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JOB SHADOW 2022
Register your students today.

OCtech is hosting Job Shadowing opportunities where you will be able to meet instructors, find out about potential careers, and learn about our programs. This is your big chance to ask the big questions.

How to Register your Students:

Your students can pick from any of our Workshops below. Once they have chosen, use the REGISTER button below.

Spring Workshops:

If you are interested in taking part, see your school counselor and ask them to register you for a Job Shadow.

Click the program options below for more information and available times.

Agriculture

Agriculture – Dirt on My Shirt….It’s an Ag Thing

Join us and get a little bit dirty.  Students will learn the science of what agricultural professionals do on a daily basis by analyzing soil properties, such as Texture, pH, and Health as well as learning the art of plant propagation and grafting.

Presenter: Melissa Plummer

Date: April 8, 2022

Time: 10am – 12 pm

Location:  Building P, Room 1205

Limit: 12

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Workshops will consist of tire changing and balancing. We will have a lesson on how to use the Hunter tire changer and the Hunter tire balancer.

Presenter:  Kevin Kneece

Date and Time:
Thursday, Feb. 24,  (9:00- 1:00 am) or
Friday, Mar. 25 (9:00-11:00 am)

Location:  Building I, Room 805

Number of students: 12

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

SAFETY GLASSES are required for this session.

Business

Who Wants to be a Billionaire?

What would you do with $100,000,ooo. This will provide Leadership Skills, how to work in a team with others, and how to start a business and make a difference.

Presenter: Debra Jones

Date:
Friday, March 18 (9:00 am  -11:00 am) or
Wednesday, April 6 (1:00pm - 3:00 pm)

Location: Building H, Room 601

Limit:  10 students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Computer Technolgy

Computer Technology – Cybersecurity/Ethical Hacking and Coding

Get a taste for real-world app development and cybersecurity penetration tools and techniques. You'll create a polished app with your teams!

Participants will discover the basics of app development and once you've mastered the basics, you'll work in a collaborative team environment to realize a shared vision. Your experience will culminate in an app, or even a game, that's ready to be shared with the world!

Presenters:  Latrice Singletary and Dee Coward

Dates:
March 18,  (9am – 11am) or
April 6,  (1pm – 3pm)

Location:  Building E, Room 301

Limit:  10

Materials:    Must wear mask, Reliable laptop or PC, 32 GB Thumb Drive (used only if necessary) NO iPad or Chromebook.

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Criminal Justice

Aim to Learn – Real Life Situations in Criminal Justice

Students will be introduced to patrol officer duties and use of variety of police tools. Students will be introduced and utilize the TI Training Use of Force Simulator. They will also observe several investigation techniques such as fingerprinting techniques.

Presenter: Billy Ethridge

Dates:
Friday, March 18 (9:00am - 11:00 am) or
Wednesday, April 6 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Location: Building E, Room 306

Limit: 10 students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Electronic Instrumentation

Basic Electrical Circuits

Students will learn basic circuit concepts, how to use a multimeter, wire simple circuits and test and measure voltage, current and resistance.

Presenter: Fred Hutto

Dates:
March 17 (1-3 PM) or

March 18 (9-11 AM)

Location: Building N, Room 1633

Number of students: 8

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) are certified healthcare providers who are trained to respond, treat, and transport individuals in emergency situations. Students will get exposure to scene assessment and basic airway management, as well as ambulance transport using a live ambulance simulator.

Presenter:  Danny Rivers

Date: March 16

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Building K, Room 165

Limit: Max 8 students.

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Engineering Design Technology

3D Modeling and 3D Printing

Students will learn how to design, model and print 3D objects.

Presenter: Dave Odom

Dates:
March 17  (1 pm -3 pm) or

March 18  (9 am -11 am)

Location: Building N, Room 1618

Materials: Notebook, Pencil, USB Drive

Number of students: 12 Students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, USB drive, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Industrial Electronics Technology

Industrial Electronics Technology or Technicians set up and service the electronic equipment that controls machines and production processes in industries.  Industrial maintenance technicians are expected to troubleshoot malfunctions and perform preventive maintenance and emergency fixes on structures, equipment and facilities, and may do some carpentry and electrical work.

Presenter: Henry Fanning

Date and time:
March 17 (1-3 PM) or
March 18 (9-11 AM)

Location: TBD

Number of students: TBD

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Machine Tool Technology

CAD/CAM and CNC based workshop

The students will leave with a basic understanding of programming a CNC machine with the aid of Computer generated software that is used in Industry today.

Presenters: Michael Morris/Patrick Chavis

Date and time: 

Workshop:
Thursday, March 17th  from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm or
Friday, March 18th  from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:  Building J, Room 701

Number of students: 8 Students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, something to take notes on, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.
SAFETY GLASSES ARE NEEDED FOR THIS SESSION.

Mechatronics

Industrial Automation and Advanced Robotics

Presenter: Macky Gray

Dates:
March 17 (1-3 PM) or
March 18 (9-11 AM)

Location:  Building N, Room 1606

Materials: Mask, paper, pencil, highlighter

Number of students: 10 Students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, highlighter, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Medical Assisting

Learning Your Vitals

Students will have the opportunity to take blood pressure, temperature, height and weight, and auscultate the heart and lungs.

Presenter: Chaka McGee

Date:
Wednesday, March 16 (9:00 am - 10:00 am) or
Wednesday, March 16 (10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Location: Building K, Room 124

Limit: 10 students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Nursing

Getting Your Hands In On the Action

This engaging course will provide students an opportunity to interact with our state-of-the-art Simulation mannequins, providing hands-on assessment to appreciate the value of simulation as a safe, learning environment. Students will also tour the 29-bed Skills lab and practice proper handwashing skills with return demonstration using our glow germ light to evaluate success.  By the end of the course, students will understand the importance of proper handwashing and the value of simulation in nursing education.

Presenter: Nursing faculty

Dates:
Friday, March 25  (9:00 am - 11:30 am) or
Thursday, April 14  (9:00 am - 10:30 am) or
Thursday, April 14 (11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Location: Building U Lobby

Limit: 16 students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

DRESS: Dress is business casual with non-skid shoes.

Patient Care Technology

Patient Care Technicians are multi-skilled healthcare workers, trained in basic nursing skills, phlebotomy techniques, and electrocardiography. Students will get exposure to venipunctures and lab procedures, learn about options available in the healthcare field after earning PCT Certification.

Presenter: Dallas Collins/Sylvia Glover

Date: March 17

Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Building K, Room 117

Limit: Max 8 students.

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Safe Return to Sports Using Plyometric Exercises

This engaging course will educate students beyond the basic exercises completed during physical therapy sessions. Students will be introduced to high level, plyometric activities geared toward the athlete’s safe return to sports. By the end of the course, students will understand the importance of individualized training and practice plyometric drills often used during physical therapy treatment.

Presenter: Lynn Fralix

Dates:
Wednesday, March 30,  (9:00 am - 9:45 am) or
Friday, April 8, 2022,  (9:00 am - 9:45 am)

Location: Building K,  Room 135

Limit: 8 students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

DRESS: Wear comfortable, but appropriate, workout attire with tennis shoes.

Radiology

It's About the Bones

Students will have hands on activities learning about bones as well as well as looking at and discussing radiographs and bones.

Presenter: Fran Andrews/Tiffany Stokes

Dates:
Thursday, March 24 ( 9:00 am - 10:00 am) or
Friday, March 25  ( 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Location: Building K, Room 145

Limit: 12 students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Teacher Education

Be a Teacher for a Day

Students will rotate through stations representing different courses in the Early Care and Education program: growth and development, language arts, math and science, etc.

Presenter:  Babs Hughes

Dates:
Friday, March 18 (9:00am - 11:00 am) or
Wednesday, April 6 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Location: Building F, Room 402

Limit: 10 students

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

University Transfer

University Transfer – Brain Games

Join us for a fun morning involving brain teasers and problem solving.  Having the ability to think critically and work in a teams is essential to success in college and in the workplace.  Engaging student activities designed to strengthen critical thinking and team working.

Presenter: Melissa Plummer

Date: March 25, 2022

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Location: Building R, Room 107

Limit: 12

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.

Welding

Plasma Arc Cutting Workshop

Presenter: Waylon Ulmer

Dates:
March 10 (1-3 PM) or
March 11 (9-11 AM)

Location: Building T- Welding lab

Materials: Long pants, long sleeves, closed shoes or boots, safety glasses.

Number of students: 5

NOTE:   Students should bring Job Shadowing Form, pen/pencil, and a face mask that covers the nose and mouth.  Please socially distance from your neighbor.