H/Career Connection Days Exhibitors

Career Connection Days Exhibitors

Bring science to life and inspire the next generation of STEAM leaders!

Thank you for being a part of our amazing Career Connection Days!  You’re playing a big part in informing middle school students about science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math (STEAM) careers, and possibly inspiring them to pursue one.  Your participation will grow your organization’s future workforce and strengthen STEAM in the region.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our primary expectation is that an exhibitor will host a table at our event.  At the table, students should be able to:

  • Meet people who are working in STEAM (we love marketing and public relations people, but we would like to see representatives that specifically do STEAM work)
  • Do a simple and compelling hands-on activity that relates to the work you do
  • Learn more about your jobs… and what’s required to be able to do them

Help demonstrate how deeply STEAM permeates our society and why support for STEAM is key to a successful community.

Middle school is when many students lose interest and confidence in STEAM.  We aim to head this off by introducing kids to a wide range of STEAM careers (including careers they never would have thought of) and inspiring them to connect their future to STEAM.

We are fostering the region as a center for STEAM achievement by showcasing STEAM businesses and organizations, spurring students to seek out STEAM activities and education, and creating a culture of STEAM that shapes the economic growth of the region.

In addition, Pennsylvania now requires career preparation as part of its education standards, and expects teachers to collect evidence of career learning activities.  We are meeting many of these standards and requirements with our Career Connections events.

Each Career Connections field trip theme runs for two days. Students will be onsite from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. We will be open for setup at 8:30 a.m. and have a quick meeting at 9:30 a.m.  After 2 p.m., you may leave whenever you wish.

Once your table is set up, you may leave it set up overnight so you don’t have to start over each morning. We can lock up anything valuable.   

We are flexible with the times and dates that you are here, but we strongly encourage your presence as an exhibitor for both days; this way all students have the same experience regardless of which day they attend.

  • Healthcare is all about medicine, the largest industry in the Lehigh Valley. We take a wide view of what a healthcare career is, from surgeons to technicians to pediatricians to therapists to hospital chefs and translators.  There is a LOT of opportunity in this field!
  • Women in Science and Engineering: STEAM in Action combines two popular themes (Women in Science and Engineering and Made in America). We will celebrate opportunities for women with an emphasis on engineering, manufacturing, transportation, and coding. We encourage participation by all genders and the event is open to both boys and girls – making sure everybody has an opportunity to succeed is a team effort.

We have capacity for up to 400 students per field trip day. We are also open to the public each day. We can keep you updated to the actual reservation numbers as we get closer to the event so you know what to expect.