend the workshops of their choice.
Limited on-site registration will be available, with limited session availability.
Past Participating Programs (2020 program sessions will be announced shortly):
- Automotive Technology - Our Dealer Ready Automotive Technology programs pair students with local dealerships
for paid internships to gain the skills and aptitude to become professional technicians.
During this session, students will learn about automotive industry jobs, program outcomes,
explore our 14,000 square foot facility, and find out how they can prepare for the
- Business Administration - Business Administration incorporates the ability to manage administrative operations
for small to large businesses. Students in the program have the option to specialize
in accounting, marketing, small business management, and supervisory management. During
this session, students will learn about program requirements and content, hear about
career opportunities, and ask questions of program faculty.
- Child & Family Studies - Early childhood education fosters the development of social, intellectual, and emotional
abilities in young children. Early Childhood educators work together with children
and their families to model behavior that nurtures a child's long-term educational
success. Come hear about our program and explore the Child & Family Studies facility!
- Cuisine & Professional Baking - Whether you aspire to be an executive chef, a catering manager, a restaurant manager
or open your own food-related small business, the Clark College Cuisine program will
prepare you for a range of career opportunities. During this session, students will
receive a special tour of our new state-of-the-art facility lead by program faculty!
- Diesel Technology - Diesel Technology involves the diagnoses, modification, and repair of diesel engines
for a range of transportation industries. Students learn to work on brake systems,
drive trains, electric and electronic circuits, hydraulic systems, and diesel engines.
During this session, students will hear from program faculty and receive a tour of
the Diesel program facility.
- Digital Media Arts - The Clark College Digital Media Arts program is a technical degree that combines
visual communication skills with computer technology to share ideas and information
in traditional, digital, print, and web formats. In this program, students collaborate
on real-world client projects for local nonprofits and small business, putting their
skills to use while building a portfolio. Come learn about the program from faculty
- Dental Hygiene - The Clark College Dental Hygiene program provides classroom and clinical experiences
that prepare students for the national board exam and various clinical licensing exams.
During this session, students will hear from program advisors about the career, degree
requirements, and how to apply!
- Computer Science & Engineering - The Clark College Engineering and Computer Science department has one of the largest
and most affordable transfer programs in Washington. Clark's program offers students
hands-on projects each term where they apply theory to real-world scenarios. Engineering
students can specialize in: Aeronautical/Aerospace, Bioengineering, Biomedical, Chemical/Pulp
& Paper, Civil. Computer, Electrical/Electronics, Environmental, Forestry, Manufacturing/Industrial,
Marine, Materials, Mechanical, and Software. Learn about career and program options
during this session!
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program hosted by Northwest Regional Training Center - Emergency Medical Technicians administer health services, life saving treatment,
and respond to medical emergencies. This is a great program for students with an interest
in pre-hospital emergency care!
- Mechatronics - Mechatronics deals with the integration of mechanical and electronic components
managed by a control system. In the program, students learn skills to troubleshoot,
maintain, and repair mechanical equipment controlled by electrical, electronic, and
computer systems. Learn about this growing field from faculty during this session!
- Network Technology - Network Technology involves the use of data systems to manage and deliver digital
resources over a computer network. A variety of industries use computer hardware and
system software that maintains a network creating a need for network technology specialist.
Learn more about this career at Professional Technical Day!
- Nursing - Registered Nurses (RNs) practice in a variety of settings; hospitals, clinics,
emergency centers, long-term care, rehabilitation facilities, schools, correctional
facilities, home health care, and more. Clark's RN program is highly regarded and
has a competitive entry process. Attend this session to learn more about the program
and how to apply!
- Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists to prepare prescription
medications, provide customer services and perform administrative duties within a
pharmacy setting. Learn more about the job and program!
- Surveying & Geomatics - Surveying and Geomatics involves the accurate assessment, measuring, and plotting
of land and water boundaries for development projects that include buildings, roads,
and bridges. Interested in a career in Surveying & Geomatics? Register for this session!
- Welding Technology - Welding Technology combines the technical knowledge and artistry of joining metals.
Learn to weld in a variety of formats on traditional and high-tech equipment which
prepares students for a career in welding and fabrication industries. Check out our
welding facility and learn more about the program during this session!
For more information, contact:
Admissions Recruiter - Entry Services