Panther Career News
from the Pelion High School Career Specialist
What services I can provide:
Oversee PHS interns, co-ops, externships
Scheduling Job Shadowing
Career assistance/ resume & cover letter writing to individual students
Posting of part-time & full-time jobs
Labor market/ workforce development information
Search for speakers and contacts for programs
Host workshops for classes: soft skills, career assessments, virtual job shadowing
Administer the Myers-Briggs (MBTI) personality assessment
Lexington Main Library Internship
Job Shadowing @ Lexington Medical
December 12th and 13th
January 9th and 10th
February 13th and 14th
March 13th and 14th
April 10th and 11th
May 8th and 9th
Palmetto Health Project Ready
During a Project READY session, participants will:
- Talk with trauma surgeons and Emergency Room (ER) doctors
- Touch and feel the real equipment used to treat injuries in the operating room
- See inside a real ER, trauma bay, and morgue
- Witness a pretend trauma patient scene in the ER
- Interact with physical, occupational, and speech therapists and experience firsthand the daily challenges experienced by injured trauma patients
Interested in attending an upcoming session? Call 803-296-CARE (2273) to register.
You must register to participate. Presenters in our sessions may include the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) or the National Safety Council of South Carolina (“Alive at 25” program).
Some presentations will include graphic images of injured trauma patients which may be disturbing to teens. There will be adult supervision during sessions (parents may drop-off and pick-up their child). A light breakfast and lunch will be provided to registered participants.
- Must be ages 13–21
2018-2019 Project READY Saturday Schedule
- November 17, 2018 – 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
- April 27, 2019 – 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
All sessions will be held at the Palmetto Health Richland Auditorium, 5 Richland Medical Park Dr., Columbia SC 29203.
For more information about Project READY, please contact Nichole Spivey at 803-434-6231 or Nichole.Spivey@PalmettoHealth.org
Career and Technical Education, statistics, and fun facts
Must be enrolled in Level 2 or completed designated CTE course area and CTE Instructor will recommend the student. Students may start Spring semester and continue through summer into their senior year or after graduation.
See Mrs. Crumpton for more information on how to apply.
Gregory Electric (Year Long/Summer - Electrical/ Construction/HVAC/Plumbing)
Spratlin Electric (Year Long/Summer - Electrical/ Construction)
Private Property (Year Long - Culinary)
AAA Accurate Backflow Testing (Year Long - Plumbing/Construction) Lexington Plumbing Institue SC
Kay Plumbing (Plumbing/Graduating Seniors only)
Lexington One Bus Maintenance (enrolled/complete level 2 Automotive Technology, year long)
Joint Municipal Water & Sewer Commission (engineering/construction)
Captain’s Choice Marine (enrolled/completed level 2 Power Equipment Technology)
Powell Electric (Year Long/Summer - Electrical/ Construction)
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