Business AfterSchool is a series of industry skill workshops, providing on-site awareness of Spokane’s high-demand industry sectors by highlighting new technology, research, development and innovation. Engage in career awareness for our region’s students, families and community, showcasing the highly valued occupations and employment paths our industries incorporate. These workshops bring students, parents, educators and business into the workplace for a real-time visit to see these industries in action.
Calling All Industries!
Host a workshop and highlight the 21st Century skills that equip our youth for the challenges and demands of work in today’s knowledge-based, technology-driven, globalized environment. Show how your industry utilizes information technology, critical thinking, data analytics, problem-solving and technology literacy skills through a Business AfterSchool workshop.
We invite you to participate!
Visit and register for our current workshops here.
Business AfterSchool sponsored by:
To sponsor this program or for more details to participate in Business AfterSchool, contact Meg Lindsay, Program Manager, at 509.321.3611.
What participants are saying:
"It was fun, well orchestrated and we had a much greater impact than a typical career fair." - Bruce Williams, GeoEngineers
"As a teacher, it was great to discover the wide varieties of skill sets necessary to carry out a project such as the one we saw. This will help me in working with kids and careers." - Dan Oster, Barker High School
"Business AfterSchool is a good opportunity for kids to have something outside of the classroom, something they can see, and to see people working." - Chad Butorac, Kettle Falls High School
"I think it's important to know about careers, especially medical careers and the importance of science and math." - Elliott Warren, Lewis & Clark High School Student
"Business AfterSchool is a great opportunity for employers because it engages the next workforce. There is a tremendous amount of opportunities for students. We just can't say it enough - get out and volunteer. Job shadow, and have those experiences that build networks." - Staci Franz, St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute