Parents looking to keep their kids challenged this summer might want to consider sending them to one of CareerTek’s many free academies. CareerTek will be holding the daylong academies on career exploration in fields ranging from coding and medical services to military aviation.“These are fun, engaging and hands-on learning opportunities that fall under a career umbrella. As young people start to think about their futures, it’s a great way to explore and to learn and work alongside people who are in the profession. The beautiful thing is we have people from those professions participating and leading our professional academies,” said Hendricks CareerTek Business and Education Director Tina Salzman.
Located at 625 Third St., Suite 300 in the Ironworks Complex, Hendricks CareerTek offers a unique space for employers and students to intersect. It provides students with workshops and educational opportunities in high-demand career fields such as coding, healthcare, construction and trades, manufacturing, entrepreneurship and more.
The opportunities are open to kids in the Greater Beloit area. Ages for the academies vary, but they are usually geared toward middle and high school age students.