Based on curriculum areas students are studying and matched career interests, these are 2 to 3 hour visits
Pintex makes it easy for educators to find community resources such as guest instructors, site visits hosts, mentors, advisors and project providers.
Pintex enables companies to access their future talent pipeline, share the benefits of working in their field and make a difference in their local community.
Pintex empowers professionals to impact and positively alter the trajectory of students’ lives by sharing their expertise and career experience.
Pintex equips students with the skills, experiences and knowledge to explore, learn, and connect to future careers by accessing local companies and professionals directly.
Pintex supports parents by connecting their child to a qualified, professional support network that can share the nature of their work and benefits of different career paths.
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It's more engaging and more applicable to the real world.
Having guest instructors come in helped us see how what we are learning applies to the real world and how we can take what we learn and apply it.
It is all about application and taking what you know and applying it in the real world. This class has given me skills that I can take outside of high school which is really beneficial.
Overall, [the site visit] was very interesting and informative, while still being enjoyable
It turns out to have been a pivotal experience in her young life that I as a parent can recognize.Parent of daughter in the program
[The program was] confidence builder, skill identifier (I think he learned a lot about himself he wouldn't have otherwise); challenged and stretched but in such a nurturing setting, loved the steps, the team approach and the field tripsParent of son in the program
The students were great, they seem well prepared and passionate about their project
DanExecutive, Best Buy
the students seeing the teamwork and passion the professionals had for their career.Teacher
Interaction between professionals and students was excellentTeacher
I loved having real life people coming to talk about their success and failures.
I learned a lot about professionalism from the interview and how to show through your body language that you're excited and happy to be there.