Columbia Gorge Career Connect

About the Collaborative

Columbia Gorge Career Connect is a cross-sector, bi-state effort to increase career connected learning opportunities for youth in Hood River, Wasco, Gilliam, Sherman, Wheeler, Klickitat, and Skamania counties. 

Learn more about our Career Connected Collaborative and Apply to Join Today!

Upcoming Career Exploration Events

2022 Gorge College and Career Expo - Friday, April 22, 2022; 9:15 AM - 1:15 PM. For High School Juniors and Seniors. High schools can sign up by contacting the STEM Hub; High school students can sign up with their local school.

Gorge Goals

Career connected learning in the Gorge includes: 

  • Career Awareness & Exploration | Learning ABOUT Work

    • Guest speakers​ (~1 hour commitment)

    • Worksite tours (1-2 hour commitment)

    • Career expos​​​​ (3-5 hour commitment)

  • Career Preparation | Learning THROUGH Work)

    • Unpaid internships for academic credit (~6 weeks, 40 hours per student worker)

    • Paid Summer Internships (regional collaboration to better promote these opportunities)

Lead partners

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