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10/31/2007
High School and College Students Get Career Advice From Architects, Nanoscientists, Pilots and More

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, October 31, 2007

WHO: More than 1,000 area high school and college students and professionals from 140 different careers.
WHAT: Hudson Valley Community College’s Career Exploration Day.
WHEN:

10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, November 1, 2007

WHERE:

McDonough Sports Complex
Hudson Valley Community College campus
80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy

DETAILS:

Career Exploration Day allows students to talk directly to professionals from more than 140 careers, including accountants, veterinarians, police officers and nanotechnology engineers. High school and college students can learn what a typical day is like in a career, what education they’ll need to pursue a vocation and what the challenges and rewards of each career are.

DIRECTIONS: Enter the Hudson Valley Community College campus via North Road (the Route 4 entrance with the electronic sign). Follow North Road until you see McDonough Sports Complex at the back of the campus. Take a right in front of McDonough, onto Cross Road, and take an immediate right into the faculty parking area where you can park alongside the road. Please do not park in front of McDonough because school buses will be unloading students.